Moto 360 owners still receiving Android 5.0.1 update – now updated to build version LWX48T
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Moto 360 owners still receiving Android 5.0.1 update – now updated to build version LWX48T

Motorola was apparently supposed to finish rolling out the Android Wear 5.0.1 update to their watches yesterday, however as we saw in comments on our post yesterday, not everyone has received the update yet – and there’s a reason for that. Apparently Motorola has begun pushing a second build of Android Wear 5.0.1 – build version LWX48T – to Moto[Read More…]

in Android Wear, Manufacturer by at 9:27 am on December 17, 2014
Sony announces AOSP support is available for all 2014 released phones
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Sony announces AOSP support is available for all 2014 released phones

Sony have previously announced support for the Android Open Source Project on recent Xperia devices like the Z3, pictured above, but some of the lesser known handsets also released this year missed out. Well, Sony has now corrected this, announcing via the Sony Developer World blog that they’ve rounded out the suite, with every Qualcomm-based device released in 2014 now[Read More…]

in News by at 9:18 am on December 17, 2014
Google adds new functions to Docs, Slides and Sheets apps as well as  ‘Ok Google’ search to Drive

Google adds new functions to Docs, Slides and Sheets apps as well as ‘Ok Google’ search to Drive

Ready for some new functionality in word processing, spreadsheets and presentations? How about a better way to find documents in Drive? Google has you covered, adding updates to their Docs, Slides and Sheets apps as well as a new way to search Drive. Google has advised a new update to their office productivity apps, is rolling out in Google Play,[Read More…]

in Apps by at 9:17 am on December 17, 2014
Pebble’s smartwatches now implement Android Wear notifications
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Pebble’s smartwatches now implement Android Wear notifications

Pebble, makers of what is arguably the first mass-marketed smartwatch for Android and iOS platforms, have released the next version of their Android app in beta, and it adds a pretty cool new feature to the platform. As of version 2.3, Pebble users can now act and reply on notifications direct from their watches, just as Android Wear users can.[Read More…]

in Android Wear, Apps, News, OS Updates, Smartwatch by at 8:45 am on December 17, 2014
Instagram adds 5 new filters and a better way to manage all of them
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Instagram adds 5 new filters and a better way to manage all of them

Apparently we all love filters, well 300 Million users can’t be wrong can they? Well, today Instagram has announced that they’ve introduced five more to the list of filters available, as well as a new way to manage them. Adding new filters is a big deal for Instagram, the last new filters they added, named Mayfair and Willow, were added[Read More…]

in Apps by at 8:42 am on December 17, 2014
OnePlus planning on adding a better sound experience for the One in their next update
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OnePlus planning on adding a better sound experience for the One in their next update

‘Never Settle’ is the motto and OnePlus are continuing to strive to meet that standard and offer more functionality with each and every update for their current flagship phone, the OnePlus One. OnePlus, has tonight announced that they have entered into a partnership with high-end audio vendor MaxxAudio to offer Waves audio enhancement software in their next update. The software[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, OS Updates by at 10:12 pm on December 16, 2014
Ausdroid announces a new version of its app, and invites users to join in
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Ausdroid announces a new version of its app, and invites users to join in

Ausdroid has been bringing you Australian Android news now for over four years, and while we’ve experimented with having an actual Android app to consume Ausdroid content in the past, it hasn’t worked out so well. Those of you with better memories may recall we had an app in test for a month or two last year, but sadly the[Read More…]

in Apps, News by at 5:35 pm on December 16, 2014
Indiegogo releases their own Android app – Fund all the projects!
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Indiegogo releases their own Android app – Fund all the projects!

Crowdfunding is a massive business these days. We have Pozible in Australia, but on a more global front the big names are of course Kickstarter and Indiegogo and the latter has this week launched their own Android app to help you check out all the projects. After releasing their iOS app earlier this year, Indiegogo has now released the Android[Read More…]

in Apps by at 5:13 pm on December 16, 2014
Nexus Player winner is Ross Prentice
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Nexus Player winner is Ross Prentice

Though we’ve been delayed by a day in getting this raffle drawn, it’s now time to announce the winner of our Nexus Player raffle held over the last couple of weeks. In total, we had 558 entries in the raffle, and at $2 each, that has brought in $1,116 to the Ausdroid Community Foundation. These funds will be used to[Read More…]

in Competitions and Giveaways, News by at 2:27 pm on December 16, 2014
Blizzard releases Hearthstone for Android in Australia, New Zealand and Canada
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Blizzard releases Hearthstone for Android in Australia, New Zealand and Canada

We get a few soft launches here in Australia, and along with New Zealand and Canada, gaming powerhouse Blizzard has advised they have launched their latest gaming venture: Hearthstone on Android tablets here today. While the Electronic Card Trading Game is only available initially on tablets, Blizzard CEO and co-founder Mike Morhaime, says this is the best fit for now,[Read More…]

in Apps by at 2:06 pm on December 16, 2014