+ Sunday February 24th, 2019

News and Editorial

Samsung and RACV are now offering smart home platform SmartThings Australia-wide

Late last year Samsung and RACV announced that Smasung SmartThings would be available to those living in the world’s most liveable city (2011-2017, 2nd 2018), Melbourne. Today they have announced, after experiencing strong demand and positive feedback from the Melbourne launch, the availability of SmartThings to the rest of the …

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Google officially announce interpreter mode for Google Home devices and Smart Displays, showing how it has been useful

Just over a week ago Google Support revealed a new feature for Google Assistant on Google Home devices and Smart Displays and it was tested out right here at Ausdroid. Today Google have officially announced interpreter mode via their blog. To get your Google Assistant on one of these devices …

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Valentine’s Day may be over here but check out the cool Playmoji and other Pixel features to help you be romantic for the rest of the year

Unfortunately Google sometimes have a hard time releasing special features on the day they are meant to be. Valentine’s Day was yesterday here in Australia but instead of releasing new Playmoji for when it is Valentine’s Day around the world they wait until it hits Feb 14 in the US. …

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D-Link announces the new Omna wire-free surveillance kit in Australia

This morning D-Link ANZ has announced the local launch of the Omna Wire-Free Indoor Surveillance Kit. Rivaling some established players in the wireless home surveillance segment, D-Link’s Omna offers greater battery life, options to record locally or to the cloud, and a free 12-month subscription to the cloud recording service …

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