Manufacturer

Jolla look to crowdsource their new tablet

Jolla look to crowdsource their new tablet

Crowdsource funding is becoming more and more popular for startups: they put the idea “out there” and if their idea for a product or service appeals to you, you offer them some funds to get it off the ground. Anything from a bit of change, and in return they offer you some warm fuzzies, through to a significant sum of[Read More…]

by 6:10 pm on November 23, 2014 1 comment Manufacturer, News, Tablets
Kogan begins taking orders for the Nexus 9 asking less than the Google Play pricing  – ships in 1-2 weeks

Kogan begins taking orders for the Nexus 9 asking less than the Google Play pricing – ships in 1-2 weeks

Unlike the elusive Nexus 6, the Nexus 9 is now shipping and available to purchase from Google Play. If you’re willing to wait though, you could save yourself a couple of dollars by purchasing from Kogan, who have now listed the Nexus 9 on their website for slightly less than the Google Play pricing. There’s no sign of the LTE[Read More…]

by 10:00 am on November 23, 2014 2 comments Manufacturer, Tablets
Motorola Moto 360 now showing at The Good Guys

Motorola Moto 360 now showing at The Good Guys

Seems the drought surrounding Motorola products may be nearing an end, with first the Moto X Gen 2 showing on The Good Guys website, and now the Moto 360 has also appeared on The Good Guys site. Both the Black and Silver versions of the Moto 360 showing up, priced a little below the $329 RRP announced last month, with[Read More…]

by 9:30 am on November 23, 2014 3 comments Android Wear, Manufacturer, Smartwatch
Moto X (2014) shows up on Good Guys website – ships in 5-10 days

Moto X (2014) shows up on Good Guys website – ships in 5-10 days

The long awaited launch of the Moto X (2014) may be imminent with The Good Guys now listing the phone on their website, with an estimated shipping time of 5-10 Days. The Moto X Gen 2 – model #: XT1092 – is listed for pre-order at $697 which sits just under the $699 price we’ve heard will be the RRP[Read More…]

by 8:30 am on November 23, 2014 13 comments Manufacturer, Phones
Samsung Galaxy Note 3 shown off with Lollipop build

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 shown off with Lollipop build

Samsung has already hinted at the Lollipop release for the Galaxy Note 4 on Twitter. But with the Galaxy Note 3 only a year old, and still highly capable hardware wise, you can rest assured that Samsung has been working on the Android 5.0 update for the phone. SamMobile has gotten their hands on a Note 3 running an early[Read More…]

by 8:09 am on November 21, 2014 0 comments Manufacturer, OS Update, Phones
Telstra opens pre-order for the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge – grab a bonus $100 Eftpos Gift Card

Telstra opens pre-order for the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge – grab a bonus $100 Eftpos Gift Card

Telstra has just opened up pre-orders on the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge, which is due to go on-sale – after two delays – on the 25th of November. Telstra is offering the Note Edge in a choice of Charcoal Black or Frost White. Telstra is offering a pre-order incentive of a $100 Eftpos gift card while stocks last. Pricing wise,[Read More…]

by 4:22 pm on November 20, 2014 2 comments Carriers, Manufacturer, Phones
HTC One M8 Lollipop update on the horizon

HTC One M8 Lollipop update on the horizon

Since the announcement of Lollipop, and HTC’s subsequent promise to update US based HTC One M7 and M8 handsets to Android 5.0 within 90 days, owners of the handsets have been waiting with bated breath. Now HTC Developer LlabTooFeR has shown of screenshots of Sense 6 with Lollipop running on the HTC One M8 – and it looks good. The[Read More…]

by 11:15 am on November 20, 2014 3 comments Manufacturer, OS Update, Phones
Boost Mobile launches a $99 smartphone with a 5″ screen

Boost Mobile launches a $99 smartphone with a 5″ screen

Pre-paid smartphones are generally quite small, with manufacturers aiming to cut costs on one of the more expensive components. But Boost Mobile is bucking the trend here, by offering the Boost Mobile View 5.0, a $99 pre-paid smartphone on the Telstra network with a 5″ screen. The Boost Mobile View 5.0, is a rebranded Alcatel OneTouch which Boost are saying[Read More…]

by 11:10 am on November 20, 2014 0 comments Carriers, Manufacturer, Phones
Sony Smartwatch 3 and SmartBand Talk now available to order from Sony and Telstra

Sony Smartwatch 3 and SmartBand Talk now available to order from Sony and Telstra

Announced back at IFA in September, and released in a number of markets around the world already, the Sony Smartband Talk and Smartwatch 3 are now officially available in Australia. Of course Ausdroid readers would already know that the Smartband Talk has been available to order from the Sony Australia website since the weekend for $199. Sony also priced the[Read More…]

by 10:41 am on November 20, 2014 5 comments Accessories, Android Wear, Manufacturer
Parrot’s new Bebop drone to launch in Australia next month – pre-orders begin tomorrow

Parrot’s new Bebop drone to launch in Australia next month – pre-orders begin tomorrow

Parrot, the company behind one of the most popular consumer level drones in the world, has announced that their latest offering, the Parrot Bebop, will be launching in Australia next month. The Bebop drone is a third-generation quadricopter, offering a stable platform which allows you to stream and record 1080P video from the drones 14MP front-facing camera which is seated[Read More…]

by 11:58 am on November 19, 2014 2 comments Accessories, Manufacturer