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Samsung launches ArtCover service in Australia – and we’ve got two to give away!

Samsung launches ArtCover service in Australia – and we’ve got two to give away!

Samsung this week opened ArtCover in Australia, a service that allows you to create custom back covers for your Galaxy S III, Galaxy S4, Galaxy Note II or Galaxy Note 3 handsets from your own artwork (or someone else’s, if you’re so inclined). Be sure to read to the end of the article for your chance to win an ArtCover! The service appears to be a collaboration between the Korean giant and Singapore-based iPortal Asia, which explains the apparant soft-launch of the service in the latter throes of 2013 around south-east Asia. The ArtCover website allows you upload your own[Read More...]

by 2:00 PM on January 23, 2014 3 comments Accessories, Giveaway, Manufacturer, News
Geeky Christmas Giveaway: Winners Announced

Geeky Christmas Giveaway: Winners Announced

Merry Christmas everyone! As promised, we’ve conducted the draw for our Geeky Christmas competition, and it’s time to bring you the results, and what better day to do it than Christmas day! We’d like to thank the team at Gadgets 4 Geeks for the awesome giveaways and discount they offer the Ausdroid Community. Head on over to Gadgets 4 Geeks to pick up your mobile accessories. Now, without further ado, here are the winners of our Geek Christmas Giveaway: 1st Prize: Qi Wireless Charging Dock for Nexus 7 (2013) Congratulations – Tiffany Riddle 2nd Prize: Charging Mount Cradle & Charging[Read More...]

by 8:00 AM on December 25, 2013 4 comments Accessories, Giveaway, News
Vodafone Fasterest Challenge – win a Samsung Galaxy S4

Vodafone Fasterest Challenge – win a Samsung Galaxy S4

Vodafone is confident that it has the fastest 4G network in Australia. So confident that they are challenging you to take a speed test against their “Lightning Fast Man”. The terms are that you take on Lightning Fast Man – who will be using Vodafone 4G presumably – and at the end of your challenge you’re entered into a draw to win a Samsung Galaxy S4 16GB or a Samsung Note 3 32GB. There will be a draw every hour on the hour and a bonus draw at the end of the event. The events last from 7 to 12[Read More...]

by 3:15 PM on November 21, 2013 7 comments Carriers, Giveaway, News
HTC Australia using Shazam to give away a HTC One

HTC Australia using Shazam to give away a HTC One

If you really love the look of the new HTC One but can’t quite afford it, then HTC Australia is giving you the chance to win one by using Shazam on their commercial. If you’re quick you can load up Shazam on your phone and use it to scan the commercial while it’s playing on TV and get the URL to enter your details or, if you’re like me, you’re way too slow so you’ll want this : When you Shazam the commercial, Shazam will interpret the commercial to give you a couple of URLs : Clicking on the ‘Win[Read More...]

by 8:11 PM on July 9, 2013 1 comment Competition, Giveaway
Samsung offering Jay Z album to 1 Million Galaxy S4, S3 and Note II owners to download

Samsung offering Jay Z album to 1 Million Galaxy S4, S3 and Note II owners to download

Samsung started announcing a promotion last week, whereby owners of selected Samsung Galaxy phones would receive a copy of the Jay-Z Magna Carta Holy Grail album simply by downloading the app. Eligibility was cloudy at the time but Samsung has just put up the MagnaCartaHolyGrail website, which includes a link to the terms and conditions and Australia is included. The album will be available to people who download the JAY Z Magna Carta app from Google Play onto their qualifying Samsung Galaxy device. The full list of eligible devices has been included in the terms and conditions, check to see[Read More...]

by 8:20 PM on June 24, 2013 6 comments Apps, Giveaway
Win the ultimate gadget for your HTC One or Samsung Galaxy S4 Smartphone!

Win the ultimate gadget for your HTC One or Samsung Galaxy S4 Smartphone!

To celebrate the Australian launch of the HTC One and Samsung Galaxy S4 this month, Gadgets4Geeks is giving Ausdroid readers the chance to win an awesome gadget for either smartphone. Prizes include mountable car kits, stunning desktop docks, colour cases and screen protectors. For your chance to WIN, simply register your details here, and tell us which of the two smartphones (HTC One or Samsung Galaxy S4) is your favourite and why. There are three prize pools, and ten winners in total. 1st prize – 2 x winners – each will have the choice of either car kit. HTC One[Read More...]

by 12:00 PM on April 24, 2013 1 comment Competition, Giveaway
Giveaway : Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 Cases thanks to Belkin Australia

Giveaway : Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 Cases thanks to Belkin Australia

