Geeky Christmas Giveaway: Winners Announced

Merry Christmas everyone! As promised, we've conducted the draw for our Geeky Christmas competition, and it's time to bring you the results, and what better day to do it than Christmas day! We'd like to thank the team at Gadgets 4 Geeks for the awesome giveaways and discount they offer the Ausdroid Community. Head on over to Gadgets 4 Geeks to pick up your mobile accessories. Now, without further ado, here are the winners of our Geek Christmas Giveaway: 1st Prize: Qi Wireless Charging Dock for Nexus 7 (2013) Congratulations -... Continue reading

HTC Australia using Shazam to give away a HTC One

If you really love the look of the new HTC One but can't quite afford it, then HTC Australia is giving you the chance to win one by using Shazam on their commercial. If you're quick you can load up Shazam on your phone and use it to scan the commercial while it's playing on TV and get the URL to enter your details or, if you're like me, you're way too slow so you'll want this : When you Shazam the commercial, Shazam will interpret the commercial to give you a couple of URLs : Clicking on the... Continue reading

Ingress — Game Review

If you’ve been on Google+ any time in the last couple of months, you would have most likely seen the word ‘Ingress’ in trending topics. Infact, Ingress was trending for most of month of December. When I saw that word, the first thing I did was Google it and I found this video: A set up video for a new game, even though they insist that it is't a game! The description gives some more information (as read like a release): Published on 15 Nov 2012 This world around you is not what it seems. Our future is at stake, and you... Continue reading

Competition: Win a Samsung Galaxy Mini 2 from Ausdroid and Vodafone

You may remember we had a friendly wager going with Kieran from Vodafone regarding the Jelly Bean update for the Nexus S. Well, after a false start, Vodafone won that fair and square and it's time to pay up so there it is. Vodafone has again this week shown they speak Android supplying the Android 4.1.2 update to the Nexus S Over The Air to handsets, don't worry if you haven't got it yet it should reach you shortly. Part of the wager was that if Vodafone couldn't push the update out to Nexus S handsets within... Continue reading

Trend Micro Titanium Maximum Security coming tomorrow — win a copy!

When Trend Micro's PR agency rang last week, my first question was — why? They know we write about mobile devices, particularly Android, right? Well, I demonstrated my lack of product knowledge, as I soon found out why. Trend Micro, formerly a maker of desktop security software employed by Intel and Novell, has obviously expanded their product line a little, and I started paying attention right about the time that I was told Trend Micro offers an Android security solution as well. I'll say first and foremost, I don't usually bother with desktop security/anti-virus/whatever packages, as I am a... Continue reading

One Series-LY” great offer 4 Ausdroid Geeks!

We love HTC's new One Series family and so do our good friends at Gadgets 4 Geeks. That's why they've introduced "ONE SERIES-LY" great offer to Ausdroid readers. You could WIN one of three "SERIES-LY" sexy desktop cradles for either your HTC One X, One XL or One V smartphone. HTC One XL HTC One X HTC One V Click on each cradle above to find out more details. So how do you get your geeky hands on one of these new charge and sync docks with MHL support? Easy! Just fill out this form and answer the following question... Continue reading

Final Chance to win a lifetime Cerberus Licence

This week is your final chance to win a Cerberus Antitheft Licence by simply filling in this form online. Cerberus is one of the most comprehensive anti-theft/device recovery apps we've come across for Android to date. We'd like to thank Cerberus for their generosity in donating the licences we're giving away. Entries close at 5pm Central - Friday 10th August 2012 Continue reading

Giveaway: Logitech Mini Boom Box

Got a craving to go raving? Need some rock and roll? Wanna hear the tranquil sounds of Taylor Swift (had to add this in for Buzz) but only have your phone or tablet with you... well this is your lucky day! Remember the Logitech Mini Boombox I reviewed last week? Well we're giving one away, so what you need to do is comment on this story telling us in 35 words or less the situation you've been caught in where access to a Logitech Mini Boombox could have enhanced the experience, changed the mood or taken the setting... Continue reading

Logitech Tablet Keyboard for Android — Review

Can't quite tear yourself away from your netbook totally? I bet you can now! Smartphones, Tablets, Phablets, Netbooks, Ultrabooks, Notebooks, PC's, Power PC's... There's a lot of ways to gain access to information and data nowadays. The question is which one is right for you? I know a lot of people like myself, who carry a smartphone, Tablet and a Netbook/Ultrabook/Notebook (only one of those) each day. Given the power, connectivity and overall functionality that tablets have; why then are people still carrying netbooks? The overwhelming answer I've had is along the lines of "The keyboard makes typing emails... Continue reading

Giveaway: Ballistic Cases for Samsung Galaxy S II and Nexus S

Work in a tough job that would require your Samsung Galaxy S II or Nexus S to be thoroughly protected? Well this is the giveaway for you. Thanks to Ballistic Cases Australia we're able to give away the cases they gave to us to review. To enter, all you need to do is leave us a comment on what your tough, dirty job is where your device needs protection. Phil and I will choose a winner for the Galaxy S II case and Nexus S case next Sunday (6th May), so have your entries in by... Continue reading

Giveaway: Millennius SmartQ

Winner: Well done to Andrew, who was chosen by both Millennius and ourselves as the winner of the competition! After our review of the Millennius SmartQ tablet, Millennius were kind enough to let us give it away to one lucky reader, so thank you to them! "But how do I enter?!", you ask. Simple! Just leave a comment with what realistic specs you would like to see on a Millennius Tablet and how much you'd pay for it, between $299 and $499. Example: - 10" - Capacitive multi touch screen - 6500mAh battery - G-sensor - 256MB DDRII SDRAM - Dual cameras (3MP /... Continue reading

Giveaway: HTC Desire Skins & Extended Battery

Update: Winners have been chosen, congrats guys. If you didn't win, don't be bummed out, we have plenty more giveaways lined up :) With the HTC Desire HD out now on Vodafone and Telstra's exclusive on the HTC Desire is well and truly over, us Desire owners are starting to feel a little unloved and forgotten. But don't worry fellow Desire owners, I've pulled together a few things to give away. First off: 3 HTC Desire Skins provided to us a few months back by Mr Gadget, big thanks to him again. Secondly, the Extended Battery (2600mAh w/ cover)... Continue reading

And the winner is…

First off, a massive thank you to everyone who entered, I never expected to see as many entries as this. Secondly, thank you to MobiCity for supplying us with the LG Eve to giveaway, be sure to head over to their site now to check out their massive Spring Sale. Finally, our winner.. this person was chosen by their sheer determination (so many retweets!) to win the Eve, so congratulations to... @Squidgy_G (David)Your never ending tweets have paid off, well done! Once again, thank you all for entering. If we're lucky... Continue reading