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Asus Transformer Pad TF701 – First Impressions

Asus Transformer Pad TF701 – First Impressions

Being a writer for Ausdroid has it’s perks, reviewing devices that you wouldn’t necessarily otherwise buy or have access to is one of them. The Asus Transformer Pad TF701 arived in my life for about 2 days now and generally speaking I’m fairly impressed, cosmetically it’s quite pleasing and has a very slick, “cool” look to it but it’s not[Read More…]

by 8:37 am on April 26, 2014 6 comments Manufacturer, News, Tablets
Ausdroid Podcast 108 – An Abundance of Phils

Ausdroid Podcast 108 – An Abundance of Phils

Welcome to episode 108 of the Ausdroid podcast! With special guest Phil Nickinson joining us this week, we had to work out the best way to address both Phils. I’m not sure we succeeded on that front. We took a look at this week’s Android TV rumours and picked Phil’s brain with a quick snog/marry/avoid roundtable on the Galaxy S5[Read More…]

by 1:04 pm on April 10, 2014 7 comments Camera, Chromebook, Podcast
Asus C200 Chromebook leaks on Google+

Asus C200 Chromebook leaks on Google+

Asus has bought into ChromeOS big, in the next couple of months they have three Chromeboxes launching, one of which is the high-end Chromebox for Meetings to be launched in conjunction with Google. Now their upcoming Chromebook has appeared on Google+ with the model designation: C200. There’s not much known about the interals of the C200, it has an ‘Intel[Read More…]

by 10:31 am on April 6, 2014 8 comments Chromebook, Manufacturer
Google mandating that ‘powered by Android’ logo to appear on boot-up screen

Google mandating that ‘powered by Android’ logo to appear on boot-up screen

Android Central recently noticed that the Samsung Galaxy S5 boot-up screen had one curious addition to the screen, in the form of a somewhat large ‘Powered by Android’ logo appearing on the bottom of the screen. This also seemed the case for the recently launched HTC One (M8) smartphone as well. There has been a fair bit of speculation that[Read More…]

by 1:44 pm on March 31, 2014 3 comments Manufacturer, News, OS Update, Phones, Tablets
Google shows what’s up their sleeve with ‘Android Wear’ – it’s all about the wearables

Google shows what’s up their sleeve with ‘Android Wear’ – it’s all about the wearables

As teased by Sundar Pichai at SXSW, Google has today announced their plans for wearables by announcing Android Wear. Android Wear is a about bringing Android to wearables and getting information to you. As expected it’s heavily focused on Google Now and it will be used by a pretty vast array of partners from the Open Handset Alliance(OHA). To start[Read More…]

by 7:04 am on March 19, 2014 1 comment Android Wear, News, Smartwatch
Asus Chromebox range begins hitting Australia in April

Asus Chromebox range begins hitting Australia in April

While the base model Asus Chromebox begins shipping in the US this week, we’ve yet to see a solid price and release date for Australia. We confirmed last month that Asus was definitely bringing them here but Asus has now supplied indicative pricing and availability information. The units will begin to arrive next month, with the Celeron based M004U model[Read More…]

by 4:10 pm on March 13, 2014 11 comments Manufacturer
Hot Deal: Mobicity group buy 3G Nexus 7 32GB under $250.00

Hot Deal: Mobicity group buy 3G Nexus 7 32GB under $250.00

Online retailer Mobicity have a hot deal running, they’re organising a group purchase of the 32GB 3G Nexus 7(2012), that’s right the original Tegra 3 version, for the next 80 hours. The price if they can find 10 people to join – 2 people have joined so far – is a pretty low $249.95 That is a massive saving on[Read More…]

by 5:20 pm on February 27, 2014 5 comments Deal, Tablets
Retailer Round-up: This weeks specials

Retailer Round-up: This weeks specials

It has been a few weeks since we brought you retailer round-up and we thought it was time to bring it back and share with you the specials available this week from the bricks and motor retailers around Australia. Coles Samsung Galaxy Y Telstra Pre-Paid Mobile – $59 – Available now until Tuesday 25 Feb Woolworths LG Optimus L3+ Telstra[Read More…]

by 10:29 am on February 21, 2014 0 comments News, Phones, Sale, Tablets
Asus Transformer Pad TF701T arriving in Australia later this month

Asus Transformer Pad TF701T arriving in Australia later this month

Announced back at IFA in September, Asus has today announced that the TF701T Transformer will be available from Asus resellers and selected Harvey Norman stores later this month. With a beautiful 2560×1600 resolution 10.1″ IPS display the TF701T is a very good looking tablet, especially with the familiar Asus Transformer concentric ring design etched into the durable aluminium back. As[Read More…]

by 4:06 pm on February 19, 2014 5 comments Manufacturer, Tablets
Asus will launch a Chromebox in Australia

Asus will launch a Chromebox in Australia

When Asus announced last week that they had three models of Chromebox being released in March, the details on availability in Australia were not generally known. But, it appears that there will be at least one Chromebox released in Australia with possibly a second i7 based Chromebox coming as well. Asus have advised that at this stage a Celeron 2955U[Read More…]

by 8:02 pm on February 15, 2014 9 comments ChromeBox