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You can now set Google Now reminders without touching your phone

You can now set Google Now reminders without touching your phone

Setting reminders has always been a handy function of Google Now, although a bit fiddly, with fine details having to be finalised by hand. But a new update to Google Search which has been slipped in, will now allow you to set reminders completely hands-free. The update works exceedingly well with the Google Now Launcher, or once you launch Google[Read More…]

by 8:30 am on May 24, 2014 2 comments Apps
Get a free Dot View Case with the HTC One M8 when you sign up with Optus

Get a free Dot View Case with the HTC One M8 when you sign up with Optus

The big accessory for the HTC One M8, is of course the Dot View Cover. The Dot View case is a flip cover which allows you to see notifications as well as interact with your phone with the cover closed by making use of the dot matrix style holes in the flap. The Dot View cover is a great, albeit[Read More…]

by 8:00 am on May 24, 2014 0 comments Carriers, Manufacturer, Phones
LG Continues to Tease

LG Continues to Tease

With the 27th of May, and the announcement of the LG G3, fast approaching LG are really stepping up the hype factory around their 2014 flagship. Earlier today EvLeaks received a few pictures taken by Mr Blurrycam of the screen of a developer edition of the G3. Now LG themselves have officially released short teaser videos to YouTube. The three[Read More…]

by 7:30 am on May 24, 2014 0 comments News
Google finally fixes the ability to set countdown timer cards in search

Google finally fixes the ability to set countdown timer cards in search

Google hasn’t been doing a great job with setting timers in Search, which has up until now simply set an alarm in your default alarm clock app, but it seems Google has finally listened and has added the ability to set a timer within Search that simply activates a card. You can set timers using the Google Now Launcher by[Read More…]

by 7:00 am on May 24, 2014 0 comments Apps
Just in: Samsung Music Hub to remain in Australia

Just in: Samsung Music Hub to remain in Australia

Contrary to earlier reports of the worldwide cessation of the Samsung Music Hub service, Ausdroid has been advised that the service will continue to run in Australia. A Samsung spokesperson told Ausdroid this evening: Samsung Music Hub in Australia has been developed for this country and for Australian customers. It is a separate platform from other music channels offered in[Read More…]

by 6:24 pm on May 23, 2014 0 comments Exclusive, News
Exclusive: Australian Chromecast stock now arriving in Dick Smith stores

Exclusive: Australian Chromecast stock now arriving in Dick Smith stores

Last Sunday’s leak from Dick Smith of an upcoming Australian retail launch of the Chromecast highlighted a marked interest in the retail launch of Google’s popular HDMI Dongle, further follow-up with stores has been less than fruitful, but this next step shows the launch is about to go ahead. We’re seeing multiple reports of DSE stores receiving stock of the[Read More…]

by 4:04 pm on May 23, 2014 10 comments Chromecast
LG G3 Continues to Leak

LG G3 Continues to Leak

There is less than a week until the 2014 flagship from LG will be announced, and it seems that there isn’t much left to surprise us with. We have seen specs leak, screenshots leak, press renders leak, the protective case leak and just the other day specs leaked again, this time in more detail. Today noted leaker EvLeaks has produced[Read More…]

by 1:09 pm on May 23, 2014 6 comments Manufacturer, News, Phones
Minuum Keyboard comes to .. Google Glass?

Minuum Keyboard comes to .. Google Glass?

Minuum, makers of mobile device keyboards for Android phones, and things as obscure as smart watches, have jumped another level with the release of Minuum Keyboard for Google Glass. Designed to be a minimal, one-line keyboard (as you can see in the image above), I suppose it was only logical that it would find its way onto other devices, though[Read More…]

by 12:44 pm on May 23, 2014 1 comment Glass, News
Lenovo signifies interest in wearables, and maybe Android Wear

Lenovo signifies interest in wearables, and maybe Android Wear

Lenovo is set to enter the wearables market according to Lenovo Mobile Division president, Liu Jun. Jun told Mobile Geeks that we’d see a Lenovo wearable before the end of the year, hopefully, or early next year. This really shouldn’t be a surprise; Jay Parker, president of Lenovo North America announced at CES in January that Lenovo would be probably be doing[Read More…]

by 12:37 pm on May 23, 2014 0 comments Android Wear, News
Apple acknowledges iMessage issues for Android converts; issues partial fix

Apple acknowledges iMessage issues for Android converts; issues partial fix

Apple’s iMessage service is great for communication between users of Apple’s platforms; users of iOS (iPhone, iPad) and Mac OS devices can communicate amongst themselves for free using Apple’s cloud messaging service, and it’s fairly seamless — users don’t need to register usernames or share them with friends. Apple pairs a mobile number (or in the case of desktops, an[Read More…]

by 12:26 pm on May 23, 2014 14 comments Legal, News