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Android 5.1.1 Factory Images for Nexus 5 and Nexus 9 LTE now available – OTA’s too (Bonus Nexus 4)
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Android 5.1.1 Factory Images for Nexus 5 and Nexus 9 LTE now available – OTA’s too (Bonus Nexus 4)

Google’s Nexus phones and tablets are currently playing catchup, with Google finally releasing Android 5.1.1 factory images for the Nexus 5 and Nexus 9 LTE – as a bonus, there’s also OTA’s pushing to the devices themselves, as well as a bonus Nexus 4 OTA indicating a factory image for that phone is imminent. The factory images are now available[Read More…]

in OS Updates by at 8:35 am on May 21, 2015
Gamepad for Nexus Player now shipping from Google Store in Australia
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Gamepad for Nexus Player now shipping from Google Store in Australia

After launching the Asus built Nexus Player last month sans controller, Google has finally put the Gamepad for Nexus Player up on the Google Store for customers to order. The controller will cost $59, but as with all hardware from the newly launched Google Store, comes with free shipping. It appears to be in-stock and ships from the warehouse within[Read More…]

in Accessories, Android TV by at 8:11 am on May 21, 2015
500GB NVidia Shield Console is real and launching soon – but still not in Australia
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500GB NVidia Shield Console is real and launching soon – but still not in Australia

Nvidia’s will-they, won’t-they 500GB version of the Nvidia Shield Console is definitely on according to Nvidia themselves. An NVidia customer care rep has apparently been talking about the console in their GeForce forums, making it hard to deny that it will not be launching to consumers soon. According to the rep, the console will launch at the same time as[Read More…]

in Android TV by at 8:01 am on May 21, 2015
Google launches Skrillex inspired cases for Nexus and Samsung devices – in the US

Google launches Skrillex inspired cases for Nexus and Samsung devices – in the US

Google has just launched a new range of accessories called Editions, in partnership with Electronic Dance Music artist Skrillex. The cases, launched as ‘Editions’ are available from their newly launched Google Store, but only for residents of the US. The Editions, come in three different designs, called Circuit Bae, Lil Planet, and Space Shield, which are designed to fit the[Read More…]

in Accessories by at 7:49 am on May 21, 2015
Android Wear 5.1.1 is coming, and here’s how to get it early (OTA files within!)
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Android Wear 5.1.1 is coming, and here’s how to get it early (OTA files within!)

The update to Android Wear 5.1.1 is starting to arrive on Android Wear devices that aren’t the LG Watch Urbane (which launched at that version), but not everyone will get it straight away. Google’s staged over-the-air (OTA) update system ensures that it might be days or even a week until your watch sees the update and prompts you to upgrade.[Read More…]

in Android Wear, News, OS Updates by at 7:39 am on May 21, 2015
Facebook Messenger video calling now available in more countries including Australia
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Facebook Messenger video calling now available in more countries including Australia

Facebook recently launched cross platform video calling in Messenger, offering a new service to their more than 600 million active users. At launch, the service was restricted to just under 20 countries, though not Australia but that’s now changed with users now able to make video calls across Android and iOS. David Marcus, vice president of messaging products, announced the[Read More…]

in Apps by at 10:23 pm on May 20, 2015
Ausdroid Podcast 137 – LIVE tonight from 8.30pm AEST
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Ausdroid Podcast 137 – LIVE tonight from 8.30pm AEST

https://www.youtube.com/embed/7u_FUKzgbuQ Welcome to episode 137 of the Ausdroid Podcast! Tonight we’ll be taking a look at the new Android Wear updates, and some of the disappointments in terms of device compatibility for it that we heard about today. As Google I/O looms, we’re also hearing more rumours about what we’ll expect to see. We’ll also check out LG’s new G4[Read More…]

in Podcast Live by at 8:13 pm on May 20, 2015
Oppo launches the R7 and R7 Plus in China – coming to Australia soon
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Oppo launches the R7 and R7 Plus in China – coming to Australia soon

Oppo have held a┬álaunch event in Beijing, unveiling the latest in their R-series phones the Oppo R7 and R7 Plus. The Oppo R7 and R7 Plus feature a stylish look, which is underpinned by a full metal body construction. The Oppo R7 comes with a set of capacitive buttons on the body, while the Oppo R7 Plus will get on-screen[Read More…]

in Phones by at 8:07 pm on May 20, 2015
Check out Bonfire Photo Editor for some great new filters for your photos

Check out Bonfire Photo Editor for some great new filters for your photos

With the rise, and seeming rise of Instagram, adding filters to photos has become more a standard than ever before in todays mobile photography world. With all the same filters available to everyone for the most part, it’s good to find a new app with some interesting new ideas and that’s where Bonfire Photo Editor comes in. Bonfire Photo Editor[Read More…]

in Apps by at 3:19 pm on May 20, 2015
Triplify Australia is a travellers guide to what’s on in Australia
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Triplify Australia is a travellers guide to what’s on in Australia

Some people (like me) like to travel, explore and discover in their own way. They don’t necessarily seek out things ‘to do’, but more wander, take in, and find things out for themselves. Others prefer to go where the action is, to find things that are ‘must do’, to seek out things that are happening nearby and go to them.[Read More…]

in Apps, News by at 12:39 pm on May 20, 2015