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Stream Everything To Your Chromecast With This Clever Workaround

People are greedy. We just are. What we want is all the content. All the content streaming to our Chromecasts. We want more. We want all the streaming services. All the video and audio the internet can offer. More, more, MORE. Here’s how to do stream everything to your Chromecast.


HTC One Google Edition Brings Stock Android To The Best Android Phone

On Stage at the D11 conference, Google’s Android chief Sundar Pichai confirmed rumours that an HTC One Google Edition running vanilla Android will be available on June 26. That means the best Android phone in the world will be available unlocked without the clunky HTCSense skin. Heck yeah.


How Android's Multitasking Experience Could Be Even Better

Lately, I’ve been thinking about the multitasking experience on Android, and I feel like there’s still a lot to improve. I love how the thumbnails come up, but in Android 4.2.2, they made it so that the current app joined the list of “Recent Apps”. This looks great on phones and small-sized tablets, but it looks really bad on large tablets in landscape mode. Here’s how to make it better.


How Google Makes Android Understand You

It’s the future, and that being the case, you’re going to want to talk to your smartphone and have it make heads or tails of what you’re saying. Getting that to work can be a pretty tough job, however, unless your phone can learn like a human. Wired explains that’s exactly what Google’s Jelly Bean operating system does.


Motorola RAZR M Gets Jelly Bean Upgrade

Motorola’s RAZR M is a top little device, but one of its major problems was not having the latest version of Android. Motorola re-affirmed its commitment to actually give users new software today by bestowing Android 4.1 Jelly Bean onto the RAZR M.


Sony Xperia Z And ZL Hands On: Two Phones Worth Getting Excited About

Last year Sony kept finding itself behind the curve with Android phones. The new Xperia Z and ZL are the company’s attempt to break that trend. These two phones basically check off every box a spec-hungry geek could want and then some.


This Week In Smartphone Software Updates: Telstra, Optus, Vodafone

Wondering when the sweet new versions of Android will land on your device? You’re in luck: each week, Gizmodo Australia will take you through all of the handset updates currently being tested on Australian networks like Vodafone, Telstra and Optus, and tell you when you can expect them on your device.


Polaroid's New Android Tablets Might Give Nexus Some Stiff Competition

Polaroid has announced a new pair of Android tablets at CES. The most obvious selling point is super-low pricing — but will their performance be able to stand up to the competition?


A Shocking Number Of Android Devices Still Run On Gingerbread

You’d think with all the shiny new Android phones everyone got for Christmas, most people would be running some form of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, or even 4.1 Jelly Bean if they were lucky. You’d be wrong, though. Over 47 per cent of the devices that accessed the Google Play store in the last 14 days were running some version of Android 2.3 Gingerbread. Gross.


Toshiba's New Excite 10 SE Looks Like A Sweet Tablet On A Budget

We’ve been digging Toshiba’s line of Excite tablets, and the newest member of the family has a lot to offer. Not only does it appear to measure up to its competition on specs, but this 10-inch tablet only costs $US350! Colour us intrigued (which is kind of a brownish red).