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Welcome to the Ausdroid Podcast, your number 1 source of Android news and random banter in Australia. The podcast is held most weeks on a Tuesday night and streamed live via a Google+ Hangout and our Youtube channel for the world to hear. You can download the latest and previous podcasts below.

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Ausdroid Podcast 118 – Free, with in-app purchases

Ausdroid Podcast 118 – Free, with in-app purchases

Welcome to episode 118 of the Ausdroid podcast! We spent a while this week arguing about “freemium” games, but also managed to talk about the big upcoming phone release that’s got Dan all excited – of course, that’s the LG G3. We also spent some time dancing on the grave of the Nokia X, and pondering Coles’ new mobile payments system. With Jason Murray, Dan Tyson and Scott Plowman. Topics: LG G3 comes to Australia Chromecast sales – $39 at DSE Google takes away the “Free” name from games with in-app purchases Goodbye Nokia X, we barely knew you /[Read More...]

by 3:32 PM on July 23, 2014 0 comments Podcast
Ausdroid Podcast 117 – Wearable Androids

Ausdroid Podcast 117 – Wearable Androids

Welcome to episode 117 of the Ausdroid podcast! It’s been a while between podcasts, and so much has happened – last time, we were pondering about what Android Wear devices would be like, and this episode we all had the G Watch on our wrists! Understandably, we spent a while talking about the newest addition to the Android family from a hardware and software perspective. With Jason Murray, Dan Tyson and Scott Plowman. Topics: Android Wear Android L OnePlus One review Listen to this episode Download this episode MP3 Subscribe to the Ausdroid Podcast RSS iTunes Stitcher Get in contact[Read More...]

by 11:17 AM on July 19, 2014 1 comment Podcast
LG L40 appears on LG website, coming soon to retailers

LG L40 appears on LG website, coming soon to retailers

The second of the LG L Series III phones we expected to see this year, has shown up on the LG Australia website. The L40, is the lower end version of the L70, which launched exclusively on Optus early last month. The L40 brings with it the major software features that the higher end handsets contain software wise, such as Knock Code, Guest Mode and Plug and Pop but packed into a smaller and slightly less powerful, but more compact body, with a lower price tag to match. Hardware wise, the L40 will be coming with : 3.5” Screen 1.2GHz[Read More...]

by 8:00 PM on June 7, 2014 0 comments Manufacturer, Podcast
Ausdroid Podcast 115 – Podcast thunderdome

Ausdroid Podcast 115 – Podcast thunderdome

Welcome to episode 115 of the Ausdroid podcast! This week Dan and Jason were in the same room together, so we took an opportunity to mess with our format a little and just “have a chat”. In doing so we covered a number of news items from posts in the last week. With Jason Murray and Dan Tyson. Listen to this episode Download this episode MP3 Subscribe to the Ausdroid Podcast RSS iTunes Stitcher Get in contact with us via our Podcast Email, or leave a comment below.

by 7:14 AM on June 5, 2014 1 comment Podcast
Ausdroid Podcast 114 – Casting Down Under

Ausdroid Podcast 114 – Casting Down Under

Welcome to episode 114 of the Ausdroid podcast! This week we took a look at some product launches – our local Chromecast launch and the worldwide (except Australia) LG G3 launch! Hosted by Jason Murray, with Scott Plowman and Dan Tyson. Topics: Chromecast launches in Australia LG G3 launch OnePlus update Secret comes to Android Foxtel Go on Nexus 5 – and Nexus 7 Listen to this episode Download this episode MP3 Subscribe to the Ausdroid Podcast RSS iTunes Stitcher Get in contact with us via our Podcast Email, or leave a comment below.

by 12:12 PM on May 29, 2014 0 comments Podcast
Ausdroid Podcast 113 – Lazy Ass

Ausdroid Podcast 113 – Lazy Ass

Welcome to episode 113 of the Ausdroid podcast! This week we took a look at the will-they-or-wont-they Chromecast situation at Dick Smith, went over some of the new rumours and leaks about the LG G3 and more! Hosted by Jason Murray, with Scott Plowman and Dan Tyson. Topics: Chromecast is / isn’t coming to Dick Smith LG G3 news / leaks Silver vs Nexus Galaxy S5 Prime Listen to this episode Download this episode MP3 Subscribe to the Ausdroid Podcast RSS iTunes Stitcher Get in contact with us via our Podcast Email, or leave a comment below.

by 3:13 PM on May 21, 2014 0 comments News, Podcast
Ausdroid Podcast 112 – Motorola’s Low End

Ausdroid Podcast 112 – Motorola’s Low End

Welcome to episode 112 of the Ausdroid podcast! This week we took a look at Motorola’s new phones (announced just hours before the show), and some of LG’s recent teases of their upcoming products. Hosted by Jason Murray, with Scott Plowman and Dan Tyson. Topics: Dan’s Ausdroid tattoo Moto E – made to last, priced for everyone Moto G gets 4G, disappointingly is not called ‘Moto 4G’ Three new LG G Pads on the way LG G Watch promo video LG G3 promo video Huawei Ascend G6 Listen to this episode Download this episode MP3 Subscribe to the Ausdroid Podcast[Read More...]

