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Best upcoming phones of 2015
| By Alex Angove

Best upcoming phones of 2015

Keen for a glimpse at the best future smartphones coming soon to a store near you? We break down which upcoming handsets you should be waiting for.

Samsung Galaxy S6: Our Top Tips and Tricks
| By Joseph Hanlon

Samsung Galaxy S6: Our Top Tips and Tricks

Samsung has worked hard to make using the Galaxy S6 as easy as possible, but this doesn't mean that there isn't numerous hidden tricks and tweaks to discover.

The Best Phones on Telstra Plans
| By Alex Angove

The Best Phones on Telstra Plans

Telstra has some fantastic phones on its plans, here's a list of the best ones and what makes them so good.

The Best Optus Phones on Plans
| By Alex Angove

The Best Optus Phones on Plans

Optus has some great devices, we've compiled a list that we'll keep updated with the most recent awesome gadgets

Aussie travellers: which phone is best for your next adventure?
| By Joseph Hanlon

Aussie travellers: which phone is best for your next adventure?

If your smartphone is an essential part of your tools for travelling, it is essential that your phone works when you land. Here are the best phones to pack, and why.

How To Beat Mobile Phone Bill Shock When Travelling Overseas
| By Tara Donnelly

How To Beat Mobile Phone Bill Shock When Travelling Overseas

Using your smartphone overseas is in the top three causes of mobile plan bill shock. We’ve put together a quick guide to avoiding overseas bill shock in just a few simple steps.

Optus vs Vodafone: Which Is Best For Shared Plans?
| By Joseph Hanlon

Optus vs Vodafone: Which Is Best For Shared Plans?

Both Optus and Vodafone now offering sharing plans for families, but which is best value for you and yours?

The Best Tabletop Games with Great Android Apps
| By Alex Angove

The Best Tabletop Games with Great Android Apps

All these classics have been converted in to great apps that are easy to play and fun to master

Simple fixes: Chromecast not working with WiFi
| By Alex Angove

Simple fixes: Chromecast not working with WiFi

Before your throw your Chromecast out the window, try these quick fixes.

Rollover credit: who still has it and how does it work?
| By Joseph Hanlon

Rollover credit: who still has it and how does it work?

You may pay for the same mobile phone plan each month, but your usage will surely vary. Some of the telcos offer to move unused credit from one month to the next, but its a feature we se less and less.

Best Virgin Mobile phones available right now
| By Alex Angove

Best Virgin Mobile phones available right now

We've compiled a list of Virgin's best devices that we'll update regularly to keep you in the know

How to switch mobile phone providers (and keep your phone number)
| By Alex Angove

How to switch mobile phone providers (and keep your phone number)

When you switch mobile phone carriers you always have the option to take your number with you. This is called Number Porting, and it is very, very easy to do.

Best waterproof phones available right now
| By Alex Angove

Best waterproof phones available right now

Waterproof and resistant smartphones are the next big thing. We've been waiting a while for manufacturers to put a little more thought in to durability, and the time is finally upon us.

Are Shared Plans the Next Big Thing for Aussie Carriers?
| By Alex Angove

Are Shared Plans the Next Big Thing for Aussie Carriers?

Shared, or family, plans allow users to combine their separate services in to one big phone plan, but retain separate phone numbers.

The Best Special Deals Going from Aussie Telcos
| By Alex Angove

The Best Special Deals Going from Aussie Telcos

After a deal with a little something extra? Here's a list of the special offers going from Aussie telcos.

Is A Prepaid Phone Right For Your Kids?
| By Alex Angove

Is A Prepaid Phone Right For Your Kids?

Prepaid is affordable and can teach responsible credit management, but SIM-only means they'll always be able to phone home

Can I take my phone overseas? 4 things to check before travelling
| By Alex Angove

Can I take my phone overseas? 4 things to check before travelling

Check if your phone will work on overseas networks, choose a plan before you go, make sure pre-paid SIMs are even an option and make sure your phone is not carrier-locked.

