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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
Samsung Galaxy S5 Prime purportedly shown off

Samsung Galaxy S5 Prime purportedly shown off

Pictures claiming to be of the rumoured Samsung Galaxy S5 Prime in the wild have cropped up over the weekend. The pictures show off the phones design which appears to be similar to that of the current Galaxy S5, but with a metallic band surrounding the phone. The hardware is rumoured to include a fairly significant upgrade, including a 5.2″[Read More…]

by 11:28 am on May 19, 2014 1 comment Manufacturer, Phones, Rumours
Chromecast now available to pre-order from Dick Smith, launching in Australia May 28th

Chromecast now available to pre-order from Dick Smith, launching in Australia May 28th

After launching in South Korea this week, it appears that Chromecast is coming to Australia. After missing the rumoured May 7th launch, the HDMI dongle has appeared for pre-order on the Dick Smith website for $49: The dongle will begin shipping on May 28th,but there’s no information on content partners at this stage, nor any word on a rumoured partnership[Read More…]

by 1:34 pm on May 18, 2014 36 comments Chromecast, News
Android Silver to Replace Nexus Program?

Android Silver to Replace Nexus Program?

The online Android community is abuzz about the tweets by serial leaker Evleaks yesterday regarding the Android Silver program. We have seen this reported before but the details were few and far between. At this stage all we have are rumours although Evleaks has had success with his predictions in the past. The Nexus program is very popular amongst not[Read More…]

by 11:11 am on May 18, 2014 2 comments News
Google is adding a mobile interface to the Chrome Web Store

Google is adding a mobile interface to the Chrome Web Store

Looks like Google is moving towards making the Chrome Web Store more accessible to mobile users. Francois Beaufort, Chromium Evangelist at Google first noticed the change which means you can view Chrome Extensions and Packaged Apps on mobile browsers at least in a limited capacity and posted about it on Google+. The change means you can now view Chrome Extensions[Read More…]

by 7:57 pm on May 17, 2014 1 comment News
Foxtel Go app finally available for the Galaxy S5 in Google Play

Foxtel Go app finally available for the Galaxy S5 in Google Play

Some good news for Foxtel customers who recently purchased the Samsung Galaxy S5, with Foxtel updating the Google Play store to now allow installation on Samsung’s latest flagship. As well as the Galaxy S5, Foxtel has updated compatability to include the Samsung Galaxy S4 (GT-i9506) and the Galaxy Tab 3 7″ (SM-N9007). While the Galaxy S5 runs Android 4.4 (KitKat),[Read More…]

by 5:26 pm on May 17, 2014 1 comment Apps
Motorola & Apple agree to drop their lawsuits against each other, instead agree to work on patent reform

Motorola & Apple agree to drop their lawsuits against each other, instead agree to work on patent reform

A report coming out of the US this afternoon from Reuters, is reporting that Motorola and Apple have agreed to drop their respective lawsuits against one another, effectively ending one of the highest profile lawsuits in technology so far, instead both companies looking to work together on some areas of patent reform. In a joint press statement, both companies have[Read More…]

by 3:33 pm on May 17, 2014 2 comments Manufacturer, News
Nokia App store found to be uploading Android Apps without knowledge of their developers

Nokia App store found to be uploading Android Apps without knowledge of their developers

When the Nokia X was announced, Nokia stated that as they had no Play Store access, they would be operating their own App store for the Nokia X. The app store is actually run by Opera, the company behind the browser and tends to be fairly bare-bones with gaping holes in their app choices, but it seems Nokia or Opera[Read More…]

by 3:27 pm on May 17, 2014 3 comments Apps, Manufacturer, News
Samsung set to announce the Galaxy S5 Prime in June for US$880 (AUD$938.83)

Samsung set to announce the Galaxy S5 Prime in June for US$880 (AUD$938.83)

Earlier this week we reported that Samsung was rumoured to be launching the Galaxy S5 Prime in Korea in five different colours, well it seems the rumours are true according to a post from The Droid Guy (TDG). According to The Droid Guy, a source close to the Korean company revealed to a South Korean publication, Naver, that Samsung’s first[Read More…]

by 3:00 pm on May 17, 2014 2 comments Manufacturer, Phones, Rumours