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New Intel Haswell based Chromebooks and Chromeboxes announced

Google and Intel have announced some new Haswell based Chrome devices overnight, announced at the Intel Developer Forum which is currently going on in San Francisco they have advised that there will be new...

Rumour: JB HiFi has Nexus 7 (2013) 4G in stock

Ausdroid has received a tip from someone we know and trust indicating that JB HiFi not only has the Nexus 7 (2013) in stock (which we've confirmed ourselves) but they also now have the...

Ausdroid Podcast 85 – September 3, 2013

Welcome to the 85th pisode of the Ausdroid podcast! This week Phil and Dan joined Jason to discuss the week's local and overseas Android news. We spent a while discussing the looming slew of Samsung devices...

Google Glass app store to debut in 2014

Back in July, a Google Glass update accidentally triggered speculation of a forthcoming app store for the device, but that's now been made all-but-official according to a report by The New York Times. The report...

Nestlé Australia advises Android themed Kit Kats coming soon

The announcement this morning that Android 4.4 would be called Kitkat in a break from the tradition of naming Android releases after generic desserts and naming a brand name partner for the release, also...

Google acquired smartwatch maker WIMM Labs last year, Google’s own smartwatch coming soon?

Although it's a seemingly new name for us, WIMM Labs is a former company that was acquired by Google a year ago. Why is it coming to light just now? Well no one really...

Android VP, Hugo Barra, is leaving Google to join Chinese phone manufacturer Xiaomi

Google's Android division has lost another key member today, with Android Vice President of Product Management for Android, Hugo Barra, said to be leaving the company to join Chinese phone manufacturer Xiaomi. The reasoning...

Google Glass will cost more than $299

Earlier this month, an Analayst from Taiwan was quoted as saying that Glass was looking at a starting pricepoint of $299. Just yesterday a rumour spread that Glass would be available for sale next...

Google Now updated to provide car rentals, concert tickets and more

Google Now is a great tool, it provides some pretty great contextual information based on time, date, locations as well as serving up information on upcoming events and your recent searches and it's...

Receive reminders at just the right time and place now with Google Keep

The latest update to Google keep is rolling out some new pieces of functionality to their note taking app - reminders and multi-account support. While you've had the ability to make to-do lists in...

Google Play Gift Cards on-sale now at Woolworths stores

It looks like Google Play Gift Cards are now in the wild, with the Woolworths store, located at Town Hall in George Street, Sydney selling them to Ausdroid reader Beau. After finding the cards...

Galaxy Nexus get JWR66Y firmware update

It seems the Samsung Galaxy Nexus device can now get a manual update of the JWR66Y security firmware update thanks to XDA developers according to Android Police. This is great news for all those...

Rumour: Security Update JWR66Y heading for the Nexus 10?

It seems that yesterday's report from Dan, regarding the security update for the Nexus 4, JWR66Y, is now rumoured to be heading for the Nexus 10, according to Android Police. Unfortunately at this stage, we...

Swiftkey Cloud adds more functionality to an already high quality

Swiftkey is one of the most successful keyboard apps on the Play Store. The latest release - Swiftkey Cloud - was announced in late July as a Beta product and allowed users to...

Google announces ‘Helpouts’ service, lets users get help from others on various topics using...

Google is pushing the boundaries of what their Hangouts service can bring to its users. Today they've unveiled 'Helpouts' (punny) which allows users to lend assistance to other users using Hangouts as the communication...

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