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Are you getting an LG G3 this week? Try some of these accessories.
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Are you getting an LG G3 this week? Try some of these accessories.

If you’re getting one of LG‘s most anticipated phones this week, the LG G3, then you should give some thought to whether your new toy needs some accessories to go with. Over at the Ausdroid Gadget Store, we’ve got some pretty neat things to go with your G3, and at pretty decent prices as well. Some of these have been[Read More…]

in Accessories by at 8:15 am on August 6, 2014
Humble Mobile Bundle 6 now available – three games for whatever price you want

Humble Mobile Bundle 6 now available – three games for whatever price you want

The Humble Mobile Bundle is back. For the sixth time, the folks over at the Humble Bundle have packed together some great games for you to purchase, with an option to pay whatever you want for three games, or pay over the average price and grab 6 games, with more games to be added down the track. The three games[Read More…]

in Apps by at 6:58 am on August 6, 2014
LG G Watch Cradle now available to purchase from Google Play

LG G Watch Cradle now available to purchase from Google Play

Early adopters of the LG G Watch have been limited by the proprietary nature of the G Watch’s charging cradle, if you stuck it to your bedside table, the thought of trying to peel it off to take away with you on a trip has sent shudders down many a spine. The good news is, as of this morning the[Read More…]

in Accessories, Android Wear by at 6:44 am on August 6, 2014
New stylus toting LG G3 model, unsurprisingly called the G3 Stylus shown off in new video from LG
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New stylus toting LG G3 model, unsurprisingly called the G3 Stylus shown off in new video from LG

The LG G3 has only just rolled into stores in Australia, but that seems to be just the start, the G3 Beat was recently announced with decidedly lower end specs, and now a new model has appeared in a product video for the G3 Beat on the LG Mobile Global YouTube page. Like the G3 Beat, the G3 Stylus may[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Phones by at 9:30 pm on August 5, 2014
Motorola’s Punit Soni confirms that the Moto X will receive Android L
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Motorola’s Punit Soni confirms that the Moto X will receive Android L

One of the benefits to consumers of having Google purchase Motorola, was that their phones began receiving updates to the latest version of Android fast, in some cases even faster than Nexus phones. This speedy update of phones seems set to continue even with the impending sale to Lenovo. Punit Soni, VP, Product Management at Motorola Mobility has off-handedly confirmed[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, OS Update, Phones by at 7:41 pm on August 5, 2014
WhatsApp adds Android Wear support with voice reply and stacked notifications to their ‘Beta’ app

WhatsApp adds Android Wear support with voice reply and stacked notifications to their ‘Beta’ app

There’s no getting away from the fact that Android Wear is just hot right now. Android Wear releases are coming thick and fast due to an easy to implement update to existing Android apps, the latest to join the Android Wear revolution is the now Facebook owned chat platform WhatsApp. WhatsApp is without doubt a massively popular cross platform chat[Read More…]

in Android Wear, Apps by at 6:07 pm on August 5, 2014
Samsung Galaxy Alpha in white shown off  with metal frame
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Samsung Galaxy Alpha in white shown off with metal frame

With an expected launch sometime this month, the Samsung Galaxy Alpha, has captured the imaginations of many Samsung fans, not because of its high-end specs – it’s decidedly a mid-range phone – but because it’s been described as one of the first Samsung Galaxy phones with a metal frame. Now, pictures of the phone have surfaced on Chinese social media[Read More…]

in News by at 5:47 pm on August 5, 2014
Google Play refund window unofficially increased to two hours
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Google Play refund window unofficially increased to two hours

The timeframe for having apps refunded on Google Play was lowered to 15 minutes back in December 2010. But that seems to have changed, the guys over at Android Police running a series of tests which shows that a majority of Apps and Games on Google Play now have a 2 hour window for refund. The team tested the window[Read More…]

in Google Play by at 4:58 pm on August 5, 2014
HiSense Vision TV — Preview
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HiSense Vision TV — Preview

As you can see, we’ve got a new toy in the Ausdroid office this afternoon, and its a doozy. Readers, I’d like to introduce you to HiSense’s latest Vision range of televisions, and this one’s a (meagre?) 50″ large. They come in sizes up to 80″, and they’re razor thin, but that’s not the coolest thing. You see, the HiSense[Read More…]

in Accessories, Android TV, Mini Reviews, News by at 4:37 pm on August 5, 2014
Motorola Moto E — Review
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Motorola Moto E — Review

When I attended the Motorola breakfast announcing the Moto E and Moto G 4G back in May this year, I had to say that at least in relation to the E, I didn’t have high hopes. By that stage, I’d already reviewed the Moto G, and while it (then) lacked a 4G option, it seemed to me to be the[Read More…]

in Phones, Reviews by at 3:54 pm on August 5, 2014