Update : All Cases have been claimed – Thanks for playing. Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 owners, you’ve had a rough trot. Your Ice Cream Sandwich update was only approved at the end of last month after much testing, so we’ve got something to make it up to you, at least a little bit. Belkin Australia has kindly given us 7 cases for the Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9. They’ve supplied a Verve Folio Stand case, 3 x Slim Folio Stand cases and 3 x Flip Folio Stand Cases. Now this is a pretty simple giveaway, you only have to do one[Read More...]

by 9:55 PM on March 22, 2013 1 comment Accessories, Giveaway
Win a Nexus 4 — NOW CLOSED

Win a Nexus 4 — NOW CLOSED

Update: The competition is now closed. We closed it a little late, and a few late entries were received. They’ll be honoured, but the competition is now officially closed. We’ll draw it soon! Two weeks ago today, we launched our Nexus 4 raffle. We asked people to support the Ausdroid Foundation, and in exchange, we’d offer up raffle tickets to win a brand spanking new Nexus 4, which is sitting on Jason’s desk ready to be sent out. Well, that competition closes today. At 1pm to be precise. Want to get in before everything closes? You can enter right up[Read More...]

by 8:56 AM on February 20, 2013 0 comments Charity, Competition, Giveaway
Ingress — Game Review

Ingress — Game Review

If you’ve been on Google+ any time in the last couple of months, you would have most likely seen the word ‘Ingress’ in trending topics. Infact, Ingress was trending for most of month of December. When I saw that word, the first thing I did was Google it and I found this video: A set up video for a new game, even though they insist that it is’t a game! The description gives some more information (as read like a release): Published on 15 Nov 2012 This world around you is not what it seems. Our future is at stake,[Read More...]

by 8:24 AM on January 28, 2013 11 comments Apps, Giveaway, Mini Reviews, Reviews
Winner of Motorola RAZR M ™ competition announced

Winner of Motorola RAZR M ™ competition announced

A week ago, entries closed in our Motorola RAZR M ™ competition. We asked you to tell us, in 25 words or less, what made you faster, smarter or stronger, and boy oh boy did we receive a tonne of entries — just under 600 in fact. The team and I have been flat chat reviewing entries, posting news and doing general Ausdroid things, so unfortunately it’s taken us a little while to get to this point, but here we go. First prize has been awarded to Alex D. of New South Wales, for his entry: Not allowing my disABILITY[Read More...]

by 7:29 AM on December 19, 2012 4 comments Competition, Giveaway
Galaxy Mini 2 Giveaway – Winner

Galaxy Mini 2 Giveaway – Winner

A while back we announced the Galaxy Mini 2 giveaway to give you, our readers the chance to win the Galaxy Mini 2 we were given by Vodafone as part of our Nexus S Jelly Bean Challenge. The competition called for you to submit stories on the most spectacular way you’ve destroyed your phone. We had a lot of entries and there was some truly great entries, but there can be only one winner and after reviewing the entries we’ve decided to award the prize to Duane who submitted this tale of destruction : Phone was angrily thrown from car[Read More...]

by 9:30 AM on November 17, 2012 8 comments Competition, Giveaway
Competition: Win a Samsung Galaxy Mini 2 from Ausdroid and Vodafone

Competition: Win a Samsung Galaxy Mini 2 from Ausdroid and Vodafone

You may remember we had a friendly wager going with Kieran from Vodafone regarding the Jelly Bean update for the Nexus S. Well, after a false start, Vodafone won that fair and square and it’s time to pay up so there it is. Vodafone has again this week shown they speak Android supplying the Android 4.1.2 update to the Nexus S Over The Air to handsets, don’t worry if you haven’t got it yet it should reach you shortly. Part of the wager was that if Vodafone couldn’t push the update out to Nexus S handsets within 2 weeks of[Read More...]

by 7:53 PM on October 19, 2012 10 comments Competition, Giveaway, Phones
Vodafone shows Jellybean love to Ausdroid readers

Vodafone shows Jellybean love to Ausdroid readers

We know all too well the turmoil and angst that pending updates for your precious handset can cause, the dreaded “check for update” button returning the result that your device is up to date, when you know it isn’t! We know that the Nexus S update has been approved and rollout has started, we know that Vodafone have received the Jellybean update for the Samsung Galaxy S3 and we know that Galaxy Nexus owners are unfortunately going to have to wait a while. Well, while you wait for your updates, Vodafone have given Ausdroid readers some Jellybean loving! Simply be[Read More...]

by 2:05 PM on October 18, 2012 13 comments Competition, Giveaway