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HTC announce the One (M8), launching in April on all 3 major carriers

HTC announce the One (M8), launching in April on all 3 major carriers

After months of speculation and leaks, HTC have officially announced their next flagship device, the HTC One (M8), at an event in New York. Last year’s One proved to be quite popular, and ended up being HTC’s best-selling device ever, so they have opted not to mess with the design too much. Once again they’ve gone with an aluminium body[Read More…]

by 4:35 am on March 26, 2014 14 comments News, Phones
Ausdroid Podcast 106 – Fashion-forward Android Wear

Ausdroid Podcast 106 – Fashion-forward Android Wear

Welcome to episode 106 of the Ausdroid podcast! It’s local launch week for the Galaxy S5 and All New HTC One this week, so while we don’t have much of an update on either device, there was plenty of news this week in the wearable space as Google charged headlong into the battle for the wrist. We took a look[Read More…]

by 11:48 pm on March 25, 2014 0 comments Accessories, Android Wear, Podcast
OnePlus has settled on the 23rd of April to launch the One

OnePlus has settled on the 23rd of April to launch the One

OnePlus has announced via their Forum that they have settled on the 23rd of April as the date that they will show off their debut handset the One. After an extended campaign of releasing specs in dribs and drabs, the company has also decided against settling on the Snapdragon 800 processor for their handset and decided not to settle and[Read More…]

by 9:11 pm on March 25, 2014 1 comment Manufacturer, Phones
HTC releases Blinkfeed and Service Pack to Google Play

HTC releases Blinkfeed and Service Pack to Google Play

With the launch of their 2014 flagship only mere hours away, HTC has thrown two new entries into Google Play. One is exciting and the other not so much – Blinkfeed and Service pack. Firstly, Blinkfeed is exciting, in that it will be updated by HTC independently of the Software update process and can now receive new features from HTC[Read More…]

by 5:49 pm on March 25, 2014 3 comments Apps, Manufacturer
The All New HTC One outed by Rogers Wireless in Canada ahead of tonights launch

The All New HTC One outed by Rogers Wireless in Canada ahead of tonights launch

In the lead up to any phone launch the phone is susceptible to leaks from all parties involved in the phone, from the manufacturer themselves through to carriers and in this case, the carrier is Rogers Wirless, a Canadian carrier who has put the details of the All New HTC One up on their website briefly. The specs have been[Read More…]

by 11:17 am on March 25, 2014 7 comments Carriers, Manufacturer, Phones
Google Glass could arrive on Ray-Ban and Oakley sunglasses when it launches

Google Glass could arrive on Ray-Ban and Oakley sunglasses when it launches

After announcing their new prescription frames for Glass back in January, Google moved the platform forward for prescription lens wearers a great deal, but for the fashion aware this wasn’t the solution they were looking for, but a deal with the Luxottica Group, makers of ‘premium, luxury and sports eyewear’ such as Ray-Ban and Oakley, could be the answer. Google[Read More…]

by 10:14 am on March 25, 2014 5 comments Glass
Google Now headed to the Stable channel of Chrome for desktops

Google Now headed to the Stable channel of Chrome for desktops

After rolling out to the Developer channel last year, and Chrome Beta channel in February, Google Now is rolling out to the stable channel for Chrome desktop now. The Google Now cards that will show up as notifcations in Chrome include weather, sports scores, commute traffic, and event reminders cards. The location based cards will be based on the location[Read More…]

by 9:37 am on March 25, 2014 0 comments Uncategorised
Alcatel OneTouch M’Pop now available on Vodafone Pre-paid for $89

Alcatel OneTouch M’Pop now available on Vodafone Pre-paid for $89

We here at Ausdroid understand that not everyone can afford to fork out hundreds of dollars for a top of the line smartphone and it has come to our attention that Vodafone are offering the Alcatel OneTouch M’Pop on their pre-paid service for $89. The OneTouch M’Pop is not particularly memorable spec wise, and is very much aimed at the[Read More…]

by 9:04 am on March 25, 2014 1 comment Carriers, Manufacturer, Phones
LG G Watch shows up on Facebook – it’s a rectangle

LG G Watch shows up on Facebook – it’s a rectangle

When Google announced Android Wear there were two products announced immediately – the Moto 360 from Motorola and the G Watch from LG. The Moto 360 immediately took most of the interest of the tech community with it’s unique round display but the G Watch could potentially be just as interesting. The concept of a round watch is definitely an[Read More…]

by 8:54 am on March 25, 2014 11 comments Android Wear, Manufacturer
Chrome Experiments releases PhotoWall Chromecast app for Android and iOS

Chrome Experiments releases PhotoWall Chromecast app for Android and iOS

With the release of the Chromecast (ok, GoogleCast) SDK and the expansion of Chromecast availability outside of the US beginnning in earnest, Google or at least their Chrome Experiments division has finally gotten around to making Photos available on Chromecast, by introducing – PhotoWall. Rather than shooting your photos to the TV from Google+ (Which would be AMAZINGLY usefule), it’s[Read More…]

by 8:32 am on March 25, 2014 1 comment Chromecast, Google Play