+ Wednesday October 23rd, 2019

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Diesel and Armani Gen 5 Wear OS Smartwatch retail partners announced

At IFA this year Fossil launched their Gen 5 Wear OS Smartwatch platform, and quickly following that announcement were new devices from Fossil, Michael Kors, Diesel and Emporio Armani. At launch the devices from Fossil and Michael Kors were immediately available in Australia, but we were left waiting for the …

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Having trouble getting a Gen 5 Fossil? We’ve got some good news – they’re back in stock

Since the launch of the Fossil Gen 5 Wear OS device line up Fossil stores and online sales have frequently been out of stock of the more popular designs and finishes. The good news today is that Fossil Australia has confirmed they’ve got new stock rolling out this week for …

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ACMA enabled the Soli frequency at Google’s request: Motion Sense IS heading to Australia

Will we see Google’s Motion Sense in the Pixel 4 when it comes to Australia? It seems the answer was we would, we won’t and now again, we will. That is how it has been for us Australians with Google’s latest innovation coming to the Pixel 4 — Motion Sense. …

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Foxtel and ABC partner to bring ABC iview to Foxtel IQ3 and IQ4 set top boxes

Foxtel and the ABC have announced this Sunday an expansion of their already long-standing relationship, which will bring ABC’s popular iview service to Foxtel’s IQ3 and IQ4 set-top boxes. ABC iview is already available on Foxtel’s Now set top box, but this move will bring the service to an additional …

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Todoist Foundations: The Beta to make your to do list better!

Todoist is one of many task management options out there, but it is our weapon of choice at Ausdroid. It has functions that mean you can share lists, assisgn tasks to individuals and schedule reminders as well as deadlines. It’s not perfect, but the Doist team are offering opportunity for …

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Google Play Music will no longer be installed by default on Android 10, YouTube Music takes it place before feature parity is achieved

We spotted earlier this month that Google intends on replacing the Google Play Music brand with the YouTube Music brand. In true Google fashion, they have allowed both apps to exist simultaneously, have different feature sets and have provided no road map towards feature parity and eventual replacement. This week …

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Fossil Carlyle HR Review: Wear OS done well

Without a doubt Wear OS may well be dead, or at least on life support, if it wasn’t for Fossil. The fashion brand has embraced smartwatches as an essential segment of their product line up and is responsible for the majority of the devices on the market. Fossil’s commitment hasn’t …

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Top three tips for travelling overseas with a smartphone: how to avoid roaming costs, take great photos and use power wisely

The way we travel has changed a lot since I was a kid. Travel, especially overseas, used to be a lot simpler, in the sense that so much of your life was left behind, on hold, while you were away. Mobile phones aren’t really a new thing anymore, but when …

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So you’ve got an NBN connection, what happens if something goes wrong?

Once you’re connected to the NBN there’s a good chance you’re not going to look back. The NBN is often, for many people, much faster than the internet connection technologies it has replaced. The good news is that most NBN connections in 2019 are also as reliable as – if …

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Optus launches two new 5G Phones with free accessories – Samsung Galaxy S10 5G and OPPO Reno 5G

5G is here, kind of. 5G phones are definitely here though, and Optus has a couple of deals to try and entice users to jump into the 5G game. Optus is now offering the Samsung S10 5G and OPPO Reno 5G on plans with some bonus accessories including a Samsung …

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OnePlus 7T series worldwide launch on October 10 in London: will we see the Pro then?

Yesterday OnePlus launched the OnePlus 7T to the US but we did not see a mention of it available anywhere else, nor did we see mention of a 5G version or the expected Pro version. It is possible that they have saved that for a couple of weeks time at …

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Samsung Galaxy Fold pre-registration now open

If you’re keen on having the biggest, best, fastest, loudest or most advanced tech then listen up. The Samsung Galaxy Fold is now available for pre-registration in Australia. The registration site attached to Samsung Australia’s official site gives little away about the actual Australian launch date. One thing is for …

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