Mobile Phone News // Alex Angove

Low cost phone plans for Grandma
| By Alex Angove

Low cost phone plans for Grandma

Your Nan probably doesn't make as many calls as you do. She probably doesn't even need data. Why pay for either?

Netflix will launch March 24 in Australia and NZ, House of Cards on the menu
| By Alex Angove

Netflix will launch March 24 in Australia and NZ, House of Cards on the menu

Netflix finally has an Australian release date, and a deal with iiNet to provide unmetered access.

4 reasons why the HTC One M9 is not a huge disappointment; and 1 why it is
| By Alex Angove

4 reasons why the HTC One M9 is not a huge disappointment; and 1 why it is

Honestly, the One (M8) was very close to nailing it in 2014. HTC has done a good job of addressing most of its issues, except one...

Telstra hints at 5G, plans HD voice and calls over WiFi
| By Alex Angove

Telstra hints at 5G, plans HD voice and calls over WiFi

Telstra has announced its network expansion plans for 2015.

Galaxy S6 leaves adolescence behind: new design, fewer gimmicks
| By Alex Angove

Galaxy S6 leaves adolescence behind: new design, fewer gimmicks

Samsung has ditched is silly gimmicks and plastic design. This is a more elegant phone for a civilised age.

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

Vodafone ShaRED mobile plans explained
| By Alex Angove

Vodafone ShaRED mobile plans explained

Vodafone's new ShaRED plans may seem complicated, but they don't have to be.

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.

Australia's Top 5 phones available now
| By Alex Angove

Australia's Top 5 phones available now

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

Kogan is selling 1m USB charging cables for $1 each, free delivery
| By Alex Angove

Kogan is selling 1m USB charging cables for $1 each, free delivery

USB to micro USB only, sorry iPhone fans. Free delivery depends on your location

Telstra’s new Customer Insight Centre is a pretty crazy place
| By Alex Angove

Telstra’s new Customer Insight Centre is a pretty crazy place

"You won't get a powerpoint presentation and a sales demo here". We believe you.

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.

Best Telstra phones right now
| By Alex Angove

Best Telstra phones right now

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

Vodafone celebrates Chinese new year with free overseas calls
| By Alex Angove

Vodafone celebrates Chinese new year with free overseas calls

Postpaid Vodafone customers will receive free calls to a number of countries over the Chinese New Year period.

Samsung Galaxy Note Edge review: innovation or gimmick? Guess.
| By Alex Angove

Samsung Galaxy Note Edge review: innovation or gimmick? Guess.

60/100 The Note Edge may be an interesting concept, but in practice it's cumbersome and awkward.

Expand your iPhone’s storage & watch restricted video file types with this
| By Alex Angove

Expand your iPhone’s storage & watch restricted video file types with this

The SanDisk iXpand is a USB key for iOS. It lets you watch unsupported .avi, .mkv and .wmv files.

Hottest deals from Aussie telcos live right now
| By Alex Angove

Hottest deals from Aussie telcos live right now

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

Telstra network providers that won't break the bank
| By Alex Angove

Telstra network providers that won't break the bank

There are a few smaller providers that will give you Telstra coverage, but won't charge Telstra prices

Stan keeps its promise: Better Call Saul already live
| By Alex Angove

Stan keeps its promise: Better Call Saul already live

The first episode went live yesterday, second to come at 6pm tonight (Feb 2).

Three​ Lebara plans are 50% off right now
| By Alex Angove

Three​ Lebara plans are 50% off right now

The National, Mega and Unlimited monthly plans are half-off on Lebara until March 31

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Virgin Mobile adds Data Rollover: how does it work?

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Netflix will launch March 24 in Australia and NZ, House of Cards on the menu

Netflix will launch March 24 in Australia and NZ, House of Cards on the menu

Netflix finally has an Australian release date, and a deal with iiNet to...

Vodafone ShaRED mobile plans explained

Vodafone ShaRED mobile plans explained

Vodafone's new ShaRED plans may seem complicated, but they don't have to be.

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...

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.

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Affordable 4G: plans with speed and savings

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Best Telstra phones right now

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Best upcoming phones of 2015

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