Mobile Phone News // Michael Ralph

Optus Simplifies Excess Usage
| By Michael Ralph

Optus Simplifies Excess Usage

We take a look at how the major carriers charge for excess usage and how Optus has looked to simplify their system.

Samsung Galaxy S 4 Plans
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Samsung Galaxy S 4 Plans

The Samsung Galaxy S 4 has hit our shores and will be available for sale from Australian telcos from Saturday April 27. The outright purchase price is $899 direct from Samsung, though you can pick one up a little cheaper through...

New Rules To Prevent Bill Shock
| By Michael Ralph

New Rules To Prevent Bill Shock

Australian mobile phone users will find it much easier to compare mobile phone plans following the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) announcement of the Telecommunications Consumer Protection (TCP) code. The...

New Telstra Mobile Plans
| By Michael Ralph

New Telstra Mobile Plans

Telstra has revamped its mobile phone plan offerings, replacing the old Freedom Connect plans with a new range called Every Day Connect plans. We've pushed through the plan updates and full details can be found in our comparison...

| By Michael Ralph

Virgin Mobile Plan Changes

Virgin Mobile today announced they were cutting down their range of mobile phone offerings to simplify the options for consumers. Gone are the low level $19, $29, and $39 Fair Go plans, along with the Pick & Mix and post paid...

February Competition Winner!
| By Michael Ralph

February Competition Winner!

The time has come to announce the winner of the WhistleOut mobile phone give away for February. Up for grabs was an awesome new Android smart phone - the HTC Sensation XE! There were hundreds of very clever and amusing entries,...

Cool Christmas Cost Cuts
| By Michael Ralph

Cool Christmas Cost Cuts

In just five short weeks Christmas will be upon us. For many people that means blowing the budget on gifts and good times, but before you start loading up that credit card, it might be worth considering a few ways of saving money...

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Xperia Z3 and Z3 compact preorders go live in Australia

Xperia Z3 and Z3 compact preorders go live in Australia

The waterproof Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact from Sony are soon to hit Aussie...

The iPhone 6 is not too small, here's why

The iPhone 6 is not too small, here's why

Comparing the 4.7 inch iPhone 6 to a 5-inch or bigger Android is like comparing...

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...

Is it cheaper to buy an iPhone outright with a SIM-only plan?

Is it cheaper to buy an iPhone outright with a SIM-only plan?

Tech types sing the virtues of buying iPhones outright and grabbing a SIM card...

How much is the iPhone really going to cost?

How much is the iPhone really going to cost?

Apple's new iPhones come with a number of important enhancements, but will you...

If Apple’s iWatch supports payments, I want one

If Apple’s iWatch supports payments, I want one

If Apple can straighten out the red-tape surrounding mobile payments, and...

 

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Will Jennifer Lawrence nude photo scandal end the celebrity iPhone love affair?

Will Jennifer Lawrence nude photo scandal end the celebrity iPhone love affair?

After losing their private data to a shameful hacker, will celebrities exposed...

Presto! Foxtel halves the cost

Presto! Foxtel halves the cost

Presto's subscription fees just dropped far enough to make it a real contender....

Telstra plans are outdated and need to change

Telstra plans are outdated and need to change

Thanks to the new changes made to Optus and Vodafone plans, Telstra's plan...

Australia's cheapest 'unlimited' phone plans

Australia's cheapest 'unlimited' phone plans

The no-contract market in Australia is in constant flux, with most of the...

Per MB billing: the hidden data vampire

Per MB billing: the hidden data vampire

Not all data plans are create equal, especially when you compare the different...

Affordable meets Telstra: the HTC Desire 610

Affordable meets Telstra: the HTC Desire 610

The Desire 610 has solid specs considering it's only $312 outright, or $55 a...

 

Guides

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...

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...

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...

 

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Best Phones on Optus

Best Phones on Optus

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

Best Phones on Vodafone

Best Phones on Vodafone

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

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