by 7:20 AM on May 15, 2014 2 comments Podcast
Ausdroid Podcast 111 – Hulk Smash Google Now Launcher

Ausdroid Podcast 111 – Hulk Smash Google Now Launcher

Welcome to episode 111 of the Ausdroid podcast! This week Scott, Geoff and Jason were joined by new recuit Jamie Saltmarsh to talk about the week’s Android news, but we ended up talking mostly about the fate of Geoff’s Galaxy S5 and why Scott hates the Google Now Launcher. Hosted by Jason Murray, with Geoff Fieldew, Scott Plowman and Jamie Saltmarsh. Topics: Geoff’s Galaxy S5 Google, your launcher sucks (and launchers in general) Sony Xperia Z2 now available Sony Xperia Z1 Compact Review Motorola Moto E OnePlus One Release Timeframe Listen to this episode Download this episode MP3 Subscribe to[Read More...]

by 8:03 AM on May 9, 2014 0 comments Podcast
Ausdroid Podcast 110 – dinging in the ears

Ausdroid Podcast 110 – dinging in the ears

Welcome to episode 110 of the Ausdroid podcast! This week we had a bumper show with four of us joining to talk about OnePlus, smartwatches, the Galaxy S5 review and more! Hangouts decided to ding in Jason’s ears every few seconds, so if he’s less coherent than usual that’ll be why. Fortunately, that sound didn’t make it to the podcast recording… Apologies for the delay in publishing this episode! Hosted by Jason Murray, with Geoff Fieldew, Scott Plowman and Dan Tyson. Topics: OnePlus launch details Smartwatches: Gear 2 & Gear Fit Reviews: HTC One M8, Galaxy S5 Google Camera Chrome[Read More...]

by 7:15 AM on April 28, 2014 0 comments Podcast
Ausdroid Podast 109 – The fifth galaxy

Ausdroid Podast 109 – The fifth galaxy

Welcome to episode 109 of the Ausdroid podcast! This week we talked with Geoff about his shiny (shimmery) new Galaxy S5, and his first impressions of his new phone. Scott also talked about his recent car mount charger review, and Jason talked about recent developments with Sonos. We ended with a bit of a discussion about use of password managers in the wake of the Heartbleed OpenSSL vulnerability. Hosted by Jason Murray, with Geoff Fieldew and Scott Plowman. Topics: Galaxy S5 First Impressions Not just another car dock charger Sonos

by 7:01 AM on April 17, 2014 1 comment Podcast
Ausdroid Podcast 108 – An Abundance of Phils

Ausdroid Podcast 108 – An Abundance of Phils

Welcome to episode 108 of the Ausdroid podcast! With special guest Phil Nickinson joining us this week, we had to work out the best way to address both Phils. I’m not sure we succeeded on that front. We took a look at this week’s Android TV rumours and picked Phil’s brain with a quick snog/marry/avoid roundtable on the Galaxy S5 and HTC One M8. Spoiler: They’re both pretty good phones! There’s also some local news and a bit of rumour-mongering to round out the show. Hosted by Jason Murray, with Dan Tyson, Phil Tann and special guest Phil Nickinson, Editor[Read More...]

by 1:04 PM on April 10, 2014 7 comments Camera, Chromebook, Podcast
No podcast tonight…

No podcast tonight…

We deeply regret the announcement that due to a number of factors, there will be no Ausdroid Podcast tonight. However! You can join us tomorrow night for the usual chatter about the latest news in the Android world as Jason, Dan and myself welcome our friend; Phil Nickinson from Android Central to the show once again. We’ll be discussing a whole bunch of Android related news and gossip and comparing notes on the latest flagships from HTC and Samsung; the One (M8) and the Galaxy S5. So don’t despair, we’ve not abandoned you; we’re just postponing by one night to[Read More...]

by 4:52 PM on April 8, 2014 0 comments News, Podcast
Ausdroid Podcast 107 – Gotta fool em all

Ausdroid Podcast 107 – Gotta fool em all

Welcome to episode 107 of the Ausdroid podcast! With local launches for the Galaxy S5 and HTC One M8 past, we could finally discuss some Australian specifics like carrier pricing. As both Dan and Jason have the One M8 in hand, we also gave some early thoughts on the device. There’s also a quick roundup of some other notable devices hitting local stores and carriers, and a software update for an old friend. Hosted by Jason Murray, with Dan Tyson and Phil Tann. Topics: April Fools pranks Galaxy S5: Launch, Carrier pricing and SK Telecom selling it early HTC One[Read More...]

by 7:24 AM on April 2, 2014 0 comments Podcast