Google has released new factory images for their current range of Nexus devices on their developers site. As promised last week by Hiroshi Lockheimer, the current head of Chrome, Android and Chromecast at Google, the update includes the new emoji we’ve been waiting for, as well as the latest updates …Read More »
Woolworths – which seems to have ditched its “Woolworths Connect” brand for “Woolworths Mobile” since we last looked at it – is today launching its first post-paid phone plan, bringing customers the Samsung Galaxy S5 on a 2-year contract for $38/month. While it’s not the newest handset on the block, …Read More »
Twitch has added Android TV to its list of supported platforms, with 1080p streams at 60fps supported on the platform. The service has gone through some changes over the past year, particularly since the announcement of YouTube Gaming in August. The Android app has gone through a fairly rapid round …Read More »
The countdown is on: to go.
Foxtel Go is now finally available for any Android device running Jellybean and above – including Marshmallow!
Update: Foxtel has advised that the update with full availability should be available to all users by this afternoon. After 2 years in the wild with very limited availability, Foxtel has finally announced that their Foxtel Go service, which allows you to access Foxtel ‘where and when you want’, is …Read More »
Huawei have been pushing into the Android space hard over the last 12 months, particularly focussed over the last 6 months or so with initiatives such as the Huawei branded stalls showcasing the capabilities of the manufacturer and their devices. They have produced some really nice devices, each with their …Read More »
There’s a lot of stuff on Kickstarter, a lot of it probably shouldn’t have gone much past “I’ve got this idea – hold my beer while I draw you a picture” but this is one (of a few lately) that has caught my eye. The accessories market is crammed full …Read More »
A couple of months ago now, Bose launched their new range of SoundTouch wireless audio systems, and for that two months since, I’ve been playing with a Bose SoundTouch 10 here in the Ausdroid office. In fact, I’ve taken it places beyond the Ausdroid office; when I go do some …Read More »
With a rumoured launch planned for this week, the excitement for the Google Pixel C tablet is mounting. The tablet is already in the hands of Googlers, as seen when head of Google’s Chrome, Android and Chromecast business, Hiroshi Lockheimer tweeted a pic of the tablet last week – so …Read More »
Telltale Games has made their name in gaming with adaptations of popular television shows like Game of Thrones and The Walking Dead. With the last installments now coming out, it’s time to look to the future and the next series the company will tackle is in partnership with Warner Bros. …Read More »
Owners of the Nexus Player, Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X getting washed out display – Don’t worry, Google is on it.
Owners of the Nexus Player, Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X are apparently experiencing an issue with their displays looking washed out when playing back video. The bug apparently causes blacks to look grey, no matter what video content is being played. The issue has been reported to Google on their …Read More »
It’s been a fascinating year in mobile, and we’ve seen so many contenders for the best ‘x’ of the year that it’s hard to pick. There were some choices more obvious than others, but really, there have been a lot of strong contenders that really are hard to choose between. …Read More »
Google loves all the different holidays and with Christmas coming it’s time to start getting into the spirit of things, and part of that is giving presents! To kick things off, Google is offering four – that’s right four – Christmas albums from Google Play to get you in the …Read More »
The now classic movies based on the series of books by JK Rowling which introduced a whole new generation to reading through the adventures of boy wizard Harry Potter, have arrived on Google Play as a complete collection, just in time for Christmas. The collection will be priced at $103.95 …Read More »
As we start heading towards 2016, it’s time to start looking back over the year and before the first strains of Auld Lang Syne start to rise Google is looking back over the last year at what the best sellers in each of their major categories of entertainment, as well …Read More »
Google’s Cardboard VR headset has really revolutionised the industry, the availability and overall affordability has meant a massively more accessible platform than the technically superior, and obviously more expensive options like the Samsung Gear VR. But even with a limited range of function, Google Cardboard can certainly still be a …Read More »