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LG G4 camera looks great in their latest teaser video
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LG G4 camera looks great in their latest teaser video

Last we saw, LG teased the camera on the upcoming G4, telling people that the camera would support a f/1.8 aperture in front of a 16MP sensor on the rear. LG has continued their teasers today with another one focusing on the all important camera, using professional photographer Colby Brown to talk about the benefits of the new camera. Colby[Read More…]

in Phones by at 10:20 am on April 21, 2015
Google launches Android TV in Australia with the Nexus Player
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Google launches Android TV in Australia with the Nexus Player

We’ve talked quite a bit about the Android TV here at Ausdroid, and while the international rollout has been a bit slow, we got on the game early with some imported Nexus Player models from the USA, as have a number of you guys. However, today’s news is kind of exciting. Google is bringing Android TV to Australia officially, with[Read More…]

in Android TV, Exclusive, News by at 10:00 am on April 21, 2015
LG Australia launching the mid-range Leon and Spirit phones in the coming months
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LG Australia launching the mid-range Leon and Spirit phones in the coming months

LG has been churning out high-quality mid-range handsets for the last couple of years. Their L Series line has been instrumental in building the companies profile with customers around the world, the phones often carry high-end software features from the flagship G Series adding benefits for customers all over. The latest phones to launch do carry high-end features at mid-range[Read More…]

in Carriers by at 9:19 am on April 21, 2015
Twitter’s new ‘receive direct messages from anyone’ might not be a fantastic move

Twitter’s new ‘receive direct messages from anyone’ might not be a fantastic move

Twitter Direct Messages are great; they allow you to have private conversations with the people you interact with publicly, but you can’t have private conversations with just everyone. You need to ‘follow’ each other in order to have a two-way conversation, and this can cause some problems, e.g. for company or government accounts that might not want to follow everyone,[Read More…]

in Apps, News by at 9:04 am on April 21, 2015
Sony talks more about the update to Android Wear 5.1, with font size options and pop-up notifications

Sony talks more about the update to Android Wear 5.1, with font size options and pop-up notifications

Google has announced Android Wear 5.1 overnight which includes a slew of updates for Android Wear devices such as Sony’s Smartwatch 3 (shown above). However, while Google has filled us in on the big picture news, which you can read about in our earlier writeup, Sony has made its own announcement including some things that Google left out. Sony confirmed[Read More…]

in Android Wear, News by at 8:45 am on April 21, 2015
Motorola talks Android Wear update – confirms the Moto 360 will work on Wi-Fi
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Motorola talks Android Wear update – confirms the Moto 360 will work on Wi-Fi

Google’s announcement overnight of an upcoming update to Android Wear has gotten a number of people rather excited. Of course the manufacturers are excited too and Motorola is excited. They’ve taken to their blog to talk over the new updates and has confirmed that the Moto 360 will definitely be able to make use of the Wi-Fi component of the[Read More…]

in Android Wear by at 8:41 am on April 21, 2015
YouTube to discontinue support for older Google TV devices, Smart TVs and devices after April
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YouTube to discontinue support for older Google TV devices, Smart TVs and devices after April

Remember Google TV? Google’s first real foray into getting Google services and Play apps into the loungeroom didn’t really take off in quite the way it could have done, but nonetheless the platform made its way onto a number of consumer devices, including early smart TVs from HiSense. Google TV has largely been superseded by Android TV (which as we’ve[Read More…]

in Android TV, Chromecast by at 8:30 am on April 21, 2015
Australian gaming house Tin Man Games powers the latest Humble Mobile Bundle

Australian gaming house Tin Man Games powers the latest Humble Mobile Bundle

We love Humble Bundles, but having a Humble Mobile Bundle with an Australian flavour is a treat and today marks the start of the Humble Tin Man Games Mobile Bundle – which offers a bunch of Tin Man games for a low, low price. Known for their role-playing games, Tin Man Games has been a powerhouse on Android for some[Read More…]

in Apps by at 8:20 am on April 21, 2015
Will Sony’s Xperia Z4 see a release outside of Japan?
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Will Sony’s Xperia Z4 see a release outside of Japan?

We saw the exceptionally quiet launch of the Sony Xperia Z4 over the weekend in Japan .. and when we say quiet, we mean super quiet. It’s probably the lowest profile launch for a top tier smartphone we’ve seen in recent times, and perhaps given the high degree of similarity between the newly launched Xperia Z4 and the Xperia Z3 it replaces,[Read More…]

in News, Phones by at 7:57 am on April 21, 2015
Australian unlocked Samsung Galaxy Note 4 receiving Lollipop update now
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Australian unlocked Samsung Galaxy Note 4 receiving Lollipop update now

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 owners, your Lollipop is here. Since launching in November last year with Android 4.4, owners have been awaiting their lollipop update and the good news is, that it’s rolling out. Ausdroid reader Brandon advised us of the update, which has hit his unlocked Galaxy Note 4 handset purchased from The Good Guys. The update is fairly[Read More…]

in OS Updates, Phones by at 7:51 am on April 21, 2015