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Retailer Round-Up: In-store Weekly Specials

Retailer Round-Up: In-store Weekly Specials

With only 13 days left till the jolly big fat man in the red suit makes his way around to all the good boys and girls, retailers are ramping up their last minute gift ideas, so here is a list of offerings for this week from the big retailers: Big W: Tablets NXTBOOK M7000ND 7″ Tablet $149 – starts Thursday[Read More…]

by 6:49 am on December 15, 2013 4 comments Manufacturer, News, Phones, Sale, Tablets
Ausdroid Podcast 96 – The 1.1 percenters

Ausdroid Podcast 96 – The 1.1 percenters

Welcome to the 96th episode of the Ausdroid podcast! This week Jason and Dan were joined by Reckoner‘s Peter Wells to discuss the week’s Android news. Topics: Nexus 5 and Android’s looming Camera API changes Android by the Numbers – December distribution figures Huawei may exit the US market (be sure to check out Anthony Agius‘ excellent piece Huawei and[Read More…]

by 10:16 pm on December 5, 2013 0 comments Podcast
Huawei threatens to exit the US market amid spying accusations

Huawei threatens to exit the US market amid spying accusations

Huawei, the largest telecommunications equipment manufacturer in the world – passing Ericsson in 2012 – has threatened to pull out of the US market amid what they say are unsubstantiated claims of spying for the Chinese government. This comes from Huawei Chief Executive Officer Ren Zhengfei, who said at a press conference in France, that Huawei is “exiting the US market”.[Read More…]

by 2:07 pm on December 3, 2013 12 comments News
Huawei Ascend Y210 hits Optus Pre-Paid at $79

Huawei Ascend Y210 hits Optus Pre-Paid at $79

It seems Australian carriers are gearing up for the Christmas period with various offerings. The latest comes from Optus, offering the Huawei Ascend Y210 Android powered smartphone for $79 on pre-paid. As you might expect, an ground-floor price gets you ground-floor specs. The Y210 isn’t going to set the world on fire: 3.5″ TFT capacitive touchscreen (165 ppi) 512 MB[Read More…]

by 1:19 pm on November 18, 2013 2 comments Carriers, News, Phones
Huawei Ascend P6 to get KitKat in January in China

Huawei Ascend P6 to get KitKat in January in China

Huawei has announced on their EmotionUI web page that the Chinese domestic version of the Ascend P6 will be updated from Android 4.2 Jellybean straight to Android 4.4 KitKat in January. At this stage we don’t know if there will be an international update rolled out, but it certainly looks promising. We reviewed the Ascend P6 back in August, and[Read More…]

by 9:15 pm on November 16, 2013 0 comments News, OS Update, Phones
Huawei offering insights into the future of the ‘Connected Home’ through demonstrations at Bondi Junction this school holidays

Huawei offering insights into the future of the ‘Connected Home’ through demonstrations at Bondi Junction this school holidays

Huawei is running an interesting demonstration these school holidays centres around the concept of the ‘Connected Home’. Huawei have set up their experience stand at the Westfield shopping centre in Bondi Junction in Sydney and will be running demonstrations of their media hub – the MediaQ – until this Sunday(October 6th). The stand is seen by Huawei as a good[Read More…]

by 4:02 pm on October 3, 2013 2 comments Uncategorised
Coles selling the Samsung Galaxy Y & Huawei Ascend Y201

Coles selling the Samsung Galaxy Y & Huawei Ascend Y201

In the latest Coles catalogue starting this Wednesday 11 September for one week, Coles is offering the Samsung Galaxy Y for $59 plus 750 FlyBuys points and the Huawei Ascend Y201 for $39 plus an additional 500 points if you’re a FlyBuys member. Now whilst these devices aren’t going to offer the latest and greatest specs, they will offer most[Read More…]

by 8:19 am on September 10, 2013 4 comments Carriers, Manufacturer, News, Phones, Sale
Ausdroid Podcast 82 – August 13, 2013

Ausdroid Podcast 82 – August 13, 2013

Welcome to the 82nd episode of the Ausdroid podcast! This week Jason was joined by Phil and Dan. We spent a little while going over the unfolding ispONE situation which looks like it could affect many Australian prepaid MVNO users, then talked about the LG G2 which Dan and Jason were lucky enough to try out in person last week.[Read More…]

by 11:46 pm on August 14, 2013 0 comments Podcast
Huawei Ascend P6 — Review

Huawei Ascend P6 — Review

The Huawei Ascend P6 looks the goods, but Ausdroid takes a look to see whether it delivers. When Huawei announced the Ascend P6 back in June, it didn’t exactly jump off the page at us. Sure, the Ascend P6 looks pretty good; in fact, the industrial design is really top notch. A slim (and we do mean slim) handset with[Read More…]

by 5:07 pm on August 12, 2013 8 comments Design, Reviews
Report: More $200 smartphone will be sold in 2018 than was in 2012

Report: More $200 smartphone will be sold in 2018 than was in 2012

A report compiled by ABI research, as part of a report into the Mobile Handset Go-to-market Strategies and the Next Generation Mobile Devices forecasts that low cost smartphone shipments to grow from 238 million in 2013 to 758 million by 2018, driven mainly by the low penetration of smartphones and large subscriber bases. Though the research does also states that[Read More…]

by 8:01 am on August 12, 2013 0 comments News, Other, Phones, Tablets