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Acer launches new short-throw projector with internal Chromecast dongle support

Acer launches new short-throw projector with internal Chromecast dongle support

Acer has been building projectors and electronics for a long while now and for a mere US$999 (plus associated shipping costs from America) you could be the proud owner of a lovely little projector launched by Acer. The Acer H7550ST short throw projector not only delivers a full HD display up to 300-inches, or 100″ at 1.5 metres, but also[Read More…]

by 11:33 am on January 6, 2015 7 comments Manufacturer, News
Asus announces the Zenfone 2 – coming to Australia later this year

Asus announces the Zenfone 2 – coming to Australia later this year

Alongside the Asus Zenfone Zoom they announced this morning, Asus has also announced a follow-up to their original Zenfone, announcing the imaginatively named Zenfone 2. The Zenfone 2 is a great looking smartphone, which sets the stage in a number of areas, incorporating an Intel 64-bit Atom processor and an amazingly large 4GB of RAM. The big story is the[Read More…]

by 11:16 am on January 6, 2015 4 comments Manufacturer, Phones
Samsung CES 2015 Press Conference — Live Blog

Samsung CES 2015 Press Conference — Live Blog

The Ausdroid Team is standing by for Samsung’s CES 2015 press conference, and we’ll be live blogging it for you. Keep up to date with the latest on this page. We haven’t heard rumours of new phones, just yet, but there’s the possibility of something fun being announced. Watch with us below, and keep up with the live blog for the[Read More…]

by 8:58 am on January 6, 2015 6 comments Manufacturer, News
Sharp announces first Android TV compatible panels with the UHD UE30 and UH30

Sharp announces first Android TV compatible panels with the UHD UE30 and UH30

At Google I/O last year, Google announced Android TV as their next platform focused on the entertainment hub of your home. At I/O, Google announced that both Sony and Sharp would be releasing TV’s with Android TV built-in, and today Sharp has announced their first TV’s with Android TV, and they won’t be cheap. Sharp has announced three TVs in[Read More…]

by 8:18 am on January 6, 2015 4 comments Android TV, Manufacturer, News
ASUS zooms in with the ZenFone Zoom, featuring a 3X optical zoom camera

ASUS zooms in with the ZenFone Zoom, featuring a 3X optical zoom camera

ASUS could be back in the spotlight with its unveiling of the ZenFone Zoom at CES 2015. In a clear pitch to those with more than a passing interest in mobile photography, the ZenFone Zoom looks a lot like the Nokia Lumia 1020, and perhaps for good reason: it features an optical zoom camera on the rear, like what you’d[Read More…]

by 8:17 am on January 6, 2015 7 comments News, Phones
Sandisk announces Ultra Dual USB Drive 3.0 with microUSB and USB connectors and Android companion appd

Sandisk announces Ultra Dual USB Drive 3.0 with microUSB and USB connectors and Android companion appd

Sandisk has announced a new range of portable USB drives at CES this morning, announcing the Ultra Dual USB Drive 3.0 with microUSB and USB connectors. The drives can be used on any PC with the standard USB connection but their real utility lies in use with mobile phones and tablets which support USB OTG. Sandisk is specifically targeting Android[Read More…]

by 7:59 am on January 6, 2015 2 comments Accessories, Apps
Google introduces Google Cast for audio

Google introduces Google Cast for audio

We all know that Chromecast has been one of the success stories of 2014; millions of users worldwide have bought the sub-$50 device to get their content from their phones, tablets and computers into the loungeroom and onto the TV. Google goes as far as quoting the device as being used in 27 countries, and average usage per device has increased[Read More…]

by 7:38 am on January 6, 2015 10 comments Chromecast, News
LG shows off the new, faster G Flex 2 at CES 2015

LG shows off the new, faster G Flex 2 at CES 2015

There wasn’t really any surprise when we saw murmurs LG would be announcing the G Flex 2 at CES 2015, as there have been CES banners up around the place with G Flex 2 naming shown off. So, with little ado, LG unveiled the next generation curved display device earlier today. It looks as if the G Flex 2 improves[Read More…]

by 7:27 am on January 6, 2015 3 comments News, Phones
Optus Offers Bonus Data For Sim Only Plans

Optus Offers Bonus Data For Sim Only Plans

As more and more people start to use advanced smartphones they are going to consume more and more data. Unfortunately we have very rarely seen any providers offer data increases in acknowledgement of the way people use their devices. With data allowances decreasing in recent years it is difficult to get full value out of your smartphone. Optus are showing[Read More…]

by 7:05 pm on January 5, 2015 7 comments Carriers
Parrot launch new Android Auto Infotainment System

Parrot launch new Android Auto Infotainment System

Last June, along with a new versions of Android, Google announced several new hardware platforms for Android, including Android Wear, Android TV and Android Auto. While we saw Android Wear almost immediately, Android TV has finally launched in the US in the form of the Nexus Player, but so far Android Auto has failed to materialise. Parrot has changed that[Read More…]

by 6:39 pm on January 5, 2015 1 comment Accessories, Android Auto, Manufacturer, News