Ausdroid News for 24 December 2014

T’was the night before Christmas, and Amazon decreed: Free Apps, Free Apps, Free Apps for one and all!

T’was the night before Christmas, and Amazon decreed: Free Apps, Free Apps, Free Apps for one and all!

If you’re looking for something to do this Christmas for whatever reason, we’d suggest checking out the Amazon AppStore pretty quickly, because they’ve got some pretty significant specials going at the moment, with up to $220 worth of free apps and games available to customers. These specials are available until Boxing Day, but we’d suggest not letting it get too[Read More…]

in Apps, Bargains, News by at 7:42 pm on December 24, 2014
UPDATE: HTC & Telstra pushing out final fix for M7 issues
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UPDATE: HTC & Telstra pushing out final fix for M7 issues

Late last week, we were advised by Telstra that owners of the original HTC One (M7) have apparently been experiencing issues with their handsets after the latest update pushed out to their phones. Audio problems have included being unable to hear callers and other similar issues. Overnight, Telstra has begun sending out text messages to HTC One (M7) owners advising them of[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, News, OS Updates, Phones by at 1:22 pm on December 24, 2014
How To: Root Your Nexus 6
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How To: Root Your Nexus 6

Once upon a time everyone who bought a Nexus device rooted it for the purpose of installing a custom ROM. Fast forward to now and there are many people who buy a Nexus just for stock Android and feel there is no need to root your device any more. I am not one of them. There are many reasons I[Read More…]

by at 8:30 am on December 24, 2014
Last Hope: Zombie Sniper – Game review

Last Hope: Zombie Sniper – Game review

It’s easy to get caught up in the productivity focus of mobile devices, forgetting that they are also devices that can be used for recreation; not just a communication and productivity tool.  I was recently told of a great little short for Android that has me regularly playing games on my tablet again, called Zombie Sniper. Fair notice that this[Read More…]

in Apps, News, Reviews by at 8:00 am on December 24, 2014
Samsung basically confirms Android 5.0 Lollipop for Galaxy Note 2
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Samsung basically confirms Android 5.0 Lollipop for Galaxy Note 2

Samsung has basically confirmed that Android 5.0 Lollipop will be coming to older devices in its Galaxy range, including the Galaxy Note 2, and last year’s Galaxy S4. Bucking the trend shown by some other manufacturers where only more recent handsets will receive the update, Samsung has published information on its Finnish website indicating Lollipop is indeed on its way[Read More…]

in Bargains, News, OS Updates by at 7:30 am on December 24, 2014