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Ausdroid Podcast 122 – LIVE CHAT (again)

Ausdroid Podcast 122 – LIVE CHAT (again)

http://youtube.com/embed/-HQdJC9X0yg Welcome to episode 122 of the Ausdroid Podcast! (Yes, we know we did this last week) If you’re on a mobile device, you can use this link to get to the video directly through YouTube. If you have a Chromecast you can also put us on your TV with that link now too! Broadcast will start at 9.00pm AEST[Read More…]

in Podcast Live by at 9:00 pm on September 25, 2014
Wild Grinders Downhill Grind
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Wild Grinders Downhill Grind

Aussie Developer Bubblegum interactive have come out with a “freemium” (free to install, but with the peril of in app purchases if you become too addicted) skateboard game that is painfully addictive and stupidly fun. For a game of this genre it’s got a good list of features that you’d expect Action packed adrenaline fun with awesome fast swipe controls[Read More…]

in Apps, News by at 5:47 pm on September 25, 2014
Eyes-on with Samsung’s Gear VR
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Eyes-on with Samsung’s Gear VR

Samsung held their “Notable Innovation” launch event on Tuesday night, revealing launch details for the Galaxy Note 4, Galaxy Note Edge and Gear VR. It’s the latter unit that we’re focusing on here, and I’m pretty excited about it. It seems a bit unfair to the hype storm created every time Samsung releases new Note products, but it feels like[Read More…]

in News by at 2:15 pm on September 25, 2014
Plantronics launches the BackBeat Pro at AU $349, in stores soon
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Plantronics launches the BackBeat Pro at AU $349, in stores soon

Plantronics held a media launch in Sydney last night for the newest member of their popular BackBeat family of headphones. The premium quality wireless, noise-cancelling BackBeat Pro (as modelled by that chap, above) will be coming to Australia next month, priced at $349. Described by Plantronics’ Australian National Sales Manager Peter Petrides as a “marriage between a DSLR camera and[Read More…]

in Accessories by at 1:16 pm on September 25, 2014
$165.00 Worth of apps for free?  Yes please Amazon
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$165.00 Worth of apps for free? Yes please Amazon

What do Sonic the Hedgehog, mSecure, Office Suite Professional and Paper Camera have in common? They’re all being offered for free on the Amazon app store. The offer is currently available over on the Amazon Australia website where a total of twenty six apps and games, totalling $165 are yours for the price of signing up to Amazon. You can[Read More…]

in Apps, News by at 1:13 pm on September 25, 2014
Freelancer launches version 2.0 of their Android app

Freelancer launches version 2.0 of their Android app

Australian outsourcing marketplace Freelancer.com has announced the release of version 2.0 of their Android app. The app allows both freelancers looking for work and employers looking for people to perform any tasks they need to without visiting the site. Freelancers can find and accept jobs and submit bids within the app, while hirers can manage projects (including posting new ones)[Read More…]

in Apps by at 12:25 pm on September 25, 2014
Is this HTC’s Action camera?
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Is this HTC’s Action camera?

HTC began teasing what is thought to be their upcoming GoPro competitor this morning. The device is supposed to be announced at their October 8th ‘Double Exposure’ event in New York, but an association with a twitter account @re_camera may have given the game away early. The link to @re_camera was made through a reddit thread, which said a HTC[Read More…]

in Accessories, Manufacturer by at 12:09 pm on September 25, 2014
Rumour: New Nexus phone with 5.92″ display from Motorola to be announced next month
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Rumour: New Nexus phone with 5.92″ display from Motorola to be announced next month

Nexus season is upon us, we’re getting closer to the usual October/November release cycle that normally sees a new Nexus phone on the market and today 9to5Google are fuelling the fire with word they’ve confirmed with sources that the so called ‘Shamu’ Nexus from Motorola is going to be coming soon. Their sources indicate that the design of the phone[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Phones, Rumours by at 10:16 am on September 25, 2014
Clockwork Mod Recovery and Root available for all Android One handsets

Clockwork Mod Recovery and Root available for all Android One handsets

Android One handsets are only just arriving into the market place in India (and onto the Ausdroid review bench), but with kernel source available for the platform, it was only a matter of time before someone managed to unlock, install a custom recovery and get root access to the phones. All that is now possible, thanks to the devs at[Read More…]

in Android One, Modding by at 9:53 am on September 25, 2014
Motorola Moto 360 is receiving an OTA update
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Motorola Moto 360 is receiving an OTA update

We won’t see the Moto 360 officially in Australia till at least next month, but we’re aware of a number of ways to get your hands on it already, so for those of you lucky enough to have one on hand (or wrist as it were) you can expect to see an OTA update hitting your watch in the near[Read More…]

in Android Wear by at 9:16 am on September 25, 2014