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Students get bonus data on Vodafone plans
| By Alex Angove

Students get bonus data on Vodafone plans

New and upgrading customers with valid Student IDs can get 500MB or 1GB bonus data per month for 12 months

Stan free trial is now available for everyone
| By Alex Angove

Stan free trial is now available for everyone

Stan is a go. Anyone can now sign up and receive the first 30 days free with no lock-in contract

Should you get a Galaxy S5 now, or wait for the Galaxy S6?
| By Alex Angove

Should you get a Galaxy S5 now, or wait for the Galaxy S6?

The Galaxy S6 is expected to be announced March 2. Even so, that might not really matter.

HTC One M9: what you need to know
| By Alex Angove

HTC One M9: what you need to know

HTC's next flagship is right around the corner and, in true form, quite a bit of info has already leaked about it.

This is Stan: first impressions
| By Alex Angove

This is Stan: first impressions

Stan is a streaming service from Channel Nine and Fairfax, that has Netflix squarely in its sights

Best no-nonsense smartphones
| By Alex Angove

Best no-nonsense smartphones

Not all phones come with heart-rate monitors and eye-tracking software. Some of them are actually pretty straight-forward.

Google updates Translate app to include Word Lens semi-sorcery
| By Alex Angove

Google updates Translate app to include Word Lens semi-sorcery

Can't read that sign? Open up Translate and point your camera its way. You should get at least a vague idea of what's going on. Usually...

Project Ara set for 2015 consumer trials
| By Alex Angove

Project Ara set for 2015 consumer trials

Modular phones might be the future, but they have a lot to contend with in the present.

What phones have wireless charging?
| By Alex Angove

What phones have wireless charging?

Wireless charging is great, but there still aren't too many phones that have it built-in and ready to go. Here are the ones currently available from Aussie carriers.

Best iPhone 6 Plus cases
| By Alex Angove

Best iPhone 6 Plus cases

There are some great options for iPhone 6 Plus cases. Here are our top picks.

Best phones for the new Telstra and Optus 4G 700MHz networks
| By Alex Angove

Best phones for the new Telstra and Optus 4G 700MHz networks

You may have read about the new 700MHz 4G networks from Telstra and Optus, but what phones will actually work on them?

How good is Yatango?
| By Alex Angove

How good is Yatango?

Yatango is an affordable MVNO that lets you build your own personalised plan and to choose from a set of unlimited talk & text options.

Bonus 1GB of data on Optus SIM-Only plans.
| By Alex Angove

Bonus 1GB of data on Optus SIM-Only plans.

Optus is offering a bonus 1GB per month for the life of your plan its on no-contract SIM-Only My Plan Plus. Ends April 6.

How well does Cash By Optus work?
| By Alex Angove

How well does Cash By Optus work?

Cash By Optus lets you use your phone as a Paywave debit card.

How much 4G data do you need?
| By Alex Angove

How much 4G data do you need?

You can use up a lot of data without realising it on 3G and 4G. Check out how much some of the more popular online activities eat up your plan to see how much data you should pay for each month.

Buckle up: Amaysim set to deliver 4G in 2015
| By Alex Angove

Buckle up: Amaysim set to deliver 4G in 2015

Some time around Easter next year, Amaysim will start offering 4G to its users.

Motorola Moto 360 review
| By Alex Angove

Motorola Moto 360 review

The Moto 360 is fantastic as far as smartwatches go. It's a beautiful piece of minimalist design, although the screen could be a little better.

2014 in review: the year's best phones and plans
| By Alex Angove

2014 in review: the year's best phones and plans

It's been a news-filled year in the mobile market. Looking back now that all's said and done, here are the top stories.

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.

Phone trends from 2014 that need to continue
| By Alex Angove

Phone trends from 2014 that need to continue

2014 was a big year for water resistance, bigger battery life and crazy screen resolutions. Some of these trends need to continue, some don't.

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This is Stan: first impressions

This is Stan: first impressions

Stan is a streaming service from Channel Nine and Fairfax, that has Netflix...

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Review

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Review

Samsung's latest is one of its best, though its high price and niche features...

Boost Mobile vs Amaysim

Boost Mobile vs Amaysim

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

Motorola Moto 360 review

Motorola Moto 360 review

The Moto 360 is fantastic as far as smartwatches go. It's a beautiful piece of...

2014 in review: the year's best phones and plans

2014 in review: the year's best phones and plans

It's been a news-filled year in the mobile market. Looking back now that all's...

Best upcoming phones of 2015

Best upcoming phones of 2015

Keen for a glimpse at the best future smartphones coming soon to a store near...

 

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5 Great phones to unwrap this Christmas

5 Great phones to unwrap this Christmas

Here are some great, affordable phones for you to give away this holiday season.

Enter your pick for the Canstar Innovation Excellence Awards

Enter your pick for the Canstar Innovation Excellence Awards

Canstar are looking for the most innovative telco products in Australia and it...

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.

Cash by Optus means you can leave your wallet at home

Cash by Optus means you can leave your wallet at home

Optus has partnered with Visa and cooked up a neat innovation allowing you to...

Huawei Mate 7 coming to Australia Nov 17 (and it’s awesome)

Huawei Mate 7 coming to Australia Nov 17 (and it’s awesome)

Up and coming phone maker Huawei is releasing its latest flagship handset in...

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

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

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

 

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Best Telstra phones on the market right now

Best Telstra phones on the market right now

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

Best Optus phones

Best Optus phones

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

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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