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ALDImobile takes the wraps off new plans; not quite so good

ALDImobile takes the wraps off new plans; not quite so good

Customers of ALDImobile, presumably wooed initially by the promise of unlimited plans, face yet another bit of bad news today, with newly released plan information showing that inclusions have been cut, yet again. Today’s new plans show that the maximum data inclusion in the plans is just 1 GB, with extra data available at a cost. Other inclusions also seem[Read More…]

by 9:40 am on March 17, 2014 13 comments Carriers, News
Samsung Galaxy Beam successor spotted in China

Samsung Galaxy Beam successor spotted in China

At MWC 2012, Samsung announced a smartphone with a pico projector embedded in it known as the Galaxy Beam. As a concept it ticked all the boxes, however it had a few major downfalls such as poor battery life, large body, older version of Android and most importantly, the projector ended up being fairly dim, essentially ensuring that the Galaxy[Read More…]

by 1:58 pm on March 16, 2014 5 comments Manufacturer, Phones
Galaxy S5 Zoom is coming – 19MP sensor on-board

Galaxy S5 Zoom is coming – 19MP sensor on-board

With the launch of the Galaxy S4, Samsung went ahead and released a range of phones based on the S4 name, and it appears that they’re about to repeat the process. While a Galaxy S5 Active probably won’t be released this time due to the Galaxy S5 coming with IP67 protection, a Galaxy S5 Zoom seems to definitely be on[Read More…]

by 11:02 am on March 16, 2014 0 comments Camera, Manufacturer, Phones
Win a Motorola Moto G thanks to (and from) Ausdroid!

Win a Motorola Moto G thanks to (and from) Ausdroid!

We love the Motorola Moto G, and we said as much when we reviewed it back in January. So much so, in fact, that we’ve decided to give one away to one of you, our wonderful readers, just because we can. We announced this in our mailing list yesterday, and now it’s time for everyone who’s not on that list to[Read More…]

by 10:53 am on March 16, 2014 3 comments Competition, Phones
Photos of the Oppo Find 7 leak out – in white this time

Photos of the Oppo Find 7 leak out – in white this time

We last saw the Find 7 when a render made its way onto the website of the Red Dot Design Awards giving us our first un-official look at the new hero phone for Chinese Phone company Oppo, which is due to be announced this Wednesday/Thursday in China. The leaked render showed the phone off in Black, but this time the[Read More…]

by 10:30 am on March 16, 2014 0 comments Manufacturer, Phones
OnePlus One physical design shown off in leaked sketches

OnePlus One physical design shown off in leaked sketches

The OnePlus One is being revealed officially one small feature at a time, and although their Quarter 2 launch date is fast approaching, a new leak has shown off probably a little more than they were planning to show just yet. The annotations to the sketch indicate that the body will be made of a combination of injection moulded poly-carbonate[Read More…]

by 10:01 am on March 16, 2014 0 comments Manufacturer, Phones
Android powered Vision SmartTVs from HiSense to launch in Australia in May

Android powered Vision SmartTVs from HiSense to launch in Australia in May

Chinese electronics manufacturer Hisense announced a range of Android powered SmartTVs under the Vision brand at CES back in January. Now Hisense has advised that Vision SmartTVs will begin appearing in a range of Australian retailers from May. The Vision SmartTVs are a big step forward for Hisense, promising an easy to use interface which is backed up by research[Read More…]

by 6:43 pm on March 15, 2014 3 comments Manufacturer
Chromecast to launch in the UK March 19th, France on March 25th – Australia can’t be too far behind

Chromecast to launch in the UK March 19th, France on March 25th – Australia can’t be too far behind

Chromecast – the HDMI dongle that’s taken the US by storm, is about to go international. That much is certain, Sundar Pichai, head of Chrome and Android confirmed that last week at South By SouthWest(SXSW), but exactly when is the next question. The answer appears to be somewhat scaled, the Chromecast will launch in the UK on March 19th, and[Read More…]

by 4:35 pm on March 15, 2014 3 comments Chromecast, Google Play
Help Google improve their user experience and get rewarded

Help Google improve their user experience and get rewarded

Like any major provider of products and services, or at least any good one, you want to know what your users think of your products, and how to improve those experiences as best you can. Google has announced that it will invite users to help it improve the Google user experience, and besides the warm fuzzy feeling of knowing you’ve[Read More…]

by 2:41 pm on March 15, 2014 0 comments News
New screenshots seem to confirm the LG G3 will be announced with QHD

New screenshots seem to confirm the LG G3 will be announced with QHD

A User Agent Profile for an upcoming LG Phone – the D850 – leaked by EVLeaks the other day, which is thought to be a candidate to be the LG G3, showed an extremely high resolution 2560×1440 QHD screen. Today we see some new screenshots from a Dutch site which support the argument for the G3 to arrive sporting one[Read More…]

by 12:53 pm on March 15, 2014 9 comments Manufacturer, Phones