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Google I/O developer registration is now open – enter now for your chance to pay $900

Google I/O developer registration is now open – enter now for your chance to pay $900

Google I/O 2015 will be held, as usual, at the Moscone Centre West conveniently located near Google’s Mountain View headquarters. From May 28-29, developers, Press and Googlers will intermingle and learn all about upcoming products from Google. If you’re wanting to attend, you can now apply to attend. Google I/O has been an intensely hard to attend event, with Google[Read More…]

by 6:10 am on March 18, 2015 1 comment Events, News
Cyanogen Inc. Not Being Funded By Microsoft

Cyanogen Inc. Not Being Funded By Microsoft

Rarely a week goes by that we don’t have a story of some description on Cyanogen Inc here on Ausdroid. This week is no exception. Reports have recently surfaced rebutting the previous rumour that Microsoft was going to invest in the fledgling Android software company. In October a rumour surfaced that Cyanogen Inc was attempting to raise funding seeking a[Read More…]

by 9:21 pm on March 17, 2015 1 comment News
HTC One M9: Australian availability

HTC One M9: Australian availability

At their Australian launch event in Sydney, HTC has again shown off their latest high-end flagship the HTC One M9. They’ve shown off the features and spoken of the bespoke design, and of course talked about availability. The good news for everyone is that the HTC One M9 will be available from all three major carriers, with Telstra, Vodafone and[Read More…]

by 7:31 pm on March 17, 2015 19 comments Carriers, Manufacturer, News, Phones
Adobe launches Document Cloud aiming to make portable document editing and creation easier

Adobe launches Document Cloud aiming to make portable document editing and creation easier

We all know and – with the exception of Flash – mostly love Adobe Products, and today they’ve announced that they’re making a run on cloud document curation and development with ‘Document Cloud’. Adobe has been monitoring the market and has seen the adoption of mobile technology, and with Document Cloud they want to make creating and using documents easier,[Read More…]

by 3:45 pm on March 17, 2015 2 comments Apps
Some Chromecast enabled apps now seeing limited function with TV Remotes

Some Chromecast enabled apps now seeing limited function with TV Remotes

Google just keeps making their Chromecast even better. In reports from users on reddit, some Chromecast apps are seeming to now respond to media controls from TV remote controls. The thread on the Chromecast sub-reddit has been attracting attention with a variety of users reporting various degrees of success. A list of apps which are showing limited functionality, such as[Read More…]

by 2:52 pm on March 17, 2015 9 comments Chromecast
Achievement Unlocked: Samsung Galaxy S6 already rooted

Achievement Unlocked: Samsung Galaxy S6 already rooted

Surprising only to people who haven’t seen how quickly this guy work before; Chainfire has already gotten his hands on and manage to root the Samsung Galaxy S6. In an announcement on Google+ Chainfire announced that the SM-G920T (T Mobile) and SM-G925T (S6 Edge) phones have been added to the Chainfire CF-Autoroot repository. Note: You will need an unlocked bootloader,[Read More…]

by 2:30 pm on March 17, 2015 9 comments Manufacturer, News, Phones
Good Deal: Titan Black LG G Watch for $128

Good Deal: Titan Black LG G Watch for $128

A lot of people are super keen on Android Wear and the LG G Watch, while not the highest end on the fashion stakes is certainly up there with the best of them spec wise. Containing the same hardware as most of the Android Wear watches currently on the market, the LG G Watch is a great bargain when it’s[Read More…]

by 2:27 pm on March 17, 2015 3 comments Accessories, Android Wear, Manufacturer, News
Google is looking into a research project that is building an open-sourced virtual assistant

Google is looking into a research project that is building an open-sourced virtual assistant

Siri, Cortana, and to a lesser extent due to its availability on iOS, Google Now – are all virtual assistants to an extent, but limited by availability. Google is apparently backing an open sourced approach to virtual assistants built by the University of Michigan’s Clarity Lab, called Sirius which is taking an open source approach to building the next virtual[Read More…]

by 2:18 pm on March 17, 2015 0 comments Other
YouTube to replace annotations with card overlays

YouTube to replace annotations with card overlays

If you’ve watched a YouTube video you’ll be intimately familiar with annotations on videos which invite you to check out other videos the creator has made, link to other sites or just remind you to like the video. Google has looked into a way to make annotations like this work better across their platforms and has decided their card interface[Read More…]

by 12:38 pm on March 17, 2015 1 comment Apps
Sony Xperia Z4 render hits the web looking just like an Xperia Z series phone

Sony Xperia Z4 render hits the web looking just like an Xperia Z series phone

Fans of the Xperia Z series phones were a little disappointed in the lack of phone announcement alongside the Xperia Z4 tablet at Mobile World Congress, but that isn’t to say that Sony isn’t working on a new phone. Leaker @onleaks has shared the above photo of what’s claimed to be the first render of the Xperia Z4 this morning.[Read More…]

by 8:44 am on March 17, 2015 4 comments Manufacturer, Phones, Rumours