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Want an LG G3 that’s (sort of) made out of Gold? JB HiFi has one for you.

Want an LG G3 that’s (sort of) made out of Gold? JB HiFi has one for you.

From today we’re starting to see the arrival of LG G3 stock available in stores, both from carriers directly, and also in dealers such as JB HiFi. One intrepid Ausdroid editor spotted this in today’s JB HiFi catalogue; not only is the G3 now advertised as being available, but it’s also available in gold colour (which we had heard might not actually have been coming to Australia). It seems it’s here, and it’s available from JB HiFi on Telstra plans. $77 per month gets you the LG G3 in Gold on a Telstra $70 plan, which includes $700 worth of[Read More...]

by 8:45 PM on August 4, 2014 3 comments Carriers, News, Phones
Software update for LG G Watch rolling out to address corrosion issue

Software update for LG G Watch rolling out to address corrosion issue

The exposed copper contacts on the rear of the LG G Watch have been causing some issues for some owners of the watch, with some owners reporting corrosion of the POGO pins. But a software update rolling out to the G Watch, is apparently addressing this. The corrosion of the pins is due to a galvanic process – a chemical reaction between two materials (Metals in this case) when voltage is run through an electrolyte (sweat). The update is said to address this issue by disabling the current while not charging. A commentor on Android Police provided the text of[Read More...]

by 2:35 AM on August 3, 2014 3 comments Android Wear, Manufacturer
Optus LG G3 pre-orders begin to arrive at customers doors

Optus LG G3 pre-orders begin to arrive at customers doors

This morning a lucky customer who pre-ordered an LG G3 from Optus received a notification that an LG G3 was awaiting collection at their local post office. This is a little ahead of the official date for stock to arrive in-store which is expected around the 4th of August. It’s good to see that those that pre-ordered may receive their new phones before they officially go on sale in retail stores. You can still pre-order the LG G3 from the Optus website and receive a bonus wireless charger valued at $69 but you won’t receive the bonus LG G Pad[Read More...]

by 8:54 PM on July 30, 2014 5 comments Carriers, Manufacturer, Phones
LG announces an 11.6″ Android powered TabBook 11 for the Korean market

LG announces an 11.6″ Android powered TabBook 11 for the Korean market

LG isn’t one to shy away from a form-factor, they have the scale and facilities to really try out anything to see what happens and that seems to be what they’re doing with the TabBook 11, an 11.6″ Android Powered tablet witha sliding keyboard. The TabBook is destined for the Korean market only at this stage, with the announcement made on the LG Korean site. It’s a fairly large device with an 11.6″ slider keyboard arrangement which appears to detach when not required so you can carry around a decidedly over-sized tablet. Specs wise, the tablet is a monster. The[Read More...]

by 9:19 AM on July 29, 2014 0 comments Tablets
Good Deal – Nexus 5 16GB for $369 with FREE Shipping

Good Deal – Nexus 5 16GB for $369 with FREE Shipping

On-line retailer Kogan has a Free Shipping Promotion on at the moment where you can pick up a Nexus 5 16GB for $369 including delivery. That’s a saving of around $50 if you were to buy one from the Google Play store but there is a limit of 2 per customer. You can choose from either black or white but will have to wait between 1-2 weeks for it to leave the warehouse. You better get in quick on this one though, it ends at 2am tomorrow morning, Tuesday 29 July 2014. Click on the following link to take you to[Read More...]

by 8:19 PM on July 28, 2014 8 comments Deal, Phones
LG’s improving sales turn around three quarters of losses

LG’s improving sales turn around three quarters of losses

LG‘s just released their financial results for Q2 (Apr-Jun) 2014, and if you’re a fan of the company then things are looking pretty good. The company’s turned a profit of AU $625m (US$588.5m), an increase of 26.5% year-over-year. A decent chunk of this – and the part we care most about – is coming from the modestly-named LG Mobile Communications Company division, which shipped 14.5 million smartphones in Q2 (a 16% increase in sales), ending three consecutive quarters of losses. People want LG phones, and we can’t fault them for that. Much of this success is attributed to initial enthusiasm[Read More...]

by 8:16 AM on July 25, 2014 0 comments News
LG announces a game designed for use with the G3 QuickCircle case

