WhatsApp access, anywhere in the world, for free? Egads!
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WhatsApp access, anywhere in the world, for free? Egads!

WhatsApp seems to be in the news at the moment, firstly for the wrong reasons, and then for a good one. Well, if that was good, this is better. What if I told you that soon enough, you’ll be able to use WhatsApp just about anywhere, around the world, for free (after a one-off fee)? Sure, if you’ve got a[Read More…]

in News by at 9:39 am on January 22, 2015
A wrap of Samsung Galaxy S6 rumours from around the web
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A wrap of Samsung Galaxy S6 rumours from around the web

I love this time of year; leading into MWC 2015 (or Mobile World Congress) rumours, rumours, rumours… and we’re trying to raise enough funds to send our Managing Editor, Dan Tyson over! For Samsung, rumours come thick and fast about upcoming flagship phones. One rumour that will particularly please a lot of users is that Touchwiz may be toned back[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, News, Phones, Rumours by at 9:20 am on January 22, 2015
HP’s Stylus driven Pro Slate 8 and Pro Slate 12 will be coming to Australia
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HP’s Stylus driven Pro Slate 8 and Pro Slate 12 will be coming to Australia

HP’s tablet range have for the most part been lower end generic devices, which haven’t had a huge amount to sing about. But HP is trying to change their image, by going for a new market with their stylus driven HP Pro Slate 8 and Pro Slate 12 tablets. The Pro Slate series are driven by the “Duet Pen” which[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Tablets by at 9:00 am on January 22, 2015
Google Docs, Slides and Sheets receive updates – iOS users get TouchID integration

Google Docs, Slides and Sheets receive updates – iOS users get TouchID integration

Google’s update Wednesday has begun again after the Christmas/New Year break and is updating a number of their apps, including Docs, Slides and Sheets for Android. The three apps get a couple of handy new updates mainly focused on editing on mobile. Docs now has the ability to perform real-time spell-checking, Sheets now has the ability to hide rows and[Read More…]

in Apps by at 8:11 am on January 22, 2015
WhatsApp gains web client – Android Only for now
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WhatsApp gains web client – Android Only for now

Possibly one of the most widely used mobile messaging services: WhatsApp, has finally introduced an official way to view your WhatsApp conversations on the web. Acting as an extension from your Android phone, the web client is displayed in Chrome and connected by scanning a QR code to sync your conversations with the web page. The web funcitons act as[Read More…]

in Apps by at 7:57 am on January 22, 2015
64GB Nexus 6 from Kogan delayed until March
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64GB Nexus 6 from Kogan delayed until March

Apart from a brief appearance on Google Play, the 64GB version of the Nexus 6 has been a rarity in these parts. Retailers aren’t expecting stock until at least February, but online retailer is now advising customers that it will be March before stock is received. Ausdroid reader Astinus received an email update from Kogan advising that a ‘temporary global[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Phones by at 8:16 pm on January 21, 2015
Samsung is now selling their Android powered Multi-Function units in Australia
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Samsung is now selling their Android powered Multi-Function units in Australia

Samsung Australia has today announced that they are bringing their Android powered Smart MultiXpress series Multi-Function printers to Australia. Announced back at IFA Samsung Smart MultiXpress series are aimed at all levels of Enterprise, featuring printing and scanning functions to match the needs of those users. Todd Lynton, Director – Enterprise and Small Medium Business, Samsung Electronics Australia said of[Read More…]

in Accessories, Manufacturer by at 4:51 pm on January 21, 2015
D-Link is working to resolve their Unknown Sources requirement
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D-Link is working to resolve their Unknown Sources requirement

The D-Link DWM-T100 TV Tuner for Android that was announced yesterday was quite popular, it’s a great idea, but there may be some issues with the software side of things. As pointed out by Rob in the comments, the D-Link TV Tuner app actually requires an additional installation before it can run. The D-Link TV Tuner app once installed from[Read More…]

in Accessories, Apps, Google Play by at 4:47 pm on January 21, 2015
Kickstarter AU Focus: ExoDrive Cases – add a case and microSD card to your phone
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Kickstarter AU Focus: ExoDrive Cases – add a case and microSD card to your phone

The issue of expanding storage on Android phones is a contentious one, every time a phone without a microSD card slot is announced, it invariably leads to an explosion in comments discussing it. There’s been various microSD expansion drives and obviously you can use USB OTG cables to expand storage, but what if there was a case which incorporated protection[Read More…]

in Accessories by at 12:48 pm on January 21, 2015
Humble Bundle Mobile 10 goes live with 6 games valued at almost $30

Humble Bundle Mobile 10 goes live with 6 games valued at almost $30

The Humble Bundle Mobile bundle is back. Rather than a developer specific bundle though, they’ve reverted to the Mobile bundles and we’re up to number 10. There’s 6 games on offer this time around, three of which – Doodle Kingdom, LYNE, and Buddy & Me? – are available for whichever price you want to pay, while the other three –[Read More…]

in Apps by at 12:05 pm on January 21, 2015