Mobile Phone News // Tara Donnelly

Smartphone Insurance: what you need to know
| By Tara Donnelly

Smartphone Insurance: what you need to know

All Aussie telcos offer smartphone insurance, but do you really need it? This guide will help you understand what's covered by insurance, by a manufacturer's warranty, and your rights as a consumer.

Apple's iOS 9: Smarter Siri, improved apps, and Apple Pay in the UK
| By Tara Donnelly

Apple's iOS 9: Smarter Siri, improved apps, and Apple Pay in the UK

Apple has revealed what to expect from iOS 9 later this year - here's what's new.

Google's Android Pay ready to take down Apple
| By Tara Donnelly

Google's Android Pay ready to take down Apple

Google has unveiled its upcoming Android Pay mobile payments system, and it just might give Apple a run for its money.

Emojis are taking over Instagram
| By Tara Donnelly

Emojis are taking over Instagram

No more LOL: according to Instagram, Emoji icons are the new trend in language.

How To Beat Mobile Phone Bill Shock When Travelling Overseas
| By Tara Donnelly

How To Beat Mobile Phone Bill Shock When Travelling Overseas

Using your smartphone overseas is in the top three causes of mobile plan bill shock. We’ve put together a quick guide to avoiding overseas bill shock in just a few simple steps.

HTC teams up with Robert Downey Jnr to confuse everyone
| By Tara Donnelly

HTC teams up with Robert Downey Jnr to confuse everyone

HTC has brought back former collaborator Robert Downey Jnr. for a new series of short, somewhat baffling promos for the HTC One M9.

Apple Watch pricing and release date revealed
| By Tara Donnelly

Apple Watch pricing and release date revealed

Expect to pay up to $10,000 plus for the Apple Watch when it hits stores April 24th.

New Apple streaming music service to launch in June?
| By Tara Donnelly

New Apple streaming music service to launch in June?

Reports claim that Apple's overhaul of Beats Music will launch in June at the Worldwide Developers Conference.

Samsung Pay ready to take on Apple
| By Tara Donnelly

Samsung Pay ready to take on Apple

Samsung has revealed that its own mobile payments system will soon launch across the US - and at more retailers than Apple Pay.

Apple Watch update: health features scrapped, 6 million units in production
| By Tara Donnelly

Apple Watch update: health features scrapped, 6 million units in production

The upcoming Apple Watch will feature less fitness and health tracking tools than originally planned.

Teenage dream: Katy Perry mobile game coming soon
| By Tara Donnelly

Teenage dream: Katy Perry mobile game coming soon

But will it feature Left Shark?

Twitter launches Vine Kids: family-friendly video sharing
| By Tara Donnelly

Twitter launches Vine Kids: family-friendly video sharing

Two years after launching the original Vine, Twitter has rolled out a new, kid-centric version of the popular video-sharing app.

Cook confirms April release date for Apple Watch
| By Tara Donnelly

Cook confirms April release date for Apple Watch

Apple CEO Tim Cook has confirmed that the anticipated Apple Watch will ship out in April.

Samsung in talks to buy BlackBerry?
| By Tara Donnelly

Samsung in talks to buy BlackBerry?

Samsung may be in talks to buy embattled smartphone manufacturer BlackBerry in a $7.2 billion deal.

Apple Watch iPhone app revealed
| By Tara Donnelly

Apple Watch iPhone app revealed

Screenshots of the Apple Watch's companion app for iPhone have leaked, revealing more details about Apple's first-ever wearable.

New tricks at CES: introducing pet wearables
| By Tara Donnelly

New tricks at CES: introducing pet wearables

If you’re a dog owner wishing you could keep an eye on your canine companion 24/7, several new ‘pet wearables’ are hitting the market this year.

The best cocktail apps for New Year's Eve
| By Tara Donnelly

The best cocktail apps for New Year's Eve

The best how-to apps to get you mixing drinks like a pro this New Year's Eve.

Tips and tricks for Google Now
| By Tara Donnelly

Tips and tricks for Google Now

A complete overview of how to get up and running with Google Now, what you can use it for, and a few other tips that just might come in handy.

Google planning kid-friendly versions of YouTube, Chrome and more
| By Tara Donnelly

Google planning kid-friendly versions of YouTube, Chrome and more

Google has confirmed that it is working on kid-safe versions of some of its most popular products, including YouTube, Chrome and the Google search engine.

Smart ring wearable branded 'the worst product ever'
| By Tara Donnelly

Smart ring wearable branded 'the worst product ever'

The Logbar smart ring is being panned by reviewers as ‘the worst product ever made' - here's why.

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