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Sony talks more about the update to Android Wear 5.1, with font size options and pop-up notifications

Sony talks more about the update to Android Wear 5.1, with font size options and pop-up notifications

Google has announced Android Wear 5.1 overnight which includes a slew of updates for Android Wear devices such as Sony’s Smartwatch 3 (shown above). However, while Google has filled us in on the big picture news, which you can read about in our earlier writeup, Sony has made its own announcement including some things that Google left out. Sony confirmed[Read More…]

in Android Wear, News by at 8:45 am on April 21, 2015
Motorola talks Android Wear update – confirms the Moto 360 will work on Wi-Fi
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Motorola talks Android Wear update – confirms the Moto 360 will work on Wi-Fi

Google’s announcement overnight of an upcoming update to Android Wear has gotten a number of people rather excited. Of course the manufacturers are excited too and Motorola is excited. They’ve taken to their blog to talk over the new updates and has confirmed that the Moto 360 will definitely be able to make use of the Wi-Fi component of the[Read More…]

in Android Wear by at 8:41 am on April 21, 2015
YouTube to discontinue support for older Google TV devices, Smart TVs and devices after April
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YouTube to discontinue support for older Google TV devices, Smart TVs and devices after April

Remember Google TV? Google’s first real foray into getting Google services and Play apps into the loungeroom didn’t really take off in quite the way it could have done, but nonetheless the platform made its way onto a number of consumer devices, including early smart TVs from HiSense. Google TV has largely been superseded by Android TV (which as we’ve[Read More…]

in Android TV, Chromecast by at 8:30 am on April 21, 2015
Australian gaming house Tin Man Games powers the latest Humble Mobile Bundle

Australian gaming house Tin Man Games powers the latest Humble Mobile Bundle

We love Humble Bundles, but having a Humble Mobile Bundle with an Australian flavour is a treat and today marks the start of the Humble Tin Man Games Mobile Bundle – which offers a bunch of Tin Man games for a low, low price. Known for their role-playing games, Tin Man Games has been a powerhouse on Android for some[Read More…]

in Apps by at 8:20 am on April 21, 2015
Will Sony’s Xperia Z4 see a release outside of Japan?
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Will Sony’s Xperia Z4 see a release outside of Japan?

We saw the exceptionally quiet launch of the Sony Xperia Z4 over the weekend in Japan .. and when we say quiet, we mean super quiet. It’s probably the lowest profile launch for a top tier smartphone we’ve seen in recent times, and perhaps given the high degree of similarity between the newly launched Xperia Z4 and the Xperia Z3 it replaces,[Read More…]

in News, Phones by at 7:57 am on April 21, 2015
Australian unlocked Samsung Galaxy Note 4 receiving Lollipop update now
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Australian unlocked Samsung Galaxy Note 4 receiving Lollipop update now

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 owners, your Lollipop is here. Since launching in November last year with Android 4.4, owners have been awaiting their lollipop update and the good news is, that it’s rolling out. Ausdroid reader Brandon advised us of the update, which has hit his unlocked Galaxy Note 4 handset purchased from The Good Guys. The update is fairly[Read More…]

in OS Updates, Phones by at 7:51 am on April 21, 2015
Rumour: Nokia planning a return to mobile devices
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Rumour: Nokia planning a return to mobile devices

Nokia, the Finnish company that had really brought the mobile revolution to the masses back in the day, is reportedly planning its return back into the mobile devices marketplace early next year. The report, which has surfaced via Re/code, comes thanks to sources who have been briefed on the companies intentions going forward. Those intentions are to relaunch Nokia into the mobile[Read More…]

in News, Phones by at 7:16 am on April 21, 2015
Android Wear update announced with Wi-Fi support, always on apps and easier access to contacts and apps

Android Wear update announced with Wi-Fi support, always on apps and easier access to contacts and apps

Android Wear got its last ‘big’ update last year, but the platform is moving ahead today with a host of new features announced by Google which will roll out to your wrist very soon. First up is the big one, at least in terms of hardware updates: Wi-Fi support. Android Wear hardware supports Bluetooth, and in many (not all) cases[Read More…]

in Android Wear, OS Updates by at 3:35 am on April 21, 2015
Samsung joins the party, starts releasing apps on Google Play – beginning with S Health

Samsung joins the party, starts releasing apps on Google Play – beginning with S Health

Manufacturers like HTC and Motorola have been publishing the apps normally baked into their Android skins onto Google Play for some time. This process makes it easier to update the app as it doesn’t have to go through the rigorous testing process that carriers put updates under before delivering an update to customers. Now it seems Samsung has seen the[Read More…]

in Apps by at 9:57 pm on April 20, 2015
OnePlus drops invite requirement in lead up to OnePlus 2 launch – but it will be back for that
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OnePlus drops invite requirement in lead up to OnePlus 2 launch – but it will be back for that

This week is a big one for OnePlus, it’s the first anniversary of the launch of their inaugural phone, the OnePlus One and they’re also unveiling what is likely to be the OnePlus 2 today. To celebrate the first year milestone, OnePlus has dropped the invite requirement for customers looking to purchase a OnePlus One and they’re offering a discount[Read More…]

in Phones by at 9:35 pm on April 20, 2015