Phones

  • Microsoft Lumia 435 and Lumia 532 running Denim rock up to Australia

    The Lumia 435 is the most affordable Lumia to date and will be available for RRP$129. This is of course if you don’t find a discount 630, for under $100, but the new low end lumia now includes a front facing camera. As the first 400 series Lumia, the...
  • Windows 10 for phones now available, for the worst phones

    Microsoft have ended the speculation around a release date for Windows 10 on Windows Phone. The preview for Insiders is available now. Microsoft say this is the earliest preview they’ve ever done for Windows Phone, so expect far more of an alpha quality than beta. This preview is still...
  • Windows 10 is a free upgrade for Win 8.1, WP8.1 and Win7 for 1st year

    Microsoft just announced that Windows 8.1 users will get a free upgrade to Windows 10. Windows Phone 8.1 users will also get a free upgrade. And those still running Windows 7 will have a 12 month timeframe to upgrade for free (before presumably attracting a cost). Microsoft want to...
  • Review: Huawei Ascend Mate7 Gold

    Huawei one of a number of Chinese manufacturers that ascended in 2014 to not just compete, but stand up and be counted in Australia. With products like the Ascend Mate7 a lavish gold, 6” smartphone that is thin, powerful and has great battery life, it’s a compelling device. The...
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    Huawei Ascend P2 [Sponsored]

    The Huawei Ascend is a 4.7” 4G enabled smartphone that’s slim, light and doesn’t mess around, it’s looks are straight down to business. Weighing in at just 122 grams, it’s lighter than most competitors. At just 8.4mm, it’s a fashionably slim smartphone, great for those hipsters rocking the tight...
  • Cover for Android is the context-aware future of smart phones

    Smart phones are meant to be smart right? So why are we still trawling through home screens to find the relevant apps to where we are in the world and what we’re doing at the time? Thanks to Cover, Android users are about to get a taste of the...
  • Nokia intro Asha 500, 502, 503 feature phones

      During the NokiaWorld keynote today, they announced 3 new Asha feature phones, the Asha 500, 502 and 503. These phones have just been announced, so we don’t have the full specs yet, but here’s what we know so far.. The case design is much closer to the Lumia...
  • Technology in Europe: An Aussies perspective

    Having never properly set foot out of Australia until now, I have never realised the differences in day-to-day technology across the world – it’s really quite crazy. So for those who are as inexperienced with world travel as I was (and still am, really), here’s a bit of information...
  • You sure love your iPhones, Apple sell 9M opening weekend

    The iPhone 5S and 5C went on sale late last week and while only incremental, it doesn’t seem to worry consumers. Apple have set a new record for opening weekend sales of a new iPhone (kind of cheating with two), selling 9 Million units. The last best selling model...
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