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Motorola Moto X successor – XT912A shows up on GFXBench

Motorola Moto X successor – XT912A shows up on GFXBench

The successor to the Motorola Moto X has apparently shown up on benchmarking site GFXBench, giving us an insight into what could be announced later this ‘Summer’. Motorola announced during a Q&A session held at Mobile World Congress (MWC) that they would be releasing an update to the Moto X in Summer (Our winter here in Australia). The use of[Read More…]

by 9:09 am on April 26, 2014 8 comments Manufacturer, Phones, Rumours
Monument Valley comes to Android — get it today for just 99c

Monument Valley comes to Android — get it today for just 99c

UPDATE: The testing group has now reverted to invite only as enough test users have come on board. Ustwo Games recently tweeted from their account to this effect.

Monument Valley is the new and stunningly beautiful game that has rocked iOS in recent times, and for those in Android land who’ve been wanting to get on board with the action, now you can.

by 8:58 am on April 26, 2014 15 comments Apps, News, Sale
Huawei Ascend P7 specs leaked – same design as the P6

Huawei Ascend P7 specs leaked – same design as the P6

If you’re a Huawei fan, yes they exist, then you’ll be interested in the leak of new specs for the upcoming Ascend P6 replacement, imaginatively named the Ascend P7. Serial leaker @EvLeaks has posted a list of specs through Twitter which also advises that the design has essentially not changed from the P6. The tweet which was sent out late[Read More…]

by 8:46 am on April 26, 2014 0 comments Manufacturer, Phones
Asus Transformer Pad TF701 – First Impressions

Asus Transformer Pad TF701 – First Impressions

Being a writer for Ausdroid has it’s perks, reviewing devices that you wouldn’t necessarily otherwise buy or have access to is one of them. The Asus Transformer Pad TF701 arived in my life for about 2 days now and generally speaking I’m fairly impressed, cosmetically it’s quite pleasing and has a very slick, “cool” look to it but it’s not[Read More…]

by 8:37 am on April 26, 2014 6 comments Manufacturer, News, Tablets
Samsung Galaxy Beam 2 released in China

Samsung Galaxy Beam 2 released in China

It was just last month we saw the first hints of a successor to the Galaxy Beam, and now the followup has now launched in China . The Samsung Galaxy Beam 2 includes a ‘built-in professional-level mini-projector’, which Samsung has listed as supporting only WVGA (480×800) resolution. The projector is an update from the original Galaxy Beam which supported only[Read More…]

by 9:49 am on April 25, 2014 1 comment Manufacturer, Phones
Vic Gundotra leaving Google

Vic Gundotra leaving Google

Vic Gundrotra, the man behind many prominent Google features like Google+ as well as their developer focused event which is coming up to its 7th year – Google I/O, is leaving Google. Vic has written a heart wrenching post on Google+ titled ‘And Then’ outlining why he’s leaving Google, but he has yet to advise where he will be going[Read More…]

by 9:25 am on April 25, 2014 12 comments Other
IFTTT Android App now available from Google Play – mix up a recipe of your favourite internet things

IFTTT Android App now available from Google Play – mix up a recipe of your favourite internet things

If automating internet based processes sounds fun then If This Then That (IFTTT) is for you. Although there’s been a lot you could do on IFTTT via their web interface, it’s been available to the iOS community for what seems an age, offering them even more functionality based on iOS integration. But, as of this morning IFTTT has finally launched[Read More…]

by 9:01 am on April 25, 2014 3 comments Apps
The Future Of Motorola

The Future Of Motorola

When Lenovo purchased Motorola Mobility from Google earlier this year there was some scepticism about what would happen to Motorola’s line of Android devices. Anyone who has seen a Moto G or a Moto X knows that Motorola have a close to pure stock Android experience. The UI is stock Android in its design but Motorola have added some excellent[Read More…]

by 9:28 pm on April 24, 2014 2 comments News
Samsung Galaxy K (Galaxy S5 Zoom) pictured

Samsung Galaxy K (Galaxy S5 Zoom) pictured

The Galaxy S5 Zoom is now being called the Samsung Galaxy K, or at least it will be when it launches on the 29th of April at an event in Singapore. The phone-camera or camera-phone whichever way you look at it, has appeared in leaks in the past, but it’s been shown off again overnight. Unfortunately there’s no rear shots,[Read More…]

by 10:25 am on April 24, 2014 3 comments Manufacturer, Phones
Samsung Gear Fit – Smartwatch Review

Samsung Gear Fit – Smartwatch Review

Samsung has managed to put a smartwatch on my wrist, and I don’t mind it – at least, I don’t mind the feel of it. Unfortunately, while there’s some appealing qualities to the Gear Fit, there’s also a few aspects of Samsung’s $250 smartwatch that are a bit of a mess. The Gear Fit is actually a rather attractive piece[Read More…]

by 9:03 am on April 24, 2014 4 comments Reviews, Smartwatch