Tuesday , November 21 2017

Jason Murray   Deputy Editor

Before discovering the Nexus One, Jason thought he didn’t need a smartphone. Now he can’t bear to be without his Android phone. Jason hails from Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane depending on his mood and how detailed a history you’d like. A web developer by day with an interest in consumer gadgets and electronics, he also enjoys reading comics and has a worryingly large collection of Transformers figures. He’d like to think he’s a gamer, but his Wii has been in a box since he moved to Sydney, and his PlayStation Vita collection is quite lacking. Most mornings you’ll find him tilting at various windmills on Twitter – follow @JM77 and say hi!

Ausdroid Podcast 145 – Enter the Nexus

Welcome to episode 145 of the Ausdroid podcast! There’s only one possible topic for this episode of the Ausdroid Podcast, and that’s Google’s launch event for its new Nexus phones, a fancy new Pixel-branded Android tablet and Chromecast streaming media players. With Chris on the ground in San Francisco, Ausdroid …

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There are now 1.4 billion active Android devices and 20 million Chromecasts worldwide

At this morning’s press event, Google gave us some updated device activation numbers that show a significant jump since our last update (from Google I/O), and disclosed some basic Chromecast sales numbers. The biggest number belongs to Google’s overall device activations. At Google I/O we heard that Android had crossed …

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Oppo R7 — Review

Oppo has made some pretty significant inroads into the Australian market in the last 18 months. Where the company’s phones used to be import-only, they’re now sold direct-to-public online and at retailers like Allphones and Dick Smith Electronics (where they’ve also launched “experience zone” demo benches). Oppo’s pushing their brand …

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