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Ausdroid Podcast 107 – Gotta fool em all

Ausdroid Podcast 107 – Gotta fool em all

Welcome to episode 107 of the Ausdroid podcast! With local launches for the Galaxy S5 and HTC One M8 past, we could finally discuss some Australian specifics like carrier pricing. As both Dan and Jason have the One M8 in hand, we also gave some early thoughts on the device. There’s also a quick roundup of some other notable devices[Read More…]

by 7:24 am on April 2, 2014 0 comments Podcast
Samsung has pulled the Android 4.3 update for the Vodafone branded Galaxy Nexus

Samsung has pulled the Android 4.3 update for the Vodafone branded Galaxy Nexus

When the Android 4.3 update was finally delivered to Australian carriers there was much rejoicing from owners who have been waiting for an update to their phones which have been left languishing on Android 4.1.2 for over a year. But the celebrations appear to be short lived with Vodafone advising in their latest Software update that Samsung has pulled the[Read More…]

by 4:41 pm on March 14, 2014 9 comments Carriers, Manufacturer, OS Update, Phones
Australian Carrier branded Samsung Galaxy Nexus to finally receive Android 4.3

Australian Carrier branded Samsung Galaxy Nexus to finally receive Android 4.3

The Galaxy Nexus was a pretty popular phone choice for a number of Australians when it became the first Nexus device to be released on all three carriers but part of the carrier distribution agreement was that the updates had to go via Samsung and the carriers before being delivered to phones. After seemingly being abandoned on Android 4.1.2 it[Read More…]

by 12:10 pm on February 19, 2014 3 comments Carriers, Manufacturer, OS Update
Give Your Galaxy Nexus a New Life

Give Your Galaxy Nexus a New Life

Remember when you got that Samsung Galaxy Nexus on a contract from Telstra? You thought you would receive updates forever didn’t you? Unfortunately the Galaxy Nexus is now two years old and Google have washed their hands of it. No KitKat for your phone coming from Google and you really don’t have the money to fork out for a new[Read More…]

by 8:15 am on December 16, 2013 10 comments News
Nexus phones vulnerable to obscure SMS denial-of-service attack – here’s why you shouldn’t panic

Nexus phones vulnerable to obscure SMS denial-of-service attack – here’s why you shouldn’t panic

It looks like an obscure SMS feature could be used to force a denial-of-service outcome on a range of Google Nexus handsets, including the recently released Nexus 5. The vulnerability — discovered by Dutch system administrator Bogdan Alecu — also affects all Android 4.x firmware versions on Google’s Galaxy Nexus, Nexus 4 devices. The vulnerability centres on Class 0 SMS[Read More…]

by 4:49 pm on December 1, 2013 1 comment News, Phones
Unified Nexus Toolkit released – unlock the power of your Nexii

Unified Nexus Toolkit released – unlock the power of your Nexii

The automated Nexus toolkits from XDA-Developer user Mskip have been enormously popular and spawned many copy cats along the way, with the release of the Nexus 5 he’s just launched the Unified Android Toolkit to support the most commonly used Nexus devices. The full list of supported devices includes the Galaxy Nexus, Nexus 4, Nexus 5, Nexus 7 [2012], Nexus[Read More…]

by 1:49 pm on November 14, 2013 5 comments Apps, Modding
Updated GPU Binaries discovered for the Galaxy Nexus – could it bring new life into a dying device?

Updated GPU Binaries discovered for the Galaxy Nexus – could it bring new life into a dying device?

Just when you thought that the Galaxy Nexus was being left behind by Google with the Android 4.4 KitKat update, it seems the folks over at XDA Forums have been extremely busy, with reports developers are finding what appear to be updated GPU binaries for the Galaxy Nexus. Originally when Google announced the KitKat update, the company stated that the[Read More…]

by 7:54 am on November 7, 2013 13 comments OS Update, Other, Phones
Android 4.4 AOSP ROM for Galaxy Nexus now available on XDA

Android 4.4 AOSP ROM for Galaxy Nexus now available on XDA

Despite the claims from Google that the latest Android release is designed to run on phones with as little as 512MB of RAM, support for the Galaxy Nexus has been dropped with Google advising that ‘No, Galaxy Nexus phones won’t be receiving the update for Android 4.4 (KitKat)’. But this being Android, there are of course options with an AOSP[Read More…]

by 10:42 am on November 2, 2013 5 comments Modding
Ubuntu Touch release coming to a Nexus near you in October

Ubuntu Touch release coming to a Nexus near you in October

Linux nerds worldwide cried out in unison when the Ubuntu Edge IndiGoGo campaign failed a couple of months ago, some say that the call for a genuine Linux phone isn’t there, others say that the ridiculous $800 early bird price was to blame. Regardless, the campaign fell dramatically short of it’s target and failed to get off the ground. While[Read More…]

by 10:55 am on September 23, 2013 8 comments News
Updated factory images for Galaxy Nexus, Nexus 4, 7, 7 (2013) and 10 now available

Updated factory images for Galaxy Nexus, Nexus 4, 7, 7 (2013) and 10 now available

It’s updates galore for the current line of Nexus devices. In the last couple of days we’ve seen OTA updates begin flowing for the Galaxy Nexus, Nexus 4 and http://ausdroid.net/2013/08/22/rumour-security-update-jwr66y-heading-for-the-nexus-10/. Now, overnight another update has begun pushing out to the Nexus 7 (2013) so to keep everyone happy and up to date, Google has released factory images for the entire[Read More…]

by 8:33 am on August 23, 2013 20 comments OS Update