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Vodafone and Huawei make 4G LTE more affordable with the Ascend Y550 at just $99
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Vodafone and Huawei make 4G LTE more affordable with the Ascend Y550 at just $99

Vodafone and Huawei this morning announced the availability of the Huawei Ascend Y550, a 4G LTE phone at a budget-friendly price of $99. Vodafone wants to make 4G more accessible to a wider audience with its network due to offer 95% metropolitan coverage by the end of the year, so bringing out handsets at affordable prices that can use the[Read More…]

in Carriers, Manufacturer, News, Phones by at 11:25 am on November 11, 2014
Android 5.0 Lollipop update for Moto X (2014) enables LTE Bands 3, 5 & 7
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Android 5.0 Lollipop update for Moto X (2014) enables LTE Bands 3, 5 & 7

The Motorola Moto X launch has been delayed here in Australia, making the temptation to import a ‘Pure Edition’ Moto X from the US, possibly with some Moto Maker customisations, quite attractive. The wait for a promised software update to enable LTE Bands 3, 5 & 7 on the phone, making the handset usable in Australia has apparently ended. Users[Read More…]

in Carriers, Manufacturer, Phones by at 11:08 am on November 10, 2014
Boost mobile adds the Huawei Ascend G630 pre-paid handset for $179 with bonus Bluetooth speaker
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Boost mobile adds the Huawei Ascend G630 pre-paid handset for $179 with bonus Bluetooth speaker

Boost Mobile has added a new phone to their pre-paid line up, adding the 3G Huawei Ascend G630 for $179. The phone is appears to be a fairly low-circulation device with very little known about the hardware beyond what’s on the Boost Mobile website. The Huawei Mobile Australia site doesn’t list the model, but the Boost site lists the specs[Read More…]

in Carriers, Manufacturer, Phones by and at 10:31 am on November 10, 2014
Aldi Mobile gets a new look; updated plans
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Aldi Mobile gets a new look; updated plans

Aldi Mobile has had a makeover with a new look launching alongside some updated plans. While the company hasn’t quite lost the people-using-soft-drink-bottles-as-phones imagery, the new look seems to be a part of Aldi Mobile’s largest assault yet on the Australian pre-paid market, with television ads popping up promoting the service. Some plans offer additional data alongside others offering greater[Read More…]

in Carriers by at 9:55 am on November 6, 2014
Optus Pre-Paid adds the Huawei Ascend Y520 for $119
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Optus Pre-Paid adds the Huawei Ascend Y520 for $119

Huawei’s Ascend Y520 has made its way to Optus Pre-Paid in the lead-up to Christmas, and it may make an ideal purchase for kids or family members at the friendly price of just $119.  Whilst the Huawei Ascend Y520 isn’t going to break any awards for high end features, however it does offer some pretty decent specs for a descent[Read More…]

in Carriers, Manufacturer, News, Phones by at 7:48 am on November 6, 2014
Boost customers receive additional 500MB on $40 UNLTD recharges
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Boost customers receive additional 500MB on $40 UNLTD recharges

Boost mobile has announced that it will be adding an additional 500MB to every $40 UNLTD recharge. The catch? Customers have to recharge online through Boost’s website or via the #111# service on their mobile, between 3 November 2014 until 26th January 2015. Now, 500MB of data might not be a whole lot, but it’s bound to be of some comfort to Boost customers[Read More…]

in Carriers, News by at 7:41 am on November 6, 2014
Vodafone announces free Spotify Premium subscriptions for new 12/24-month Red contracts
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Vodafone announces free Spotify Premium subscriptions for new 12/24-month Red contracts

Vodafone announced its partnership with music streaming service Spotify last month, and added some sweet deals for prepaid customers soon after. Today the carrier has revealed its plans for postpaid on-contract customers, with the announcement that new and upgrading customers on Red plans will receive a free Spotify Premium subscription, valued at AU$11.99 per month. If you’re a Spotify user[Read More…]

in Bargains, Carriers, News, Phones by at 11:19 am on November 5, 2014
Android 4.4.4 rollout for Xperia Z2 and Z2 tablet begins bringing with it PS4 Remote Play and more
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Android 4.4.4 rollout for Xperia Z2 and Z2 tablet begins bringing with it PS4 Remote Play and more

The Sony Xperia Z2 and Z2 Tablet are about to get an update – to Android 4.4.4. Sony has announced the update overnight, after announcing recently that the phone and tablet would receive Android 5.0 Lollipop at some stage next year. The 4.4.4 update includes a few new features, notably compatability for the PS4 Remote Play feature that Sony launched[Read More…]

in Carriers, OS Updates, Phones by at 7:30 am on November 5, 2014
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 launches today where are you getting yours from?
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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 launches today where are you getting yours from?

The latest flagship from Samsung, the Galaxy Note 4 launches today at retailers and carriers across Australia. The phone was slightly delayed from its original October 29th launch date, but the day is here and you can now purchase one, so where are you getting it from? Carriers Vodafone Vodafone has the White and Black model of the Samsung Galaxy[Read More…]

in Carriers, Manufacturer, News, Phones by at 6:58 am on November 5, 2014
Telstra 24×7 Android app gets major facelift
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Telstra 24×7 Android app gets major facelift

Telstra’s 24×7 Android app has just received a major update in the Google Play Store, bringing a major visual overhaul and a few usability tweaks. The Play Store change log for the update, listed as v9.0.0, is as follows: • introduced a brand new look • made it easier to find your data and call usage for multiple services • improved[Read More…]

in Apps, Carriers, News by at 7:41 am on November 4, 2014