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Telstra launches a free tool to help manage kids’ screentime with Telstra Mobile Protect

Telstra launches a free tool to help manage kids’ screentime with Telstra Mobile Protect

Smartphones dominate the way we communicate in this day and age and its not limited adults, children are increasingly adopting smartphones and the age at which they’re beginning to own them is decreasing. Research has fund that 68% of Aussie children aged 12 to 17 now own a smartphone, with the average screen time amongst these young smartphone owners is[Read More…]

by 6:04 pm on March 16, 2015 0 comments Apps, Carriers, News
Vodafone announces their 4G+ expansion has completed

Vodafone announces their 4G+ expansion has completed

Vodafone has today announced that their carrier aggregation rollout has been completed across metropolitan areas, meshing their re-farmed 850MHz network with their existing 4G 1800MHz network to create a super fast LTE-Advanced, or as they call it 4G+ network for customers in metro areas. The new carrier aggregation gives the benefit of the low-band 850MHz network which provides better building[Read More…]

by 12:04 pm on March 12, 2015 5 comments Carriers
US Carrier Sprint lists Android 5.1 update for Nexus 6 as beginning today

US Carrier Sprint lists Android 5.1 update for Nexus 6 as beginning today

The launch of Android 5.1 has of course all Nexus users scrambling to find out when their phone or tablet will be updated. Google has already made factory images available for the Nexus 5, 7 (2012) Wi-Fi and 10, but the most recent Nexus devices the Nexus 6 and 9 are obviously the most hotly anticipated. While Google has so[Read More…]

by 8:58 pm on March 11, 2015 2 comments Carriers, Manufacturer, OS Update, Phones
Telstra launches new Netball Live Official app and renewed partnership with Netball Australia

Telstra launches new Netball Live Official app and renewed partnership with Netball Australia

Telstra is fairly heavily invested in sports streaming apps, including NRL and AFL apps, and they’ve also been behind the Netball Live app which has streamed games live for Netball fans. Telstra has announced today that they’ve released a new Netball Live app for Android (and iOS) in preparation for the upcoming season and of course the Netball World Cup[Read More…]

by 12:39 pm on March 11, 2015 0 comments Apps, Carriers
Optus says ‘Yes’ to Netflix for a limited time

Optus says ‘Yes’ to Netflix for a limited time

With the imminent launch of Netflix in Australia approaching, a number of Australian ISP’s and mobile operators are offering deals with streaming video services. Vodafone has partnered with Stan, Telstra with Presto and now we’re seeing Optus partnering with Netflix to offer deals on their home broadband, as well as customers using Post and Pre-Paid plans. The entry into a[Read More…]

by 8:03 am on March 11, 2015 2 comments Carriers
Virgin Mobile wants you to roll over your data

Virgin Mobile wants you to roll over your data

Virgin Mobile wants you to stop losing your data caps. In what they’re saying is an Australian Telco first, Virgin Mobile last week announced new changes to their mobile plans which will allow post-paid mobile customers the ability to rollover unused data from one month to the next. You’ve obviously paid for your data and Virgin wants you to keep[Read More…]

by 6:35 pm on March 9, 2015 12 comments Carriers
Dodo now has the Nexus 6 available on a 24-month contract

Dodo now has the Nexus 6 available on a 24-month contract

Despite being strongly rumoured to launch on Telstra, the Nexus 6 has so far failed to materialise on Australia’s largest network. But fear not, if you’re after a Nexus 6 on contract, is now offering the handset on a variety of plans on a 24-month contract. Starting from just $19.90 pre month with a $35 handset repayment, which gives you[Read More…]

by 7:49 am on March 8, 2015 0 comments Carriers, Phones
Optus wants to give you $15 just to try out their ‘Cash by Optus’ contactless payments system.

Optus wants to give you $15 just to try out their ‘Cash by Optus’ contactless payments system.

Optus announced their contactless payment system in November last year, and they recently even announced a new watch you can use with the service, but it takes time to motivate people to try a new service and to that end Optus wants to give you $15 credit just to try it out. To start with Cash by Optus is a[Read More…]

by 11:46 am on March 6, 2015 5 comments Apps, Carriers
Optus adds the Samsung Galaxy Core Prime to its Prepaid offerings or buy unlocked from Samsung for $249

Optus adds the Samsung Galaxy Core Prime to its Prepaid offerings or buy unlocked from Samsung for $249

Seems the Samsung Galaxy Core Prime 4G is certainly getting around town so to speak. Vodafone began offering the handset as a pre-paid phone last month, now Optus are also offering the budget 4G device as a prepaid phone for $189 locked to their network, but if you want it unlocked, then Samsung Australia has your back. The Samsung Galaxy[Read More…]

by 11:20 am on March 6, 2015 1 comment Carriers, Phones
HTC announces the Desire 320 is arriving at Vodafone this month

HTC announces the Desire 320 is arriving at Vodafone this month

HTC has today announced that their cost effective Desire 310 handset, will be replaced this month with the Desire 320, which will be arriving in-store and online with Vodafone pre-paid. The handset is a cost effective, entry level device, which will retail for $149 when it hits stores on the 11th of March. The Desire 320 will be available in[Read More…]

by 10:24 am on March 6, 2015 0 comments Carriers, Manufacturer, Phones