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My Opal app allows you to view what’s on your NSW Opal card
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My Opal app allows you to view what’s on your NSW Opal card

Given that the Opal smartcards used for public transport in NSW use Near-Field Communication (NFC), it was probably only going to be a matter of time until someone wrote an app that could read the data contained on Opal cards. Well, that’s now happened — Sydney developer Alistair Phillips (who goes by the name ToastedMint) has released an updated version[Read More…]

in Apps, News by at 3:07 pm on June 17, 2015
Sydney Opera House releases an Android app; book tickets, check facilities and find your way round

Sydney Opera House releases an Android app; book tickets, check facilities and find your way round

Iconic Australian landmark the Sydney Opera House is the home of some fine shows, restaurants and bars and is a pretty nice place to visit all round, and they’ve released an Android app. The new app seems to have been created in partnership with Samsung, who are the principal partner for the Sydney Opera House appears to be quite the[Read More…]

in Apps by at 2:29 pm on February 6, 2015
Huawei Australia rolling out Experiential Zones at selected Westfield Sydney shopping centres

Huawei Australia rolling out Experiential Zones at selected Westfield Sydney shopping centres

Huawei Australia is launching “Experiential Zones” at selected Westfield Sydney shopping centres according to InsideRetail. The Huawei Experiential Zones are a continuing marketing push by the company in which they hope to offer customers the opportunity to explore the latest in mobile and mobile broadband technology. The zones will showcase their mobile products, including their tablets, phones and wifi range[Read More…]

in News by at 11:26 am on February 6, 2015
Google possibly working on customised Google Now backgrounds
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Google possibly working on customised Google Now backgrounds

Google Now shows a lot of contextually relevant information in an easy to read, card interface. The beautiful Google Now backgrounds from artist Brent Couchman, are quite stunning, but limited when it comes to the global reach of Android. But it’s all about context in Google Now, and it appears that Google is working on using contextually relevant photos from[Read More…]

in Google Services by at 11:40 am on January 14, 2015
Telstra’s 2014 Sydney NYE app offers free SMS, 360 degree videos and Google Cardboard for all
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Telstra’s 2014 Sydney NYE app offers free SMS, 360 degree videos and Google Cardboard for all

Telstra continues its association with Sydney’s annual New Years Eve party with the launch today of the 2014 version of their companion app, and this time they’re bringing Google Cardboard along for the ride. The app is a companion and to help you make plans for NYE and enjoy the fireworks presentation on the night – no matter where you[Read More…]

in Accessories, Apps, Cardboard, Carriers by at 10:24 am on December 3, 2014
Samsung will launch the Galaxy Note 4 on the 23rd of September and want you to join them
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Samsung will launch the Galaxy Note 4 on the 23rd of September and want you to join them

The Galaxy Note 4 is coming to Australia this month, with Samsung Australia inviting media to an event on the 23rd of September at 7pm in Sydney. When the phone will actually be available for purchase should be announced at the event, and Samsung wants YOU to be there to check it out – as well as give you a[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Phones by at 12:14 pm on September 16, 2014
Samsung Galaxy S5 Australian launch event  scheduled for March 26
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Samsung Galaxy S5 Australian launch event scheduled for March 26

The Galaxy S5 will launch here in Australia in the coming weeks and we’ll be getting our first look at the phone at the official Australian launch on the 26th of March. Not only will we see the Galaxy S5, but in the invite sent out to Australian media today, Samsung has confirmed that well also be seeing the wearables[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Phones by at 4:20 pm on March 7, 2014
Optus adds more 3G and 4G coverage in Adelaide
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Optus adds more 3G and 4G coverage in Adelaide

Optus is on the move in Adelaide, they’ve announced today that they’ve added some more towers to their network. After turning on 4G in the Adelaide CBD back in December they’ve added an additional 25 4G towers which are now available to Optus 4G customers. Existing 3G customers haven’t been forgotten either, with Optus announcing that they’ve upgraded 150 of[Read More…]

in Carriers, News by at 8:31 pm on July 9, 2013
Sony Xperia Z launch event — Wrap
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Sony Xperia Z launch event — Wrap

This afternoon, Ausdroid attended a launch event of sorts (see below) for Sony’s 2013 flagship, the Xperia Z. The lunch event, held in the Jørn Utzon room at the Sydney Opera House, was wonderful — the venue was perfect for the day, with nice harbour views complemented by a nice glass of white wine, a tasty and exquisite meal, a[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, News, Phones by at 8:41 pm on February 20, 2013
Samsung Galaxy Note II launch event — Report
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Samsung Galaxy Note II launch event — Report

Last night at Moore Park, Samsung held a launch event featuring the Galaxy Note II. We were also treated to first looks of other products including a range of Windows 8 convertible laptops and tablets and the new Android based Samsung Galaxy camera. Samsung Galaxy Camera After an hour of pre-event drinks and chatter with like minded folk, we were[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, News by at 8:28 pm on November 15, 2012