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Eyes-on with Samsung’s Gear VR
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Eyes-on with Samsung’s Gear VR

Samsung held their “Notable Innovation” launch event on Tuesday night, revealing launch details for the Galaxy Note 4, Galaxy Note Edge and Gear VR. It’s the latter unit that we’re focusing on here, and I’m pretty excited about it. It seems a bit unfair to the hype storm created every time Samsung releases new Note products, but it feels like[Read More…]

in News by at 2:15 pm on September 25, 2014
Plantronics launches the BackBeat Pro at AU $349, in stores soon
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Plantronics launches the BackBeat Pro at AU $349, in stores soon

Plantronics held a media launch in Sydney last night for the newest member of their popular BackBeat family of headphones. The premium quality wireless, noise-cancelling BackBeat Pro (as modelled by that chap, above) will be coming to Australia next month, priced at $349. Described by Plantronics’ Australian National Sales Manager Peter Petrides as a “marriage between a DSLR camera and[Read More…]

in Accessories by at 1:16 pm on September 25, 2014
$165.00 Worth of apps for free?  Yes please Amazon
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$165.00 Worth of apps for free? Yes please Amazon

What do Sonic the Hedgehog, mSecure, Office Suite Professional and Paper Camera have in common? They’re all being offered for free on the Amazon app store. The offer is currently available over on the Amazon Australia website where a total of twenty six apps and games, totalling $165 are yours for the price of signing up to Amazon. You can[Read More…]

in Apps, News by at 1:13 pm on September 25, 2014
Freelancer launches version 2.0 of their Android app

Freelancer launches version 2.0 of their Android app

Australian outsourcing marketplace Freelancer.com has announced the release of version 2.0 of their Android app. The app allows both freelancers looking for work and employers looking for people to perform any tasks they need to without visiting the site. Freelancers can find and accept jobs and submit bids within the app, while hirers can manage projects (including posting new ones)[Read More…]

in Apps by at 12:25 pm on September 25, 2014
Is this HTC’s Action camera?
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Is this HTC’s Action camera?

HTC began teasing what is thought to be their upcoming GoPro competitor this morning. The device is supposed to be announced at their October 8th ‘Double Exposure’ event in New York, but an association with a twitter account @re_camera may have given the game away early. The link to @re_camera was made through a reddit thread, which said a HTC[Read More…]

in Accessories, Manufacturer by at 12:09 pm on September 25, 2014
Rumour: New Nexus phone with 5.92″ display from Motorola to be announced next month
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Rumour: New Nexus phone with 5.92″ display from Motorola to be announced next month

Nexus season is upon us, we’re getting closer to the usual October/November release cycle that normally sees a new Nexus phone on the market and today 9to5Google are fuelling the fire with word they’ve confirmed with sources that the so called ‘Shamu’ Nexus from Motorola is going to be coming soon. Their sources indicate that the design of the phone[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Phones, Rumours by at 10:16 am on September 25, 2014
Clockwork Mod Recovery and Root available for all Android One handsets

Clockwork Mod Recovery and Root available for all Android One handsets

Android One handsets are only just arriving into the market place in India (and onto the Ausdroid review bench), but with kernel source available for the platform, it was only a matter of time before someone managed to unlock, install a custom recovery and get root access to the phones. All that is now possible, thanks to the devs at[Read More…]

in Android One, Modding by at 9:53 am on September 25, 2014
Motorola Moto 360 is receiving an OTA update
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Motorola Moto 360 is receiving an OTA update

We won’t see the Moto 360 officially in Australia till at least next month, but we’re aware of a number of ways to get your hands on it already, so for those of you lucky enough to have one on hand (or wrist as it were) you can expect to see an OTA update hitting your watch in the near[Read More…]

in Android Wear by at 9:16 am on September 25, 2014
HTC has begun teasing their Action Cam competitor
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HTC has begun teasing their Action Cam competitor

HTC has been rumoured to be entering into the action camera market, which has so far been dominated by GoPro, for a while. Their upcoming ‘Double Exposure’ event in New York on the 8th of October is said to be the place where we’ll see this camera (as well as a so-called ‘Selfie’ phone), so now’s as good a time[Read More…]

in Accessories, Manufacturer by at 8:55 am on September 25, 2014
SanDisk releases high-speed 512GB SD card and 64GB microSD card
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SanDisk releases high-speed 512GB SD card and 64GB microSD card

SanDisk has launched two new flash memory cards, which you’d probably better know as SD Cards or microSD. These aren’t any cards though; they’re world firsts: a 512GB U3-rated SD card, and a 64GB u3-rated microSD. Why are these so amazing? The SD card is marketed as the highest capacity SD card manufactured to date, and the microSD is the[Read More…]

in Accessories, News by at 8:20 am on September 25, 2014