Rumours

Rumour pile: Samsung might be toning down TouchWiz for Galaxy S6

Rumour pile: Samsung might be toning down TouchWiz for Galaxy S6

TouchWiz is a bit like a lightning rod around Ausdroid parts, and around other places on the web, for negative comments. For all its utility and its gloss, it attracts a lot of hate (rather like HTC’s Sense did in days gone by). The feedback is loud and frequent, if not across the board; there are certainly a fair number[Read More…]

by 6:53 am on January 14, 2015 13 comments News, Phones, Rumours
Galaxy S6 rumours coming thick and fast

Galaxy S6 rumours coming thick and fast

Around CES 2015 and MWC 2015 the phone rumours come thick and fast and Samsung, known to be something of a sieve with information that could (or should) be kept internal are often leading the charge with information getting out. First there was the yet to be confirmed rumour that Samsung are showing the Galaxy S6 to selected partners at[Read More…]

by 3:19 pm on January 9, 2015 15 comments Manufacturer, News, Phones, Rumours
Samsung musing over round smartwatch ahead of MWC 2015

Samsung musing over round smartwatch ahead of MWC 2015

Now that CES 2015 is mostly behind us (well, the good stuff is) the rumours ahead of MWC 2015 are starting to heat up a little. One particularly juicy rumour is that Samsung plans to launch a round smartwatch at MWC next month, allowing to enter a fairly limited club at the moment inhabited by the LG G Watch R[Read More…]

by 3:07 pm on January 9, 2015 1 comment News, Rumours, Smartwatch
Rumour: Galaxy S6 being shown to select partners at CES

Rumour: Galaxy S6 being shown to select partners at CES

SamMobile are reporting that the Galaxy S6 (Codename: Project Zero) will be at CES this week, but it won’t be on show for consumers. Instead Samsung is apparently showing the new phone off to a very select list of partners. According to their source, the Galaxy S6 and variants are going to be showcased which will allow these partners to[Read More…]

by 3:33 pm on January 5, 2015 4 comments Manufacturer, News, Phones, Rumours
Is this HTC’s new One M9, aka Hima?

Is this HTC’s new One M9, aka Hima?

We’ve heard rumours that HTC might be doing something worthy of Desire at the upcoming CES 2015 trade-show in Las Vegas, but this morning we stumbled across this little gem. HTC’s rumoured upcoming device has been given the codename Hima, but as yet, no photos have leaked… that is, until today er no, they still haven’t leaked. It is claimed that[Read More…]

by 9:18 am on January 3, 2015 6 comments Rumours
Palm brand could possibly be resurrected in 2015 with Android

Palm brand could possibly be resurrected in 2015 with Android

Palm was one of the pioneers of the smart device industry, their Palm PDA’s and then Treo Smartphones, were innovative and led the way for many into the hand-held computing database. But those days are long in the past, the company fell into financial trouble in 2010 and was eventually sold off to Hewlett Packard (HP), who halted production of[Read More…]

by 1:48 pm on January 1, 2015 0 comments Manufacturer, Phones, Rumours, Tablets
Qualcomm teases upcoming device for CES – could be a G Flex 2

Qualcomm teases upcoming device for CES – could be a G Flex 2

The power behind most of the mobile devices on the market today: Qualcomm, is winding up for a big CES, with a tease this morning for a new Snapdragon 800 powered device to be shown off in Vegas when it kicks off next week. In a tweet this morning, Qualcomm has shown a device that will be packing a Snapdragon[Read More…]

by 9:21 am on December 30, 2014 0 comments Manufacturer, Phones, Rumours
HTC Hima rumours heat up with an entry in Antutu

HTC Hima rumours heat up with an entry in Antutu

The next round of flagships will be unveiled in the coming months, with the ‘Hima’ now apparently the focus for HTC. Rumoured specs for the phone have been thrown around, but an entry in Antutu is now adding fuel to those rumours. Overnight, Twitter leaker @upleaks, has posted a screenshot of an entry in the Antutu database. The phone will[Read More…]

by 8:03 am on December 30, 2014 2 comments Manufacturer, Phones, Rumours
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, Podcast, 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