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Galaxy Note 4 apparently confirmed with 5.7″ QHD display

Galaxy Note 4 apparently confirmed with 5.7″ QHD display

Even though the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 isn’t expected to launch until the IFA conference in Germany in September, specs for the Phablet have apparently been outed by a listing on Indian import site Zauba which includes the model #, which led to the discover of the User Agent Profile (UAProf) on the Samsung Mobile website. Zauba listed a phone[Read More…]

by 6:39 am on June 16, 2014 6 comments Manufacturer, Phones, Rumours
New video shows off the Moto X+1 includes specs

New video shows off the Moto X+1 includes specs

Leak site ‘TKTechNews’ who gave us our first looks a the Galaxy S5 Active – which has so far only become available in the US – has released a video talking about specs of, as well as the above picture, which he says is of the upcoming Moto X+1. Along with picture of the bottom half of the phone, he[Read More…]

by 10:37 pm on June 15, 2014 2 comments Manufacturer, Phones, Rumours
Retail Round-Up: This weeks specials

Retail Round-Up: This weeks specials

So it has been a while since we have done a retail round-up of specials available this week at Australia’s biggest retailers, so we here at Ausdroid thought it was about time we bring this back. We are aiming to do this weekly at this stage, of course depending on what the retailers have to offer. So without further delay,[Read More…]

by 8:37 am on June 15, 2014 3 comments News, Phones, Sale, Tablets
Replace The Battery In Your Nexus 5

Replace The Battery In Your Nexus 5

WARNING: The following instructions should not be followed without careful consideration. Opening your Nexus 5 will most likely void your warranty at best and break it at worst. Neither Ausdroid nor myself will be held responsible if anything adverse should occur to your Nexus 5. Follow the instructions below at your own risk. I reviewed a Sony Xperia T2 Ultra[Read More…]

by 8:35 am on June 15, 2014 10 comments
Samsung Galaxy S5 Update allows editing of dock icons… finally!

Samsung Galaxy S5 Update allows editing of dock icons… finally!

A frustration known by many Samsung device owners in Australia is the inability to edit the dock icons (shown above), which users see below all app home screens. Just about every other Android phone in existence allows the user to change these ever-present icons — ordinarily users can select Chrome or Gmail instead of the default Messages or Internet icons,[Read More…]

by 8:12 am on June 15, 2014 22 comments News, OS Update, Phones
Samsung Galaxy F shows up in ‘perfect golden’

Samsung Galaxy F shows up in ‘perfect golden’

The premium Samsung Galaxy F is rumoured to be launching sometime in September, with premium specifications designed to bring it into line with other phones launching in the market. And EvLeaks has just shown us the above render of the phone in ‘Perfect Golden’ colouring. The render of the Galaxy F also points to a September release, with a September[Read More…]

by 6:48 pm on June 14, 2014 1 comment Manufacturer, Phones, Rumours
Don’t like people looking through all your photos?

Don’t like people looking through all your photos?

With smartphones being used to capture all sorts of moments from our daily lives, its inevitable that some folk will keep photos on their smartphones that they mightn’t like others to necessarily see. The selfie generation are probably most at risk here, with all manner of compromising self shots on their devices, but what if you capture a cute photo[Read More…]

by 4:32 pm on June 14, 2014 7 comments Apps, News
Rumour: Samsung to reveal Galaxy Note 4 with curved screen and Gear Glass at IFA 2014

Rumour: Samsung to reveal Galaxy Note 4 with curved screen and Gear Glass at IFA 2014

September is the time of year when the international press gather in Berlin for IFA. It’s where Samsung has released their Note series phones and this year looks to be no different, with Samsung rumoured to launch the Note 4, but it won’t be alone, with Samsung rumoured to also be launching their Google Glass competitor – Gear Glass. What[Read More…]

by 4:12 pm on June 14, 2014 4 comments Manufacturer, News, Rumours
OnePlus One Waterproof Test

OnePlus One Waterproof Test

Sony started it last year with their flagships being waterproof. Samsung followed up with the Active and then this year the Galaxy S5. For some reason a lot of users think they need their smartphone to be waterproof. Not sure if people are planning on swimming with their phones or maybe using it in the shower or bath. Maybe those[Read More…]

by 11:19 am on June 14, 2014 11 comments News
YouTube app now showing 480p And 1080p streaming options

YouTube app now showing 480p And 1080p streaming options

Up until recently, the YouTube app has been missing the ability to force streaming in a specific resolution. But Google has been working on it, recently rolling out options for 144p to 720p, but this morning there seems to be a new update allowing some users to stream up to 1080p. YouTube version 5.7 introduced the options for manually selecting[Read More…]

by 11:10 am on June 14, 2014 0 comments Apps, Google Services