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
| By Michael Ralph

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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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.

Telstra Blue Ticks Phones: Best In The Bush

Telstra Blue Ticks Phones: Best In The Bush

Rural Australians can feel confident picking up some of this year's best tech,...

The Best Phones on Telstra Plans

The Best Phones on Telstra Plans

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

The Best Optus Phones on Plans

The Best Optus Phones on Plans

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

Galaxy S6 Phone Plans: Actually Cheaper Than Last Year

Galaxy S6 Phone Plans: Actually Cheaper Than Last Year

Phone prices go up, plan prices go down… unless you’re buying an iPhone.

How To Beat Mobile Phone Bill Shock When Travelling Overseas

How To Beat Mobile Phone Bill Shock When Travelling Overseas

Using your smartphone overseas is in the top three causes of mobile plan bill...

 

News

Optus Overhaul: Unlimited Calls Across Postpaid Plans, Family Sharing

Optus Overhaul: Unlimited Calls Across Postpaid Plans, Family Sharing

Optus has added value across the range of its core postpaid plans and added a...

Galaxy S6 Aussie release date: plans and prices

Galaxy S6 Aussie release date: plans and prices

The Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge will hit Aussie shelves in a couple of weeks,...

Amaysim enters 4G world with three new Unlimited plans

Amaysim enters 4G world with three new Unlimited plans

Amaysim customers will finally feel the speed of 4G, with a choice of three new...

Netflix pricing: you probably don't want the cheapest option

Netflix pricing: you probably don't want the cheapest option

The lowest-tier Netflix plan will only get you SD streaming to 1 device, for $3...

HTC One M9 preorders live: get in quick, in case the price goes up

HTC One M9 preorders live: get in quick, in case the price goes up

Vodafone has already raised its prices, get in quick before Optus and Telstra...

Virgin Mobile adds Data Rollover: how does it work?

Virgin Mobile adds Data Rollover: how does it work?

Virgin is giving customers a second chance to use the data they pay for, but...

 

Guides

How to switch mobile phone providers (and keep your phone number)

How to switch mobile phone providers (and keep your phone number)

When you switch mobile phone carriers you always have the option to take your...

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...

5 Mistakes You’ll Make Before Buying a New Phone

5 Mistakes You’ll Make Before Buying a New Phone

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

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...

Boost Mobile vs Amaysim

Boost Mobile vs Amaysim

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

Best iPhone alternatives

Best iPhone alternatives

Apple's iPhone may be the most well-known smartphone, but it is not your only...

 

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Mobile Deals

New Telstra 4GX Network

New Telstra 4GX Network

Gives you access to the fastest 4G speeds on a compatible device in a 4GX area.

Need international calls?

Need international calls?

Mobile plans with international calls included

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