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Google unloads full length version of their Wear What You Want commercial for Android Wear

Google unloads full length version of their Wear What You Want commercial for Android Wear

On the morning of the Apple Watch announcement, Google launched a quick (17 second) Android Wear video called Wear what you want. Google has launched a much longer version with the tagline (Party On) attached and if you liked the first one, you’ll probably like this one. Just like the previous one, which was an upbeat look at Android Wear[Read More…]

by 7:37 am on March 21, 2015 3 comments Android Wear, Other
HTC reconsidering Android 5.1 update for One M7

HTC reconsidering Android 5.1 update for One M7

HTC was involved in a minor kerfuffle yesterday, when HTC VP, Product Management Mo Versi took to Twitter to advise that the HTC One M7 wouldn’t receive an update to Android 5.1. It seems that there was enough ‘feedback’ on this statement to make HTC take a second look, with Mo apparently reversing this decision. The semi-announcement also came via[Read More…]

by 7:15 am on March 21, 2015 3 comments OS Update, Phones
New Chromecast offers bring a Google Play Movie Rental and Premium Quickflix

New Chromecast offers bring a Google Play Movie Rental and Premium Quickflix

Google has updated their Chromecast offers page again, offering you the chance to grab two more freebies. To check if you have freebies available on the Chromecast Offers page ensure you’re connected to the same Wi-Fi network as your Chromecast. Once you’re connected head to chromecast.com/offers and ensure you have the Chromecast extension installed, then follow the bouncing ball. You[Read More…]

by 8:56 pm on March 20, 2015 2 comments Chromecast, Deal, Google Play
Ausdroid turns five today — who’d have thought?

Ausdroid turns five today — who’d have thought?

Ladies and gentlefolk, I’d like to invite you to celebrate — with us — the fifth birthday of Ausdroid. Yes, believe it or not, Ausdroid has been around for five years now, and what started as the small project of Buzz Moody has grown into the larger gathering that it is today. We’ve hit some wonderful milestones along the way.[Read More…]

by 8:39 pm on March 20, 2015 14 comments News
HTC Appoints Cher Wang as CEO – Peter Chou to head up new HTC Future Development Lab

HTC Appoints Cher Wang as CEO – Peter Chou to head up new HTC Future Development Lab

In a surprise announcement today, HTC has announced that the board of directors has appointed Chairman and co-founder of HTC, Cher Wang as CEO of the company, replacing Peter Chou. The announcement comes on the heels of the global announcement of HTC’s latest flagship phone, the HTC One M9, which is currently launching in various markets around the world, including[Read More…]

by 6:49 pm on March 20, 2015 10 comments Manufacturer, Other
Big W launches an Easter Egg hunt in-store using Android and Beacons

Big W launches an Easter Egg hunt in-store using Android and Beacons

The magic egg laying bunny will soon be gracing homes around the world, and Big W has launched a new competition to tie-in with it. It’s a pretty cool idea, using smartphones and beacon technology to guide you around the store collecting virtual eggs for a chance to win prizes. The app itself is fairly straight-forward, open it up when[Read More…]

by 2:12 pm on March 20, 2015 8 comments Apps
Sony’s 128GB ZX2 Android running High-Resolution Audio Walkman is now in-stock and shipping for $1599

Sony’s 128GB ZX2 Android running High-Resolution Audio Walkman is now in-stock and shipping for $1599

Sony’s high-resolution audio Walkman they announced back at CES is in-stock and ready to ship in Australia. The Walkman appeared on the Sony site last weekend, but was listed as out of stock, but that’s now resolved, though with only limited stock available. The limited stock availability may be Sony testing the waters on the high-priced player which at $1599,[Read More…]

by 1:56 pm on March 20, 2015 10 comments Accessories
Bose launches their Noise-Cancelling QC25 headphones for Android

Bose launches their Noise-Cancelling QC25 headphones for Android

After announcing the Apple compatible versions in September, Bose has today announced that their noise-cancelling Quiet Comfort – QC25 headphones are now available for Android users. The Bose QuietComfort 25 headphones are at the high-end, premium end of the scale, offering improved noise reduction from the previous models, as well as a nice design. The QuietComfort headphones have been reengineered[Read More…]

by 12:27 pm on March 20, 2015 9 comments Accessories
OnePlus looking at focusing on gaming for next months product launch

OnePlus looking at focusing on gaming for next months product launch

OnePlus the company who made a moderately sized splash in the mobile landscape last year with their One handset are looking to do the same with the game industry. OnePlus has released a series of visual teasers for their next hardware launch, which is scheduled to arrive in April – but what is it? There’s three teasers in total, the[Read More…]

by 11:56 am on March 20, 2015 3 comments Manufacturer
Samsung is able to put 128GB storage on not only high end devices, but also low end devices

Samsung is able to put 128GB storage on not only high end devices, but also low end devices

Samsung has overnight announced a high-performance mobile memory storage module based on Embedded MultiMediaCard (eMMC) 5.0 technology. The new memory chipset which is based on 128GB3-bit NAND-based eMMC 5.0 storage has been target at the mid-range mass market of smartphone and tablets. Dr. Jung-Bae Lee, Senior Vice President of Memory Product Planning and Application Engineering Team, Samsung Electronics has said[Read More…]

by 10:53 am on March 20, 2015 0 comments Manufacturer, News