Unlock the Moto X with a Digital Tattoo
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Unlock the Moto X with a Digital Tattoo

It seems a little out there, but Motorola is actually telling you to get a tattoo! Its Ok though, you’re not expected to actually go under the needle for this one, with Motorola letting people know about a new temporary tattoo which will unlock your Moto X with a tap. The digital tattoo is based on a talk given by[Read More…]

in Accessories, Manufacturer by at 8:13 am on July 24, 2014
Sony Xperia Z3 takes a leak
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Sony Xperia Z3 takes a leak

The rumoured update to the Sony Xperia Z line has received a bit more information today, with leaks published overnight by Evan Blass, of @evleaks: Sony Xperia Z3 (D6653): SD801 (2.4GHz x4), Adreno 330, 5.15" @ 1080p, 3GB/16GB, … – http://t.co/rR4bxzYKsn — Evan Blass (@evleaks) July 23, 2014 These specs really aren’t much different to what’s in the existing product[Read More…]

in News, Phones, Rumours by at 7:53 am on July 24, 2014
Retailer Round-up: This week’s specials
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Retailer Round-up: This week’s specials

Well it certainly has been a little bit of time since we last did one of these retailer round up’s, so we thought it was time to bring it back and share with you the specials we have sourced and found available to everyone from our major retailers. So here is this weeks retail specials: Coles Smartphones Sony Xperia E1[Read More…]

in Bargains, News, Phones, Smartwatch, Tablets by at 7:45 am on July 24, 2014
That thing you thought was an HTC Watch? It isn’t.

That thing you thought was an HTC Watch? It isn’t.

It seems the internet was in a bit of a flap over a recent video released by HTC, which showed a designer working on a 3D model of a watch. You can see this in freeze-frame, shown above. However, it’s time to let the excitement die down just a little. HTC has commented on the product of the rumour-mill, stating:[Read More…]

in Android Wear, News, Rumours by at 7:44 am on July 24, 2014
Moto E now available at JB Hi-Fi whilst the Moto X gets a price cut
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Moto E now available at JB Hi-Fi whilst the Moto X gets a price cut

Motorola’s next effort at the low end of the market, the Moto E is now available at JB Hi-Fi for $189. At launch, the only retailer showing the Moto E was the Good Guys, but it’s now showing on the JB Hi-Fi website. The Moto E is only available in black and is available to purchase online or through your[Read More…]

in Bargains, Manufacturer, Phones by at 7:39 am on July 24, 2014
Telstra prepares to say goodbye to 2G

Telstra prepares to say goodbye to 2G

Telstra has announced its intention to switch off its 2G (GSM) mobile network by the end of 2016. The network, which has been powering mobile telecommunications in Australia for over twenty years now, has reached its end of life, and while Telstra’s 2G network was once one of the best, and carried the majority of Australian mobile traffic, its time[Read More…]

in Carriers, News by at 7:38 am on July 24, 2014
New Samsung ad says “we’ve had it for two years” having a shot at iPhone 6′s larger screen
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New Samsung ad says “we’ve had it for two years” having a shot at iPhone 6′s larger screen

Samsung posted a new advertisement recently on its Samsung Mobile USA YouTube channel in which two friends, an iPhone user and a Galaxy S5 user speak to each other about the next iPhone possibly having a larger display. “Dude, iPhone might be getting a bigger screen” excitedly states the iPhone user  “That hasn’t happened yet?” slyly responds the Galaxy S5 user. Check out the[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, News, Phones by at 7:39 pm on July 23, 2014
Which version of the LG G3 will you be getting?
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Which version of the LG G3 will you be getting?

The LG G3 is about to launch in Australia, pre-orders for all three major carriers are now open and the phone is expected to be in-stores on the 4th of August(5th of August for Telstra). There has been some (ok, a lot) of discussion every time we’ve posted on the LG G3 as to which version will be coming to[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, News, Phones by at 6:18 pm on July 23, 2014
LG bring the G Pad 10.1 to Australia
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LG bring the G Pad 10.1 to Australia

After what seems an age since it was first announced, LG are bringing their 10.1″ G Pad tablet to Australia. Like the LG G3, the tablet is due to hit Australian stores in early August where it will set you back $399 (Cough, it’s $249 in the US). The G Pad 10.1 comes with a 10.1″ 1280X800 resolution IPS display[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Tablets by at 5:24 pm on July 23, 2014
Ausdroid Podcast 118 – Free, with in-app purchases

Ausdroid Podcast 118 – Free, with in-app purchases

Welcome to episode 118 of the Ausdroid podcast! We spent a while this week arguing about “freemium” games, but also managed to talk about the big upcoming phone release that’s got Dan all excited – of course, that’s the LG G3. We also spent some time dancing on the grave of the Nokia X, and pondering Coles’ new mobile payments[Read More…]

in Android One, Android Wear, Chromecast, Podcast by at 3:32 pm on July 23, 2014