This morning was the opening of Melbourne’s ‘Samsung Experience’ store, the second such store in Australia, located in the Highpoint Shopping Centre in Maribyrnong. Ausdroid were fortunate enough to be invited, and to celebrate the store’s opening, we were given a tour and some hands-on time with the new Galaxy Note 8.0. The Samsung Experience store Samsung is a huge[Read More…]
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Sure looks pretty, the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 which was unofficially announced by JK Shin the head of Samsung Mobile back in January has today been made official. The 8″ Tablet which features the same Wacom digitizer based S-Pen input of all the Note line will be released globally in Quarter 2 this year. Samsung describes the Note 8 as[Read More…]
While other manufacturers are releasing phones with 1080p screens, Samsung have decided to go the other way and make a phone where the pixels are so big, you can see them in all their PenTile pixelly glory. The display on the Galaxy Express is a 4.5 inch Super AMOLED Plus display with a resolution of 800×480 (207 PPI). Outrageous! Apart[Read More…]
Telstra today announced on their community forum something that many HTC One XL owners have been painfully waiting for. The Jelly Bean update was approved earlier today (Monday 24th December). Deployment is also scheduled to begin today at 4PM, so keep checking your phone for an update, or use our forced OTA update guide. Other countries have already seen the[Read More…]
Earlier this week, it was discovered that the kernel for various popular Samsung devices, such as the Galaxy Note II and the Galaxy S III contained a security hole that exposed owners of affected devices to malicious code that could take complete control of the phone. It wasn’t long before xda-developers were on the case, and reknowned developer Supercurio released[Read More…]
Samsung loves their Galaxy line and they’ve just added another one called the Galaxy Grand. Running the latest iteration of the TouchWiz UI which includes all the usual Touchwiz enhancements such as: S Voice, Multi-Window, AllShare Play, Direct Call, Smart Alert, Popup Play and Software, Social and Music Hubs. The Grand comes with a 5″ screen that sports a very[Read More…]
Over the weekend, users over at XDA-developers have discovered a significant vulnerability in the kernel for a number of Samsung devices. Apparently, an application can exploit this vulnerability to gain full R/W access to all physical memory on devices that use the Exynos 4210 or 4412 chipsets, which power some of the most popular Android devices on the market, including[Read More…]
Optus have updated their handset update status page today with some big news. The Samsung Galaxy S III Jelly Bean update has been approved, and deployment is imminent. No dates as yet but it won’t be far off. Also big news for Samsung Galaxy S II owners, as their Jelly Bean update has also been approved and is expected early[Read More…]
Once again, Telstra have provided an update on the status of their Android handset updates. It seems most devices with an impending update are set to receive them before the year’s end. The long awaited Samsung Galaxy S II 4G Ice Cream Sandwich update is now rolling out as we speak. According to Telstra, the update is going to be[Read More…]
When Vodafone won the Nexus S Jelly Bean Challenge it was a great day for Vodafone, it meant that Nexus S owners got their Jelly Bean upgrade within 2 weeks of the factory image being available on the Google Dev homepage, it also meant that Vodafone were free and clear of supplying a Galaxy Mini 2 to us to review and give away.