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18 Hours Ago   We’ve been tracking which Australian financial institutions have added support for Google Pay to their product offerings. One thing we have found is that it’s hard to find an updated list of all of the institutions who currently support the feature.

18 Hours Ago   Google has announced that character alarms are now available on Assistant driven smart displays after a short stint being only available on smart speakers. Unfortunately only in selected regions (US and Canada for now) at this time and of course, that doesn’t include Australia.

19 Hours Ago   Would you like some large fries and a frozen drink with that? With our busy lives nowadays, along with the onset of winter now arriving, more and more people are eating out or ordering take away to have at home through various food delivery services like Deliveroo, Uber Eats and Menulog.

19 Hours Ago   Every few weeks or so Google seems to add another bank to the list of Australian providers who support Google Pay — this week it’s BankVic’s turn.

20 Hours Ago   You’ve probably heard of League of Legends. It’s a huge MMORPG / Battle Arena slash em up that’s formed the basis for many an eSports tournament, and it’s been PC-only, until now.

20 Hours Ago   Yesterday we published an edition of the Huawei Corporate deathwatch, not the first and unfortunately not the last. While we all hope more than anything that all this blows over, and before too long it is business as usual for Huawei, the current situation is going from bad to worse.

21 Hours Ago   It’s a day ending in “y”, which means it’s time for a reminder of how Facebook handles your private data – badly. Today it’s Instagram’s turn, with users’ contact details exposed in web profiles regardless of whether the user chose to make it public or not.

21 Hours Ago   TCL Alcatel has announced that it will be launching the BlackBerry KEY2 and KEY2 LE in Australia via Amazon Australia’s website starting from today. The KEY2 and KEY2 LE, which were originally launched mid last year, have been absent from Australian sites but TCL Alcatel has been busy in the background trying to bring these … The post BlackBerry is launching the KEY2 and KEY2 LE here in Australia appeared first on Ausdroid.

22 Hours Ago   Optus has announced a couple of new products that may appeal to customers traveling overseas with a prepaid phone plan. A $5 international talk option which includes up to 300 minutes of international voice calls to 50 destinations is available with a 28 day expiry.

22 Hours Ago   Google Assistant powered smart displays like the Nest Hub have seen a number of recent feature updates, including new clock faces and voice commands. A more intuitive way to group smart speakers together is perhaps the best new feature, though.

Yesterday   Android updates come with many new features, some of which are able to replace existing apps. Android Q’s beta update has a feature called “Rules” that can perform automated actions in an easier-to-use package.

Yesterday   YouTube is the world’s largest video platform, and Google would like it easier for people to consume even more moving picture entertainment on the platform. To that end YouTube has announced its Movies and Shows store has arrived in Australia.

Yesterday   The eagerly anticipated Lenovo Smart Clock is finally here! Lenovo has told Ausdroid that the smart clock is available for pre-order today, and will be available in store at selected retailers in two weeks on the 6th of June.

Yesterday   A few years ago Google realised that Android was not entirely suited to the enterprise market and began a big push forwards adding in features for that sector and improving the overall security for users.

Yesterday   One of the big advantages Samsung and Apple have over their competitors is the after-sales service they can offer to customers through their stores and pop-up experience centres.

Yesterday   The hits just keep on coming for Huawei, with troubling developments on the processor and 5G front overnight. We’ve also got a look at what the company might do to bolster its own app store offering.

Yesterday   Back at MWC we had an early look at the integration of Google Assistant into Messages but as is often the way we were not given a timeline on delivery for users.

Yesterday   Vodafone has added two new smartphone to its prepaid offerings, with its own Vodafone Smart N10 4G and Samsung Galaxy A20 4G devices that are available now to purchase online and through your local Vodafone store.

Yesterday   It’s official. Even though we figured it out months ago, Sony has formally announced that they have “deprioritised” Australia as a market for their Xperia line of Mobile devices.

Yesterday   If you’ve been following our NBN journey, we’ve been through the different NBN connection types and what they mean for you as a customer. Unfortunately, you don’t get much choice in what technology is used to connect your household to the NBN, but you do get to choose a fair bit when it comes to … The post Signing up to an NBN plan: What do all the numbers and inclusions mean?

Yesterday   Google Assistant is constantly striving to be more personal and more helpful with every update, and today’s latest announcement is actually pretty cool … if you live in the USA.

Yesterday   While we like to refer to Google as an advertising company or the parent of Android, the company made its name in search. Today, Google has detailed some changes coming to search for mobile.

2 Days Ago   Optus has advised its customers this afternoon that it is suffering an outage affecting access to international websites and some gaming platforms. Customers will notice that certain home automation services – such as Sensibo and Arlo Security cameras – are not working.

2 Days Ago   Samsung announced the Galaxy S10 lineup just prior to MWC and we heard about a 5G variant in the works from Telstra themselves. Now, three months later, it is primed for release into the Australian market – from next week.

2 Days Ago   Optus has announced a special offer for kids around Australia today, offering free Optus Sports access to stream the FIFA Womens World Cup. With only 17 days until the first ball is kicked, the complimentary offer aims to give women’s sport greater visibility and change the future Australian school children see.