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HTC Marketing the One (M8)

HTC Marketing the One (M8)

It looks like HTC are starting to understand the market. You don’t just need to have a great product, you need to market your great product for it to sell well. Enter Iron Man Robert Downey Jr! The video below doesn’t tell you heaps about the HTC One M8, but it’s clear that Robert loves it and it’s got some[Read More…]

by 6:19 am on April 9, 2014 1 comment Manufacturer, News, Phones
Good Deal: Moto G $238 at Officeworks

Good Deal: Moto G $238 at Officeworks

The Moto G is a great phone, in fact; in our review Chris said that if he didn’t have a Nexus 5 it’s the phone he’d buy. A pretty solid wrap from someone who is quite firm in his standpoint on what a phone should and should not be. It’s a very good phone for sub $300, but for $238[Read More…]

by 6:17 am on April 9, 2014 4 comments Manufacturer, Phones, Sale
Inside the Design: Creating the HTC One (M8)

Inside the Design: Creating the HTC One (M8)

HTC have released a video outlining the thought processes and giving viewers an inside view, to the thought processes the team went through in designing the HTC One (M8). Everything from following the idea but developing last years model, the process behind the curved back, the want for a solid construction but a smooth feel are covered. It’s quite a[Read More…]

by 6:16 am on April 9, 2014 0 comments Manufacturer, News, Phones
PSA:Google Play Gift Cards on Sale at Woolworths from the 9th of April

PSA:Google Play Gift Cards on Sale at Woolworths from the 9th of April

With Woolworths losing their exclusivity on Google Play Gift Cards, and the cards now available in more stores, the sales can begin, and it’s the encumbent who is making the first move. Woolworths is advertising 10% off their range of Gift Cards, including Google Play Gift Cards from tomorrow, the 9th of April until Tuesday the 15th of April. As[Read More…]

by 6:02 pm on April 8, 2014 6 comments Google Play, Sale
PSA: Redeem your Google Play Credit from Nestlé Australia by May 31st or lose it.

PSA: Redeem your Google Play Credit from Nestlé Australia by May 31st or lose it.

Just when you thought that the Google/Nestlé Australia KitKat promotion was over there’s just one more thing as a certain tech company likes to say at their launches. This afternoon, Nestlé Australia began sending out emails to entrants in their promotion to remind them that their Google Play vouchers won during the competition would expire on the 31st of May.[Read More…]

by 5:41 pm on April 8, 2014 0 comments Competition, Google Play
Rdio and Crackle add more content for you to Chromecast

Rdio and Crackle add more content for you to Chromecast

Once the Google Chromecast Developer SDK was finally released for official builds, there has been a pretty constant stream (see what I did there?) of new content that you can play through your Chromecast. Now Rdio, Vudu and Crackle are adding the the ever growing list of content providers with their streaming services. Each of the mentioned services have published[Read More…]

by 4:56 pm on April 8, 2014 0 comments Apps, Chromecast, News
Has HTC turned the corner?

Has HTC turned the corner?

Following what can only be described as a disastrous two (or so) years financially for HTC, with declining sales, turning to declining profits to operating losses. While it’s not yet the pot of gold that they’re looking for, HTC have posted their latest earnings report which detailed around a US$1bn turnover and an operating loss of roughly US$64 million. Yeah,[Read More…]

by 4:55 pm on April 8, 2014 4 comments Manufacturer, News, Phones
No podcast tonight…

No podcast tonight…

We deeply regret the announcement that due to a number of factors, there will be no Ausdroid Podcast tonight. However! You can join us tomorrow night for the usual chatter about the latest news in the Android world as Jason, Dan and myself welcome our friend; Phil Nickinson from Android Central to the show once again. We’ll be discussing a[Read More…]

by 4:52 pm on April 8, 2014 0 comments News, Podcast
Window to register for a chance to go to Google IO expands to four days and moves to next week

Window to register for a chance to go to Google IO expands to four days and moves to next week

The window to register your interest to attend Google IO in June was supposed to open up in the early hours of tomorrow morning, and be open for two days according to the announcement made on the Google Developers blog last month. But the Google Developers Google+ account has just advised the window will now be open longer, but will[Read More…]

by 4:43 pm on April 8, 2014 0 comments Uncategorised
Rumour: Telstra getting ready to launch the Sony Xperia Z2 on $70 per month Accelerate plan

Rumour: Telstra getting ready to launch the Sony Xperia Z2 on $70 per month Accelerate plan

It looks like Telstra could be about to launch the long-awaited Sony Xperia Z2. The national carrier has apparently accidentally let the cat out of the bag by releasing two online ads naming the handset on their $70 per month Accelerate plans. The two ads showed up on News.com.au, with one a banner ad at the top of the page:[Read More…]

by 3:39 pm on April 8, 2014 11 comments News