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QKSMS is a beautiful SMS app in beta

QKSMS is a beautiful SMS app in beta

QKSMS is an excellent and promising SMS app alternative that is in development.  Moez (the developer), has created a close to perfect blend of beauty and features for his app, which is in closed beta. Before the 4.4 announcement, new Android developer Moez realised that there weren’t good enough quickreply apps (apps that allowed you to send an SMS back[Read More…]

by 10:08 pm on May 21, 2014 5 comments Apps, News
Rumour: Samsung Galaxy Note 4 to feature 5.7 inch 2560 x 1440 display

Rumour: Samsung Galaxy Note 4 to feature 5.7 inch 2560 x 1440 display

The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is about to have its first birthday which means an update is probably just around the corner. If GSMArena’s sources are reliable, the rumoured Note 4 will feature a 5.7-inch, 2560 x 1440 display which matches the resolution of the rumoured Galaxy S5 Prime. Since the original Galaxy Note smartphone was released, Samsung has been[Read More…]

by 8:54 pm on May 21, 2014 2 comments Phones, Rumours
Galaxy S5 Active shown off in the wild

Galaxy S5 Active shown off in the wild

We all knew it was coming, and here it is. The man behind the videos we saw over the last couple of days claiming to be of the Galaxy S5 Prime has gotten his hands on a Galaxy S5 Active(SM-G870A). Unlike the Galaxy S5 Prime he claims to have this one looks absolutely legit. The Galaxy S5 Active has the[Read More…]

by 8:54 pm on May 21, 2014 0 comments Manufacturer, Phones
HTC M8 Prime 2014 begins to take shape

HTC M8 Prime 2014 begins to take shape

Rumours of a Galaxy S5 Prime are circulating, but so too are rumours of a similar ‘Prime’ version of the HTC 2014 flagship, the HTC One M8. The M8 Prime rumour has heated up over the last couple of days thanks to a tweet from Senior Global Online Communications Manager at HTC Corp, John Gordon or as he’s known on[Read More…]

by 8:40 pm on May 21, 2014 2 comments Manufacturer, Phones
LG G3 gets it’s own mini-site in the UK and hits the FCC – three model numbers confirmed

LG G3 gets it’s own mini-site in the UK and hits the FCC – three model numbers confirmed

There’s been a little more activity from LG on the G3 in the leadup to the official announcement on the 27th of May. The UK arm of LG has launched a product page for the LG G3, on their UK website. The page itself is pretty sparse, including the simple picture of the countdown to the launch of the G3[Read More…]

by 4:05 pm on May 21, 2014 0 comments Manufacturer, Phones
Ausdroid Podcast 113 – Lazy Ass

Ausdroid Podcast 113 – Lazy Ass

Welcome to episode 113 of the Ausdroid podcast! This week we took a look at the will-they-or-wont-they Chromecast situation at Dick Smith, went over some of the new rumours and leaks about the LG G3 and more! Hosted by Jason Murray, with Scott Plowman and Dan Tyson. Topics: Chromecast is / isn’t coming to Dick Smith LG G3 news /[Read More…]

by 3:13 pm on May 21, 2014 0 comments News, Podcast
Google invites developers to submit Android Wear apps for feedback ahead of launch

Google invites developers to submit Android Wear apps for feedback ahead of launch

Ahead of Google’s 2014 I/O Developer Conference, where Google is expected to show off more of its Android Wear platform, and where LG and Motorola are expected to launch their G Watch and Moto 360 respectively, Google has put the call out to developers to submit their Android Wear apps for feedback. Part of the invitation is to have really[Read More…]

by 8:46 am on May 21, 2014 0 comments Android Wear, News
HP 7 Plus tablet on sale at Officeworks for $149

HP 7 Plus tablet on sale at Officeworks for $149

HP have been quite sneaky launching their next Android tablet device, the HP 7 Plus tablet, very quietly and it seems that the device is exclusively on sale through Officeworks in their latest catalogue for $149. The HP 7 Plus tablet is HP’s answer to returning to the low-cost tablet market, which has become quite crowded with companies like Samsung,[Read More…]

by 8:39 am on May 21, 2014 6 comments Manufacturer, News, Tablets
Google+ app for Android updated to v4.4 with a raft of new looks and features

Google+ app for Android updated to v4.4 with a raft of new looks and features

Google+ for Android has received a massive update, and it’s taken it to the next level. Gone are a number of frustrating UI quirks and inconsistent design elements, replaced with a nice, clean, and dare I say it beautiful design that works really, really well. It isn’t just design though; there are a raft of new features that you should try[Read More…]

by 8:37 am on May 21, 2014 3 comments Apps, News
Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 WiFi getting a taste of Android 4.4 KitKat

Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 WiFi getting a taste of Android 4.4 KitKat

If you’re one of the may users who may have a Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 (WiFi) tablet, then you’re in for some good news! Samsung is pushing out a firmware update for your tablet bringing it to Android 4.4 KitKat. SamMobile are reporting that only the Wifi version of the Galaxy Note 8.0 will receive the update, making it the first[Read More…]

by 7:16 am on May 21, 2014 6 comments Manufacturer, News, OS Update, Tablets