Ausdroid News for 23 December 2014

LG announces new Music Flow speakers to be shown at CES
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LG announces new Music Flow speakers to be shown at CES

One of the biggest consumer electronics trade shows in the world: International CES kicks off in almost two weeks, where we’re going to see a massive amount of new gadgets. LG has kicked off early announcing some new speakers in their Music Flow line. LG has announced three speakers to be shown off, the first is a battery-powered Wi-Fi Speaker[Read More…]

in Accessories by at 2:17 pm on December 23, 2014
Quick Look: Moto X (2014)
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Quick Look: Moto X (2014)

Yesterday, we received the Moto X (2014) at Ausdroid’s Sydney office, and after 24 hours with the phone in hand, I thought it was only fair to share a few impressions with you. I must, first of all, apologise for using a generic header image instead of photos I’ve taken myself, as I’ve not yet had the opportunity to take[Read More…]

in Mini Reviews, News, Phones by at 2:00 pm on December 23, 2014
Grab your lightsaber Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic launches on Android
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Grab your lightsaber Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic launches on Android

Older gamers will be quite happy today with the launch of Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic on Google Play. After launching on iOS a year or so ago, Role Playing Game, Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic is now available on Google Play and to celebrate it’s launching with a 50% off discount – just $6.14 (/s)[Read More…]

in Apps by at 1:46 pm on December 23, 2014
Samsung Gear Live Charging Dock now available to order from Google Play – shipping in 1-2 Days
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Samsung Gear Live Charging Dock now available to order from Google Play – shipping in 1-2 Days

After appearing in the Australian Google Play Store in early November, the Samsung Gear Live Charging Dock is now available to order. While you’ve been able to order a spare dock for your LG G Watch for some time, the Samsung Gear Live has been left behind, but no longer. For $24.95, you can purchase a spare charging dock for[Read More…]

in Accessories, Android Wear by at 12:30 pm on December 23, 2014
Sony Xperia Z3 and PlayStation 4 competition winners announced
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Sony Xperia Z3 and PlayStation 4 competition winners announced

We apologise for the slight delay in drawing this competition, but we had a mountain of eligible entries, and it took time for our Christmas-frazzled brains to get through all the entries and work out which ones we thought were the best. First of all, I’d like to announce the runner-up prize winners, each of whom has won a Sony[Read More…]

in Competitions and Giveaways, News by at 11:59 am on December 23, 2014
Google shows off first real build of their self-driving vehicle prototype
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Google shows off first real build of their self-driving vehicle prototype

Google does some cool stuff. Self-Driving cars rank right up there among some of the moon-shot projects we’ve seen come out of Mountain View in the companies history. We saw an early prototype back in May, and now Google is back with their first ‘real’ build of the prototype. Since May, Google has been playing around with their new vehicle,[Read More…]

in Google Services by at 7:46 am on December 23, 2014
Humble ‘Noodle Cake Studios’ Mobile Bundle now on-sale

Humble ‘Noodle Cake Studios’ Mobile Bundle now on-sale

Just before Christmas, the folks at the Humble Bundle have joined up with Noodle Cake Studios to offer a new Android focused Mobile bundle, offering you the chance to grab a heap of great games for a low, low price. As usual there’s different games available depending on how much you want to pay. If you want to pay whatever[Read More…]

in Apps by at 7:30 am on December 23, 2014
First Impressions: Nexus 6
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First Impressions: Nexus 6

Disclaimer: I am a self confessed Nexus fanboy and have owned every single Nexus device there has been. I have tried to be as objective as possible with this first impression post but feel free to attribute my opinion as those of a biased, one-eyed fanboy. Remember when Google announced the Nexus 6? Me neither. It was over 2 months[Read More…]

in Mini Reviews, News, Phones by at 7:24 am on December 23, 2014