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AllCast Receiver by Koush hits the Play Store

AllCast Receiver by Koush hits the Play Store

Well known Android developer Koushik Dutta (affectionately known as Koush)  must certainly be onto at least his third yacht by now, and deservedly so. Starting as a custom recovery developer (ClockworkMod) and contributor to CyanogenMod back in the early days, Koush has shown himself to be an innovative developer. Not long after Google released Chromecast devices Koush was able to[Read More…]

by 6:36 am on May 20, 2014 5 comments News
Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Lite 7″ Tablet on sale at Woolworths from this Wednesday

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Lite 7″ Tablet on sale at Woolworths from this Wednesday

Woolworths are offering the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7″ Lite for $199 in their latest catalogue starting this Wednesday 21st May for one week. The Galaxy Tab Lite series are Samsung’s answer to the low-cost tablet market and it certainly has gained some territory in that respect, but the Galaxy Tab 3 7″ Lite is hardly remarkable spec wise. The[Read More…]

by 6:33 am on May 20, 2014 0 comments Manufacturer, News, Sale, Tablets
Report: Google looking to purchase Twitch

Report: Google looking to purchase Twitch

Reports are coming out from the Wall Street Journal and Variety that Google is looking to acquire live video-streaming service Twitch, and integrate it with its YouTube service. The reports, which seem to come from two sources close to the talks between both companies, indicate that the discussions are still in their early stages and nothing is yet concrete about[Read More…]

by 10:24 pm on May 19, 2014 1 comment News, Rumours
FIFA World Cup 2014, the Android way

FIFA World Cup 2014, the Android way

In a little over 24 days, Australia will send its national football team, the Socceroos, to Brazil to compete in the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Some of us at Ausdroid HQ are a little bit football mad, and so we took a quick look at the options to keep on top of the happenings before and during the World Cup[Read More…]

by 9:05 pm on May 19, 2014 2 comments Apps, News
Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 — Review

Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 — Review

Introduced this year at the Consumer Electronics Show, the Galaxy Note|Pro (NotePro from here on in) is a giant tablet, designed to meet the needs of the most demanding mobile professional. The specifications are mind-blowing so far as Android tablets go. It features a 12.2″ form factor, with WQXGA Widescreen (18:10 display ratio), running at 2560×1600 pixels (for those playing[Read More…]

by 5:03 pm on May 19, 2014 10 comments Reviews, Tablets
Sony Xperia T2 Ultra Review

Sony Xperia T2 Ultra Review

It’s a SERIOUSLY BIG phone! Last October our resident phablet user, Matt Booth, reviewed the Sony Xperia Z Ultra very positively. Fast forward six months and Sony have released it’s follow up, the Sony Xperia T2 Ultra (T2). To call the T2 the younger brother of the Z Ultra is an apt description. It’s slightly smaller, slightly lower specced, and[Read More…]

by 3:16 pm on May 19, 2014 13 comments News, Reviews
The business card comes of age, with NFC business cards from Martin Print

The business card comes of age, with NFC business cards from Martin Print

Look at that subtle off-white coloring. The tasteful thickness of it. Oh my God, it even has a watermark So spoke Patrick Bateman in American Psycho, in a scene where the subject of the perfect business card appears to drive the protagonist of the film to a seemingly incoherent rage – an early show of what is to come. Nearly[Read More…]

by 3:13 pm on May 19, 2014 1 comment Accessories
Dick Smith retail stores still accepting preorders for Chromecast (Update: Maybe not)

Dick Smith retail stores still accepting preorders for Chromecast (Update: Maybe not)

Update (May 20): Well, that was short-lived. Our pre-order has been cancelled. The store in question says they were contacted by Dick Smith Electronics head office and told they “can’t sell it”. We were told that a new staff member had put the pre-order through when they shouldn’t have, and we should go back to the store to get our[Read More…]

by 2:17 pm on May 19, 2014 7 comments Chromecast
Ausdroid Meta Discussions — 002 — Server Issues

Ausdroid Meta Discussions — 002 — Server Issues

Hey folks, You’ve probably noticed we had some fairly significant server issues on Friday, and again this morning. I, on behalf of the Ausdroid team, want to apologise to you for this. The reasons are a bit dull, but basically we’ve moved from a virtual hosting environment to a dedicated server, and while this migration went across on Friday without[Read More…]

by 12:00 pm on May 19, 2014 5 comments Discussions
Multi-angle renders of the LG G3 in Gold and White leak

Multi-angle renders of the LG G3 in Gold and White leak

What’s a new week without a new leak of the LG G3? After showing off the LG G3 in a multi-angle render in ‘Titanium’ last week. Over the weekend @EvLeaks showed off the White and Gold model of the upcoming phone in the same multi-angle style render : The new leak doesn’t add anything to the existing information we have,[Read More…]

by 11:43 am on May 19, 2014 3 comments Manufacturer, Phones