LG announces a game designed for use with the G3 QuickCircle case

The LG G3 comes with a newly designed glanceable case, called a QuickCircle case. The design centres around a circular window which LG is providing a number of widgets and functionality for, as well as opening an SDK for third party developers to make further software for it, overnight they’ve announced a game for the QuickCircle case to show that ‘QuickCircle can be as much about fun as function’. The game is called Puppy Pop, and is a ‘match three’ style game, which you will play through the cover. You basically match three or more puppies by swiping a line[Read More...]

by 8:34 AM on July 24, 2014 1 comment Accessories, Apps, Manufacturer, Phones
Retailer Round-up: This week’s specials

Retailer Round-up: This week’s specials

Well it certainly has been a little bit of time since we last did one of these retailer round up’s, so we thought it was time to bring it back and share with you the specials we have sourced and found available to everyone from our major retailers. So here is this weeks retail specials: Coles Smartphones Sony Xperia E1 Optus Pre-Paid Mobile – $99 – On sale Wednesday 23 July for 1 week Woolworths Smartphones Alcatel One Touch M’POP 3G Vodafone Pre-Paid Mobile – $69 – On sale Wednesday 23 July for 1 week Target Tablets Samsung Galaxy Tab[Read More...]

by 7:45 AM on July 24, 2014 1 comment News, Phones, Sale, Tablets
Which version of the LG G3 will you be getting?

Which version of the LG G3 will you be getting?

The LG G3 is about to launch in Australia, pre-orders for all three major carriers are now open and the phone is expected to be in-stores on the 4th of August(5th of August for Telstra). There has been some (ok, a lot) of discussion every time we’ve posted on the LG G3 as to which version will be coming to Australia. To start with there are two major hardware variants of the LG G3 handset. There are sub-variants with different radios, but by and large, there are only two differences in the models available. The first model, which we will[Read More...]

by 6:18 PM on July 23, 2014 3 comments Manufacturer, News, Phones
LG bring the G Pad 10.1 to Australia

LG bring the G Pad 10.1 to Australia

After what seems an age since it was first announced, LG are bringing their 10.1″ G Pad tablet to Australia. Like the LG G3, the tablet is due to hit Australian stores in early August where it will set you back $399 (Cough, it’s $249 in the US). The G Pad 10.1 comes with a 10.1″ 1280X800 resolution IPS display in Black and Red colour options, although the red has been tied up in an exclusive with Harvey Norman for at least 6 months. The Black G Pad 10.1 however, will be available through Aussie retailers such as The Good[Read More...]

by 5:24 PM on July 23, 2014 4 comments Manufacturer, Tablets
Ausdroid Podcast 118 – Free, with in-app purchases

Ausdroid Podcast 118 – Free, with in-app purchases

Welcome to episode 118 of the Ausdroid podcast! We spent a while this week arguing about “freemium” games, but also managed to talk about the big upcoming phone release that’s got Dan all excited – of course, that’s the LG G3. We also spent some time dancing on the grave of the Nokia X, and pondering Coles’ new mobile payments system. With Jason Murray, Dan Tyson and Scott Plowman. Topics: LG G3 comes to Australia Chromecast sales – $39 at DSE Google takes away the “Free” name from games with in-app purchases Goodbye Nokia X, we barely knew you /[Read More...]

by 3:32 PM on July 23, 2014 0 comments Podcast
LG announce the LG G Watch retail availability

LG announce the LG G Watch retail availability

LG has today announced the official Australian retail availability of their Android Wear device the G Watch. While it went on-sale directly after Google I/O last month, some consumers have been wanting to get their literal hands on the watch before purchasing, and now is your chance. LG advised that the watch will be available in White and Gold or Titan Black for $259 from Harvey Norman and Telstra, the watch will also be available from selected retailers who are yet to be named. The pricing is about on par with the Google Play store, which sells the watch for[Read More...]

by 12:38 PM on July 23, 2014 2 comments Android Wear
Telstra announce LG G3 and G Watch availability from 5 August

Telstra announce LG G3 and G Watch availability from 5 August

Telstra has announced today that the LG G3, and LG G Watch, will be available from Telstra on 5 August. This is fairly big news in respect of the G3, but even bigger news in respect of the G Watch — retail availability of these two giants will no doubt be popular news. G3 The LG G3 will operate on Telstra’s latest 700MHz network and will be available for online pre-order on 29 July. A limited time offer of a $250 VISA gift card with select pre-orders will also be available. Telstra customers can purchase the LG G3 on a Telstra Mobile[Read More...]

by 12:29 PM on July 23, 2014 7 comments Android Wear, Carriers, News