Ausdroid News for 27 June 2015

DJI Phantom 3 — This is one hell of a lot of fun
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DJI Phantom 3 — This is one hell of a lot of fun

Not content with just reviewing a GoPro, we wanted to go the next step further, and review something that’s absolutely¬†insanely fun. Action cameras are great and all, but you have to attach them to something — a car, a motorbike, your head, your dog .. generally something that can’t really get too far away from you. Sure, you could give[Read More…]

in Accessories, Camera, News, Other by at 12:11 pm on June 27, 2015
You can now pre-order a FLIR camera attachment for your phone – shipping to Australia in July
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You can now pre-order a FLIR camera attachment for your phone – shipping to Australia in July

Have you ever wanted to give your phone Predator vision? Well you will soon be able to, but it’s not going to be cheap, with FLIR systems announcing their FLIR ONE smartphone attachment for Android phones will be shipping in July. So what is FLIR? FLIR stands for Forward Looking Infra-Red, essentially it shows an image based on the heat[Read More…]

in Accessories by at 4:09 am on June 27, 2015
Google warns Android Developers to migrate to Android Studio – ADT in Eclipse support is ending

Google warns Android Developers to migrate to Android Studio – ADT in Eclipse support is ending

In a blog post on the Android Developers blog, Reto Meier has announced that support and development for the Android Developer Tools in Eclipse will be ceasing at the end of the year. As part of the announcement, developers are being advised to import their tools into Android Studio. Announced at Google I/O in 2013, Android Studio is the current[Read More…]

in Android Development by at 3:51 am on June 27, 2015
Fast Qi Charging On The Way
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Fast Qi Charging On The Way

Qi charging hit our phones several years ago and while it was very early tech many of us jumped in with both feet. Early versions of the chargers heated the phones to unsafe levels while effectively only trickle charging the phones. The slow charging of the phones by way of Qi turned many off using Qi chargers, especially now with[Read More…]

in Other by at 3:35 am on June 27, 2015
Google shows off Always-On Android Wear apps
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Google shows off Always-On Android Wear apps

The recent 5.1.1 update opened up a lot of new functions and features on the Android Wear platform. Wrist flick gestures to view cards without swiping, Wi-Fi (on compatible hardware) and of course the Always-on screen for apps. Google has this morning shown of a selection of Android Wear apps which feature the Always-on screen. The Always-on screen lets you[Read More…]

in Android Wear, Apps by at 3:31 am on June 27, 2015