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HTC Advantage – what it might mean for Australia

HTC Advantage – what it might mean for Australia

HTC has made a number of announcements specific to the US market in the past few days about support and service arrangements. We haven’t reported on them on Ausdroid because they don’t pertain to Australian users — not yet, anyway. Given the number of rumours and news reports around the company at the moment we thought it’d be a good[Read More…]

by 2:42 pm on February 19, 2014 2 comments News
Nokia X news ramps up as Nokia releases launch teaser

Nokia X news ramps up as Nokia releases launch teaser

Nokia X – you’ll have to forgive me and a large portion of the tech press for their fascination over this decidedly low end device being released but – Nokia Android device. So, what’s happening? Well, the title image for this post was tweeted out by the main source of Nokia X news – @evleaks – yesterday. In and of[Read More…]

by 2:08 pm on February 19, 2014 5 comments News
Samsung US announces which of their devices will receive Kit Kat

Samsung US announces which of their devices will receive Kit Kat

Samsung in the US released a list of devices that will receive an update to Android 4.4.2. While they haven’t included dates on when the devices will receive the update – beyond reminding owners that the update availability will vary by carrier but that some updates will begin rolling out today. While Kit Kat was designed by Google to run[Read More…]

by 1:13 pm on February 19, 2014 6 comments Manufacturer, OS Update, Phones, Tablets
Upcoming HTC M8 to be called ‘The All New One’ – bumpers coming too

Upcoming HTC M8 to be called ‘The All New One’ – bumpers coming too

This morning we saw HTC begin inviting press to the launch of their new phone, known currently as the M8. But EVLeaks isn’t done leaking information about the new flagship this morning releasing our best, clearest look yet at the upcoming phone, but encased in a bumper cover. They’ve also advised that the phone won’t be called the One+ or[Read More…]

by 12:45 pm on February 19, 2014 3 comments Manufacturer, Phones, Rumours
Australian Carrier branded Samsung Galaxy Nexus to finally receive Android 4.3

Australian Carrier branded Samsung Galaxy Nexus to finally receive Android 4.3

The Galaxy Nexus was a pretty popular phone choice for a number of Australians when it became the first Nexus device to be released on all three carriers but part of the carrier distribution agreement was that the updates had to go via Samsung and the carriers before being delivered to phones. After seemingly being abandoned on Android 4.1.2 it[Read More…]

by 12:10 pm on February 19, 2014 3 comments Carriers, Manufacturer, OS Update
HTC to launch new One on March 25

HTC to launch new One on March 25

HTC have announced that they will hold press events on 25 March in London and New York for the release of their 2014 flagship. Obviously, we don’t have any solid facts about the new One, or M8, but what we do have are a lot of rumours. Leaks show that the One 2 will be basically a beefed-up One, with[Read More…]

by 7:56 am on February 19, 2014 4 comments News, Phones
Vodafone announces 4G international roaming in NZ, UK and Europe

Vodafone announces 4G international roaming in NZ, UK and Europe

Vodafone has announced today that it will flick the switch on international 4G roaming agreements that will allow Vodafone customers to access high-speed networks in New Zealand, the UK and across Europe from the middle of 2014. This news comes on the heels of Vodafone’s $5-a-day Red roaming plans which already give customers access to 3G networks across the globe —[Read More…]

by 11:39 am on February 18, 2014 1 comment Carriers, News
Xperia Tablet Z2 appears in render form and more rumoured specs

Xperia Tablet Z2 appears in render form and more rumoured specs

After posting purported specs of the Xperia Tablet Z2 yesterday, @evleaks has followed up this morning with a press render of what the tablet will look like and for those people who were fans of the hard rectangular Xperia Tablet Z, the design of the Tablet Z2 appears very similar. Despite being the best leaker in the business, @evleaks isn’t[Read More…]

by 11:31 am on February 18, 2014 2 comments Manufacturer, Rumours, Tablets
Koush shows mirroring Android to Chromecast working in new video

Koush shows mirroring Android to Chromecast working in new video

This is the image that popular developer Koush used to tease Chromecast and Android fans last week, about a feature that many have requested. Not only has Koush now got the ability to cast Android to Chromecast and released a video, he’s looked over the Play Services APK and believes that the ability could be coming to Android natively. The[Read More…]

by 11:16 am on February 18, 2014 1 comment Chromecast
Huawei releases teaser for Mobile World Congress using video of a Siri clone

Huawei releases teaser for Mobile World Congress using video of a Siri clone

Huawei will once again be at Mobile World Congress and according to the invite to their press event, they released last night on Social Media they intend to ‘amaze the world again’. At #MWC2014 We are ready to amaze the world again! #HuaweiUnlockPossibilities pic.twitter.com/7LNfu6eG7R — Huawei Device (@HuaweiDevice) February 17, 2014 While the invite itself gives time, date and location[Read More…]

by 11:02 am on February 18, 2014 1 comment Manufacturer, Phones, Tablets