Mobile Phone News // Alex Angove

​Phone features that are actually useful
| By Alex Angove

​Phone features that are actually useful

Not all phone features are created equal. Some are worse than useless, others you'll play with for a bit and forget.

Free Telstra WiFi network goes live in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane
| By Alex Angove

Free Telstra WiFi network goes live in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane

It's free for now, but once it officially launches next year it will be more commercially-oriented

Desire Eye pops up on JB HiFi's website for $799
| By Alex Angove

Desire Eye pops up on JB HiFi's website for $799

The Desire Eye is available to order from JB, although it won't be shipping for at least a week just yet

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.

Vodafone switches on 4G+ in Melbourne
| By Alex Angove

Vodafone switches on 4G+ in Melbourne

Vodafone's 4G users now have access to LTE on the 850MHz spectrum, for better coverage indoors and at distance from cell towers.

11 best iPhone 6 cases: style, function and protection
| By Alex Angove

11 best iPhone 6 cases: style, function and protection

There are a huge range of stylish, protective and functional cases out there. Here is our top pick.

Vodafone deals on offer in the lead-up to Christmas
| By Alex Angove

Vodafone deals on offer in the lead-up to Christmas

Vodafone is offering free Spotify access, bonus data and limited free access on its post-paid plans; as well as bonus data on its Classic and SIM-only plans.

Telstra introduces real-time usage alerts, cuts the 48-hour wait
| By Alex Angove

Telstra introduces real-time usage alerts, cuts the 48-hour wait

Telstra will be the first major telco in Australia to give real-time usage updates, instead of providing up to 48-hour old information.

Nexus 6 finally live on Australian Google Play store, still can't preorder
| By Alex Angove

Nexus 6 finally live on Australian Google Play store, still can't preorder

The Nexus 6 has official Australian pricing, but no availability just yet

| By Alex Angove

LG G Watch R on sale today in Australia for $359

The G Watch R is available starting today from Harvey Norman, JB HiFi and Optus stores.

Telstra officially launches its new, lightning-fast 4GX network
| By Alex Angove

Telstra officially launches its new, lightning-fast 4GX network

Already live in parts of Sydney, Adelaide and 10 regional centres.

Telstra Xperia Z3 preorders go live, give you a chance to win a PS4
| By Alex Angove

Telstra Xperia Z3 preorders go live, give you a chance to win a PS4

Preoreder the Xperia Z3 before November 6 and win one of 50 PS4 consoles. You will also get a free Sony Smartband.

ZTE Blade Vec review
| By Alex Angove

ZTE Blade Vec review

The Blade Vec is an affordable device with a 720p display. If you want to actually use it as a phone, however, you're going to have some issues.

PlayStation Remote Play live in Australia for Xperia Z3 series, Z2 to follow
| By Alex Angove

PlayStation Remote Play live in Australia for Xperia Z3 series, Z2 to follow

Get out your Z3 and start playing: you'll never have to worry about your TV being free again.

Up to $450 credit on Optus ending soon
| By Alex Angove

Up to $450 credit on Optus ending soon

Up to $200 credit towards your early-termination fee and up to $250 to trade in your phone. Ends November 2.

Win $25k worth of gold when you preorder the Note 4 from Telstra
| By Alex Angove

Win $25k worth of gold when you preorder the Note 4 from Telstra

Preorder a Samsung Galaxy Note 4 from Telstra before November 4 and have a chance to win $25k

How to activate your Optus data sharing SIM card
| By Alex Angove

How to activate your Optus data sharing SIM card

Activating your data sharing SIM is pretty easy. Here's what you'll need and the steps you should follow.

Moto 360 finally gets Australia & New Zealand pricing and availability
| By Alex Angove

Moto 360 finally gets Australia & New Zealand pricing and availability

The Moto 360 will be hitting Australian and New Zealand shelves on October 31 for AU$329 and NZ$359 respectively.

Google launches Inbox: a new way to sort your email
| By Alex Angove

Google launches Inbox: a new way to sort your email

Google wants to change up the way you sort your mail. Currently invite-only.

OPPO Neo 5 review: cheap, but not nasty
| By Alex Angove

OPPO Neo 5 review: cheap, but not nasty

Is the Neo 5 better than the Moto G? No, but it's a bit cheaper and has a better camera, which is going to be enough for some people.

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