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Android Wear 5.1.1 is coming, and here’s how to get it early (OTA files within!)
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Android Wear 5.1.1 is coming, and here’s how to get it early (OTA files within!)

The update to Android Wear 5.1.1 is starting to arrive on Android Wear devices that aren’t the LG Watch Urbane (which launched at that version), but not everyone will get it straight away. Google’s staged over-the-air (OTA) update system ensures that it might be days or even a week until your watch sees the update and prompts you to upgrade.[Read More…]

in Android Wear, News, OS Updates by at 7:39 am on May 21, 2015
Facebook Messenger video calling now available in more countries including Australia
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Facebook Messenger video calling now available in more countries including Australia

Facebook recently launched cross platform video calling in Messenger, offering a new service to their more than 600 million active users. At launch, the service was restricted to just under 20 countries, though not Australia but that’s now changed with users now able to make video calls across Android and iOS. David Marcus, vice president of messaging products, announced the[Read More…]

in Apps by at 10:23 pm on May 20, 2015
Ausdroid Podcast 137 – LIVE tonight from 8.30pm AEST
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Ausdroid Podcast 137 – LIVE tonight from 8.30pm AEST

https://www.youtube.com/embed/7u_FUKzgbuQ Welcome to episode 137 of the Ausdroid Podcast! Tonight we’ll be taking a look at the new Android Wear updates, and some of the disappointments in terms of device compatibility for it that we heard about today. As Google I/O looms, we’re also hearing more rumours about what we’ll expect to see. We’ll also check out LG’s new G4[Read More…]

in Podcast Live by at 8:13 pm on May 20, 2015
Oppo launches the R7 and R7 Plus in China – coming to Australia soon
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Oppo launches the R7 and R7 Plus in China – coming to Australia soon

Oppo have held a┬álaunch event in Beijing, unveiling the latest in their R-series phones the Oppo R7 and R7 Plus. The Oppo R7 and R7 Plus feature a stylish look, which is underpinned by a full metal body construction. The Oppo R7 comes with a set of capacitive buttons on the body, while the Oppo R7 Plus will get on-screen[Read More…]

in Phones by at 8:07 pm on May 20, 2015
Check out Bonfire Photo Editor for some great new filters for your photos

Check out Bonfire Photo Editor for some great new filters for your photos

With the rise, and seeming rise of Instagram, adding filters to photos has become more a standard than ever before in todays mobile photography world. With all the same filters available to everyone for the most part, it’s good to find a new app with some interesting new ideas and that’s where Bonfire Photo Editor comes in. Bonfire Photo Editor[Read More…]

in Apps by at 3:19 pm on May 20, 2015
Triplify Australia is a travellers guide to what’s on in Australia
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Triplify Australia is a travellers guide to what’s on in Australia

Some people (like me) like to travel, explore and discover in their own way. They don’t necessarily seek out things ‘to do’, but more wander, take in, and find things out for themselves. Others prefer to go where the action is, to find things that are ‘must do’, to seek out things that are happening nearby and go to them.[Read More…]

in Apps, News by at 12:39 pm on May 20, 2015
Ausdroid judged Best Independent Media in Optus’ IT Journalism Awards for 2014
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Ausdroid judged Best Independent Media in Optus’ IT Journalism Awards for 2014

Last Friday night, Ausdroid (well, Daniel and I) attended the Lizzies in Sydney, held at the Crystal Ballroom at Luna Park. We’ve been to the Lizzies for the last few years now, which recognise excellence in the field of technology journalism. The awards are always well attended, with the who’s who of tech press from Australia in attendance, as well[Read More…]

in Discussions by at 12:10 pm on May 20, 2015
10000000 sequel You Must Build A Boat to launch on Android, iOS, Linux Mac and PC on June 4th

10000000 sequel You Must Build A Boat to launch on Android, iOS, Linux Mac and PC on June 4th

One of our favourite games from three years ago – 10000000 – is finally getting a sequel. Luca Redwood from EightyEight Games has announced that You Must Build A Boat will hit iOS, Android, PC, Mac and Linux on June 4th. For those not familiar, 10000000 is an RPG Matching Game, which sees your character exploring a dungeon, making progress[Read More…]

in Apps, Other by at 11:35 am on May 20, 2015
Vodafone continues its financial recovery with a return to growth
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Vodafone continues its financial recovery with a return to growth

Vodafone had some pretty notable issues with its network five years ago, and they’ve done an awful lot of work to claw back their standing, customers and revenue since then. Many of us would probably agree that they’ve done a rather good job of this, delivering a network that many consider to be better than those of Telstra and Optus[Read More…]

in Carriers, News by at 11:16 am on May 20, 2015
Huawei looking to give Raiders fans a chance to win a trip to China by supporting Tour de Cure

Huawei looking to give Raiders fans a chance to win a trip to China by supporting Tour de Cure

Huawei has had a long and proud history as a sponsor of the Tour de Cure, an organisation which aims to raise awareness and funds to cure cancer. Huawei has also been a major sponsor of the Canberra Raiders NRL team for a long time, now they’re leveraging both partnerships to give Raiders fans – or indeed anyone who wants[Read More…]

in Other by at 11:08 am on May 20, 2015