Data

  • Telstra Air international expansion, free Wi-Fi data in more than 15 countries

    Telstra has announced the international expansion of Telstra Air. From today Telstra mobile customers can access free Wi-Fi data at millions of hotspots with Telstra Air. Through a partnership with Fon, Telstra Air customers can connect to more than 19 million Wi-Fi hotspots for free, when travelling to more than 15...
  • Tonight is Census night, ABS does terrible job at explaining security

    Tonight is Census night, when the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) asks all Australians to capture a snapshot in time of what Australia looks like. This data has been collected for more than 100 years and the data helps shape decisions and investment in Australia’s education, health, transport and infrastructure. This year, Census...
  • Vodafone sees 62% increase in data use

    Vodafone Hutchison Australia has continued to real in customers in light of Telstra repeated network outages. In the first 6 months of 2016, they added an impressive 239,000 customers, 4.5% growth compared to last year, for a total of 5.5 million. Each user is now more valuable to Vodafone with the...
  • Samsung’s new storage works in exactly 0 devices

    Samsung have created some new, awesomely fast storage cards, problem is, there are no devices on sale today that can handle them. Unveiled are the industry’s first memory cards based on the Universal Flash Storage (UFS) 1.0 standard. As the world continues its insatiable thirst for storage, things need to...
  • Download as much as you want, free on Telstra today

    After another network hickup last month, Telstra are once again apologising to customers with a data-free day. Today, Sunday 3 April 2016, Telstra mobile customers can take advantage of a whole day where data usage won’t count against their monthly usage. This applies to customers regardless of whether they were effected...
  • Telstra’s largest ever network stress test is today with free data

    After the network interruption last Tuesday, Telstra is offering free data today, for the whole day, for everyone. The free mobile data is available from midnight to midnight and amazingly has no data limit. Basically the data logged against your account for the date of 14/02/16 will be erased...
  • Vodafone launching 20GB pm mobile plan

    This week something new is coming for hungry mobile users in Australia. As we all cry out for larger data caps, Vodafone is attempting to lead the way at the top end. From Wednesday 9th September, Vodafone will offer a new $130pm Red plan that buys you 15GB of...
  • Renault R.S Monitor connects your car, smartphone and t-shirt

    Renault Sport Technologies have teamed up with Sensoria to produce the R.S. Monitor app. This is an iOS app that monitors vehicle merics, captures footage and GPS location around the track but has the neat extra of integrating with wearable Bluetooth Smart heart rate sensing t-shirt. European automotive company...
  • Telstra is killing data packs, Extra Data auto adds 1GB for $10

    For years mobile users were stung with hefty bills if they exceeded the data limits of their plan. Those paying attention would add data packs for a fixed price to avoid the expensive overages. All that is about to change. Telstra have announced they are killing off data packs...