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Dell launches Chromebook 11 in Australia for $369

Dell launches Chromebook 11 in Australia for $369

After a protracted wait, Dell has brought their first Chromebook to the Australian market, launching the Dell Chromebook 11 on their Australian Business site. The Dell Chromebook 11 is a versatile machine with a fairly decent spec, although the 11.6″ LCD display still has a disappointing 1366×768 resolution. Nevertheless, the Chromebook 11 is powered by 4th Generation 1.4GHz Intel Celeron[Read More…]

by 8:30 am on February 19, 2015 2 comments Chromebook, Manufacturer
Next Maintenance Release for Android set to arrive in March

Next Maintenance Release for Android set to arrive in March

Google’s next update for Android, leaked recently as Android 5.1 on their Android One phones could be arriving next month, at least according to HTC’s Mo Versi who has advised the date to a customer on Twitter. While we’ve seen Android One handsets with Android 5.1, there has so far been no factory images, OTA updates or other indications that[Read More…]

by 6:21 am on February 19, 2015 6 comments Manufacturer, OS Update, Phones
Qualcomm announces new mid-range Snapdragon 400 & 600 processors with high-end features

Qualcomm announces new mid-range Snapdragon 400 & 600 processors with high-end features

Qualcomm has announced four new mid-range Snapdragon processors, announcing two new Snapdragon 400 and two new Snapdragon 600 processors with advanced new LTE modems and capabilities. All the new processors use either the new X8 LTE or X5 LTE modem from Qualcomm, with the X8 LTE capable of Cat 7 4G LTE, offering 300 Mbps down and 100 Mbps up,[Read More…]

by 1:47 am on February 19, 2015 0 comments Manufacturer
You can disable or enable sounds on Facebook’s Android app

You can disable or enable sounds on Facebook’s Android app

If you’ve used Facebook recently, you’ve probably noticed a rather annoying new addition included in a recent update — the Facebook app for Android makes a whole lot of weird noises when you interact with its user interface elements. If you haven’t, open the app now and have a listen, chances are they’re there, unless you’ve turned them off. The[Read More…]

by 6:15 pm on February 18, 2015 0 comments Apps, News
Samsung moves on to teasing wireless charging for ‘The next Galaxy’

Samsung moves on to teasing wireless charging for ‘The next Galaxy’

Samsung, as has been their tradition for the past few years, has been steadily building hype for the release of the next Samsung Galaxy flagship. They’ve addressed the camera in their first series of teasers, but now it seems like they’re moving on to power for the next round, and from some of the associated releases, that could include wireless[Read More…]

by 4:59 pm on February 18, 2015 1 comment Manufacturer, Phones
Action Launcher 3.2 rolls into Google Play with new features, changes and fixes

Action Launcher 3.2 rolls into Google Play with new features, changes and fixes

Chris Lacy has today released a massive update for his popular launcher replacement: Action Launcher. The 3.2 update for Action Launcher brings about a number of new features, as well as some fixes and some minor behavioural changes within the app. The big new features include the inclusion of QuickPage which allows you to add a page you can access[Read More…]

by 4:22 pm on February 18, 2015 0 comments Apps
Reply To WhatsApp, Hangouts, And More From Your Computer With Pushbullet

Reply To WhatsApp, Hangouts, And More From Your Computer With Pushbullet

Pushbullet have released a new update which allows users to reply to WhatsApp, Hangouts and a number of other messaging apps via a desktop computer, instead of having to pull your phone out of your pocket. Pushbullet has already made syncing notifications from your phone to your computer easy, but now the ability to reply to messages makes it even[Read More…]

by 3:09 pm on February 18, 2015 2 comments Apps, News
VLC is bringing Chromecast support to Android

VLC is bringing Chromecast support to Android

We’ve been big proponents of Chromecast since it was first announced, and we had them in Australia before they were on sale here. In short, it’s pretty clear that Ausdroid loves the Chromecast, and we know you guys do too — the versatile media streaming dongle has made getting your media, content and games on the TV a breeze, and[Read More…]

by 3:02 pm on February 18, 2015 1 comment Apps, Chromecast, News
HTC warms up the hype train for the MWC launch of the HTC One M9

HTC warms up the hype train for the MWC launch of the HTC One M9

Mobile World Congress will see a number of launches of new phones from at least three of the big manufacturers and one of the most hotly anticipated is the new release from HTC. While Samsung started their teasers last week, HTC has now begun by teasing the launch of what’s expected to be the HTC One M9. Tweeting from the[Read More…]

by 2:35 pm on February 18, 2015 0 comments Manufacturer
Galaxy Note Edge retail model receiving Lollipop update

Galaxy Note Edge retail model receiving Lollipop update

The Lollipop update for the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge has begun, and rather than beginning in a far flung corner of Europe like Poland as seems to have become the norm, it’s arriving first here in Australia. SamMobile is reporting that the Galaxy Note Edge (SM-N915G) is receiving the Android 5.0 update as a 1018.12MB OTA. The update brings with[Read More…]

by 2:25 pm on February 18, 2015 3 comments Manufacturer, OS Update, Phones