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Optus offers up to $450 to switch carrier as well as early upgrades for existing users
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Optus offers up to $450 to switch carrier as well as early upgrades for existing users

Optus has kicked off Fathers Day with a new offer to try and tempt more Australian mobile users to say ‘Yes’ to Optus. Following in the footsteps of US based carrier T-Mobile, with their ‘U-Carrier’ initiative, Optus has today announced that they are offering cash and discounts to customers who wish to transfer to the Optus network. Users who bring[Read More…]

in Carriers by at 7:52 am on September 7, 2014
Galaxy Note Edge rumoured for launch in Australia on all three major carriers
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Galaxy Note Edge rumoured for launch in Australia on all three major carriers

The curved edge display of the Galaxy Note Edge, was one of the surprise and most interesting announcements from IFA last night. Samsung Australia has already confirmed that the Note Edge will launch here in Australia later this year, and a new leak shows that it will most likely head to all three major Australian carriers. SamMobile has obtained, and[Read More…]

in Carriers, Manufacturer, Phones by at 5:26 am on September 4, 2014
Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact coming to Australia later this year
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Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact coming to Australia later this year

Tonights announcement of the Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact showed off a pair of devices which are both stylish and have some great features like IP65/68 water and dust resistance, as well as PS4 remote play. The good news is that the Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact will be arriving in Australia later this year. The Xperia Z3 will[Read More…]

in Carriers, Manufacturer, Phones by at 4:08 am on September 4, 2014
Vodafone adds the Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 to their range
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Vodafone adds the Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 to their range

Vodafone has today announced they will be bringing the 4G enabled Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 to their network on a range of 12 and 24 month plans. The Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 4G is available from today in white, on plans, or outright from Vodafone stores or online. Plan wise, there’s a range of options on the Vodafone[Read More…]

in Carriers, Manufacturer, Tablets by at 1:54 pm on September 3, 2014
Virgin Mobile Australia announces support for R U OK? Day

Virgin Mobile Australia announces support for R U OK? Day

Depression is a major issue in today’s society, and it’s an extremely sensitive, as well as complex subject that many people and organisations are trying to tackle. Virgin Mobile Australia has today announced that they’ve partnered with R U OK?, a not-for-profit organisation whose mission is to encourage and equip everyone to regularly and meaningfully ask “are you ok?”, as[Read More…]

in Carriers by at 10:40 am on September 1, 2014
Telstra expands 700MHz LTE trial to Sydney and Adelaide
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Telstra expands 700MHz LTE trial to Sydney and Adelaide

With the looming full scale launch of the 700MHz LTE network in Australia coming up in January, Telstra has been busily working on trialling the frequency in smaller markets to test for any issues which may come up in the full scale launch. Telstra announced trials of the network in Perth, Fremantle, Esperance, Mildura, Mt Isa and Griffith last month[Read More…]

in Carriers by at 5:45 pm on August 26, 2014
Android 4.4.3 rolling out to Telstra HTC One (M7) owners
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Android 4.4.3 rolling out to Telstra HTC One (M7) owners

HTC has begun seeding their Android 4.4.3 update to HTC One (M7) handsets within Australia and the first carrier off the rank is Telstra. The firmware version being seeded is 6.11.841.7 at a total size of 551.45MB, so probably best downloading the update via WiFi. The firmware update, which is Android 4.4.3 brings along a few updates including: Android 4.4.3[Read More…]

in Carriers, Manufacturer, OS Updates, Phones by at 2:26 pm on August 24, 2014
Boost adds a new budget mobile – the Boost Icon Nero for $59
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Boost adds a new budget mobile – the Boost Icon Nero for $59

Boost has added a new budget smartphone to their pre-paid line of devices with the new Boost Icon Nero, which is available now for $59. The Boost Icon Nero is made by ZTE, who have made a couple of the previous budget devices like the “Tango” T790 or the Boost “Jump Smart” T760 and the specs are far from fantastic[Read More…]

in Carriers, Manufacturer, News, Phones by at 10:25 am on August 21, 2014
Vodafone announces new network upgrades with Ericsson – announces Voice over LTE to arrive next year
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Vodafone announces new network upgrades with Ericsson – announces Voice over LTE to arrive next year

After the debacle that was their 3G network over the last few years, Vodafone are going all out in their quest to provide a top-class 4G network. The Vodafone 4G network is already ranked as one of the fastest in Australia, but the network is about to get a new trick with Vodafone announcing they will be updating their network[Read More…]

in Carriers by at 1:50 pm on August 20, 2014
Vodafone customers can now receive 4G data in New Zealand using $5 Roaming
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Vodafone customers can now receive 4G data in New Zealand using $5 Roaming

Vodafone has been aggressively chasing the huge market of Australian’s who love to travel internationally, but don’t love the traditionally expensive mobile roaming fees normally associated with using their phones overseas. With their $5 per day international roaming plan, Vodafone has hit on a great idea, and today, for customers travelling to New Zealand it gets better – you can[Read More…]

in Carriers by at 6:05 am on August 20, 2014