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Link Bubble 1.2 released to the wild – adds Ok Google support and goes on-sale

Link Bubble 1.2 released to the wild – adds Ok Google support and goes on-sale

Link Bubble, from Australian developer Chris Lacy, is still one of our favourite, and most innovative apps we’ve seen this year at Ausdroid HQ, and why wouldn’t it be? It saves you a massive amount of time when you’re scrolling through your social media or RSS feeds, and it’s just gotten a whole host of new features. Chris has added[Read More…]

by 9:55 am on June 17, 2014 7 comments Apps
250 Emoji to be introduced by the Unicode consortium

250 Emoji to be introduced by the Unicode consortium

Emoji is only relatively new to Android, first being introduced in a fairly rudimentary fashion in Android 4.1, before being more fully fleshed out and added to the Google Keyboard in later versions. But it looks like we’re going to be getting more, at least the Unicode Consortium, who regulates text across platform is adding them to the list of[Read More…]

by 9:36 am on June 17, 2014 4 comments News
Rovio announces Angry Birds Transformers

Rovio announces Angry Birds Transformers

With the success of their Star Wars franchised version of Angry Birds, Rovio has today announced that the next franchised version of their hit game will involve everyone’s favourite transforming robots, the Transformers. With the tagline of ‘Birds disguised as robots in disguise’, Rovio has announced the partnership with Transformers license owners Hasbro, which as well as the game, will[Read More…]

by 9:19 am on June 17, 2014 2 comments Apps
PEBBLE Smart Watch – Dick Smith Online Exclusive Offer

PEBBLE Smart Watch – Dick Smith Online Exclusive Offer

Pebble Smart Watch – Dick Smith On line Exclusive Offer – Ends Today $152.15 with Free Shipping. Due to Dick Smith EOFY Frenzy Tuesday we’ve found a pretty sweet deal, the Pebble Smart Watch has gone on-sale. When you order on-line from their website, you can pick one up – in Black or Red – for $152.15 with Free Shipping. They normally sell[Read More…]

by 9:09 am on June 17, 2014 13 comments Sale, Smartwatch
Chinese website details Microsoft-held patents which cover Android technologies

Chinese website details Microsoft-held patents which cover Android technologies

Microsoft has long claimed that it holds a line of patents that are infringed by Google’s operating system, and it has used this portfolio in the past to take legal action against some smaller device releases in the past. However, unlike other users of patents, Microsoft has kept the nature of its portfolio pretty closely held… until now. You see,[Read More…]

by 7:45 am on June 17, 2014 0 comments Legal, News
Echo Lock Screen app – Clean and simple notifications

Echo Lock Screen app – Clean and simple notifications

Echo Notification Lock Screen is a new Alpha lock screen app by Double Labs. There’s plenty of lock screen apps out there in the Google Play store but Echo Lock Screen is clean and simple. The goal of the app is to eliminate notifications that you don’t want or need to see. With Echo Lock Screen you can scroll though a[Read More…]

by 7:09 am on June 17, 2014 3 comments Apps, News, Phones
Angry Birds Epic now available from the Play Store – ART issues in tow

Angry Birds Epic now available from the Play Store – ART issues in tow

Rovio last week officially made available their next instalment of the Angry Birds franchise – Angry Birds Epic – which is now free to download from the Play Store. Rovio announced the release on Thursday last week, marking the global launch of Angry Birds Epic, Rovio’s first role-playing game featuring the iconic Angry Birds characters as legendary heroes. Rovio stated[Read More…]

by 8:08 pm on June 16, 2014 2 comments Apps, News
LG Chromebase – now available to order in Australia

LG Chromebase – now available to order in Australia

LG’s first ChromeOS machine, the all-in-one desktop system called the Chromebase, which they announced at CES in January, is now available to order in Australia. While we were advised back in February, that the Chromebase was coming in April, the machine is now showing up at a few resellers across Australia. The price though is a little higher than the[Read More…]

by 5:03 pm on June 16, 2014 3 comments News
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