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Sony announces their new TV line-up featuring Android TV

Sony announces their new TV line-up featuring Android TV

Sony has today announced a new range of TV’s at CES, bringing about the promised Android TV compatability that was announced at Google I/O in June last year. There’s a full range of TV’s with most supporting Android TV, allowing you to stream videos and music, as well as access compatible apps and games from Google Play. The TV’s will[Read More…]

by 12:33 pm on January 6, 2015 1 comment Android TV
Google introduces Google Cast for audio

Google introduces Google Cast for audio

We all know that Chromecast has been one of the success stories of 2014; millions of users worldwide have bought the sub-$50 device to get their content from their phones, tablets and computers into the loungeroom and onto the TV. Google goes as far as quoting the device as being used in 27 countries, and average usage per device has increased[Read More…]

by 7:38 am on January 6, 2015 10 comments Chromecast, News
New hack allows users to unlock the bootloader on Xperia Z, Z1, Z2 and Z3 Series devices and retain Camera functions

New hack allows users to unlock the bootloader on Xperia Z, Z1, Z2 and Z3 Series devices and retain Camera functions

If you know anything about modding your Sony Xperia phone, you’ll know that unlocking the bootloader means you won’t be getting the full camera experience, due to the loss of DRM keys when you unlock the bootloader. But there’s hope on the horizon, with modders posting a new hack on XDA-Developers which works around the restriction. According to the forum[Read More…]

by 8:19 pm on December 26, 2014 22 comments Manufacturer, Modding, Phones
Sony Australia offering discounts on Xperia phones and accessories

Sony Australia offering discounts on Xperia phones and accessories

Boxing Day Sales are here, and Sony is leading the charge offering discounts for purchases from their online store. From Xperia phones, tablets and Walkmans, through to wearables like the Smartband Talk and headphones. The sale is running from now until 10am on the 2nd of January, with up 25% off on a range of products, some requiring codes, others[Read More…]

by 8:18 pm on December 25, 2014 2 comments Accessories, Manufacturer, Phones, Tablets
Sony Xperia Z3 and PlayStation 4 competition winners announced

Sony Xperia Z3 and PlayStation 4 competition winners announced

We apologise for the slight delay in drawing this competition, but we had a mountain of eligible entries, and it took time for our Christmas-frazzled brains to get through all the entries and work out which ones we thought were the best. First of all, I’d like to announce the runner-up prize winners, each of whom has won a Sony[Read More…]

by 11:59 am on December 23, 2014 3 comments Competition, News
Review: Sony Smartband Talk (SWR30)

Review: Sony Smartband Talk (SWR30)

Sony have seen wearables as a market for a while now with the releases of their Smartwatch and Smartwatch 2. This year they have not only released a Smartwatch 3 running Android Wear but also a couple of fitband style devices, the first being a basic monitor, the Sony Smartband SWR10 and more recently the Sony SmartBand Talk SWR30. With[Read More…]

by 8:43 am on December 22, 2014 0 comments News
Sony Playstation 4 and Xperia Z3 Competition: Update

Sony Playstation 4 and Xperia Z3 Competition: Update

Hello everyone! What an amazing response we’ve had to the Sony PS4 and Xperia Z3 competition! The competition has now closed, with almost 900 entries received. We now have ahead of us the mammoth task of choosing a winner, which we’ll endeavour to do this afternoon, or by tomorrow at the latest. However there is some sad news. Unfortunately, not[Read More…]

by 1:42 pm on December 21, 2014 19 comments Competition, News
Retailer Round-up: This week’s specials

Retailer Round-up: This week’s specials

Well it’s literally the final countdown to Christmas and our major retailers are ramping up their efforts with Android related goodies for you to purchase, should you still remain undecided on what to buy that geeky person in your life. So without further ado, here is the weekly specials this week: Coles Mobiles Telstra Rush Pre-Paid Mobile – $39 –[Read More…]

by 1:36 pm on December 19, 2014 2 comments Chromecast, News, Phones, Smartwatch, Tablets
Sony releases an incremental update for Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact

Sony releases an incremental update for Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact

Sony started releasing a minor update for its Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact line back on December 11th apparently, but we’re only now finding out what it actually involved. That said, we haven’t actually received the update yet, but at least we know what will be in the update when it does land on Australian devices. The changelog for[Read More…]

by 11:06 am on December 19, 2014 5 comments News, OS Update, Phones
Exclusive: Win a PlayStation 4, an Xperia Z3 and a Game Cave from Ausdroid and Sony Mobile!

Exclusive: Win a PlayStation 4, an Xperia Z3 and a Game Cave from Ausdroid and Sony Mobile!

Looking for an extra present to put under the Christmas tree this year? Maybe you’re after a present just for yourself? We’ve got just the thing for you! Thanks to our friends at Sony Mobile, one lucky Ausdroid reader will win a PlayStation 4, an Xperia Z3, a Dual Shock Controller Mount and a custom-made Game Cave tent in which[Read More…]

by 12:00 pm on December 17, 2014 16 comments Competition, Exclusive