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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
Moto 360 will charge by wireless induction: Motorola

Moto 360 will charge by wireless induction: Motorola

A Motorola spokesperson has announced that the soon to be released Moto 360 will charge wirelessly via magnetic induction. This information was provided to Techzine and was then translated by Techradar. The publication claims they spoke to Motorola programme manager Philp Worth, who confirmed suspicions that the watch would use a wireless method for charging its battery. Wireless charging is[Read More…]

by 10:06 am on May 23, 2014 1 comment Android Wear, News
Samsung will be shutting down their Music Hub as of the 1st of July – Milk Music inbound?

Samsung will be shutting down their Music Hub as of the 1st of July – Milk Music inbound?

UPDATE: We’ve received advise from Samsung Australia this evening that Music Hub will be remaining in Australia. Samsung has apparently advised customers via email, that Samsung Music Hub, will be closing as of the 1st of July. Samsung has at the same time as announcing the death knell for their music service announced that they are working on a replacement. The[Read More…]

by 8:53 am on May 23, 2014 5 comments Apps
Plastic HTC M8 Ace render and specs start to show up

Plastic HTC M8 Ace render and specs start to show up

With all the talk recently of a HTC M8 Prime floating around, it seems HTC isn’t willing to sink all their eggs into one basket, with speculation surrounding an all plastic version of the HTC One M8, called the M8 Ace starting to circulate. The above render appeared on Chinese site ifanr, and shows off a much clearer version of[Read More…]

by 8:36 am on May 23, 2014 3 comments Manufacturer, Phones, Rumours
Chrome for Android adds Chromecast support and option to ‘unclose’ a tab

Chrome for Android adds Chromecast support and option to ‘unclose’ a tab

Chrome for Android gets better and better everyday, and with the launch of Chromecast in Australia seemingly slated for next week – at least according to last Sunday’s Dick Smith slip-up – it’s getting a timely update indeed, with Google adding Chromecast support to the browser. The Chromecast compatability showed up in the changelog in the update to the latest[Read More…]

by 8:24 am on May 23, 2014 2 comments Apps, Chromecast