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The Nexus 6 was supposed to come with a fingerprint reader confirms ex-Motorola CEO

The Nexus 6 was supposed to come with a fingerprint reader confirms ex-Motorola CEO

The discovery in December last year, of code in AOSP which would have supported a fingerprint sensor on the Nexus 6, saw many bemoan the missing component. In an interview with The Telegeraph, former Motorola CEO Dennis Woodside has confirmed the Nexus 6 was indeed supposed to carry one in the dimple on the rear, and spoke about why it[Read More…]

by 12:26 am on January 27, 2015 0 comments Manufacturer, Phones
Ausdroid Podcast 130 – Big Phones a-gogo

Ausdroid Podcast 130 – Big Phones a-gogo

Welcome to episode 130 of the Ausdroid podcast! After last week’s CES focus, this week we looked at the Big Phones of the moment – the Nexus 6 and the Galaxy Note 4 and Note Edge, before turning our attention to rumours of Samsung, HTC and Sony’s new flagships, which we’re expecting to see announced at Mobile World Congress 2015.[Read More…]

by 6:16 pm on January 22, 2015 0 comments Podcast
Good Deal: Grab a Moto E from Kogan for $119 for a limited time

Good Deal: Grab a Moto E from Kogan for $119 for a limited time

If you’re looking for a great deal on a low-cost smartphone, you simply cannot look past the Motorola Moto E. It’s near stock interface and fast updates have seen the Moto E become the darling of the tech press and users in markets around the world, at nearly $180 it’s a pretty good deal, but Kogan are selling the phone[Read More…]

by 2:31 pm on January 22, 2015 1 comment Manufacturer, Phones
Motorola’s Turbo Charger now listed on Google Play; not available (yet) in Australia

Motorola’s Turbo Charger now listed on Google Play; not available (yet) in Australia

While we here in Australia are still waiting to receive the official Motorola Turbo Charger at all, even for customers who purchased a Nexus 6, Google has listed the Motorola Turbo Charger on Google Play in the US. The Turbo Charger is listed for US$34.99 plus shipping, but we’re unfortunately seeing the usual message ‘Motorola Turbo Charger is not available[Read More…]

by 11:23 am on January 22, 2015 3 comments Accessories, Google Play, Manufacturer
4G toting Moto G Titan and Moto E Styx leak in the UK running Lollipop

4G toting Moto G Titan and Moto E Styx leak in the UK running Lollipop

A 4G version of the Motorola Moto G has been expected since they announced the Gen 2 with 3G radios only back in September, and the lower end Moto E has now been on the market for over 6 months now, so a refresh is almost certainly due. UK Retailer Argos has listed the Moto G Titan and Moto E[Read More…]

by 8:00 am on January 18, 2015 4 comments Manufacturer, Phones
The 2014 Google, Nexus, Android collection

The 2014 Google, Nexus, Android collection

I love Google, Android, ChromeOS, if Google makes it, I’ve probably got one – or am attempting to get one. After receiving the Nexus 4, Nexus 7 (2012) and Nexus 10 I took a family photo which seemed pretty popular. Over the last two years I’ve collected a fair few more Android Reference devices and I decided to put them[Read More…]

by 7:23 pm on January 13, 2015 26 comments Other
Motorola bringing Lollipop to the rest of its smartphone lineup.

Motorola bringing Lollipop to the rest of its smartphone lineup.

While Motorola’s current flagship phone the Moto X (2014) has received the Android 5.0 Lollipop update, users of earlier Motorola handsets aren’t exactly feeling the love just yet. However, Motorola software engineer Luciano Carvalho has taken to Google+ to shed a little bit of light on what’s been happening with the Lollipop updates and the rollout to the range of[Read More…]

by 12:27 pm on January 13, 2015 9 comments OS Update, Phones
Cyanogen officially comes to Nexus 6 and LG G3

Cyanogen officially comes to Nexus 6 and LG G3

So if you’re the modding type, then you’ll be into Nexus devices. You’ll probably also have heard of, and may have a passing interest in, CyanogenMod, which is one of the first (and still one of the better) custom ROMs available for a wide variety of Android handsets. Until now, if you wanted CyanogenMod on the Nexus 6 from Motorola,[Read More…]

by 2:56 pm on January 9, 2015 0 comments Modding, News
64GB Nexus 6 not due at retailers till at least next month

64GB Nexus 6 not due at retailers till at least next month

The long, drawn out launch of the Nexus 6 in Australia continues, with a source today advising Ausdroid that the 64GB version of the Motorola built Nexus 6 isn’t due to arrive in Australia until at least next month. This morning we saw a short flurry of activity on Google Play when the 64GB version apparently appeared for sale. We’ve[Read More…]

by 6:27 pm on January 8, 2015 14 comments Manufacturer, Phones
Motorola could be releasing a stainless steel band for Moto 360 in Australia soon

Motorola could be releasing a stainless steel band for Moto 360 in Australia soon

This afternoon, spotted on the wrist of one Jason Murray, was a Moto 360, with something you probably haven’t seen on a Moto 360 just yet; a stainless steel wrist band! When Motorola’s first Android Wear device the Moto 360 launched in Australia late in 2014, the option available was a leather band, and while it was (and is) quite[Read More…]

by 5:51 pm on January 8, 2015 2 comments Android Wear, News