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Exclusive: Australian Chromecast stock now arriving in Dick Smith stores

Last Sunday's leak from Dick Smith of an upcoming Australian retail launch of the Chromecast highlighted a marked interest in the retail launch of Google's popular HDMI Dongle, further follow-up with stores has been less than fruitful, but this...

Lenovo signifies interest in wearables, and maybe Android Wear

Lenovo is set to enter the wearables market according to Lenovo Mobile Division president, Liu Jun. Jun told Mobile Geeks that we'd see a Lenovo wearable before the end of the year, hopefully, or early next year. This really shouldn't be...

Moto 360 will charge by wireless induction: Motorola

A Motorola spokesperson has announced that the soon to be released Moto 360 will charge wirelessly via magnetic induction. This information was provided to Techzine and was then translated by Techradar. The publication claims they spoke to Motorola programme manager...

Chrome for Android adds Chromecast support and option to ‘unclose’ a tab

Chrome for Android gets better and better everyday, and with the launch of Chromecast in Australia seemingly slated for next week - at least according to last Sunday's Dick Smith slip-up - it's getting a timely update indeed, with...

LG shows off new QuickCircle case for the G3 with circular window

When the leaks of the Quick Window icons came out the other day, the circular clocks and widgets pretty much ensured that we all knew that a Quick Window case with a circular window was coming. Well, it's officially...

Motorola outs Moto 360 pricing in competition rules

Motorola has given the strongest indication yet of pricing for the upcoming Moto 360 smartwatch, disclosing the approximate retail value of $US 249 in the terms and conditions for a competition it's running. Motorola is running a watch-face design competition...

Ausdroid Podcast 113 – Lazy Ass

Welcome to episode 113 of the Ausdroid podcast! This week we took a look at the will-they-or-wont-they Chromecast situation at Dick Smith, went over some of the new rumours and leaks about the LG G3 and more! Hosted by Jason Murray,...

Google invites developers to submit Android Wear apps for feedback ahead of launch

Ahead of Google's 2014 I/O Developer Conference, where Google is expected to show off more of its Android Wear platform, and where LG and Motorola are expected to launch their G Watch and Moto 360 respectively, Google has put...

Moto 360 smart watch expected to be available in July

Whilst we all wait eagerly for more information about the impending launch of Motorola's second smart watch, Moto 360, which was announced over 2 months ago, reports are emerging that the company will launch the product during Google's I/O...

Knight Rider, Inspector Gadget and Star Trek have what in common LG?

In the race to market with Android Wear, LG have taken a decisive lead over their competitors with their marketing. Market placement is everything in the current commercial market we live in and now LG have placed Knight...

The business card comes of age, with NFC business cards from Martin Print

Look at that subtle off-white coloring. The tasteful thickness of it. Oh my God, it even has a watermark So spoke Patrick Bateman in American Psycho, in a scene where the subject of the perfect business card appears to drive...

Dick Smith retail stores still accepting preorders for Chromecast (Update: Maybe not)

Update (May 20): Well, that was short-lived. Our pre-order has been cancelled. The store in question says they were contacted by Dick Smith Electronics head office and told they "can't sell it". We were told that a new staff member...

Chromecast now available to pre-order from Dick Smith, launching in Australia May 28th

After launching in South Korea this week, it appears that Chromecast is coming to Australia. After missing the rumoured May 7th launch, the HDMI dongle has appeared for pre-order on the Dick Smith website for $49: The dongle will begin shipping...

Chromecast support coming to Firefox very soon

Chromecasting a tab from Chrome is pretty cool - at least for those people who've got a Chromecast - and it looks like Firefox could be adding that trick to their repertoire very soon. According to notes from a weekly...

Sony SmartBand now available through Telstra and Sony stores, RRP $159

Sony's new wrist-wearable fitness tracker SmartBand is now available locally from Telstra, Sony Online and Sony Centres / Kiosks with more retailers to follow soon The device RRP is $159, and Telstra users can get it on contract as an...

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