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Optus allows customers to share data across phones and tablets

Optus allows customers to share data across phones and tablets

Optus has today announced a range of new consumer plans that allow customers to pay a combined fee for mobile network access on multiple devices, allowing them once and for all to say goodbye to a second bill just for having a SIM in their tablet. Dubbed the ‘My Plan’, Optus’ new offering will come with two SIMs to use[Read More…]

by 9:55 am on June 2, 2014 10 comments Carriers, News
ASUS MeMO Pad 8 — Review

ASUS MeMO Pad 8 — Review

The MeMO Pad 8 is an interesting device, at least to me it is, because I’ve never used an 8 inch tablet before. I wonder if it will be too big to hold in one hand. I wonder if the material that it’s made of will be grippy and soft to the touch. I wonder if the performance will be[Read More…]

by 9:13 am on June 2, 2014 8 comments Reviews, Tablets
Ausdroid Gadget Store now fully stocked

Ausdroid Gadget Store now fully stocked

It’s been a quiet weekend news-wise and we’ve put the downtime to good use. The Ausdroid Gadget Store is now fully stocked with over 900 different products, including cases, chargers, wireless chargers, screen protectors, Bluetooth accessories and more. Everything you can order from Gadgets 4 Geeks is now on our Gadget Store, so if you’re in the market for some new[Read More…]

by 2:21 pm on June 1, 2014 10 comments News
Press renders for the Galaxy Tab S 10.5 surface

Press renders for the Galaxy Tab S 10.5 surface

A new line of Samsung tablets named the Galaxy Tab S series is widely expected to be launched at an event called ‘Tab into Color’ in New York on the 12th of June. One of the tablets expected to be launched is the Galaxy Tab S 10.5, which has already surfaced in the form of an accidental leak by Samsung[Read More…]

by 11:01 pm on May 31, 2014 0 comments Manufacturer, Tablets
Report: Android TV to launch as a platform rather than product at Google I/O

Report: Android TV to launch as a platform rather than product at Google I/O

GoogleTV, Nexus Q, Chromecast – Android TV, this could be the product succession of Google’s attempts at gaining entry to the lucrative loungeroom market according to a new report from GigaOM. The report says that Google is looking to launch a rumoured Android TV, not as a device, but as a platform for TV and set-top box makers, which will[Read More…]

by 10:35 pm on May 31, 2014 1 comment News, Rumours
LG G3 gets torn down and rated for ‘fixability’ – the verdict is good

LG G3 gets torn down and rated for ‘fixability’ – the verdict is good

Repairability is definitely something you have to think about when purchasing a phone these days. Phones can be dropped easily and the resultant damage can either cost more than the price of a new phone, or be a minor hiccup. The recent release of the LG G3 means that anyone who loves looking at internal components is about to get[Read More…]

by 9:13 pm on May 31, 2014 0 comments Manufacturer, Other, Phones
Samsung Galaxy Mega 7 – aka the Galaxy Mega 2 shows up thanks to case maker

Samsung Galaxy Mega 7 – aka the Galaxy Mega 2 shows up thanks to case maker

We get a fairly eclectic mix of phones down here in Australia. It’s hard to guess which lines, out of the multitude of models that Samsung release every year will eventually arrive on our shores, but one line which did arrive is the Galaxy Mega, and a render of the the second generation has shown up thanks to a case[Read More…]

by 8:56 pm on May 31, 2014 0 comments Manufacturer, Phones
Google Stars leaks early – a new way to look at Favourites

Google Stars leaks early – a new way to look at Favourites

A new service from Google called Google Stars, has just leaked early on the Chrome Web Store, at least for a brief time. The service is apparently the start of Google’s attempt to refresh the way we look at Bookmarks or Favourites. The Chrome Extension was quickly pulled but you can still check it out. For the adventurous out there[Read More…]

by 6:41 am on May 31, 2014 17 comments News
Is this the front panel for the Moto X+1?

Is this the front panel for the Moto X+1?

The Moto X+1 is sure a hotly anticipated phone, Motorola announced the replacement was coming late this Summer earlier this year at Mobile World Congress in a Q&A session and we saw a Motorola phone, presumed to be the Moto X+1 out in the wild dressed up in a test box last night. Now the front panel for the Moto[Read More…]

by 9:59 pm on May 30, 2014 2 comments Manufacturer, Phones
LG G Watch makes an appearance on video – Android Wear looking good

LG G Watch makes an appearance on video – Android Wear looking good

Android Wear is getting closer to launch, with a ‘Summer’ launch expected for both the Moto 360 as well as the LG G Watch, we’re seeing both companies, as well as Google ramping up ‘leaks’ and hype for the official launch. Last night we saw the notifications shown off by a Googler, and today the LG G Watch was shown[Read More…]

by 9:29 pm on May 30, 2014 1 comment Android Wear