Ausdroid News for 20 August 2014

Ausdroid Podcast 120 – LIVE CHAT

Ausdroid Podcast 120 – LIVE CHAT

http://youtube.com/embed/f7qB76ZUxBI Welcome to episode 120 of the Ausdroid Podcast! If you’re on a mobile device, you can use this link to get to the video directly through YouTube. If you have a Chromecast you can also put us on your TV with that link now too! Broadcast will start at 9.00pm AEST Live Chat You can join our live chat[Read More…]

in Podcast Live by at 9:04 pm on August 20, 2014
Good Deal: Grab an LG G Pad 8.3 Google Play Edition for $245 delivered from Expansys
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Good Deal: Grab an LG G Pad 8.3 Google Play Edition for $245 delivered from Expansys

Expansys Australia has a free shipping promotion on the Google Play Edition of LG‘s G Pad 8.3 at the moment. You can pick one up for a total cost $244.99, providing you use DHL as the courier. The Australian G Pad 8.3 (with LG’s customised Android UI) got a lukewarm response from Jason earlier this year, but we’ve seen a[Read More…]

in Bargains, Manufacturer, News, Tablets by at 5:51 pm on August 20, 2014
Vodafone announces new network upgrades with Ericsson – announces Voice over LTE to arrive next year
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Vodafone announces new network upgrades with Ericsson – announces Voice over LTE to arrive next year

After the debacle that was their 3G network over the last few years, Vodafone are going all out in their quest to provide a top-class 4G network. The Vodafone 4G network is already ranked as one of the fastest in Australia, but the network is about to get a new trick with Vodafone announcing they will be updating their network[Read More…]

in Carriers by at 1:50 pm on August 20, 2014
Noticed YouTube clips auto-playing in Chrome? The Chromecast extension is to blame
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Noticed YouTube clips auto-playing in Chrome? The Chromecast extension is to blame

Chromecasting from your laptop or desktop is great, install a Chrome Extension and you’re good to go. What isn’t great is auto-playing embedded YouTube videos, which what has been happening for Chrome users who have the Chrome Extension installed. According to a Google Engineer, who commented on the Chromium Bug Tracker the issue is apparently due to a ‘bad push’[Read More…]

in Chromecast by at 6:44 am on August 20, 2014
iFixt tears down the Project Tango tablet – it’s like a mobile Kinect

iFixt tears down the Project Tango tablet – it’s like a mobile Kinect

As a development platform with a price tag of over $1000, Project Tango from Google’s Advanced Technology and Projects(ATAP) group isn’t exactly your consumer level device. But even devlopers need to get their dev devices repaired, so the team at iFixit has gotten hold of one and torn it apart to see what makes it tick. The tablet includes an[Read More…]

in News by at 6:24 am on August 20, 2014
Vodafone customers can now receive 4G data in New Zealand using $5 Roaming
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Vodafone customers can now receive 4G data in New Zealand using $5 Roaming

Vodafone has been aggressively chasing the huge market of Australian’s who love to travel internationally, but don’t love the traditionally expensive mobile roaming fees normally associated with using their phones overseas. With their $5 per day international roaming plan, Vodafone has hit on a great idea, and today, for customers travelling to New Zealand it gets better – you can[Read More…]

in Carriers by at 6:05 am on August 20, 2014