Motorola invites you to a live-stream launch on the 28th of July
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Motorola invites you to a live-stream launch on the 28th of July

Looks like we might be seeing the new Motorola range a bit sooner than we thought. The rumoured August launch of their 2015 range of phones has seemingly been brought forward, with Motorola today sending out invites to media and on their site the general public to a live stream event on the 28th of July. The event will actually[Read More…]

in Manufacturer by at 8:04 am on July 17, 2015
Google Play Family Free App of the Week update – Sago Mini Space Explorer

Google Play Family Free App of the Week update – Sago Mini Space Explorer

Google Play Families free app of the week has been updated for the week, and this week, Google and Sago Sago are offering Sago Mini Space Explorer. The game is normally worth $3.99, but if you click this link in the Google Play Families section, you can install it for free. Sago Mini Space Explorer sees you blasting into space[Read More…]

in Apps by at 7:49 am on July 17, 2015
The OnePlus Invite System v2.0
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The OnePlus Invite System v2.0

The OnePlus One was one of the most talked-about phones for 2014. While the phone itself garnered much attention, the process to obtain one gained it’s fair share of, mostly negative attention, as well. The “invite system” was designed to limit OnePlus’ exposure to a low cash flow but high inventory risk. Fast forward to 2015 and our own Dan[Read More…]

in Other by at 10:17 pm on July 16, 2015
CommBank app adds the ability to store loyalty cards and create new accounts
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CommBank app adds the ability to store loyalty cards and create new accounts

Probably one of the more progressive of the big banks when it comes to adoption of the mobile wallet, at least when compared to the other ‘Big Four’, the Commonwealth Bank has added a couple of new features to their CommBank app. The CommBank App will now let you store your loyalty cards as well as create new accounts all[Read More…]

in Apps by at 1:51 pm on July 16, 2015
Stock Android Clock app gets a new paint job
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Stock Android Clock app gets a new paint job

Ok, Clock nerds, it’s time to get a new look for your stock Android clock. That’s essentially the summary in the latest clock update for the stock Android clock which only landed on Google Play last month. The summary actually includes fixes for duplication brought about by splitting the app out from the Android ROM itself, as well as a[Read More…]

in Apps by at 12:49 pm on July 16, 2015
HTC’s One M9 is already shipping with the improved 2.1 version of the Snapdragon 810
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HTC’s One M9 is already shipping with the improved 2.1 version of the Snapdragon 810

Qualcomm has experienced some fairly bad press with regards to their Snapdragon 810 processor. While the main headline is about overheating, it seems that they have definitely been working on the problem, releasing a v2.1 of the SoC that improves heat dissipation – and it’s already shipping in phones. The Snapdragon 810 v2.1 will be in the upcoming OnePlus 2[Read More…]

in Other by at 8:35 am on July 16, 2015
Pushbullet add full SMS capability to your desktop
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Pushbullet add full SMS capability to your desktop

If you’re a heavy SMS user and use the increasingly popular Pushbullet app the announcement on their blog is likely to put a smile on your dial; full SMS capability including conversation sync (not just the previously available respond to message function) is being pushed out via the Play Store. I’ve got a sharp eye out for the update to[Read More…]

in Apps, News by at 8:15 am on July 16, 2015
VP Product Managment confirms the HTC One (M8) will get Android M
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VP Product Managment confirms the HTC One (M8) will get Android M

Are you rocking an HTC One (M8) and wondering if your daily driver will get updated to Android M when it officially drops? Well wonder no longer; Thanks to Pierrette Rubenson sending a tweet to HTC USA and Mo Versi, Vice President of Product Management at HTC and his response has confirmed that the phone will indeed be getting an[Read More…]

in News, OS Updates, Other, Phones by at 12:00 am on July 16, 2015
Ausdroid Podcast 140 – LIVE CHAT

Ausdroid Podcast 140 – LIVE CHAT

https://www.youtube.com/embed/rS1kE14W_3E Welcome to episode 140 of the Ausdroid Podcast! You can watch us on your TV with Chromecast! Click here for the video in YouTube. Broadcast will start just before 9pm AEST. Live Chat You can join our live chat using the chat interface below, or join us on DALnet IRC, channel #ausdroid. Huawei Nexus Samsung Note / S6 Edge[Read More…]

in Other, Podcast Live by at 7:36 pm on July 15, 2015
Possible Huawei Nexus specs start taking shape.
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Possible Huawei Nexus specs start taking shape.

Huawei is making a Nexus. At this time of year, that’s a pretty strong rumour that’s been circulating. The reasons make sense: namely that Google wants an ‘in’ with China, and Huawei wants to expand in western markets. There’s been rumours circulating about specs for a while, but when our favourite leaker throws his 2-cents worth in, we tend to[Read More…]

in Other, Phones, Rumours by at 5:52 pm on July 15, 2015