Optus 4G has gone live in Melbourne, that's why. With the speeds we've seen on the Optus 4G network in Sydney, you're about to be blown away Melbourne - look out! Today’s launch in Melbourne follows Optus’ initial switch on of 4G in April in the Greater Newcastle region, as well as turning on 4G in Sydney and Perth earlier this month. To bolster its existing 3G network, Optus has also rolled out a large scale 3G enhancement programme across more than 700 mobile sites in metropolitan Melbourne. Said Günther... Continue readingSee that guy in the photo above? He's blown away. Why?
Ausdroid Reader Survey 2012, we promised that five people who entered would win prizes. Well, it's time to announce the winners of those prizes. Firstly, there are three cash prizes of $25. You can opt to receive these via PayPal, EFT into your account, or we can buy you something to the value of $25. You win? You choose. Just tell us, and we'll do it. The winners are these fine folks: Nicholas Manojlovic Bradey Nicholson Ben Lee A further two people won Samsung Galaxy S III covers courtesy of Cygnett. David McMullen Philip... Continue readingWhen we ran the
some tech company announced the launch of another phone the other day, and there's been a lot of noise about it ever since. You've no doubt heard about the iPhone 5 by now. The new one, with the pretty screen, fast wireless (incl. 4G LTE), better battery and the world's best (so they claim, I don't necessarily agree) operating system. Hell, even our partners at WhistleOut have gotten in early and put up pages for the iPhone 5 if you'd like to get in on the pre-order action. In a nutshell, it seems people... Continue readingLook, apparently
Father's Day Book Sale is still on - a selection of books are on sale now starting at $4.99. They're also running a Get Reading promotion on Australian books. Found a good deal on an app you'd like to share? Let me know! You can tweet me or email me. Today's Apps Out of Milk - Pro Unlocker Trial: Out of Milk Unlock Pro features in this popular shopping list manager - allows you to customise themes, fonts and long-press actions, and add a widget to your homescreen. $1.93 - was $2.99 Jump Desktop - further... Continue readingGoogle's
Android Central's very own Mr Phil Nickinson in the house for this one. Last time we had Phil on I completely and utterly destroyed the recording, however no such issues this time. We got down to that sore point that is fragmentation, Talked about Samsung's new Galaxy S III 4G, Motorola's new phones and of course HTC and it's rumoured 5 inches of goodness. It's all after the break. (more…) Continue readingWelcome back to another episode of the Ausdroid Podcast and yes that's right, we had
Zazz has a Rikomagic MK802 II Android 4.0 Mini PC available today only for $79 (plus $7 shipping). If you're not familiar with these devices, they're about the size of a USB stick with a HDMI plug at one end. They plug directly into your television, and draw power from a USB port. The device connects to your network over wifi, and has a full-size USB port to connect input peripherals - conveniently, Zazz also happens to have a combo remote / mouse / keyboard available today. You can also use a MicroSD card to expand... Continue readingAustralian deal-a-day site
YouTube channel we should see something along the lines of the RAZR M, maybe even just the Intel powered version of the RAZR M. The event will be live streamed on the Intel Newsroom Website or on Motorola's European Facebook page so you can tune in and check it out, we'll be following up with Motorola to see if whatever is announced will be released locally. What do you... Continue readingMotorola and Intel will be holding an event on the 18th of September. Based on the 'Edge-to-Edge' slogan shown in the video below from the Motorola
Telstra Prepaid Uno from Coles for $44.50 — then we've got another one for you, thanks to another great tip from Jeff. The HTC Cha Cha - which we've previously reviewed — has slightly better specs than Telstra's Uno, but it's still affordable technology that you can go out and own tomorrow and still have money for lunch. The Cha Cha has the following for your consideration: 800 MHz CPU, overclocked from 600MHz; 5MP camera - with LED... Continue readingIf it wasn't enough bringing you one cheap handset — the