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Keep up to date with which bands are touring with Google Play Music’s ‘On Tour in Australia’ focus

Keep up to date with which bands are touring with Google Play Music’s ‘On Tour in Australia’ focus

9:00 am on January 29, 2016 in Google Play and Services

Waking up in the morning to check your social media feeds and finding your favourite band played a gig in your home town is frustrating. Google is trying to help you keep track of which bands are currently touring our country with their ‘On Tour in Australia’ focus in Google Play Music. From local acts such as Frenzal Rhomb, Troye[Read More…]

The Humble Bandai Namco Mobile Bundle is now even better value

The Humble Bandai Namco Mobile Bundle is now even better value

8:00 am on January 29, 2016 in Apps and Games

The limited edition Humble Bandai Namco Mobile Bundle has gotten even better value with two more games being added to their premium tier. The Humble Bandai Namco Mobile Bundle still comes with Crush the Castle, PAC-MAN Kart Rally, and Flight Control for those paying a $1 or more, and if you beat the average price of USD$4.82 you still get[Read More…]

Digitally Imported for Android now tablet optimised and it looks good

Digitally Imported for Android now tablet optimised and it looks good

6:20 am on January 29, 2016 in Android TV and Chromecast, Apps and Games, News

I wrote about Digitally Imported a little while back when I discovered that it supported Chromecast, even though the feature had actually been available for a few months. I’d never noticed. Anyhow, Digitally Imported — for those that don’t know — is one of the best Internet radio services around for electronic music, and has been for the better part twenty[Read More…]

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HTC’s One M10 ‘Perfume’ could feature some high end specs and a big camera improvement

HTC’s One M10 ‘Perfume’ could feature some high end specs and a big camera improvement

6:14 am on January 29, 2016 in Phones, Rumours
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HTC’s One M9 was a bit of a disappointment last year. The phone itself actually performed quite well, but was let down by the problematic Snapdragon 810 processor and the camera in a year where cameras on Android phones really came of age. The HTC One M10, codenamed ‘Perfume’, however sounds like it could answer all these criticisms and more.[Read More…]

Google paid out $200,000 for Android vulnerabilities in 2015

Google paid out $200,000 for Android vulnerabilities in 2015

5:35 am on January 29, 2016 in Other News

Google is quite security conscious, having operated a bounty program for security vulnerabilities affecting their products since 2010. Google has today launched a summary of their 2015 year in security rewards for these programs and Android security researchers made out pretty well. Last year the company introduced a security bounty program for Android and it seems that Android security researchers[Read More…]

Android market share in Australia climbs back above 50% in 2015

Android market share in Australia climbs back above 50% in 2015

11:34 pm on January 28, 2016 in Other News
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The market share of the various mobile platforms tend to have an ebb and flow each year, with both iOS and Android ceding and gaining ground on each other. Analysis firm Kantar World Panel has released their latest results for the three months leading up to December 2015 and Android has made some ground back. According to the latest results,[Read More…]

Oppo will launch new camera and power solutions at Mobile World Congress

Oppo will launch new camera and power solutions at Mobile World Congress

10:58 pm on January 28, 2016 in Other News

Chinese electronics manufacturer Oppo has announced that they will have a presence at Mobile World Congress next month, where they will announce new camera and power solutions for mobile. Oppo has already announced their F series phones which will feature an improved camera experience on a more modest budget, and they already have an excellent recharge option with their VOOC[Read More…]

Google will shut down their fitness tracking app My Tracks on April 30

Google will shut down their fitness tracking app My Tracks on April 30

10:34 pm on January 28, 2016 in Apps and Games
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Google’s very own fitness tracking app, My Tracks, will no longer be available after the 30th of April. My Tracks is one of Google’s older apps in their archive, launching in February of 2009. The app tracks ‘path, speed, distance, and elevation while you walk, run, bike, or do anything else outdoors’. Google has often used My Tracks for showing[Read More…]

Huawei confirms something exciting coming at MWC 2016

Huawei confirms something exciting coming at MWC 2016

7:25 pm on January 28, 2016 in Phones, Rumours
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Huawei has confirmed it will be holding a press conference at Mobile World Congress next month in Barcelona, announcing that it will unveil ‘a brand new Huawei device that will meet the demands of the next generation of mobile innovation’. Huawei’s event will be held during the MWC 2016 Press Day, at 2pm Sunday 21st February (which will be rather[Read More…]

Google’s new Australian voice can really belt out a mean tune and also understand a lot of new Aussie terms

Google’s new Australian voice can really belt out a mean tune and also understand a lot of new Aussie terms

3:28 pm on January 28, 2016 in Other News
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Last week we all started hearing a little more Aussie twang in our Android phones, with Google’s voice search starting to respond in a decidedly Australian accent. Today Google Australia has released a new video showing off the new voice in action. It’s pretty widely known that mobile search traffic has now taken over desktop searches world wide, and with[Read More…]

Real-time comments for Google Docs, Sheets and Slides comes to Android

Real-time comments for Google Docs, Sheets and Slides comes to Android

10:39 am on January 28, 2016 in Apps and Games

Google has today added a new feature to their Docs, Slides and Sheets apps for Android, which brings in a new level of functionality on mobile which previously was only available on desktop. With their latest update, the Google Docs, Sheets and Slides for Android apps will begin showing comments in docs as you edit them. The update, which doesn’t[Read More…]

Buy a Huawei Y5 through Telstra Pre-paid online & get a Huawei Colorband for $129

Buy a Huawei Y5 through Telstra Pre-paid online & get a Huawei Colorband for $129

10:27 am on January 28, 2016 in Bargains, News, Other News, Phones

Ready to start the new year with getting fit and updating your phone? Telstra are offering a Huawei Colorband fitness tracker with every purchase of a Huawei Y5 through the Telstra Pre-paid website all for $129. The deal, which is a limited time offer, appears to be an online only deal through the Telstra website. The deal means anyone wanting[Read More…]

Google’s new VP of Virtual Reality celebrates some Cardboard milestones

Google’s new VP of Virtual Reality celebrates some Cardboard milestones

9:59 am on January 28, 2016 in Google Cardboard and Glass
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In the high stakes – and typically high cost – world of Virtual Reality (VR) headsets lead by the likes of Oculus, HTC and Sony, Google has been working on what could be argued to be the most successful and certainly the most affordable VR product to date – Cardboard. We’re big fans of Cardboard at Ausdroid, so it’s nice[Read More…]

CanJam to be held in Asia for the first time in 2016

CanJam to be held in Asia for the first time in 2016

9:52 am on January 28, 2016 in Accessories, Other News
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Mobile audio technology has come a very long way over the last few years, producing a huge number of related accessories. CanJam Global is an exhibition for showing off the latest and greatest in headphone and personal audio technology and has announced its first show to be held in the Asian region. In just over 4 weeks time on February[Read More…]

Nine Network Australia Adds Live Streaming To 9Now

Nine Network Australia Adds Live Streaming To 9Now

9:17 pm on January 27, 2016 in Apps and Games
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Slowly but surely Australian broadcasters are being dragged into this century. Today was the Nine Network’s turn to step up. Until now the Nine Network’s app only allowed catch up of programs previously aired on Channel 9. Today they have released an update that enables streaming of the live coverage of their four free-to-air TV stations. The Nine Network announced[Read More…]