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Dan is a die-hard Android fan. Some might even call him a lunatic. He's been an Android user since Android was a thing, and if there's a phone that's run Android, chances are he owns it (his Nexus collection is second-to-none) or has used it.

Dan's dedication to Ausdroid is without question, and he has represented us at some of the biggest international events in our industry including Google I/O, Mobile World Congress, CES and IFA.

Telstra celebrates Chinese New Year with a 26-metre digital billboard you can message and deals on Galaxy Note 9

February 5th is the beginning of the Chinese New Year, the Year of the Pig this year, and to celebrate Telstra has re-purposed their 26-metre digital billboard outside their Melbourne store to display personalised messages to loved ones. They’re also offering great deals on the Galaxy Note 9 (and iPhone …

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It’s Happening! Android Pie update for Galaxy S9/S9+ and Note 9 now rolling out in Australia

After finding that testing was essentially complete for carriers in Australia, it appears Samsung has begun rolling out the Android Pie update for Galaxy S9/S9+ and Note 9 handsets in Australia. The update is heading out to both retail and carrier branded handsets from Telstra, Optus and Vodafone updating the …

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Optus announces 5G plans with $70 unlimited 5G Broadband through1,200 sites going live in their first wave across Australia

Optus has today announced their plans for the rollout of their Nokia powered 5G network across Australia, with 5G powered customer facing Broadband plans due to go live as well. The Optus rollout will see 1,200 5G enabled sites, going live across Australia by March 2020. Optus further plans to …

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Samsung Bluetooth earphones – likely the rumoured Galaxy Buds – get FCC certification

The rumoured Samsung Galaxy Buds may be getting more real with a pair of Samsung branded Bluetooth earphones heading through the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for certification. The bluetooth device which has received certification today are listed in the FCC as a ‘Samsung Bluetooth Headset’ with the model # …

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Victorian commuters will soon be able to add Myki cards to Google Pay – you could be able to try it too

We’ve seen Sydney commuters being able to tap on and off trains, busses and ferries with their phones and now it appears the Victorian Government is also looking give their residents the same option – at least as long as they’re using an Android phone. Transport Victoria is currently looking …

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