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Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 (5.5) — Review
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Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 (5.5) — Review

Alcatel OneTouch have made a name on lower end hardware, the results have ranged from decent through to less than average. But, since my walkthrough at their booth at Mobile World Congress, I’ve been aware that this company has had a dark horse in the wings, the Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3. From the moment I first laid eyes on it,[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Phones, Reviews by at 11:32 am on July 7, 2015
Bose Soundlink Mini II Bluetooth — Hands On
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Bose Soundlink Mini II Bluetooth — Hands On

With multiple streaming music services now available to all there’s a new battlefield emerging for mobile accessories and it’s not headphones, it’s speakers; specifically mobile speakers that have a battery of their own and link to your device via Bluetooth. Bose have a great reputation for producing high quality audio equipment, but can that translate over to a physically small,[Read More…]

in Accessories, Manufacturer, News, Reviews by at 7:00 am on July 3, 2015
Samsung Galaxy A5 — Review
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Samsung Galaxy A5 — Review

Samsung generally make great hardware, and the tens of millions of devices sold suggest that it’s well liked generally by many customers. In recent history Samsung have had one or two flagships available for the top end users who want the best on offer right now, but also a slew of devices that fill the void between the no-name entry[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, News, Other, Reviews by at 2:51 pm on June 29, 2015
LG G4 — Review
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LG G4 — Review

LG’s G4 is the third major smartphone launch this year, following on the heels of HTC’s One (M9) and Samsung’s Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge double attack. As with 2013, LG was a little late to the party, but having taken the time to prepare the release of the G4 a little better, that tactic seems to have borne[Read More…]

in Phones, Reviews by at 9:00 am on June 25, 2015
ZTE Blade S6 — Review
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ZTE Blade S6 — Review

ZTE have begun their push into the mainstream consumer marketplace after being a white label manufacturer of devices for our telcos and it has seen the company slowly become both serious contender and competitor to the big boys not only overseas but also here within Australia and we have reviewed a few of their devices, most recently the Optus ZTE[Read More…]

in Phones, Reviews by at 2:10 pm on June 23, 2015
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
Review: Asus Zenfone 2 ZE550ML
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Review: Asus Zenfone 2 ZE550ML

Asus is a name that nearly everyone knows, although very few know for sure how to pronounce it. For years they have made laptops that have been popular with the general population. They have made the hugely popular Nexus 7 tablets, as well as their own Memo tablets but have yet to make any successful forays into the smartphone market.[Read More…]

in Reviews by at 10:00 am on May 18, 2015
ZTE Optus Fit 4G Smart – Review
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ZTE Optus Fit 4G Smart – Review

ZTE has been in the Australian marketplace for a while now, albeit as a white label supplier for the three major telcos to offer their branded phones. But ZTE has been moving towards becoming known in Australia, and has begun building their with a renewed focus on becoming a household name alongside other Android OEM’s like Samsung, HTC and Sony..[Read More…]

in Phones, Reviews by at 9:00 am on May 18, 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