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Google launches Android 4.4 Quick Start Guide in Google Play Books – but you can’t get it outside the US

Google launches Android 4.4 Quick Start Guide in Google Play Books – but you can’t get it outside the US

Anyone who has made the decision to not purchase a Nexus 5, but is still holding one of the devices in line to receive the latest Android update, is keen to learn all there is to know about Android 4.4 and Google wants to help. Google has launched an Android Quick Start Guide for Android 4.4 (KitKat) on to Google[Read More…]

by 3:47 pm on November 5, 2013 1 comment Apps, Google Play
Vodafone doubles the data on $30 Prepaid Cap for Christmas

Vodafone doubles the data on $30 Prepaid Cap for Christmas

In an early holiday gift to all, Vodafone is doubling the data on its $30 Prepaid Cap to 1GB. As well as the extra 500MB of data, the plan still includes $450 of flexible call credit and infinite SMS. This is available to prepaid customers from now, and the cut-off for the last activation to receive the double data offer[Read More…]

by 3:31 pm on November 5, 2013 5 comments Carriers
Optus launches the LG G2 and Samsung Galaxy Ace 3

Optus launches the LG G2 and Samsung Galaxy Ace 3

Optus has added two new Android devices to its line up, bringing the total number of Android 4G devices available on plans to eleven, with every one of their Android phones being 4G capable. The newcomers are the highly anticipated LG G2, which we reviewed earlier and were very impressed with, and  the Samsung Galaxy Ace 3. The LG G2[Read More…]

by 3:30 pm on November 5, 2013 9 comments Carriers, Phones
Watching the Melbourne Cup in Australia with Android.

Watching the Melbourne Cup in Australia with Android.

It’s the race that stops the nation, it’s an Australian tradition that’s reached the point where most everyone in Australia is glued to a TV for around 3-4 minutes at 3PM on the first Tuesday in November, but what if you don’t have access to a TV? Well, in 2013 you can watch it online and Telstra is the exclusive[Read More…]

by 9:00 am on November 5, 2013 0 comments Apps
Android Xposed

Android Xposed

Many of us love Android because of the way we can customise it to work and run how we want it to tun. We have near total control over how our device acts and looks. Apart from basic widgets and different launchers the only way to do this was with the use of flashing a custom rom and/or installed modded[Read More…]

by 8:30 am on November 5, 2013 10 comments News
Tap & Pay in Android 4.4 – Will you be able to use it in Australia?

Tap & Pay in Android 4.4 – Will you be able to use it in Australia?

The introduction of Tap & Pay in Android 4.4 has sparked the hopes of many Android users in Australia of an phone based NFC payment system such as that used in the US since the launch of Google Wallet back in September 2011, but as a traditionally US based service, will this work in Australia? The ability to use your[Read More…]

by 8:00 am on November 5, 2013 27 comments Apps, NFC
Rumour: Could a tablet from LG that just got Bluetooth certified be the Nexus 8?

Rumour: Could a tablet from LG that just got Bluetooth certified be the Nexus 8?

The tablet in the picture above, which was found on the Android Kit Kat website on Sunday, caused a bit of a stir with many people divided between decrying the picture as a photo-shopped mismatch and something that they would be happy to look into purchasing, but if Google is indeed working on an 8″ Nexus tablet to compliment their[Read More…]

by 6:44 am on November 5, 2013 6 comments Rumours, Tablets
Updated: Android shaped Kit Kat hits eBay – starting bid at just $19.99 + shipping

Updated: Android shaped Kit Kat hits eBay – starting bid at just $19.99 + shipping

If you’re a true Android fan, then a must for your collection is an Android shaped Kit Kat bar that was recently created by Nestlé in cooperation with Google to celebrate the upcoming launch of Kit Kat. Ten were given away on the Kit Kat Facebook page and Ausdroid reader Anthony won Android shaped Kit Kat number 463. But, rather[Read More…]

by 3:55 am on November 5, 2013 9 comments Other
Next Motorola phone – the Moto G heading worldwide with November 13th launch

Next Motorola phone – the Moto G heading worldwide with November 13th launch

The disappointment at missing out on the Moto X for everyone outside the US could be about to be alleviated if a tweet sent out from the official Motorola Twitter account hinting at a worldwide launch is to be believed. With a Save the Date 13th November tag, the tweet uses greetings from around the world, indicating that the phone[Read More…]

by 10:33 pm on November 4, 2013 5 comments Manufacturer, Phones
All Nexus 5 models in stock, but be prepared for delays

All Nexus 5 models in stock, but be prepared for delays

Are you getting upset and teary eyed that people have the new Nexus 5 in their hands and you don’t? Were you particularly distraught to read that stock was exhausted? Well, it’s time to dry those eyes, because Ausdroid reader Cam Shulz has pointed out that all models are now back in stock, but there are some delays for the[Read More…]

by 5:40 pm on November 4, 2013 20 comments Google Play, News, Phones