Mobile Phone Guides

Amaysim: how does it stack up?
| By Joseph Hanlon

Amaysim: how does it stack up?

Amaysim is Australia's biggest MVNO, but are they worth you business? We take a look at how it stacks up next to other comparable SIM-only providers.

An easy trick to make apps go faster on your Android
| By Alex Angove

An easy trick to make apps go faster on your Android

Switching to ART runtime mode can be a good way to speed up your apps.

5 top tips to reduce your monthly mobile costs
| By Joseph Hanlon

5 top tips to reduce your monthly mobile costs

As our usage of smartphones increases each year, so too does our phone bills. How can you get the services you want and slash your bill at the same time?

Best upcoming phones of 2014
| By Alex Angove

Best upcoming phones of 2014

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.

Best Android phones available right now
| By Alex Angove

Best Android phones available right now

We’ve created a list of our current top Android phones to help you out. This list isn’t in any particular order and to keep things relevant we’ll update it around once a month, or whenever a new Android phone of note makes its...

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

Best Optus phones: updated
| By Alex Angove

Best Optus phones: updated

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

Best Vodafone phones: updated
| By Alex Angove

Best Vodafone phones: updated

Vodafone has some great phones available. We've compiled a list of our favourites that we'll update every month or so.

Samsung Galaxy S5: our best tips and tricks
| By Joseph Hanlon

Samsung Galaxy S5: our best tips and tricks

Unless you've dedicated some time to finding them, chances are there are a tonne of shortcuts in the Galaxy S5 you haven't stumble upon yet.

Best Telstra phones on the market right now
| By Alex Angove

Best Telstra phones on the market right now

The Nexus 5, Xperia Z1 and Galaxy Note 3 are among our current favourite Telstra phones. We'll update this list regularly to keep it accurate.

Disable WiFi scanning to extend battery life, for Android
| By Alex Angove

Disable WiFi scanning to extend battery life, for Android

You don't have to completely disable WiFi to save battery life on Android.

How much does a 4G phone plan cost around the world?
| By Adeline Budelot

How much does a 4G phone plan cost around the world?

Do you think you overpay for calls and data with your mobile carrier of choice? Compare your rate to what other pay in different countries across the globe.

How to find and use Emoji on your Android or iPhone
| By Joseph Hanlon

How to find and use Emoji on your Android or iPhone

Tired of sending messages using boring old words? Your phone probably has a treasure trove of emoji characters, if you know where to find them.

Ultimate guide to Android
| By Joseph Hanlon

Ultimate guide to Android

If you're new to Google's Android, we can help. Starting from the basics, we've collected all of our best Android guides into one place.

Budget SIM-only plans with big data
| By Joseph Hanlon

Budget SIM-only plans with big data

Do you find you use data a lot more than calls or SMS messages? We've put together a master list of SIM-only plans with lots of data and a low monthly fee.

Turn a dull photo in to a bright one, quick and easy
| By Alex Angove

Turn a dull photo in to a bright one, quick and easy

Photoshop is great, but not everyone has access to it. Luckily, there are other options.

How to change default apps in Android
| By Joseph Hanlon

How to change default apps in Android

Stuck using a sub-par 'default' application? We'll show you how to clear your defaults and start again.

Handy uses for your old phone
| By Alex Angove

Handy uses for your old phone

You don't have to give your old phone away. There are plenty of handy uses for a pocket-sized touchscreen computer around the house.

Phone plans with international calls included
| By Joseph Hanlon

Phone plans with international calls included

If international phone calls are a big part of your phone use, read on to find out which plans include overseas call credit and low per-minute rates.

How to set location-based reminders on your smartphone
| By Tara Donnelly

How to set location-based reminders on your smartphone

Your phone can send you a reminder at a certain time or date, but you can also set reminders based on your geographic location. Here's how.

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Samsung Galaxy S5: our best tips and tricks

Samsung Galaxy S5: our best tips and tricks

Unless you've dedicated some time to finding them, chances are there are a...

Best Telstra phones on the market right now

Best Telstra phones on the market right now

The Nexus 5, Xperia Z1 and Galaxy Note 3 are among our current favourite...

Budget SIM-only plans with big data

Budget SIM-only plans with big data

Do you find you use data a lot more than calls or SMS messages? We've put...

Phone home: cheapest international calling from Australia

Phone home: cheapest international calling from Australia

International calling rates seem like they should be expensive, but are...

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...

Australia’s cheapest Samsung Galaxy S5 plans

Australia’s cheapest Samsung Galaxy S5 plans

Keen to get your hands on the new Samsung Galaxy S5? We do the number-crunching...

 

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Voda kills bill shock, also offers unlimited data for first 2 months

Voda kills bill shock, also offers unlimited data for first 2 months

Vodafone just got way more competitive with its new plan guidelines.

Foxtel’s Presto now available on Chromecast and some Android tablets

Foxtel’s Presto now available on Chromecast and some Android tablets

You can now stream movies from Foxtel's Presto service through Chromecast....

Motorola Launches Moto E and Moto G 4G in Australia

Motorola Launches Moto E and Moto G 4G in Australia

The Moto E will cost $179 in Australia and will debut alongside an upgraded...

Telstra responds to Optus plans with cheaper phones

Telstra responds to Optus plans with cheaper phones

Telstra has slashed the monthly repayment cost of most phones in its range, one...

Is Samsung’s Galaxy F (S5 Prime) the real iPhone killer?

Is Samsung’s Galaxy F (S5 Prime) the real iPhone killer?

With a premium Galaxy, Samsung is hoping topple the iPhone as the go-to phone...

Samsung Galaxy K zoom wants you to forget its sordid past

Samsung Galaxy K zoom wants you to forget its sordid past

The Galaxy K zoom is the latest camera/phone hybrid from Samsung, but judging...

 

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Best Android phones available right now

Best Android phones available right now

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

6 of Australia’s best, most useful phone plan features

6 of Australia’s best, most useful phone plan features

If it's been a while since you've checked in with your phone plan, you'll be...

5 mistakes you’ll make buying a new phone

5 mistakes you’ll make buying a new phone

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

Best Samsung Galaxy S5 cases

Best Samsung Galaxy S5 cases

So you've got your new Galaxy S5. It's probably about time you grabbed some...

Samsung Galaxy S5 vs HTC One M8 camera showdown

Samsung Galaxy S5 vs HTC One M8 camera showdown

Both of these phones have fantastic cameras that are fast, easy and take...

How to use Chrome Remote on PC and Android

How to use Chrome Remote on PC and Android

Now, not only can you control your PC with another PC, but with your phone or...

 

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Best Phones on Optus

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