+ Thursday March 21st, 2019

Mobiles

Continued Conversations rolling out to all Google Assistant Smart Displays, even in Australia

It’s no secret that we’re huge fans of both Google Assistant and Google’s Smart Displays here at Ausdroid, and as such any time the Assistant ecosystem reaches feature parity with itself it’s a cause for celebration. This week Google is finally rolling out their ‘Continued Conversations’ feature to all Assistant …

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New streaming service iwonder brings current affairs and documentaries for $6.99/month

iwonder, a new streaming service dedicated to purely to current affairs and documentaries, has launched in Australia. Available via web on desktop and mobile apps, the new service will include entertainment, sports, history, politics, science, technology, religion, music, movies, nature, war and also biographies programming. It’s free for 30 days, …

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Huawei launches StorySign to help deaf and hard of hearing kids learn to read Australian Sign Language (Auslan)

Huawei has launched its Artificial Intelligence (AI) powered StorySign app, which helps deaf and hard of hearing kids learn to read using Sign Language. After being announced in December, the app is now live on the Google Play Store for download. The app bridges the gap between sign language learning …

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Google is rolling out its Assistant voice calling feature to more US states; still no word on international availability

Google Assistant’s VP of Engineering had taken to the company’s blog, announcing broadening rollout plans for Duplex, its voice calling Assistant feature. The company intends to make the feature available in 43 US states over the coming weeks. Duplex is the voice calling feature of Google Assistant that allows it …

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D-Link & McAfee Launch DIR-2680 D-Fend AC2600 Wi-Fi Router in Australia to Secure Smart Homes

D-Link and McAfee have partnered to launch the DIR-2680 D-Fend AC2600 Wi-Fi Router in Australia a year after the product was announced at CES 2018. The DIR-2680 has a dual focus of making smart homes safer and protecting all the people in a home as well as visiting friends and …

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Pre-order a Samsung Galaxy S10 handset by midnight, receive free Galaxy Buds with your new phone. Here’s the best plans to pre-order today.

If you’re keen to get your hands on the new Samsung Galaxy S10 range, you’re not alone. They’re some of the best looking smartphones on offer at the moment, but this comes with a sting in the tail; they’re not cheap, with prices reaching $2,399. While you can certainly buy …

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