mobile

  • The LG G6 has a wacky 18:9 aspect ratio

    LG have just officially announced the G6. Their latest smartphone has a very clear difference to everything else on the market, a completely bonkers 18:9 display (2880 x 1440). Most of the press conference was spent justifying this decision, but ultimately they’ve tried to innovate on something that wasn’t...
  • Review: Huawei Mate 9

    Head to any Australian telco’s website and you’ll find brands like Huawei and Oppo alongside Samsung and Apple. Regardless of the brand, a lot of our modern smartphones come from China and after years of manufacturing phones for international companies, they got so good at it, Chinese brands started making their own. The...
  • Vodafone Australia 4G demo uncovers augmented driving platform without knowing it

    Vodafone are pretty proud of their 4G network and have found a pretty brilliant way of showcasing its capabilities. The team mounted 3x Samsung Galaxy S7s to the front of a BMW M6, 3x Galaxy S2 tablets to the inside the windscreen, threw in 5x Supercars champion Mark Skaife behind the...
  • 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...
  • Samsung recalls all Galaxy Note7 smartphones in Australia

    The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is officially dead. This afternoon Samsung Electronics Australia has announced it is taking the proactive and voluntary step to extend its current recall to all Galaxy Note7 smartphones in Australia, including those that were provided as replacement Galaxy Note7 devices. This follows on from numerous reports...
  • Sony Xperia XZ tries to make blurry photos impossible

    Sony have announced their latest smartphone at IFA. The Xperia XZ and the camera is definitely the main selling point with a mega 23 MP, 1/2.3” image sensor. Thanks to triple image sensing technology and a something Sony call a ‘Predictive Hybrid Autofocus, it should make it seriously hard to...
  • Don’t expect Android Nougat on your device anytime soon

    Google may have released Android version 7 (aka Nougat) today, but unless you have a Nexus device, expect a lengthy wait. The updated has over 250 major features according to Google, but that does nothing for the revenue of carriers and manufacturers. Ultimately the reason so many Android devices still run...
  • 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...
  • 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...