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More LG G3 leaks – lockscreen, landscape UI and Laser guided photos again

More LG G3 leaks – lockscreen, landscape UI and Laser guided photos again

What’s a brand new day, without starting it off with some LG G3 news? That seems to be the flavour of the month really, but with the anticipation rising for LG’s upcoming flagship, can you blame us? Today we see the same renders we saw yesterday, but with a lockscreen overlaid on the screen, we also get a look at[Read More…]

by 9:24 am on May 16, 2014 2 comments Manufacturer, Phones
Gmail on desktop gets updated Hangouts with availability indicators, improved search & emoji

Gmail on desktop gets updated Hangouts with availability indicators, improved search & emoji

  Google announced recently that improvements have been added to the Hangouts messaging feature built into Gmail on the desktop. The small green availability indicators next to the profile photos of contacts have returned, message snippets and improved search functionality are being introduced along with 80 emoji. Starting today you’ll see some changes in your conversation list in Hangouts, including message[Read More…]

by 6:21 am on May 16, 2014 1 comment News
Galaxy S5 Prime to launch in Korea in five different colours

Galaxy S5 Prime to launch in Korea in five different colours

The rumoured Galaxy S5 Prime, model # SM-G906 is headed to Korea, according to EvLeaks. The handset, which is rumoured to be launching in June is said to improve on the recently launched Galaxy S5 hardware by introducing a higher resolution screen. The Galaxy S5 Prime, will launch in Black, White, Gold, Blue, and Sweet Pink – similar to what[Read More…]

by 5:54 am on May 16, 2014 0 comments Manufacturer, Phones, Rumours
Google adds PayPal as a payment option in Google Play for 12 countries – Australia isn’t one of them

Google adds PayPal as a payment option in Google Play for 12 countries – Australia isn’t one of them

Google wants you to purchase content from Google Play, and they’re trying to make it as easy as possible. Google has recognised that two-thirds of purchases from Google Play occur outside of the United States, and they’re moving to help increase sales in those countries by offering more ways to pay. Today on the Android Developers blog, Google has announced[Read More…]

by 3:50 am on May 16, 2014 5 comments Google Play
New Foursquare app Swarm hits Google Play

New Foursquare app Swarm hits Google Play

Announced earlier this month, the new app from Foursquare which will take-over the check-in aspect of the location based App, as well as adding functionality to find your friends and organise your outings – Swarm – has just landed in Google Play. The app can now be downloaded, but leaves the Foursquare in something of a limbo state, with most[Read More…]

by 2:39 am on May 16, 2014 0 comments Apps
Samsung schedules ‘Tab into Color’ Galaxy Tab event for June 12th in New York

Samsung schedules ‘Tab into Color’ Galaxy Tab event for June 12th in New York

It’s been six months since Samsung unveiled their Galaxy TabPRO and NotePRO tablets at CES, and the usual six month product cycle for phones and tablets decress we’re due some new tablet. The time frame makes this invitation from Samsung to attend an event in New York labelled ‘Tab into Color’ not too surprising. While the launch of the Galaxy[Read More…]

by 11:10 pm on May 15, 2014 0 comments Events, Manufacturer, Tablets
HTC One M8 appears in red, live pictures and renders available.

HTC One M8 appears in red, live pictures and renders available.

Thinking the HTC One (M8) that appeared last month with Verizon branding thanks to @evleaks in red looked good? Well, it’s made an appearance in Taiwan in living colour apparently ahead of an imminent launch. The photos, more of which are available on Mobile01.com shows the phones retail packaging, rear and front, as well as comparison shots to a red[Read More…]

by 10:31 pm on May 15, 2014 3 comments Manufacturer, Phones
Xiaomi launch the 49″ 4K Android Mi TV 2 and MiPad the first tablet running the Nvidia K1

Xiaomi launch the 49″ 4K Android Mi TV 2 and MiPad the first tablet running the Nvidia K1

Xiaomi is currently running an event in Beijing and they’ve just announced some interesting products, the first being a 49″ 4K TV, which runs Android called the Mi TV 2 and secondly, a new iPad Mini Clone called the MiPad which is running the NVidia K1 CPU, that was launched at CES back in January. Mi TV 2 Hot on[Read More…]

by 10:10 pm on May 15, 2014 2 comments News
Update on Ausdroid Server Issues — 15 May 2014

Update on Ausdroid Server Issues — 15 May 2014

Hey Everyone, Just a quick apology for the server issues you’ve no doubt noticed this evening. We’ve had a couple of problems with our underlying host and while we’ve worked as quickly as possible to bring things back online, unfortunately it took a little longer than expected. However, the bonus here is worth mentioning: you can now all try Ausdroid[Read More…]

by 9:02 pm on May 15, 2014 0 comments News
HTC makes the One Mini 2 official – no Duo Camera in sight

HTC makes the One Mini 2 official – no Duo Camera in sight

HTC has just announced the HTC One Mini 2 over in London and if you were after a high-end, but miniaturiesed version of the HTC One M8, you’re about to be disappointed. HTC has relased the scaled down version of the M8, and when scaling down size, they also down-scaled the specs. The One Mini 2 comes with a 4.5″[Read More…]

by 5:19 pm on May 15, 2014 4 comments Manufacturer, Phones