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Rumour: HTC to be working on a bigger brother to the One M8

Rumour: HTC to be working on a bigger brother to the One M8

That’s right, HTC may be working on a 5.5″ Quad HD (1440×2560 pixels) brother to the One M8, which is currently going by the name “One M8 Prime”. This rumour that was leaked to HTCSoku, includes a number of unconfirmed specifications that may be featured in the final device. This rumour also suggests that the One M8 Prime will be[Read More…]

by 5:38 pm on May 7, 2014 0 comments News, Rumours
Telstra puts the AFL on your wrist with AFL Live for Pebble

Telstra puts the AFL on your wrist with AFL Live for Pebble

Telstra today announced that they’re bringing a Pebble companion app for their AFL Live app on iOS and Android. The app allows Pebble owners to view real-time AFL Live scores and updates directly from their watch – something Telstra says they believe is a world first. The app was created by Australian development house Outware Mobile, who previously collaborated with[Read More…]

by 1:22 pm on May 7, 2014 7 comments Apps, Smartwatch
ASUS Chromebox — Review

ASUS Chromebox — Review

We’ve reviewed quite a few Chromebooks on Ausdroid now, and while the hardware generally differs a little bit, in the sense of keyboard quality, screen quality and battery life, they’re generally very similar; screen resolution is invariably the same, and ChromeOS is ChromeOS regardless of the platform it’s running on. In short, within a reasonable margin of error, if you’ve[Read More…]

by 1:17 pm on May 7, 2014 9 comments ChromeBox, ChromeOS, Reviews
Tumblr updates its Apps with full customisation tools

Tumblr updates its Apps with full customisation tools

Tumblr has always had mobile apps, however they always seemed to lack the customisation ability that the PC web version had. However, Tumblr has changed this overnight with an update now pushing out to users. Tumblr is rolling out new Android and iOS app update that offers the same editing powers you have on the web. Tumblr users can now change[Read More…]

by 10:08 am on May 7, 2014 0 comments Apps, News, Phones, Tablets
MTP heading to a Chromebook near you

MTP heading to a Chromebook near you

Users of ChromeOS devices will soon be able to access the media files stored on their Android powered phones or tablets soon, as Google has added MTP (or Media Transport Protocol) support to ChromeOS version 36. The addition of MTP will allow users to manage digital media (such as photos or videos) from their Chrome devices, just as Windows and[Read More…]

by 10:05 am on May 7, 2014 6 comments ChromeOS, News
John McAfee’s Chadder secures your private instant messages

John McAfee’s Chadder secures your private instant messages

John McAfee, the one-time founder of McAfee Associates, and one-time wanted man in Belize (pictured above), formed a new business in 2013 called Future Tense Central with the goal of working on new security applications (funnily enough). One of the fruits of the FTC tree is a new app/service called Chadder, which is now available to Android and Windows Phone[Read More…]

by 6:21 am on May 7, 2014 4 comments Apps, News
Intel launches Bay Trail for ChromeOS – Acer, Lenovo, Asus and Toshiba all onboard

Intel launches Bay Trail for ChromeOS – Acer, Lenovo, Asus and Toshiba all onboard

This morning Intel and Google ran a ChromeOS-based event. Navin Shenoy, Vice President of the PC Client Group and general manager of the Mobile Client Platform Division at Intel, ran the event. The whole event was a platform to basically announce new devices from manufacturer partners, all running on the new Bay Trail processor. He introduced Caesar Sengupta VP Product[Read More…]

by 4:34 am on May 7, 2014 5 comments Chromebook, ChromeBox, ChromeOS, News
LG G3 could come with metallic back and removeable back

LG G3 could come with metallic back and removeable back

We’re seeing more and more of the LG G3, we saw black and white renders of the phone yesterday in what appeared to be a plastic material, but according to @evleaks plastic may not be the only material the G3 could be available in. The G3 could also be arriving with a finish that @evleaks describes as a ‘fingerprint-magnet no[Read More…]

by 3:08 am on May 7, 2014 5 comments Manufacturer, Phones, Rumours
Google Maps update brings Lane Guidance, Offline Map map controls, Uber integration and more

Google Maps update brings Lane Guidance, Offline Map map controls, Uber integration and more

Google has today announced an update to their Google Maps app for Android (and iOS) which brings about a massive array of updates. This is a pretty massive update so what’s included? Firstly, there will be Lane Guidance for navigation, but sadly this option is only available in the US, and parts of Canada and Japan. Lane Guidance will tell[Read More…]

by 2:57 am on May 7, 2014 5 comments Apps
The Celeron and i3 Chromeboxes from Asus are now available in Australia

The Celeron and i3 Chromeboxes from Asus are now available in Australia

The wait is over, the Asus Chromebox is now available for order from Australian retailers. Both the i3 and Celeron versions of the Chromebox are available to order, with prices starting at $299 for the Celeron version and $575 for the i3 version. The Celeron Chromebox is available from a variety of smaller Asus resellers, with no major retailers offering[Read More…]

by 12:00 am on May 7, 2014 5 comments ChromeBox