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Neerav Bhatt   Associate

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Neerav has been interested in Android phones since he bought the 1st one ever released (HTC Dream/G1). He has never bought an Apple product :-) His dream phone would have stock Android OS, fast high-res camera and swappable 4000mAh battery.

Profile: Community Spirited, Influencer, Knack for Technology, Environmentalist. Experienced: Librarian, Journalist, Photographer, IT Sales & Support

Samsung Android phones are dominant now: 10 years after their horrible first effort, the Galaxy Icon I7500

You have to give Samsung credit for persisting with manufacturing Android phones because their first effort in 2009 the Samsung Galaxy Icon I7500 was horrible. Despite this they persevered and their next effort the Samsung Galaxy S was substantially better. Today Samsung phones own about 20% of the smartphone market …

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Aussies & Kiwis Can Now Protect Phones With ZAGG InvisibleShield on Demand

Select Harvey Norman, Optus, Vodafone (Mo’s Mobiles) and Omni Tech (NZ) outlets have partnered with ZAGG to deploy the innovative InvisibleShield on Demand (ISOD) service in Australia and New Zealand. This is a win for retailers and consumers because ISOD offers retailers the ability to instantly produce a variety of …

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Amazon’s Alexa Speakers get Followup Questions option in Australia

Amazon enabled Follow-up Mode in Australia for Alexa powered speakers today, nine months after the feature debuted in the USA. The feature allows multiple questions to be asked in a row without saying “Alexa / Echo” each time. It was announced via Amazon’s What’s New With Alexa newsletter. Follow-Up mode …

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Amazon Alexa coming soon to Sony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones

The Ausdroid team’s current favourite noise cancelling wireless headphones Sony WH-1000XM3 will soon receive Amazon Alexa support. The WH-1000XM3’s were recently reviewed by my colleague Dan who concluded that: It’s clear to anyone who has the happy chance to try on a pair of these headphones that Sony has taken …

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