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Ausdroid Podcast 110 – dinging in the ears

Ausdroid Podcast 110 – dinging in the ears

Welcome to episode 110 of the Ausdroid podcast! This week we had a bumper show with four of us joining to talk about OnePlus, smartwatches, the Galaxy S5 review and more! Hangouts decided to ding in Jason’s ears every few seconds, so if he’s less coherent than usual that’ll be why. Fortunately, that sound didn’t make it to the podcast[Read More…]

in Podcast by at 7:15 am on April 28, 2014
LG G3 caught on camera from behind showing off re-designed volume and power keys
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LG G3 caught on camera from behind showing off re-designed volume and power keys

The LG G3 is coming, and if the frequency of leaks is anything to judge, it’s coming soon. Overnight GSMArena has shown off a picture of the rear of the LG G3, showing off the now familiar rear-mounted volume and power key setup but with a new design. As you can see the phone is resting on a notepad full[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Phones by at 8:39 am on April 27, 2014
Gadgets 4 Geeks launch their range of Galaxy S5  accessories
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Gadgets 4 Geeks launch their range of Galaxy S5 accessories

Whether your new Samsung Galaxy S5 is looking a little naked, or you’re a fan of wireless charging and are missing the functionality on your new phone; the team at Gadgets 4 Geeks have the answer. They’ve released their range of accessories for Samsung’s latest flagship. Ranging from simple gel cases, screen protectors and desktop docks to folio cases, car[Read More…]

in Accessories, News by at 8:22 am on April 27, 2014
Rumour: Google working on expanding voice commands system wide on Android
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Rumour: Google working on expanding voice commands system wide on Android

The ‘Ok Google’ voice activation in the Google Now launcher is an impressively responsive feature, and according to a rumour from Android Police, Google is looking to bring the feature to more Google Apps in the future. The feature would mainly be found in Nexus and Google Play Edition (GPe) devices, which is in line with the current ‘official’ availability[Read More…]

in Rumours by at 12:33 pm on April 26, 2014
Motorola Moto X successor – XT912A shows up on GFXBench
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Motorola Moto X successor – XT912A shows up on GFXBench

The successor to the Motorola Moto X has apparently shown up on benchmarking site GFXBench, giving us an insight into what could be announced later this ‘Summer’. Motorola announced during a Q&A session held at Mobile World Congress (MWC) that they would be releasing an update to the Moto X in Summer (Our winter here in Australia). The use of[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Phones, Rumours by at 9:09 am on April 26, 2014
Monument Valley comes to Android — get it today for just 99c
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Monument Valley comes to Android — get it today for just 99c

UPDATE: The testing group has now reverted to invite only as enough test users have come on board. Ustwo Games recently tweeted from their account to this effect.

Monument Valley is the new and stunningly beautiful game that has rocked iOS in recent times, and for those in Android land who’ve been wanting to get on board with the action, now you can.

in Apps, Bargains, News by at 8:58 am on April 26, 2014
Huawei Ascend P7 specs leaked – same design as the P6

Huawei Ascend P7 specs leaked – same design as the P6

If you’re a Huawei fan, yes they exist, then you’ll be interested in the leak of new specs for the upcoming Ascend P6 replacement, imaginatively named the Ascend P7. Serial leaker @EvLeaks has posted a list of specs through Twitter which also advises that the design has essentially not changed from the P6. The tweet which was sent out late[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Phones by at 8:46 am on April 26, 2014
Asus Transformer Pad TF701 – First Impressions
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Asus Transformer Pad TF701 – First Impressions

Being a writer for Ausdroid has it’s perks, reviewing devices that you wouldn’t necessarily otherwise buy or have access to is one of them. The Asus Transformer Pad TF701 arived in my life for about 2 days now and generally speaking I’m fairly impressed, cosmetically it’s quite pleasing and has a very slick, “cool” look to it but it’s not[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, News, Tablets by at 8:37 am on April 26, 2014
Samsung Galaxy Beam 2 released in China
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Samsung Galaxy Beam 2 released in China

It was just last month we saw the first hints of a successor to the Galaxy Beam, and now the followup has now launched in China . The Samsung Galaxy Beam 2 includes a ‘built-in professional-level mini-projector’, which Samsung has listed as supporting only WVGA (480×800) resolution. The projector is an update from the original Galaxy Beam which supported only[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Phones by at 9:49 am on April 25, 2014
Vic Gundotra leaving Google
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Vic Gundotra leaving Google

Vic Gundrotra, the man behind many prominent Google features like Google+ as well as their developer focused event which is coming up to its 7th year – Google I/O, is leaving Google. Vic has written a heart wrenching post on Google+ titled ‘And Then’ outlining why he’s leaving Google, but he has yet to advise where he will be going[Read More…]

in Other by at 9:25 am on April 25, 2014