mobile

  • Review: Mario Kart 8 Deluxe on Nintendo Switch. Brilliantly fun for all ages.

    Mario Kart is one of Nintendo’s biggest franchises and as a massive fan of the N64 version, I was incredibly keen to see how the latest version on the Switch stacked up. I’m happy to report Nintendo have absolutely nailed this game. Its everything it should be, familiar enough for...
  • Review: Nintendo Switch

    Nintendo’s bold vision for a modern console has arrived in the Switch. The console forces you to reset all expectations of what a console offers you and your household. A gaming console no longer refers to a VCR-style box that sits in your entertainment unit, instead it services your...
  • Melbourne has mobile-friendly crossing lights embedded in the ground

    The task of crossing the road isn’t ordinarily a difficult one, but introduce addictive mobile phones and you’ll have people crashing into other pedestrians, but more dangerously, they may wander out onto the road into the path of cars. The problem with traditional crossing lights is that they’re positioned...
  • Samsung S8 Australian release date and pricing details

    The Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ is now official. Overnight in New York, Samsung unveiled their latest flagship devices, available with a 5.8 inch or 6.2″ screen. This is the world’s first mobile device certified by the UHD Alliance as mobile HDR Premium. The new display is known as an ‘infinity...
  • 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...