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Intel Announce New SoC

Intel Announce New SoC

Intel have yet to make an impression in the mobile market as they have with desktop CPUs. At yesterdays Intel Developer Forum, their new CEO, Brian Krzanich, announced firstly a product that they hope will become a mainstay of Android tablets, the Bay Trail SoC, and also a product built specifically for wearable technology, the Quark Processor family. The Bay Trail[Read More…]

by 8:46 pm on September 12, 2013 2 comments News
Google Drive App brings new UI and pull to refresh

Google Drive App brings new UI and pull to refresh

While I have something of a personal standpoint about changelogs along the lines of “If you can’t tell me in detail what’s changed, I’m not updating your app” I have an inherent trust of Google since they already have all of my personal data anyway! So despite their changelog on the latest update stating “Bug Fixes”, I still updated the[Read More…]

by 8:41 pm on September 12, 2013 2 comments Apps
Ausdroid: Now featured on HTC’s BlinkFeed service

Ausdroid: Now featured on HTC’s BlinkFeed service

We’ve always believed Ausdroid was, and is, a great news source for all things Android in Australia, and we know that our readers agree. Well, it seems it’s not just our readers. HTC think so as well! Ausdroid has been approached by HTC to join the select group of news outlets featured in their BlinkFeed product, and I’m proud to[Read More…]

by 4:00 pm on September 12, 2013 10 comments News
New Intel Haswell based Chromebooks and Chromeboxes announced

New Intel Haswell based Chromebooks and Chromeboxes announced

Google and Intel have announced some new Haswell based Chrome devices overnight, announced at the Intel Developer Forum which is currently going on in San Francisco they have advised that there will be new devices from existing ChromeOS partners Acer and HP as well as devices from new entrants to the ChromeOS market Asus and Toshiba. There will be new[Read More…]

by 11:58 am on September 12, 2013 0 comments ChromeOS
LG D820 could be the next Nexus after all – LG D821 drops past the FCC

LG D820 could be the next Nexus after all – LG D821 drops past the FCC

The emergence of the LG-D820 at the FCC proved pretty exciting for Nexus fans hungry for any news about the next upcoming phone. But a tweet from @EVleaks not long after proceeded to sink that for a number of people, with the serial leaker proclaiming that it was just a CDMA variant of the LG G2. At the time I[Read More…]

by 10:19 am on September 12, 2013 26 comments Phones, Rumours
NVIDIA Tegra Tab Coming with Tegra 4 chip and a stylus all in a 7″ display

NVIDIA Tegra Tab Coming with Tegra 4 chip and a stylus all in a 7″ display

According to Engadget, the rumoured NVIDIA Tegra Tab has passed through the FCC in the USA, providing more information into the mysterious and yet to be announced tablet. NVIDIA’s upcoming mystery tablet codenamed P1640 has been tipped to be called on launch, the ‘NVIDIA Tegra TAB’ and will utilise a Tegra 4 variant chipset which has not been seen before.[Read More…]

by 9:21 am on September 12, 2013 2 comments Manufacturer, News, Tablets
Latest Glass update brings Vignettes, Sound Search and YouTube search results

Latest Glass update brings Vignettes, Sound Search and YouTube search results

The latest update to Glass – XE9 – has started rolling out to Google Glass Explorers and brings about three new features according to the Glass Google+ account. The update adds some interesting new features, but nothing terribly earth shattering : Vignettes Glass now has a whole new way to tell stories through pictures. You can capture both a photo[Read More…]

by 1:03 pm on September 11, 2013 1 comment Glass
Samsung Galaxy Note 3 (N9000 and N9005) now available for pre-order from Mobicity

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 (N9000 and N9005) now available for pre-order from Mobicity

The newly announced Samsung Galaxy Note 3 has just gone up for pre-order on the Mobicity website with two variants of the popular device. Both devices come with 32GB of on-board storage and differ only in CPU type and 4G LTE compatability. The first model of the Galaxy Note 3, the N9000, is the Samsung Exynos Octa-Core version running –[Read More…]

by 12:04 pm on September 11, 2013 13 comments Phones
Plunder Bros: Retro LCD game – Review

Plunder Bros: Retro LCD game – Review

If you’re a fan of the old Nintendo handheld LCD games that were released back in the 80’s, which allowed you to do some pretty basic gaming on the go before the good old Gameboy really kicked off the mobile gaming revolution, then Plunder Bros: Retro LCD game is definitely something you should check out. Australian developer Andrew Dittmer has[Read More…]

by 10:07 am on September 11, 2013 5 comments Apps, Reviews
Ausdroid Podcast 86 – September 10, 2013

Ausdroid Podcast 86 – September 10, 2013

Welcome to the 86th pisode of the Ausdroid podcast! This week a href=”/author/daniel”>Dan was joined by Geoff, with a special appearance by Lucas Burnett to discuss the week’s local and overseas Android news. Note: We had some issues with the audio production for this episode, and have had to use the Hangout recording. It’s also really late. Sorry! Topics: Galaxy[Read More…]

by 9:00 am on September 11, 2013 0 comments Podcast