Mobile Phone News // Tara Donnelly

Apple maybe killing Beats Music, maybe not
| By Tara Donnelly

Apple maybe killing Beats Music, maybe not

Reports suggest Apple is planning to discontinue Beats Music in favour of its own iTunes service.

What is iMessage?
| By Tara Donnelly

What is iMessage?

How to use iMessage to send texts, photos and videos cheaply between Apple devices.

Reasons to love (and hate) the Apple Watch
| By Tara Donnelly

Reasons to love (and hate) the Apple Watch

Apple has finally revealed its long-awaited wearable device - but does the Apple Watch live up to the hype, or fall disappointingly short?

Microsoft unveils 'selfie phone' Lumias
| By Tara Donnelly

Microsoft unveils 'selfie phone' Lumias

Microsoft has announced three new mid and high-end Lumia devices - including the new 'selfie phone' and a new 'affordable flagship'.

No, I don't want an iWatch - unless it does this
| By Tara Donnelly

No, I don't want an iWatch - unless it does this

We love the idea of an Apple smartwatch, but will it meet our expectations?

Be afraid: sharks are eating your internet
| By Tara Donnelly

Be afraid: sharks are eating your internet

Sharks continue to be nature's jerks, this time by chewing down on fibre-optic cables at the bottom of the ocean.

First-ever braille phone now on sale in Australia
| By Tara Donnelly

First-ever braille phone now on sale in Australia

Disability advocates are praising the OwnFone, which features pre-programmed 3D braille buttons instead of a touchscreen.

The Moto X digital 'tattoo': for when entering your passcode is just too hard
| By Tara Donnelly

The Moto X digital 'tattoo': for when entering your passcode is just too hard

US company VivaLnk has created a digital ‘tattoo’ that uses NFC to unlock your device, no passcode required.

Your prayers are answered: Tinder for Android Wear now available
| By Tara Donnelly

Your prayers are answered: Tinder for Android Wear now available

Dating app Tinder is now available for Android wearable devices, meaning singles can select or reject potential matches anywhere, anytime.

How to set location-based reminders on your smartphone
| By Tara Donnelly

How to set location-based reminders on your smartphone

Your phone can send you a reminder at a certain time or date, but you can also set reminders based on your geographic location. Here's how.

How to make your phone charge faster
| By Tara Donnelly

How to make your phone charge faster

We look at some quick hacks you can use for faster charging when time is of the essence.

Android One takes smartphones to low-income markets
| By Tara Donnelly

Android One takes smartphones to low-income markets

Android's new low-cost device initiative aims to bring the platform to low-income users in emerging markets

New Android Wear smartwatches available to pre-order from Samsung and LG
| By Tara Donnelly

New Android Wear smartwatches available to pre-order from Samsung and LG

Google has announced two new Android Wear-powered smartwatches: the Samsung Gear Live, and the LG G Watch. And you can order them both from today.

Vodafone says sorry, gives customers free unlimited data all weekend
| By Tara Donnelly

Vodafone says sorry, gives customers free unlimited data all weekend

Vodafone is saying sorry for yesterday's network problems by giving customers a whole weekend of free, unlimited data use.

Telstra's new mobile device compatible with upcoming faster spectrum
| By Tara Donnelly

Telstra's new mobile device compatible with upcoming faster spectrum

Telstra's new My Pocket Wifi Ultimate is the first prepaid mobile device that’s compatible with the soon-to-be-rolled-out APT700MHz spectrum.

What's new and improved in iOS 8
| By Tara Donnelly

What's new and improved in iOS 8

Along with plenty of improvements and shortcuts, iOS 8 introduces a few exciting new features to lure customers away from Android.

Apple gives convicted felon $3 billion for Beats
| By Tara Donnelly

Apple gives convicted felon $3 billion for Beats

It's official - Apple is acquiring Beats Electronics, and former gangsta rapper Dr. Dre will join the Cupertino company's ranks.

Microsoft débuts its real-time Skype Translator
| By Tara Donnelly

Microsoft débuts its real-time Skype Translator

Microsoft will soon launch software that provides real-time translation between Skype users speaking different languages.

Seems legit: Vysk cases protect your phone from hackers and spies
| By Tara Donnelly

Seems legit: Vysk cases protect your phone from hackers and spies

The Vysk QS1 smartphone case aims to secure your calls and info against unwanted listeners, using the magic of encryption.

The cost of international roaming
| By Tara Donnelly

The cost of international roaming

International travel is still one of the leading causes of bill shock in Australia, so it’s important to do your research before you head to the airport.

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