Microsoft Hyperlapse Mobile is now available for all Android 4.4+ devices

Microsoft Hyperlapse Mobile is now available for all Android 4.4+ devices

Microsoft’s Hyperlapse video creator app for Android has finally dropped its Beta tag, and is now available for anyone with a device running Android 4.4 or above to download and use the app. If you haven’t heard of it before, Microsoft’s Hyperlapse app creates ‘smooth and stabilized time lapses from first-person videos’. The app launched in May, but only to[Read More…]

in Apps by at 9:30 am on July 18, 2015
Google begins inviting users to apply for Map Maker Regional Lead positions

Google begins inviting users to apply for Map Maker Regional Lead positions

As announced earlier this week, Google’s Map Maker service is due to re-launch next month. As part of the re-launch, Google will be heavily relying on Google’s automated moderation systems as well as ‘Regional Leads’ to check edits made to maps and it looks like Google has begun the process of searching for those Regional Leads. The invite is being[Read More…]

in Google Services by at 9:00 am on July 18, 2015
Microsoft’s personal assistant Cortana beta leaks early

Microsoft’s personal assistant Cortana beta leaks early

Microsoft’s personal assistant app Cortana, which is due to make an appearance on Android and iOS devices later this year when Windows 10 launches has leaked for Android. The APK has been made freely available for users to download and install with no restrictions. Cortana is a voice-assistant from Microsoft, with the ability to supplant a number of functions available[Read More…]

in Apps by at 8:30 am on July 18, 2015
This is Sony’s Android TV, and it is truly glorious to behold
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This is Sony’s Android TV, and it is truly glorious to behold

Last week, we reported on the launch of Sony’s Android TVs into Australia. This week, we have one in the Ausdroid office to play with, and my golly gosh… it truly is a glorious piece of technology. I apologise profusely in advance for not using photographs of the TV in situ, but our media centre is .. well .. a[Read More…]

in Android TV, Manufacturer, News by at 7:59 am on July 18, 2015
Holy heck the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ is massive
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Holy heck the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ is massive

If you ever looked at the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge and thought, no, it’s just not big enough? Well, if you have, then Samsung’s Galaxy S6 Edge+ which is rumoured to be launching alongside the Galaxy Note 5 on August 12th, looks like it should satisfy you fairly handily. German site, allaboutsamsung.de has gotten their hands on a dummy unit[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Phones by at 9:17 pm on July 17, 2015
Game of Thrones: Episode 5 coming July 23rd

Game of Thrones: Episode 5 coming July 23rd

Game of Thrones is one of the most popular TV shows of recent time enjoying massive success and enthusiasm for the show across the globe. Telltale Games have very cleverly ridden the coat tails of the shows success and brought their Game of Thrones adventure game to the Play Store. The next installment of their episodic game has been announced[Read More…]

in Apps, Games, News by at 2:32 pm on July 17, 2015
Telstra launches an in-car 4GX based Wi-Fi solution for pre-paid users
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Telstra launches an in-car 4GX based Wi-Fi solution for pre-paid users

Telstra has today launched a new gadget for data hungry users to use in the car, offering a new high-speed hotspot for users to plug into their cigarette lighter in their car. The idea isn’t new, it is at its core a simple cigarette lighter-to-USB accessor with a WiFi modem plugged in. Optus has done it previously, but it’s Huawei[Read More…]

in Other by at 2:20 pm on July 17, 2015
Google Play Music update fixes issue with local music being removed from devices.
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Google Play Music update fixes issue with local music being removed from devices.

Last week, it came to light that a bug was affecting users who chose to store music locally on their device, which removed the files against the wishes of users. Google announced at the time, that they were working on a fix, and it looks like the fix hannounced at the time This morning, users are being prompted to update[Read More…]

in Apps by at 1:56 pm on July 17, 2015
Inbox allows you to snooze your email to just the right time
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Inbox allows you to snooze your email to just the right time

Inbox by Google has been quite a shot in the arm for really active email users who also use their email as a reminder system of sorts. Inbox is making life easier for a lot of users and who doesn’t like things that makes their life easier? In the latest update to the Inbox app, you’ll see some new options[Read More…]

in Apps, Google Services, News by at 1:28 pm on July 17, 2015
Samsung and Apple reportedly in talks with carriers to enable e-SIM
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Samsung and Apple reportedly in talks with carriers to enable e-SIM

SIM Cards have been growing smaller over time, since their introduction with the first digital mobile phones, the cards have represented a major space hog in handsets. A new initiative being spearheaded by Samsung and Apple, appears to be intending to make those SIM cards disappear in favour of a new embedded SIM card or e-SIM that would allow consumers[Read More…]

in Other by at 12:59 pm on July 17, 2015