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Paranoid Android and AOKP release first Kit Kat builds

Paranoid Android and AOKP release first Kit Kat builds

As a big Christmas present to the custom ROMmers out there, Paranoid Android and AOKP have released their first Kit Kat builds for supported devices. Neither ROM has all the features we’ve grown to love just yet, but they are still very much at early stages yet. Paranoid Android doesn’t have the Hybrid Engine, HALO, or PIE just yet, but[Read More…]

by 9:18 am on December 27, 2013 6 comments Modding
Oppo releases some specs for the upcoming Find 7

Oppo releases some specs for the upcoming Find 7

With the Oppo N1 currently their flagship phone, Oppo are determined to not let their upcoming phone the Find 7 fall off anyones radar by releasing strategic announcements to keep the publics interest, this time releasing some information on the screen. While the Oppo Find 5 was released with a 5″ screen, many thought that the Find 7 would be[Read More…]

by 8:13 am on December 27, 2013 0 comments Manufacturer, Phones
HTC releases infographic defining the ‘Anatomy of an Android OS Update’

HTC releases infographic defining the ‘Anatomy of an Android OS Update’

The HTC US site has just posted an interesting update which explains a little of the process of what happens with the update process from the viewpoint of a major manufacturer. The infographic is fairly large – click on the image below to have it expand fully – but lists the step by step process from a US standpoint –[Read More…]

by 7:56 am on December 27, 2013 5 comments Manufacturer, News, Phones
Google updates ‘Beautiful Design’ Play Store collection for winter 2013

Google updates ‘Beautiful Design’ Play Store collection for winter 2013

There are a (finally) a lot of very pretty Android applications available in the Play Store now, and Google are doing their part to promote good design by creating a collection to showcase a few apps that they feel exemplify good design. The ‘Beautiful Design’ collection on the Play Store was published earlier this year, and Google have gone ahead[Read More…]

by 7:46 am on December 27, 2013 0 comments Apps, Google Play
Geeky Christmas Giveaway: Winners Announced

Geeky Christmas Giveaway: Winners Announced

Merry Christmas everyone! As promised, we’ve conducted the draw for our Geeky Christmas competition, and it’s time to bring you the results, and what better day to do it than Christmas day! We’d like to thank the team at Gadgets 4 Geeks for the awesome giveaways and discount they offer the Ausdroid Community. Head on over to Gadgets 4 Geeks[Read More…]

by 8:00 am on December 25, 2013 4 comments Accessories, Giveaway, News
Merry Christmas from all of us at Ausdroid!

Merry Christmas from all of us at Ausdroid!

It’s Christmas morning, so I’ll be brief. It’s been one monster year for Ausdroid, and of course, the progress of Android as well, and we’ve had a bumper year bringing you all the latest news. It’s time to down tools and spend time with the family for all of us in Australia today, and I encourage all of you to[Read More…]

by 6:16 am on December 25, 2013 4 comments News
Google says Merry Christmas with free movies, music and great deals on Apps

Google says Merry Christmas with free movies, music and great deals on Apps

Want to open some Christmas presents early? The team at Google Play has just launched some early gifts for everyone on Google Play, offering some free content for Google Play Movies and Music as well as deals on some movie rentals and cheap Apps and in-app purchases. Movie wise you can pick up Despicable Me: Minion Madness – 3 mini[Read More…]

by 10:28 pm on December 24, 2013 1 comment Apps, Google Play
Oppo N1 – Cyanogen Mod edition now on-sale – source and factory images available too

Oppo N1 – Cyanogen Mod edition now on-sale – source and factory images available too

Oppo has just announced the special Cyanogen Mod edition of the Oppo N1, is now on-sale. This is the first phone running Cyanogen Mod out of the box which is CTS-certified meaning it comes with Google Apps pre-installed. At the same time, Cyanogen Mod Inc has advised that the source and Factory images are also now available. Cyanogen Mod has[Read More…]

by 9:23 pm on December 24, 2013 3 comments Modding, Phones
Good Deal: Nexus 10 16GB just $329 from Kogan

Good Deal: Nexus 10 16GB just $329 from Kogan

Over a year after its release by Google – and no replacement model in sight – the Nexus 10 is still a go to recommendation for people who are interested in a 10¨ Android tablet and Kogan has just dropped the price on the 16GB Nexus 10 for 24 hours down to $329. There’s a small discrepancy on the Kogan[Read More…]

by 4:03 pm on December 24, 2013 3 comments Tablets
Telstra is working on Glassware of their own

Telstra is working on Glassware of their own

Telstra has already shown an interest in Glassware, confirming earlier this year that they are releasing an AFL compatible app for Glass next season, and are actively working on the development of an NRL app as well, now it seems that they are also working on a Glass app for their own service. Announced earlier this morning on their Telstra[Read More…]

by 12:54 pm on December 24, 2013 2 comments Apps, Carriers, Glass