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Garmin nuviCam — Review

Garmin nuviCam — Review

When we received some news about Garmin’s latest GPS, dubbed nüviCam LMT, in our press-release inbox the other week, I decided to take a closer look. Why? What does this have to do with Ausdroid? Well, it’s a GPS and dashcam in one, and (when tethered to a compatible Android device or iPhone) it becomes rather intelligent too. Plus, having[Read More…]

in Accessories, Reviews by at 11:12 am on June 23, 2015
Linksys EA8500 — Review
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Linksys EA8500 — Review

Ausdroid was lucky enough to make the acquaintance of Linksys at the recent Lizzies awards night in Sydney, and we picked up a Linksys EA8500 Router as a prize on the night. Though a prize, we undertook to take a proper look at the device in the form of a mini review for Ausdroid and here it is! The Linksys[Read More…]

in Accessories, Reviews by at 9:10 am on June 8, 2015
Sandisk Ultra Dual USB Drive 3.0 — Review
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Sandisk Ultra Dual USB Drive 3.0 — Review

We all have a need to access files conveniently. Whether it’s expanding the memory on a tablet or smartphone that doesn’t have a microSD card slot or quickly transferring files from your Android device to a PC, we all need to get stuff done. There’s ways to do it all wirelessly of course, but there’s nothing more re-assuring than doing[Read More…]

in Accessories, Reviews by at 2:00 pm on May 15, 2015
Klipsch Image One Bluetooth Headphones — Review
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Klipsch Image One Bluetooth Headphones — Review

Style, good looks, great comfort and mind blowing sound. That’s what you’d expect from a set of Bluetooth headphones that will set you back around the $350 mark isn’t it? Well the Klipsch Image One Bluetooth Headphones tick all those boxes and more. They come with appropriate charging cables, a male to male standard headphones cable and a really slick[Read More…]

in Accessories, News, Reviews by at 1:54 pm on May 14, 2015
LG Music Flow — Review
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LG Music Flow — Review

LG has been making TVs, stereos and phones for quite some time. They’re a big name in the consumer electronics game, and they’re using that name to take on the biggest names in the connected home music streaming game – Sonos and Samsung – along with a number of other smaller players with a stake on the table with their[Read More…]

in Accessories, Manufacturer, News, Reviews by at 4:01 pm on April 16, 2015
Yeelight: Bluetooth Controlled Light — A quick look
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Yeelight: Bluetooth Controlled Light — A quick look

In a constantly growing, developing, connected world, one of the more recent additions to the marketplace is products for the “connected home”. This goes from music streaming services, to bluetooth speakers and an ever growing market: lighting. Yeelight sent me a review unit of their Bluetooth Controlled Light about a week ago, to be honest I was a bit apprehensive[Read More…]

in Accessories, News, Reviews by at 8:00 am on April 1, 2015
Xiaomi Mi Band — First Impressions
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Xiaomi Mi Band — First Impressions

We like gadgets here at the Ausdroid team, while Android Wear is popular, not everyone out there has been convinced to make the jump, preferring to check out other options. One of those options came in the form of the super cheap, yet apparently highly functional Mi Band from Chinese phone maker Xiaomi – at the price it was hard[Read More…]

in Accessories, Manufacturer, News, Reviews by at 11:32 am on March 29, 2015
Aerios Aurora Qi Wireless Charger — Review
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Aerios Aurora Qi Wireless Charger — Review

Wireless charging first really came to prominence in the Android arena when Google and LG included the Qi wireless charging standard as a feature on the Nexus 4. While Android fans in the US had a number of options to choose from, here in Australia we scrambled to find Qi chargers. The main source of early Qi chargers were those[Read More…]

in Accessories, Reviews by at 11:48 am on March 10, 2015
Parrot Zik 2.0 Headphones — Review
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Parrot Zik 2.0 Headphones — Review

Parrot’s Zik 2.0 headphones are some of the most expensive consumer grade headphones money can buy. They’re also some of the best, building on a reputation earned by the original Zik headphones over the past two years. Parrot likes to cram their devices full of technology, and their Zik 2.0 headphones are no exception. We’re looking at Bluetooth headphones with[Read More…]

in Accessories, Reviews by at 8:07 am on February 20, 2015
Plantronics BackBeat Pro — Review
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Plantronics BackBeat Pro — Review

Better known for gaming headsets and call centre equipment, Plantronics isn’t a company you typically associate with high-end headphones, but the company’s newest addition to the BackBeat family – the premium quality over-ear Bluetooth noise-cancelling BackBeat Pro – does a lot to change that. Big and Bold At first glance, the BackBeat Pro isn’t going to win any awards for[Read More…]

in Accessories, Reviews by at 9:00 am on December 8, 2014