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  • 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...
  • Google Pixel costs up to A$1,419

    Overnight Google had their big ‘Made by Google‘ event where they officially announced what had already leaked, the new Pixel phones. There’s the 5″ version and a 5.5″ XL model. Available with either 32GB or 128GB of storage, the phone starts at A$1,079, but runs all the way up to...
  • 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...
  • Review: Samsung Galaxy S7

      Design The seventh generation Galaxy from Samsung is a great looking device, and if you think the S7 looks great, the S7 Edge looks fantastic and is easily Samsung’s best version yet. I reviewed the Black Onyx, but it also comes in Gold Platinum and Silver Titanium. As you hold...
  • Review: iPhone 6 Plus

    This device was provided for review by Telstra’s Corporate Social Media team. We attended the official Melbourne launch of the iPhone 6, and talked with Telstra staff, before receiving a 16 GB iPhone 6 Plus with a Telstra SIM. For me, Apple, iOS, and subsequently the iPhone 6 have...
  • Twitter for Windows Phone gets new features in 3.0

    Great news for Windows Phone users this morning, Twitter has updated their app on Windows Phone to version 3.0. One of the biggest changes in this release is the ability to set Twitter as your lockscreen agent. This means if you have peek enabled, you can simply wave your...
  • Android powers 1 Billion, hello Android 4.4 KitKat

    Google’s Sundar Pichai has confirmed that Android 4.4 will be called KitKat. While it’s a strange choice to use an existing brand, the kids at Google must love their chocolate. They have permission from Nestle to use the name, guess they don’t care about SEO. The new Google Android...