5 Mistakes You’ll Make Before Buying a New Phone
| By Joseph Hanlon

5 Mistakes You’ll Make Before Buying a New Phone

Buying a new phone can be pretty confusing, but try and not fall into these common phone shopping pitfalls.

Affordable 4G: plans with speed and savings
| By Joseph Hanlon

Affordable 4G: plans with speed and savings

You might be surprised to learn that fast 4G mobile speeds don't come with a premium price-tag. Here are some of the best and cheapest 4G SIM-only plans in Australia.

Best phone plans for travellers in Australia
| By Alex Angove

Best phone plans for travellers in Australia

Should you go prepaid or postpaid, a big name or a small one? Who has the best coverage? Here are some of the best plans for travellers in Australia.

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The Best Phones on Telstra Plans

The Best Phones on Telstra Plans

Telstra has some fantastic phones on its plans, here's a list of the best ones...

The Best Optus Phones on Plans

The Best Optus Phones on Plans

Optus has some great devices, we've compiled a list that we'll keep updated...

How To Beat Mobile Phone Bill Shock When Travelling Overseas

How To Beat Mobile Phone Bill Shock When Travelling Overseas

Using your smartphone overseas is in the top three causes of mobile plan bill...

How to switch mobile phone providers (and keep your phone number)

How to switch mobile phone providers (and keep your phone number)

When you switch mobile phone carriers you always have the option to take your...

Can I take my phone overseas? 4 things to check before travelling

Can I take my phone overseas? 4 things to check before travelling

Check if your phone will work on overseas networks, choose a plan before you...

5 Mistakes You’ll Make Before Buying a New Phone

5 Mistakes You’ll Make Before Buying a New Phone

Buying a new phone can be pretty confusing, but try and not fall into these...

 

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Australia's Top 5 phones available now

Australia's Top 5 phones available now

Take a look at the best phones available in Australian phone stores right now.

Telstra Blue Ticks Phones: Best In The Bush

Telstra Blue Ticks Phones: Best In The Bush

Rural Australians can feel confident picking up some of this year's best tech,...

Galaxy S6 Phone Plans: Actually Cheaper Than Last Year

Galaxy S6 Phone Plans: Actually Cheaper Than Last Year

Phone prices go up, plan prices go down… unless you’re buying an iPhone.

Optus Overhaul: Unlimited Calls Across Postpaid Plans, Family Sharing

Optus Overhaul: Unlimited Calls Across Postpaid Plans, Family Sharing

Optus has added value across the range of its core postpaid plans and added a...

Galaxy S6 Aussie release date: plans and prices

Galaxy S6 Aussie release date: plans and prices

The Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge will hit Aussie shelves in a couple of weeks,...

Amaysim enters 4G world with three new Unlimited plans

Amaysim enters 4G world with three new Unlimited plans

Amaysim customers will finally feel the speed of 4G, with a choice of three new...

 

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Affordable 4G: plans with speed and savings

Affordable 4G: plans with speed and savings

You might be surprised to learn that fast 4G mobile speeds don't come with a...

Boost Mobile vs Amaysim

Boost Mobile vs Amaysim

Boost Mobile and Amaysim are both great choices for your telco service, but...

Best iPhone alternatives

Best iPhone alternatives

Apple's iPhone may be the most well-known smartphone, but it is not your only...

Transferring phone contacts from Android to iPhone

Transferring phone contacts from Android to iPhone

Switching from one phone to another doesn’t mean that you have to lose all of...

What you need to do before selling an iPhone

What you need to do before selling an iPhone

If history repeats itself, your precious iPhone will soon drop in value, the...

6 Best Android phones in Australia on plans

6 Best Android phones in Australia on plans

We’ve created a list of our current top Android phones to help you out. This...

 

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Best Phones on Optus

Best Phones on Optus

Love Optus and need a new phone. Here's their best phones

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Best Phones on Vodafone

Love Vodafone and want a new phone? Here's their best devices