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VLC Beta gets an update

VLC Beta gets an update

VLC is one of the most popular, open source media players across popular platforms including Windows, Linux as well as Mobile OS’. The Beta for Android has received a UI update that is moving towards the trend in Android design as well as being a very capable network streaming app now (previous versions were choppy and a little unreliable). The[Read More…]

by 1:35 pm on April 8, 2014 0 comments Apps, News
PayPal Here brings new Chip & PIN card reader to Australia

PayPal Here brings new Chip & PIN card reader to Australia

PayPal Australia has launched the next generation of PayPal Here, an app and bluetooth device combination that enables Australian business signed up to PayPal Here to take transactions from Chip & PIN enabled credit and debit cards, wherever their business might take them. The new PayPal Here Chip & PIN card reader wireless connects to any Android or iOS devices[Read More…]

by 7:02 am on April 8, 2014 14 comments Apps, Manufacturer, News
Optus announces availability of Samsung Galaxy NotePro 12.2

Optus announces availability of Samsung Galaxy NotePro 12.2

Optus has announced this morning that the Samsung Galaxy NotePro 12.2 is now available on Optus’ nationwide 4G network, and can be purchase from today via telephone sales, online and in selected retail stores. The Galaxy NotePro, announced earlier this year at CES,is a 12.2″ giant of a tablet, with 4 million pixels to display things on, multi-window multitasking for[Read More…]

by 10:40 am on April 7, 2014 0 comments Carriers, News, Tablets
Samsung Galaxy S5 wireless charging covers unveiled in the US

Samsung Galaxy S5 wireless charging covers unveiled in the US

Prepare your wallets folks, the official accessories for Samsung’s new Galaxy S5 are appearing online. The first ones appear to be a set of wireless charging covers, which Android Central discovered recently. The covers will come in two colours and two different models. It appears there’s an effort on the part of Samsung to cover what most people are likely to[Read More…]

by 1:54 pm on April 6, 2014 7 comments Accessories, Manufacturer, Phones
Asus C200 Chromebook leaks on Google+

Asus C200 Chromebook leaks on Google+

Asus has bought into ChromeOS big, in the next couple of months they have three Chromeboxes launching, one of which is the high-end Chromebox for Meetings to be launched in conjunction with Google. Now their upcoming Chromebook has appeared on Google+ with the model designation: C200. There’s not much known about the interals of the C200, it has an ‘Intel[Read More…]

by 10:31 am on April 6, 2014 8 comments Chromebook, Manufacturer
Rumour: Android TV is coming, and it looks delightfully simple

Rumour: Android TV is coming, and it looks delightfully simple

According to documents and screenshots obtained from an un-named source by the Verge, Google is readying a fourth attempt at becoming a major force in the entertainment industry. This time, though the focus is on Android, with the product to be called Android TV. The interface appears to be quite interesting and easy to navigate. It does borrow heavily from[Read More…]

by 10:09 am on April 6, 2014 3 comments Rumours
Dan’s going to get inked to raise money for Ausdroid Community Foundation

Dan’s going to get inked to raise money for Ausdroid Community Foundation

It’s been a little while since we’ve talked about the Ausdroid Community Foundation, and it’s high time we did again. For those who aren’t familiar, you might be wondering what is the ACF, and why does Ausdroid have a charitable fund. We love what we do, and reporting on the latest in technology, particularly the Android space, keeps us pretty[Read More…]

by 9:00 am on April 6, 2014 6 comments Charity, News
Chrome Remote Desktop app for Android appears, but it’s in private beta

Chrome Remote Desktop app for Android appears, but it’s in private beta

Google is continuing to push its Chrome browser into new areas, and this week it’s started privately testing an Android client for Chrome Remote Desktop (aka “Chromoting”), making good on a promise from nearly a year ago. You can use Chrome Remote Desktop already to connect desktop computers running a Chrome browser with the Chrome extension. The new Android app[Read More…]

by 11:32 am on April 5, 2014 2 comments Apps
How an Australian company is helping promote Google Play in the US and beyond

How an Australian company is helping promote Google Play in the US and beyond

Sydney based company Tapit — which just so happens to be one of the market leaders in the Near Field Communications (NFC) marketing world — have just announced their newest campaign working with Google in the US. The campaign will use NFC used in conjunction with traditional advertising to promote Google Play Movies in cities across the US. This isn’t Tapit’s first work[Read More…]

by 8:44 am on April 5, 2014 2 comments Exclusive, Google Play, News, NFC
Samsung Australia gives you the chance to win a Galaxy S5

Samsung Australia gives you the chance to win a Galaxy S5

Samsung Australia is giving away five Samsung Galaxy S5 handsets, and you can win one for yourself easily via a very simple competition on Samsung’s Facebook Page. All you need to do is Log into Facebook Enter your personal details Tell Samsung 5 words that “power your Australian life While I’m personally doubtful that I’ll ever be fortunate enough to[Read More…]

by 5:39 pm on April 4, 2014 11 comments Competition, Manufacturer, News, Phones