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5 Hours Ago   Let’s face it. Google gave up on Android as a tablet OS a long time ago. We heard rumours about a new OS called Andromeda that would run all tablets going forwards but at the last minute it was scrapped and much of the code was folded into ChromeOS.

7 Hours Ago   In three shorts weeks Google will take to the stage in New York and announce the Pixel 3 along with other #MadeByGoogle hardware. At this late stage we already know a lot about the phones, including the possibility of different colours.

Yesterday   Google first had Android Auto but in the past couple of years have been developing a deeper Android integration into the automobile called Android Automotive. We saw it announced at Google IO last year with them expanding on that this year.

Yesterday   Google introduced the Family Link app, a digital health monitoring system for parents to monitor their kids’ usage, last year but was designed for kids under the age of 13.

2 Days Ago   Samsung’s Galaxy Note line has had a rocky couple of years with the ill-fated Note7 followed by what could only be considered a brain fade by Samsung with their fingerprint sensor placement in the Note8.

2 Days Ago   Last week OnePlus announced that they were releasing a game that they had teamed up with Google to create. At the time the details on the game were very sparse but today they have released further information.

2 Days Ago   Everyone remembers the ill-fated Samsung Galaxy Note7 saga all too well. Poor Samsung of course still have nightmares about it but to their credit they have changed their manufacturing processes and have implemented numerous checks to ensure it does not occur again.

3 Days Ago   OnePlus are hot right now. For the last 12 months they have had nothing but wins. The OnePlus 5, 5T, and 6 are all extremely impressive phones and the upcoming OnePlus 6T looks to be even better with an under-display fingerprint sensor and a small teardrop notch.

4 Days Ago   Android Auto is something that some of us have but many of us wish we had. Some car manufacturers have gotten onboard with Android Auto (and Apple Carplay) realising that it is actually beneficial to them but there are also many (cough cough Toyota) who for some reason seem to think their clunky, ugly, slow, … The post Kenwood DDX9018DABS review: Android Auto on a HD display appeared first on Ausdroid.

4 Days Ago   Yesterday I posted in the Ausdroid chat asking if any others had noticed that Gboard was not working well at all lately. Turns out I was not the only one and Google today have admitted that their Gboard keyboard is experiencing issues with its swiping accuracy.

6 Days Ago   In case you missed it Google are announcing some new hardware on October 9 in New York. Aside from a new Pixelbook or 2, some new Pixelbuds and a surprise that we haven’t seen yet most likely there will of course be the appearance of a couple of Pixel phones, the Pixel 3 and the … The post Google adds a Pixel 3 teaser to the Google Store appeared first on Ausdroid.

7 Days Ago   LG have released two flagships per year for a while now. We have already seen the G7 ThinQ this year, albeit not that long ago and with the year getting on it is no surprise to see LG set to announce their second flagship for the year, the V40 ThinQ.

7 Days Ago   Apple may be the big dogs in Australia but worldwide they only make up around 13% of the smartphone market with Huawei ahead of them in second position.

8 Days Ago   It is no secret anymore that OnePlus will be announcing their next flagship, the OnePlus 6T, in October. To help build up the hype toward this announcement in partnership with Google they have created a game.

8 Days Ago   We have seen many leaks of the Pixel 3 phones set to be announced at the Google hardware event in New York in October but until recently we had not seen many Pixelbook 2 leaks.

9 Days Ago   Sphero have today announced their new educational robotic ball, the Sphero BOLT, building upon an already impressive suite of products designed to teach users about coding.

9 Days Ago   Technology moves and often moves very quickly. At the start of the year we were amazed with the first concept phones that had an in (or under) display fingerprint sensor.

9 Days Ago   Last week we posted an article suggesting that the upcoming OnePlus 6T will have an in-display fingerprint sensor based on leaked packaging. Today OnePlus have confirmed to CNET that it will indeed have the in-display fingerprint sensor.

10 Days Ago   For the past few years Android hackers have had a constant battle with app developers over root access. For “security” measures many app developers attempt to lock out users who prefer full control over their device and root their phones.

11 Days Ago   One of the biggest days of the year for Google fans is the #MadeByGoogle event. Now that we know when the event is (October 9 USA time) all thoughts will be turing to what will be announed.

13 Days Ago   ZTE has a massive success with the Axon 7 not just around the world but in particularly here in Australia. It has been a while since the Axon 7 was released and while ZTE have been fighting a battle on a different front they have also been working on the Axon 7 successor.

13 Days Ago   We have seen the rumours and the leaks over the past 12 months and it looks set to finally become a reality this year — Samsung’s foldable phone, the Galaxy X.

14 Days Ago   Google has been slowly rolling out design changes to various apps of their creation in the past few days and weeks and today is Google Photos’ turn.

15 Days Ago   Each year, for the last few years OnePlus have released a second flagship at the end of the year, the T version. Each time they have mostly used the OPPO design to great success.

15 Days Ago   The Samsung Galaxy Note9 will no doubt be one of the biggest selling Android phones of the year. As such it is not surprisingly to see some of the big names release high quality accessories aimed at it.

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