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LG G2 owners your Lollipop update is coming says LG India

LG G2 owners your Lollipop update is coming says LG India

With the release of Lollipop for the LG G3, we immediately began fielding requests from LG G2 owners asking about the Lollipop update for their handset. While nothing has appeared on any of the Australian carriers software testing update pages, LG India has advised the update could be along shortly. In response to a request for an ETA for the[Read More…]

by 8:00 am on March 23, 2015 3 comments Manufacturer, OS Update, Phones
Motorola is already soak testing Android 5.1 for the Moto X 2014

Motorola is already soak testing Android 5.1 for the Moto X 2014

While some Nexus devices still wait for their Android 5.1 update, Motorola could conceivably beat Google to the punch updating their Moto X 2014 to Android 5.1. Motorola has released a changelog for Android 5.1 for the Motorola Moto X Pure Edition (XT1095). Motorola has previously beaten some Nexus phones in updating but this is a post-Google owned Motorola, so[Read More…]

by 7:30 am on March 23, 2015 1 comment Manufacturer, OS Update, Phones
Google Now Agenda and Upcoming Travel cards start appearing

Google Now Agenda and Upcoming Travel cards start appearing

With Google’s ability to udpate from server side with new cards, Google Now cards have a tendency to just appear. Today reports of an Agenda, as well as an upcoming travel card have been appearing. The agenda card looks as you’d expect as a basic card showing items from your upcoming events listed in your calendar. It’s a pretty straightforward[Read More…]

by 7:00 am on March 23, 2015 1 comment Google Services
Telstra Motorola Razr HD owners your KitKat update is available – Razr M owners, not so fast.

Telstra Motorola Razr HD owners your KitKat update is available – Razr M owners, not so fast.

Congratulations Telstra Motorola RazerHD owners, your patience is about to be rewarded. Telstra advised earlier this month that the KitKat update, they originally promised would appear in August last year will arrive this month. The Android 4.4.2 update for the Motorola Razr HD finally passed testing on the 2nd of March, and began pushing out to handset owners on the[Read More…]

by 6:30 am on March 23, 2015 3 comments Manufacturer, OS Update, Phones
Nexus Player to go on-sale in the UK on March 26

Nexus Player to go on-sale in the UK on March 26

Like the rollout of the Chromecast before it, the rollout of the Nexus Player outside of the US has been incredibly slow, but it’s happening apparently. Japan was first, and it looks like the UK is next with Amazon listing the player on their website with a March shipping date. The Amazon website lists the Nexus Player as available for[Read More…]

by 5:55 am on March 23, 2015 2 comments Android TV
Netflix library and pricing leaked ahead of Tuesday launch

Netflix library and pricing leaked ahead of Tuesday launch

Netflix planned Australian launch on Tuesday the 24th has been apparently pre-empted by a leak of what appears to be pricing and a dump of their entire catalogue of both TV Shows and Movies. The dump comes from a user on the /r/Australia subreddit who was able to login to the site using a workaround and check out the pricing[Read More…]

by 8:34 pm on March 22, 2015 33 comments Apps, Other

LinkedIn’s new app for job searches hits Google Play

LinkedIn’s new app – intended to help job seekers find their perfect job – has hit Google Play. LinkedIn Job Search, a one-stop shop for job seeking needs has been built from the ground up for Android users LinkedIn says they’ve taken some parts and cues from the iOS version of the app, but made some small differences for Android.[Read More…]

by 9:02 am on March 22, 2015 0 comments Apps, News
Link Bubble celebrates its first birthday – reduced in price to celebrate

Link Bubble celebrates its first birthday – reduced in price to celebrate

One of the biggest software innovations we saw last year was Chris Lacy’s Link Bubble. The app has been on the market for a whole year now and it’s time to hold a birthday sale. Link Bubble is a massive time saver, it loads webpages in the background, meaning you can continue doing what you’re doing and go back to[Read More…]

by 10:46 am on March 21, 2015 12 comments Apps, Deal
Netflix Android app goes live for Australians in Google Play

Netflix Android app goes live for Australians in Google Play

With a launch date looming on Tuesday here in Australia, Netflix is getting all their ducks in a row updating their Netflix app on Google Play, making it available for Australians. Netflix launch will occur on Tuesday, with users able to sign up for a plan – which is expected to include a 1 Week Month (thanks Simon) free trial[Read More…]

by 10:17 am on March 21, 2015 15 comments Apps, News
Google bringing another Smart Lock option to Lollipop users with On-Body Detection

Google bringing another Smart Lock option to Lollipop users with On-Body Detection

The Smart Lock options in Android 5.0 are pretty awesome, with Trusted Bluetooth Devices, improved face detection and more recently Trusted Places, but Google isn’t done yet apparently, with reports of a new option called On Body Detection apparently appearing for at least one user. The tip came in to Android Police who have shared a bit more information, as[Read More…]

by 7:53 am on March 21, 2015 16 comments Google Services, OS Update