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Pocket Casts 4.5 headed to Google Play – Chromecasting included

Pocket Casts 4.5 headed to Google Play – Chromecasting included

Our very favourite podcasting app, Pocket Casts is being updated to version 4.5 in Google Play as we speak. The new version brings about a number of improvements but it’s the Chromecast feature that we’ve all been anticipating ever since they first announced it. Chromecasting from Pocket Casts is delightfully easy to use; load up a podcast while connected to[Read More…]

by 2:16 pm on March 17, 2014 6 comments Apps, Chromecast
Minix Neo X7 Android Media Hub — Review

Minix Neo X7 Android Media Hub — Review

Playing media on your TV shouldn’t be hard. I have very little patience for messing around with a device just to get video and audio to play on a big screen, and I’m always looking for a better way to do it, so when I was offered the chance to review the Minix Neo X7 Android-powered Mini PC from Expansys,[Read More…]

by 1:10 pm on March 17, 2014 17 comments News, Reviews
Motorola officially announces the Moto X for Australia, starting at $549

Motorola officially announces the Moto X for Australia, starting at $549

It’s finally happening – Motorola announced this morning that it’s bringing the Moto X to Australia. The device has appeared on the Australian Motorola site, although it’s listed as coming soon. If you can’t remember the phone that caused such a stir in 2013, you get 16GB of internal storage behind the device’s 4.7-inch 720p AMOLED display, with a customised[Read More…]

by 12:34 pm on March 17, 2014 39 comments Phones
Network Ten finally brings TenPlay to Android

Network Ten finally brings TenPlay to Android

After launching its TenPlay catch-up TV service last year on the web and iOS, Network Ten has finally brought us an Android app. You’ll be able to watch shows like Elementary, Neighbours, 90210 and Ten’s news and live sporting events in the app as of today. The app features on-demand streams of TV shows that have aired on the Ten,[Read More…]

by 10:15 am on March 17, 2014 7 comments Apps, Google Play, News
ALDImobile takes the wraps off new plans; not quite so good

ALDImobile takes the wraps off new plans; not quite so good

Customers of ALDImobile, presumably wooed initially by the promise of unlimited plans, face yet another bit of bad news today, with newly released plan information showing that inclusions have been cut, yet again. Today’s new plans show that the maximum data inclusion in the plans is just 1 GB, with extra data available at a cost. Other inclusions also seem[Read More…]

by 9:40 am on March 17, 2014 13 comments Carriers, News
Samsung Galaxy Beam successor spotted in China

Samsung Galaxy Beam successor spotted in China

At MWC 2012, Samsung announced a smartphone with a pico projector embedded in it known as the Galaxy Beam. As a concept it ticked all the boxes, however it had a few major downfalls such as poor battery life, large body, older version of Android and most importantly, the projector ended up being fairly dim, essentially ensuring that the Galaxy[Read More…]

by 1:58 pm on March 16, 2014 5 comments Manufacturer, Phones
Galaxy S5 Zoom is coming – 19MP sensor on-board

Galaxy S5 Zoom is coming – 19MP sensor on-board

With the launch of the Galaxy S4, Samsung went ahead and released a range of phones based on the S4 name, and it appears that they’re about to repeat the process. While a Galaxy S5 Active probably won’t be released this time due to the Galaxy S5 coming with IP67 protection, a Galaxy S5 Zoom seems to definitely be on[Read More…]

by 11:02 am on March 16, 2014 0 comments Camera, Manufacturer, Phones
Win a Motorola Moto G thanks to (and from) Ausdroid!

Win a Motorola Moto G thanks to (and from) Ausdroid!

We love the Motorola Moto G, and we said as much when we reviewed it back in January. So much so, in fact, that we’ve decided to give one away to one of you, our wonderful readers, just because we can. We announced this in our mailing list yesterday, and now it’s time for everyone who’s not on that list to[Read More…]

by 10:53 am on March 16, 2014 3 comments Competition, Phones
Photos of the Oppo Find 7 leak out – in white this time

Photos of the Oppo Find 7 leak out – in white this time

We last saw the Find 7 when a render made its way onto the website of the Red Dot Design Awards giving us our first un-official look at the new hero phone for Chinese Phone company Oppo, which is due to be announced this Wednesday/Thursday in China. The leaked render showed the phone off in Black, but this time the[Read More…]

by 10:30 am on March 16, 2014 0 comments Manufacturer, Phones
OnePlus One physical design shown off in leaked sketches

OnePlus One physical design shown off in leaked sketches

The OnePlus One is being revealed officially one small feature at a time, and although their Quarter 2 launch date is fast approaching, a new leak has shown off probably a little more than they were planning to show just yet. The annotations to the sketch indicate that the body will be made of a combination of injection moulded poly-carbonate[Read More…]

by 10:01 am on March 16, 2014 0 comments Manufacturer, Phones