+ Monday March 25th, 2019

Smart Home and Wearables

Apple Music appeared on Google Home (and then disappeared just as quickly)

Last week during all MWC 2019 news, this one almost slipped past our radar; Apple (or Google) brought Apple Music to Google Home as an optional music service. However, almost as quickly, the feature disappeared. With an update to Google Home (to version 2.9.118), Apple Music appeared as an option …

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Crikey! Google honours Steve Irwin with a Google Doodle drawing

Google is honouring Aussie icon and all-around legend Steve Irwin with a dedicated Google Doodle this Friday 22 February 2019, which will see the Doodle drawing run for 24 hours from midnight on Google homepages around the world – including Australia, the US, Europe, Asia, the Middle East and South …

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LG is bringing more voice-enabled appliances to more countries

For those not familiar with all of LG’s offerings, they actually make a lot more products than just phones and TVs. LG is a major domestic appliance maker as well and with their ThinQ line, they have been slowly bringing ‘smarts’ to their appliance line. LG has announced today that …

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Samsung brings three new wearables to Unpacked: Galaxy Watch Active, Galaxy Fit and the Galaxy Buds

Unpacked finally arrived and aside the much vaunted Galaxy S10 line Samsung have introduced three new wearables, all of them expected thanks to so many rumours and leaks. The three new wearables are the Galaxy Watch Active, the Galaxy Fit and the Galaxy Buds. Samsung’s new wearables are all about …

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Telstra launches 3rd generation streaming device with localised voice control and no more lock-in Home Broadband plans

Telstra has announced and launched its third generation streaming device, the Telstra TV, along with localised voice control along with no more lock-in Home Broadband plans for Telstra customers. The third generation of Telstra TV is sleeker, smaller, and includes a new and improved wireless remote control with voice search, …

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Here’s some high res renders of Samsung’s Galaxy Watch Active, and wireless earbuds Galaxy Buds

With Samsung’s Unpacked around the corner, you might mistake Ausdroid for Samdroid or Aussung, with the volume of Samsung news that just keeps appearing every day. Fortunately, it’s almost over, and we’ve got some high-res renders of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Watch Active and Samsung Galaxy Buds for your delectation. …

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