HTC Australia has advised a fix is now on its way to HTC One (M7) owners experiencing issues after latest update
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HTC Australia has advised a fix is now on its way to HTC One (M7) owners experiencing issues after latest update

Owners of the original HTC One have apparently been experiencing issues with their handsets after the latest update pushed out to their phones. Apparently some customers were experiencing audio issues when making calls – with some customers unable to make any calls at all. It seems that HTC has issued a software patch and it should be rolling out to[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Phones by at 9:30 am on December 20, 2014
This new Google Search ad will get your heart started!
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This new Google Search ad will get your heart started!

Ok Google – this one will get your heart going this morning. Google Australia does a fair few Australian focused ads and we’ve shown a few in the past, but this one caught our attention. As Australian’s almost all of us will have had to contend with one of these long legged denizens of our homes, gardens and workplaces: The[Read More…]

in Apps, News by at 9:00 am on December 20, 2014
Motorola Moto G (2nd Gen) starts to receive Android 5.0.1 update
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Motorola Moto G (2nd Gen) starts to receive Android 5.0.1 update

Motorola’s 2nd generation Moto G, dubbed the Moto G 2, appears to be the first non-Nexus (or non-Google Play Edition) device to receive the update to Android 5.0.1 Lollipop. The build shows up on the system as version 22.21.25, with build number LXB22.46-25. Obviously, Australian phones will show slightly different details when the update is received here. Rumours are also in the[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, News, OS Updates, Phones by at 8:53 am on December 20, 2014
RWY by OzRunways lands on Android
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RWY by OzRunways lands on Android

OzRunways, author of one of the most popular Australian electronic flight bag apps for iOS, has released their long-awaited Android version on Google Play, named RWY by OzRunways. RWY is approved by CASA under the relevant Civil Aviation Regulations for use as an electronic flight bag in operations, and should be able to handily service the majority of your aviation needs. Currently, RWY[Read More…]

in Apps, News by at 8:30 am on December 20, 2014
You can now track your Dominos Pizza delivery on Chromecast and Android Wear
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You can now track your Dominos Pizza delivery on Chromecast and Android Wear

Dominos pizza has been at the forefront when it comes to giving users better ways to order pizza, their Android app beat every other supplier to market and their Pizza Tracker is a nifty innovation in and of itself. Now you can track your pizza delivery on your Chromecast and on Android Wear. In the latest version of the Dominos[Read More…]

in Android Wear, Apps, Chromecast by at 8:00 am on December 20, 2014
All Australian Motorola Nexus 6 phones will arrive without the Turbo Charger until next year.
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All Australian Motorola Nexus 6 phones will arrive without the Turbo Charger until next year.

The quick flurry of Nexus 6 purchases at retail on Thursday brought one previously unknown fact into the light, the fact that the phones were shipping without the much vaunted Turbo Charger. The Motorola Turbo Charger offers ‘up to 8 more hours of battery life’ on just ’15 minutes of charging’ on the latest Motorola phones using the Qualcomm Quick[Read More…]

in Accessories, Google Play, Manufacturer, Phones by at 9:29 pm on December 19, 2014
Yes, Telstra IS now delivering your Nexus update
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Yes, Telstra IS now delivering your Nexus update

After being caught blocking Over-The-Air updates to all Nexus devices – even ones not purchased from them – Telstra has seemingly performed a backpedal, and is now allowing updates – at least the recently released Android 5.0.1 update anyway. A number of Ausdroid readers (Adrian, Lester, John, Shano plus many, many more) are reporting that they are now receiving the[Read More…]

in News by at 2:42 pm on December 19, 2014
The Good Guys are also selling the Nexus 6 – and you can get 10% off for a limited time
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The Good Guys are also selling the Nexus 6 – and you can get 10% off for a limited time

The Motorola built Google Nexus 6 is currently randomly showing up on Google Play, as well as hitting JB Hifi stores, but you can now also grab one from The Good Guys – and if you’re quick you can grab one for 10% off with in-store pickup. The 32GB Nexus 6 (XT1100BL) is showing now – in Midnight Blue colouring[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Phones by at 2:25 pm on December 19, 2014
Rumour: Google is looking to build Android into cars
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Rumour: Google is looking to build Android into cars

The newly announced Android Auto platform for in-car entertainment and navigation systems, presents Google’s plans for the car, or so we thought. According to sources who have spoken to Reuters, Google may be planning even further implementations of Android in the car, at an even more base level. According to sources who declined to be named, Google is looking to[Read More…]

in Android Auto by at 2:06 pm on December 19, 2014
Retailer Round-up: This week’s specials
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Retailer Round-up: This week’s specials

Well it’s literally the final countdown to Christmas and our major retailers are ramping up their efforts with Android related goodies for you to purchase, should you still remain undecided on what to buy that geeky person in your life. So without further ado, here is the weekly specials this week: Coles Mobiles Telstra Rush Pre-Paid Mobile – $39 –[Read More…]

in Android Wear, Chromecast, News, Phones, Smartwatch, Tablets by at 1:36 pm on December 19, 2014