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Ausdroid Podcast 128 – Firing up the Scott Plowman Rage Generator 3000

Ausdroid Podcast 128 – Firing up the Scott Plowman Rage Generator 3000

Welcome to episode 128 of the Ausdroid podcast! As you might guess from the episode title, Scott’s back and he’s unimpressed. And he has a lot to be unimpressed about this week, with Telstra, OnePlus, Cyanogen, Google and a few random Nexus devices all coming in for some well-deserved criticism. With Jason Murray, Dan Tyson and Scott Plowman. Topics: Yes,[Read More…]

by 1:08 pm on December 10, 2014 0 comments Android TV, Phones, Rumours, Tablets
HTC One M9 leaks continue – Snapdragon 810 now in the mix

HTC One M9 leaks continue – Snapdragon 810 now in the mix

The 2015 flagship rumour train has started, with HTC One M9 rumours topping the list. We saw a rumour a couple of days back which listed some specs, but now twitter leaker @upleaks has thrown his 2-cents worth into the mix. According to @upleaks, the HTC One M9 is known by the code-name Hima and comes with a list of[Read More…]

by 2:58 pm on December 5, 2014 8 comments Manufacturer, Phones, Rumours
HTC One M9 hardware rumours begin to circulate – no more UltraPixel camera

HTC One M9 hardware rumours begin to circulate – no more UltraPixel camera

HTC has been on a yearly cycle for their One line since introducing the M7 in February last year. While they held off for just over a year to announce the One M8 in March, we can safely assume that they’re working on an M9 version of the HTC One. Chinese site MyDrivers has posted some information on what people[Read More…]

by 4:00 am on December 3, 2014 11 comments Manufacturer, Phones, Rumours
Samsung Galaxy S6 rumour mill well underway; Galaxy S6 “Edge” rumoured for 2015

Samsung Galaxy S6 rumour mill well underway; Galaxy S6 “Edge” rumoured for 2015

As we approach the end of the year, it’s time to start casting our eyes forward to 2015 and the phones we can expect from the major Android OEMs. Samsung’s almost certainly going to be releasing a Galaxy S6, and if SamMobile is to be believed then there’ll a few interesting changes on offer. Earlier this month, SamMobile claimed that[Read More…]

by 1:38 pm on December 2, 2014 8 comments Rumours
Alleged Sony Xperia Z4 LCD Touch Digitiser shows up and gets compared to the Z3

Alleged Sony Xperia Z4 LCD Touch Digitiser shows up and gets compared to the Z3

Sony is moving forward with their Xperia Z line, with what seems to be a six-monthly update cycle. With the Xperia Z3 launched in September, and if Sony sticks to the same schedule as earlier this year, we should be seeing the Xperia Z4 around Mobile World Congress(MWC) in February next year. Now a site has published pictures of what[Read More…]

by 10:04 am on November 18, 2014 15 comments Manufacturer, Phones, Rumours
Rumour: LG preparing a smaller successor to the G Flex

Rumour: LG preparing a smaller successor to the G Flex

It’s been a year since LG brought us the flexible, if slightly oversized G Flex, and now it seems that the company might indeed be preparing a more modest-sized successor to address the size concerns, as rumoured back in September. The information comes from reporter Dawn Lily of Israeli technology site Ynet who recently visited LG in Korea. During her[Read More…]

by 8:15 am on November 6, 2014 3 comments Manufacturer, Phones, Rumours
Sony Smartwatch 3 stainless steel band shows up in leaked image

Sony Smartwatch 3 stainless steel band shows up in leaked image

We heard at the Sony Xperia Z3 launch event that Sony would be releasing a stainless steel band for the Smartwatch 3, and this could be it. The above image popped up in a thread at XDA Developers a couple of weeks ago, but escaped wider notice until this week. The poster promises it’s real, but you can make your[Read More…]

by 12:49 pm on October 30, 2014 6 comments Android Wear, Rumours, Smartwatch
Australian Nexus 6 pre-orders to begin tomorrow on Google Play?

Australian Nexus 6 pre-orders to begin tomorrow on Google Play?

With US pre-orders for the Nexus 6 due to go live in the wee hours of Friday morning, we’ve been wondering whether prospective Australian customers will be included in the fun or not. Google hasn’t actually told us when pre-orders will begin for Australia (but then they seldom do), rumours have put the phone’s release window in December for the[Read More…]

by 12:17 pm on October 29, 2014 36 comments Google Play, Manufacturer, Phones, Rumours
Is this HTC Sense 7 with Material Design?

Is this HTC Sense 7 with Material Design?

We’ve all been drooling over the release of Lollipop, Material Design and all the latest Nexus devices over the last few weeks, but now it’s time to turn our attention to HTC‘s Sense Android customisations, and how it’ll look with a Material Design-based UI overhaul. Sense 6 saw a “flatter” design over competitors like Samsung and LG‘s UI layers, so[Read More…]

by 10:28 am on October 29, 2014 4 comments News, OS Update, Phones, Rumours
Motorola 360 pricing for Australia leaked; for sale at $329 AUD

Motorola 360 pricing for Australia leaked; for sale at $329 AUD

While Motorola hasn’t officially made too much noise about the Moto 360 in Australia yet, it seems that the cat might have escaped the bag. Harvey Norman has the Moto 360 listed in its inventory system as ‘Moto 360 Light’ and ‘Moto 360 Dark’, both for the price of $329 AUD. This pricing fits with what we’ve heard elsewhere and it[Read More…]

by 9:22 am on October 21, 2014 27 comments Android Wear, News, Rumours