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More details of HTC’s upcoming One (M9) revealed

More details of HTC’s upcoming One (M9) revealed

HTC is likely to reveal its 2015 flagship phone at MWC 2015, and that really isn’t much of a secret, with invites going around to press in the last week or so. However, some more details have come to light thanks to Bloomberg in the US, and it won’t just be a phone; HTC is rumoured to be unveiling its[Read More…]

by 7:49 am on January 20, 2015 3 comments Rumours, Smartwatch
Samsung’s upcoming round smartwatch might have wireless charging

Samsung’s upcoming round smartwatch might have wireless charging

We already know that Samsung is looking at a round smartwatch for launch at the upcoming MWC 2015 conference in March, and really it’s no surprise; the round form-factor of the Moto 360 has been extremely popular. LG G Watch R has capitalised on the same success, and it’s not surprising that Samsung is rounding out its Android Wear offerings[Read More…]

by 7:39 am on January 20, 2015 3 comments Android Wear, News, Rumours, Smartwatch
Samsung Galaxy S4 gets a leaked look at Lollipop

Samsung Galaxy S4 gets a leaked look at Lollipop

Owners of the 2013 Galaxy S4 can now breathe a little sigh of relief, as they can take a look at Android 5.0 Lollipop without having to shell out for a new phone. There’s a leaked Lollipop ROM available for the ageing handset, at version 5.0.1, and as its a leak (not a cobbled together thing from XDA) you can[Read More…]

by 7:34 am on January 20, 2015 3 comments News, OS Update, Phones
Grab an Australian themed Android Wear watch face for Australia Day

Grab an Australian themed Android Wear watch face for Australia Day

In the spirit of Australia Day, why not theme yourself completely by adding an Australian based Android Wear watch face to your wrist. Australian Android developer Julian Wong has created a range of watch faces compatible with current gen Android Wear devices to add to your wrist and the best news is they’re free. There’s some basic designs based mainly[Read More…]

by 9:00 am on January 19, 2015 2 comments Android Wear, Apps
Some users reporting issues with the battery cover separating from the body of the Nexus 6

Some users reporting issues with the battery cover separating from the body of the Nexus 6

With the Nexus 6 only just beginning to reach retailers in decent quantities, it seems that Motorola is having a few issues with build quality. A number of Nexus 6 owners have been reporting issues with the battery cover separating from the back of the phone. According to Phandroid who put the pieces together, this is an issue that appears[Read More…]

by 8:30 am on January 19, 2015 7 comments Manufacturer, Phones
Sony Xperia Z4 apparently certified in the US – MWC launch looking likely

Sony Xperia Z4 apparently certified in the US – MWC launch looking likely

On the back of the Sony Xperia Z4 apparently being certified in Japan, the Sony Xperia Z4 has apparently hit the FCC in the US. The phone which appeared at the FCC has been certified with four models – PM0850 through PM0854 – and while there’s no ‘Xperia Z4′ labelling, XperiaBlog is theorising that the phone is the Z4 based[Read More…]

by 8:00 am on January 19, 2015 6 comments Manufacturer, Phones
Let’s send Ausdroid to cover MWC 2015!

Let’s send Ausdroid to cover MWC 2015!

Ausdroid is entering its fifth year in 2015, and we’d like to make it our biggest yet. From humble beginnings, we’ve grown to a reasonably sustainable model, but there’s some things we haven’t yet been able to achieve. Tech media in Australia is a small industry, and many sites (including ours) operate on a shoestring budget. Because of this, we’ve[Read More…]

by 4:00 pm on January 18, 2015 35 comments Discussions, Events
OnePlus to open sales of the One without invite on the 20th of January

OnePlus to open sales of the One without invite on the 20th of January

OnePlus is celebrating the new year with a ‘New Year, New Gear’ sale on their One handset, announcing that the phone will be available for sale without the need to acquire one of those pesky invites first. Sales will open on January 20th between 7pm – 9pm in three seperate time zones, specifically in Hong Kong, Europe and the US.[Read More…]

by 9:00 am on January 18, 2015 2 comments Manufacturer, News, Phones
HTC set to launch their next flagship at MWC in Barcelona in March

HTC set to launch their next flagship at MWC in Barcelona in March

The first round of 2015 flagship phones looks set to kick off at Mobile World Congress, with HTC sending out invites to an event on March 1st. After CES produced only one notable Android phone, the G Flex 2, it’s time to see what else 2015 has in store. The invite sent to press, shows a starry night with a[Read More…]

by 8:30 am on January 18, 2015 0 comments Manufacturer
4G toting Moto G Titan and Moto E Styx leak in the UK running Lollipop

4G toting Moto G Titan and Moto E Styx leak in the UK running Lollipop

A 4G version of the Motorola Moto G has been expected since they announced the Gen 2 with 3G radios only back in September, and the lower end Moto E has now been on the market for over 6 months now, so a refresh is almost certainly due. UK Retailer Argos has listed the Moto G Titan and Moto E[Read More…]

by 8:00 am on January 18, 2015 4 comments Manufacturer, Phones