Grab an Australian themed Android Wear watch face for Australia Day
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Grab an Australian themed Android Wear watch face for Australia Day

In the spirit of Australia Day, why not theme yourself completely by adding an Australian based Android Wear watch face to your wrist. Australian Android developer Julian Wong has created a range of watch faces compatible with current gen Android Wear devices to add to your wrist and the best news is they’re free. There’s some basic designs based mainly[Read More…]

in Android Wear, Apps by at 9:00 am on January 19, 2015
Some users reporting issues with the battery cover separating from the body of the Nexus 6
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Some users reporting issues with the battery cover separating from the body of the Nexus 6

With the Nexus 6 only just beginning to reach retailers in decent quantities, it seems that Motorola is having a few issues with build quality. A number of Nexus 6 owners have been reporting issues with the battery cover separating from the back of the phone. According to Phandroid who put the pieces together, this is an issue that appears[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Phones by at 8:30 am on January 19, 2015
Sony Xperia Z4 apparently certified in the US – MWC launch looking likely
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Sony Xperia Z4 apparently certified in the US – MWC launch looking likely

On the back of the Sony Xperia Z4 apparently being certified in Japan, the Sony Xperia Z4 has apparently hit the FCC in the US. The phone which appeared at the FCC has been certified with four models – PM0850 through PM0854 – and while there’s no ‘Xperia Z4’ labelling, XperiaBlog is theorising that the phone is the Z4 based[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Phones by at 8:00 am on January 19, 2015
Let’s send Ausdroid to cover MWC 2015!
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Let’s send Ausdroid to cover MWC 2015!

Ausdroid is entering its fifth year in 2015, and we’d like to make it our biggest yet. From humble beginnings, we’ve grown to a reasonably sustainable model, but there’s some things we haven’t yet been able to achieve. Tech media in Australia is a small industry, and many sites (including ours) operate on a shoestring budget. Because of this, we’ve[Read More…]

in Discussions, Events by at 4:00 pm on January 18, 2015
OnePlus to open sales of the One without invite on the 20th of January
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OnePlus to open sales of the One without invite on the 20th of January

OnePlus is celebrating the new year with a ‘New Year, New Gear’ sale on their One handset, announcing that the phone will be available for sale without the need to acquire one of those pesky invites first. Sales will open on January 20th between 7pm – 9pm in three seperate time zones, specifically in Hong Kong, Europe and the US.[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, News, Phones by at 9:00 am on January 18, 2015
HTC set to launch their next flagship at MWC in Barcelona in March

HTC set to launch their next flagship at MWC in Barcelona in March

The first round of 2015 flagship phones looks set to kick off at Mobile World Congress, with HTC sending out invites to an event on March 1st. After CES produced only one notable Android phone, the G Flex 2, it’s time to see what else 2015 has in store. The invite sent to press, shows a starry night with a[Read More…]

in Manufacturer by at 8:30 am on January 18, 2015
4G toting Moto G Titan and Moto E Styx leak in the UK running Lollipop
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4G toting Moto G Titan and Moto E Styx leak in the UK running Lollipop

A 4G version of the Motorola Moto G has been expected since they announced the Gen 2 with 3G radios only back in September, and the lower end Moto E has now been on the market for over 6 months now, so a refresh is almost certainly due. UK Retailer Argos has listed the Moto G Titan and Moto E[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Phones by at 8:00 am on January 18, 2015
Samsung looking at touch-based fingerprint sensor for Galaxy S6
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Samsung looking at touch-based fingerprint sensor for Galaxy S6

Smartphone security is one of those things; it’s necessary, because there’s so much personal information kept on our phones these days, but it’s a bugbear, because we unlock our phones so frequently that typing in PINs or patterns frequently is a pain in the neck. To make this a little easier, Samsung incorporated a fingerprint scanner in the Galaxy S5[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Phones, Rumours by at 11:01 am on January 17, 2015
Sony Xperia Z4 certified in Japan; MWC 2015 launch likely?
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Sony Xperia Z4 certified in Japan; MWC 2015 launch likely?

Sony didn’t have a great deal to announce during CES 2015, leading to speculation (and really, the strong likelihood) that it would be announcing something at MWC 2015 instead. Many of us — myself included — are looking forward to what Sony has in store for this year, as the Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact have been a big[Read More…]

in Phones, Rumours by at 10:51 am on January 17, 2015
Google launches Classroom app for iOS and Android – the dog can no longer eat your homework
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Google launches Classroom app for iOS and Android – the dog can no longer eat your homework

Google for Education has been quietly gaining momentum in schools around the world since it launched. Google has announced that they’ve released a new app for Android and iOS to help teachers and students to better control their homework and assignments. Gone are the days of ‘I forgot my homework’ or ‘The dog ate it’ when handing in assignments, Google[Read More…]

in Apps by at 12:58 pm on January 16, 2015