Ausdroid News for 15 December 2014

Ausdroid Nexus Player raffle to be drawn tomorrow morning
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Ausdroid Nexus Player raffle to be drawn tomorrow morning

Good evening everyone. This is just a brief note about the Nexus Player Raffle which was to be drawn today. Owing to rather unexpected events today in Sydney and the impact on my work, I wasn’t able to draw the raffle today as planned. This will happen first thing tomorrow morning instead and the winner will be notified, before the[Read More…]

in Competitions and Giveaways, News by at 10:45 pm on December 15, 2014
Micromax YU with CyanogenMod to come with 64-bit Snapdragon 615 processor
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Micromax YU with CyanogenMod to come with 64-bit Snapdragon 615 processor

Indian manufacturer Micromax began inviting the press to a hardware launch this week, where the Micromax YU line will be announced. As almost everyone is aware after the last weeks worth of back and forth, the phone will be powered by CyanogenMod software. The first phone in the YU line which will be launched this week is expected to have[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, News, Phones by at 3:55 pm on December 15, 2014
AllDock Mini Review and Giveaway
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AllDock Mini Review and Giveaway

Kickstarter is a great way to get your dream project started, but there’s a catch. Your dream needs to capture the imagination of hundreds, if not thousands of people to hit your funding goal and get things moving (depending on your funding goal and the cost of your rewards of course). Across the last couple of years Kickstarter has seen[Read More…]

in Accessories, Competitions and Giveaways, News by at 3:49 pm on December 15, 2014
Sony releases video showing bootloader unlocking process  – reminds you that this process may void your warranty

Sony releases video showing bootloader unlocking process – reminds you that this process may void your warranty

Sony has been at the forefront when it comes to reaching out to the developer community when it comes to Android. From providing source and kernels on their SonyDeveloper GitHub repo, through to hiring Alin Jerpelea from CyanogenMods FreeXperia team earlier this year. They’ve gone a step further, releasing a video on how to go about unlocking the bootloader on[Read More…]

in Android Development, Manufacturer, Phones, Tablets by at 3:30 pm on December 15, 2014
Dell releases the Venue 7 3000 tablet with 3G voice capabilities
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Dell releases the Venue 7 3000 tablet with 3G voice capabilities

After launching the Dell Venue 8 tablet on their website back in October, Dell has released their second Android tablet, adding a 7″ model to the range. The Dell Venue 7 3000 has a neat trick up its sleeve too, with Dell offering 3G voice capabilities on the phone. While the specs are pretty low-end, the price is also fairly[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Tablets by at 8:00 am on December 15, 2014