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Humble Bundle: PC and Android 9 – Games and Soundtracks for cheap

Humble Bundle: PC and Android 9 – Games and Soundtracks for cheap

The Humble Bundle is back. This time it’s offering PC compatible games as well as Android versions, not a bad deal for the gamer who likes to play across platforms. The games are compatible with Windows, Mac, Linux, and Android and you also get soundtracks for your favourites. There’s currently six games on offer, with four available at whatever price[Read More…]

by 9:49 am on April 2, 2014 0 comments Apps, Sale
Sony QX100 Lens-Style camera — Review

Sony QX100 Lens-Style camera — Review

The QX100 Lens-style camera that can be attached to your Smartphone, but is it worth a shot? Manufacturers have been including cameras in mobile phones for over a decade and as phones get more powerful and portable, so have the built-in cameras. With these advances in camera technologies, consumers want to be able to take high quality photos from a[Read More…]

by 9:11 am on April 2, 2014 11 comments Design, News, Reviews
Google Apps Update: Hangout Link automatically added to Calendar Appointments

Google Apps Update: Hangout Link automatically added to Calendar Appointments

Google has made an update to Google Apps that will automatically add a Hangouts link to any calendar appointment that is shared among users. This is something that could be extremely useful for businesses where staff are in geographically diverse locations, telecommute or simply are having an online meeting out of normal working hours. There’s a few provisos added to[Read More…]

by 9:00 am on April 2, 2014 2 comments News
Ausdroid Podcast 107 – Gotta fool em all

Ausdroid Podcast 107 – Gotta fool em all

Welcome to episode 107 of the Ausdroid podcast! With local launches for the Galaxy S5 and HTC One M8 past, we could finally discuss some Australian specifics like carrier pricing. As both Dan and Jason have the One M8 in hand, we also gave some early thoughts on the device. There’s also a quick roundup of some other notable devices[Read More…]

by 7:24 am on April 2, 2014 0 comments Podcast
Samsung Galaxy S5 available online

Samsung Galaxy S5 available online

So much for April the 11th as a simultaneous worldwide release! Following the Galaxy S5 breaking street date in South Korea, there’s a number of third parties (not telcos or retail shops) selling the Galaxy S5 on Amazon. These parties are offering shipping in 1 – 2 days, and with the usual “US Shipping Only” rules that can be circumvented,[Read More…]

by 6:43 am on April 2, 2014 0 comments Manufacturer, News, Phones
Samsung Galaxy S4 Wireless Charging — Gadgets 4 Geeks

Samsung Galaxy S4 Wireless Charging — Gadgets 4 Geeks

Now the latest flagships have arrived, it’s likely that there will be a huge number of Samsung Galaxy S4 phones going cheap on eBay, Gumtree and private sales so it seems an opportunistic time to speak about the phones capabilities, or lack of. There should be little doubt that the Samsung Galaxy S4 is the giant of its generation in[Read More…]

by 7:53 pm on April 1, 2014 11 comments Accessories, News
HTC One (M8) demand outstripping supply in Taiwan

HTC One (M8) demand outstripping supply in Taiwan

HTC have had their latest and greatest toy — the HTC One (M8) — on sale for less than a week, but reports are coming out of Taiwan that the demand for the flagship phone is currently outstripping supply quite considerably. The General Manager of the local distributor stated that the sales were doubling every day since the device went[Read More…]

by 7:43 pm on April 1, 2014 5 comments Manufacturer, News, Phones
Optus adds the Sony Xperia E1 to their pre-paid lineup with World Cup Ball exclusive in tow

Optus adds the Sony Xperia E1 to their pre-paid lineup with World Cup Ball exclusive in tow

Optus has today announced that they’ve added the Sony Xperia E1 to their pre-paid range. The 3G only handset will be sold online and in-store for $149. It’s a pretty decent deal for a low end phone, but Optus is going the extra mile. As a bonus for early adopters, the phone is being paired with a Soccer World Cup[Read More…]

by 3:55 pm on April 1, 2014 1 comment Carriers, Manufacturer, Phones
LG wants to hear from you about the next great mobile innovation

LG wants to hear from you about the next great mobile innovation

LG has been innovating their little hearts out in the mobile space and it’s working. They’ve introduced new concepts – rear mounted keys, curved screens, flexible phones – and they’re grabbing attention everywhere, up to and including winning the ‘Most Innovative Device Manufacturer of the Year’ at Mobile World Congress this year. Now, they want to hear from you about[Read More…]

by 3:39 pm on April 1, 2014 3 comments Competition, Manufacturer
HTC One (M8) found to be manipulating benchmark results

HTC One (M8) found to be manipulating benchmark results

HTC have been caught with their virtual pants down yet again, after being caught red handed boosting their device performance specifically to top the charts on benchmarking last year, HTC’s latest flagship the One (M8) has been found to have the same performance enhancing software in the operating system. The Antutu 4 benchmarks show the HTC One (M8) not just[Read More…]

by 3:21 pm on April 1, 2014 1 comment Manufacturer, News, Phones