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Coles offering bonus $20 Google Play gift card with the purchase of the Boost View 5.0 by Alcatel

Coles offering bonus $20 Google Play gift card with the purchase of the Boost View 5.0 by Alcatel

In this weeks catalogue, which begins tomorrow Wednesday 8th April, Coles are offering customers who purchase a Boost Mobile View 5.0 by Alcatel for $99 a bonus $20 Google Play gift card. The Boost View 5.0 by Alcatel launched on the MVNO last year with little fanfare but it was the start for Alcatel beginning their relaunch back into the[Read More…]

in Bargains, Carriers, Phones by at 4:54 pm on April 7, 2015
Optus launches Family Sharing on their My Plan Plus and SIM-only plans

Optus launches Family Sharing on their My Plan Plus and SIM-only plans

Optus is saying an awful lot of ‘Yes’ lately and today it’s saying yes to Family Sharing. Family Sharing is Optus way of letting you share your mobile data into one large bucket that all your family can draw from. From today, all customers who sign up onto one of Optus’ new plans will be eligible to pool their data[Read More…]

in Carriers, News by at 12:30 pm on April 7, 2015
Kmart offering the Vodafone Huawei Y550 4G Pre-Paid Mobile Phone for $49
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Kmart offering the Vodafone Huawei Y550 4G Pre-Paid Mobile Phone for $49

In their latest catalogue, which started this past Thursday 2 April, has the Vodafone Huawei Y550 4G Pre-Paid Mobile Phone on special for $49. The Huawei Y550 4G smartphone, was released late last year by Vodafone as their first ever 4G Pre-Paid device for $99. The sub-$100 price tag kicked off a new race amongst the three big telcos for[Read More…]

in Accessories, Carriers, Phones by at 10:00 am on April 4, 2015
Telstra Nexus 6 owners now receiving Android 5.1
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Telstra Nexus 6 owners now receiving Android 5.1

Good News Everyone! Telstra customers are receiving Android 5.1 on their Nexus 6. It may not sound like big news, but after the hiccups we had last year with the Nexus OTA updates on the Nexus 4 and 5, this is sure to bring a smile to everyones face. Mitchell kindly took the time to screenshot the update prompt and[Read More…]

in Carriers, OS Updates, Phones by at 2:44 pm on April 1, 2015
Telstra fights bill shock with their new plan for excess data charges
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Telstra fights bill shock with their new plan for excess data charges

Telstra is taking the fight to excess data charges in their latest change to data limits this week – introducing a new plan to allow mobile customers to automatically add data 1GB at a time when they reach the end of their allotted amount. Under the new scheme, which goes into effect on the 12th of May, customers will be[Read More…]

in Carriers, News by at 12:27 am on April 1, 2015
Boost Mobile makes further changes to its UNLTD plans
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Boost Mobile makes further changes to its UNLTD plans

Boost Mobile has announced new inclusions on all their UNLTD plans, set to come in to play right now. The main change is that the $40 UNLTD recharge sees its data inclusion restored to the 3GB level which it had until February of last year. A welcome bonus is the extra data which will be available each and every Sunday.[Read More…]

in Carriers, News by at 11:49 am on March 31, 2015
Carrier pricing for Samsung’s Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge
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Carrier pricing for Samsung’s Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge

Samsung’s Australian launch of the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge is underway now in Sydney, and Australian carriers are revealing their pricing for the new handsets. Pre-orders will go online at 5pm this afternoon. The phones will be available for sale on April 10 in stores. Optus Optus is first out of the gates with their pricing. They’re offering[Read More…]

in Carriers, Manufacturer, Phones by at 1:54 pm on March 30, 2015
Telstra steps up with more data for new plans and a 6-month Presto subscription
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Telstra steps up with more data for new plans and a 6-month Presto subscription

After increasing their data limits on fixed broadband plans last week, Telstra is now turning their attention to their mobile plans, offering bonuses for customers on BYO and Casual plans – as well as offering a 6-month subscription to Foxtels streaming service Presto. The new data offerings come into effect on the 9th of April and cover new customers taking[Read More…]

in Carriers, News by at 12:01 am on March 30, 2015
Alcatel launches new smartphones, tablets and its smartwatch into the Australian market
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Alcatel launches new smartphones, tablets and its smartwatch into the Australian market

Alcatel OneTouch wants everyone to know that they’re back – though really, they never left. The company is embarking on a new chapter in its history, and is ready to start engaging with the media (that’s sites like us) to get news and information about their new products out. The company took to Play Bar in Sydney last week to[Read More…]

in Accessories, Carriers, Phones, Smartwatch, Tablets by at 1:53 pm on March 24, 2015
Amaysim brings new 4G plans using Optus’ 4G network
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Amaysim brings new 4G plans using Optus’ 4G network

Amaysim today launched new plans and pricing as it moves to use Optus’ 4G network, including its recent 700Mhz 4G Plus additions. It seems that the “Unlimited” parts of the new plan names refers to text messages, as each plan has different limits on data and voice calls. Data inclusion is quite generous compared to other prepaid and even on-contract[Read More…]

in Carriers, News by at 12:24 pm on March 24, 2015