HTC’s Eye Experience software with Android 4.4.4 is rolling out to Australian One M8s
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HTC’s Eye Experience software with Android 4.4.4 is rolling out to Australian One M8s

HTC is rolling out the Eye Experience software update – which also carries with it the update to Android 4.4.4 – to Australian One M8 units. The update is slated to eventually hit the One M7 and M8, as well as the Mini versions of those phones (One Mini and One Mini 2). Vodafone was actually first off the mark[Read More…]

in News by at 12:44 pm on December 2, 2014
Android Distribution Numbers released for November – Lollipop still nowhere in sight
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Android Distribution Numbers released for November – Lollipop still nowhere in sight

Google seems back on track with releasing their distribution numbers now, it’s the 1st of the month in the US and boom, here they are. The glaring omission from this list is the lack of stats on Lollipop. Despite hitting devices from the thirteenth of November there’s apparently not even enough devices running the latest version of Android to make[Read More…]

in News by at 9:19 am on December 2, 2014
Google launches Santa Tracker 2014 – Play games while waiting for the Jolly fat man
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Google launches Santa Tracker 2014 – Play games while waiting for the Jolly fat man

Google loves a holiday and every year, the traditional Santa Tracker has been popping up to supply excited kids around the world a way to track Santa on his trip around the world. As it’s December 1st in the US, Google has today launched the Santa Tracker website, Chrome Extension and Android app for 2014. There’s a slew of activities[Read More…]

in Apps by at 6:07 am on December 2, 2014
The next version of Google Glass will have Intel Inside

The next version of Google Glass will have Intel Inside

Google may not be selling Glass in enough quantities to keep major developers interested, but that hasn’t stopped them from talking with Intel about supplying the processing power for a new version. Google Glass is currently powered by the aging Texas Instruments OMAP processor that powered the now three year old Samsung built Galaxy Nexus, but a revised version, will[Read More…]

in Glass by at 1:30 am on December 2, 2014
Nexus 6 comes to ThinkOfUs – shipping 32GB and 64GB US version this month.
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Nexus 6 comes to ThinkOfUs – shipping 32GB and 64GB US version this month.

The Nexus 6 is still not available in Australia, despite assurances from Motorola that the phone would arrive in November, with pre-sales on Google Play in October. The phone is available for pre-order from third party suppliers in Australia, although at least one is advising shipping has been delayed till January. A new contender has shown up, claiming they have[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Phones by at 8:14 pm on December 1, 2014
The OnePlus saga rolls on – touchscreens, refurbished units and the India divide
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The OnePlus saga rolls on – touchscreens, refurbished units and the India divide

OnePlus has been involved in more than their fair share of controversy in their short lifespan, and we thought it was time to check in on some of the recent developments surrounding the company. The good news? After a disastrous first attempt at running a pre-order system for the OnePlus One, the company finally managed to open up pre-orders successfully[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, News, Phones by at 2:12 pm on December 1, 2014
Win a Nexus Player and Controller in our raffle
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Win a Nexus Player and Controller in our raffle

Well, Android TV is well and truly out in the wild now, with Google kicking off the hardware with the Nexus Player. While they’ve obviously decided on a slow rollout when it comes to international sales, we’ve gotten our hands on a couple and while Phil has one for review, I’ve decided to donate one to the Ausdroid Community Foundation[Read More…]

by at 8:00 pm on November 30, 2014
Aldi selling the Onix 10.1 Tablet & Onix 4″ smartphone this coming Wednesday 3 December
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Aldi selling the Onix 10.1 Tablet & Onix 4″ smartphone this coming Wednesday 3 December

The tech specials are starting to gear up for Christmas and Aldi is looking to capture the budget conscious consumer looking for a bargain this Christmas. The Onix 10.1 Tablet & Onix 4″ smartphone have previously been offered by Aldi earlier this year and just in case you have forgotten here is Specs for each device. Onix 10.1 Tablet There[Read More…]

in Accessories, Bargains, Manufacturer, News, Phones, Tablets by at 9:51 am on November 30, 2014
Nexus Player: Unboxing, Setup and initial thoughts
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Nexus Player: Unboxing, Setup and initial thoughts

After the Nexus Player went on-sale earlier this month, and we managed to get a hold of one. Though I’ve only had very limited time with the device so far, I wanted to share the unboxing, setup and some impressions of the device. I was rather excited when I got the box at work, unfortunately I was also rather busy[Read More…]

in Android TV, Manufacturer, News by at 8:00 am on November 30, 2014
PSA: Google has stuffed the link for the G Watch R but you can still buy it
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PSA: Google has stuffed the link for the G Watch R but you can still buy it

The G Watch R finally arrived on Google Play earlier this month after much waiting, its $349 price tag has been beaten by local online retailers at least once, but it’s still priced pretty well for what it offers. The problem with the LG G Watch R on Google Play at the moment is the link isn’t currently working, but[Read More…]

in Android Wear, Google Play by at 1:49 pm on November 29, 2014