Xposed Versus ART Update
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Xposed Versus ART Update

Each time Google release a new version of Android it is a lot of work for Xposed framework developer, Rovo89, to get Xposed framework working for the many users that rely on it. All those past experiences with modifying the framework to the newest version of Android may end up seeming like a walk in the park compared with what[Read More…]

in Modding, News by at 9:37 am on July 8, 2014
Android Distribution Numbers for June 2014
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Android Distribution Numbers for June 2014

A new month, a new set of platform distribution numbers. It’s all good news as the rollout of Android 4.4 keeps increasing, with just a just over 4% increase in market share. For the rest of the platforms the numbers are still decent. Froyo continues to drop, down another 0.1%, continuing its inexorable march towards obsolesence. Gingerbread too has dropped,[Read More…]

in News by at 8:08 am on July 8, 2014
LG G Watch – First Impressions
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LG G Watch – First Impressions

We’ve waited all day — nay, actually we’ve waited all year and now Android Wear is here as an official, shipping, customer-facing product. A few members of the Ausdroid team received their brand new LG G Watches today, so we thought it high time we offered our thoughts on the first Google wearable. So what’s in the box? Unsurprisingly, you[Read More…]

in Android Wear, Smartwatch by at 8:56 pm on July 7, 2014
Sony prepares to release a ‘Selfie’ phone tomorrow

Sony prepares to release a ‘Selfie’ phone tomorrow

Sony is about to join the ‘Selfie’ phone race, tonight teasing a new phone release for tomorrow on their Twitter account. The tweet uses the hashtags #GetTheFullPicture and #Tomorrow with the 8th of July date emblazoned on a ‘Selfie’ shot (which is more a ‘Groufie’ according to Huawei). See your #selfies in a whole new light pic.twitter.com/UQJQIa44sI — Sony Xperia[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Phones by at 8:51 pm on July 7, 2014
LG Announce the 10in G Pad
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LG Announce the 10in G Pad

Several weeks ago LG announced the arrival of the 7″ G Pad across Europe with other versions set to arrive in the coming weeks. Today it is the 10.1in versions turn. LG have today announced the global launch of the 10.1in G-Pad. Once again LG are maintaining the premise that the tablet is a multimedia device although the relatively low[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, News, Tablets by at 8:37 pm on July 7, 2014
Android Flavoured Nokia Lumia Rumoured To Be On The Way
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Android Flavoured Nokia Lumia Rumoured To Be On The Way

Nokia may have been purchased by Microsoft but it seems that they are not content with their Android-powered phones already out there in the wild. Earlier this year Dan reviewed the Nokia X and he found it to be, well, inept. The low end offering from Nokia hardly set worlds alight in any category. Today prolific leaker Evan Blass, aka[Read More…]

in News by at 8:29 pm on July 7, 2014
Mezzmo DLNA/UPnP server adds Chromecast support to their Android app
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Mezzmo DLNA/UPnP server adds Chromecast support to their Android app

The introduction of Chromecast to Australia primarily saw us concentrate on the obvious ‘Big’ names, like Foxtel, ABC, Quickflix and of course the other on-demand options available on Android. While that’s all well and good, there is a lot of media out there which is stored on our PC’s which you may want to ‘cast’ to your TV, and Australian[Read More…]

in Apps, Chromecast by at 3:59 pm on July 7, 2014
Sony Xperia Z2 — Review
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Sony Xperia Z2 — Review

2013 was a good year for Sony. After spending several years trying to get it right, the Xperia Z finally had people talking about them in the same breath as industry leaders like Samsung and HTC. The phone’s premium design with quality internals ensured popularity with power users, and it brought features like waterproof and dustproof into the mainstream –[Read More…]

in News, Reviews by at 11:59 am on July 7, 2014
Waiting for Android Wear today? So are we!
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Waiting for Android Wear today? So are we!

Are you waiting for some new gadgetry to arrive today? Are you patiently refreshing the Aramex or Toll Priority tracking pages, waiting for the knock at the door? While the Moto 360 won’t be arriving today, a good many are likely to receive Samsung Gear Lives or LG G Watches today, and I think it’s fair to say we’re all[Read More…]

in Android Wear, News by at 9:06 am on July 7, 2014
Win a OnePlus One Invite!
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Win a OnePlus One Invite!

We know there’s been a lot of excitement about the OnePlus One; we’ve seen it in the comments, and the positive reception of all the coverage we’ve had thus far. Well, we’ve also had a OnePlus One to review, and we’ll be posting that review soon… but if you can’t wait, why not win a OnePlus One for yourself? Ausdroid[Read More…]

by at 8:20 am on July 7, 2014