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LG partners with Telstra to give away an LG cricket promotional pack

LG partners with Telstra to give away an LG cricket promotional pack

As a major sponsor of the current ICC Cricket World Cup, LG is leveraging the association and has partnered up with Telstra to offer the chance to win a cricket promo prize pack to people purchasing an LG G3 handset. The prize pack includes a 70″ LG TV powered by WebOS, a personally signed Dave Warner ‘Kaboom’ cricket bat, LG[Read More…]

by 11:15 am on February 20, 2015 1 comment Carriers, Manufacturer, Phones
SIM security breached after security operatives from the UK and USA stole encryption keys from Gemalto

SIM security breached after security operatives from the UK and USA stole encryption keys from Gemalto

An announcement from Edward Snowden overnight has thrown light on a terrifying new development in the surveillance of private citizens by governments in the UK and US. According to a new report from The Intercept, government operatives from the USA’s National Security Agency (NSA) and the UK’s Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) hacked into the network of SIM manufacturer Gemalto and[Read More…]

by 10:43 am on February 20, 2015 4 comments Carriers
GlobalGig offers mobile data roaming in 84 countries, with new 4G support

GlobalGig offers mobile data roaming in 84 countries, with new 4G support

It used to be that if you travelled the world and wanted to remain connected, you had three choices. Pay exorbitant roaming fees, carry a collection of SIM cards with you, or be a slave to cafe wireless hot spots. Vodafone Red Roaming made a big difference to that when it launched, but there is another option out there in[Read More…]

by 3:00 pm on February 17, 2015 5 comments Carriers, News
Telstra announces pre-orders for the Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini with bonus Monster headphones

Telstra announces pre-orders for the Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini with bonus Monster headphones

Only six months after it was announced, Telstra has today announced pre-orders for the Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini have gone live, offering a bonus of a set of Monster headphones for those wanting to pre-order the handset. The Galaxy S5 Mini is available from Tesltra starting on their $65 plan, which offers $550 worth of talk time and MMS, as[Read More…]

by 9:43 am on February 17, 2015 0 comments Carriers, Manufacturer, Phones
Mobile providers charging so-called security deposits, and why it’s a bad idea [Opinion]

Mobile providers charging so-called security deposits, and why it’s a bad idea [Opinion]

When it comes to mobile carriers, it seems opinions are fairly evenly split. There are those who sing the praises of their mobile carrier of choice, and there are those who take to internet forums to decry that same provider. It seems it doesn’t matter which provider it is, there are those who support and those who despise. Besides customer[Read More…]

by 3:25 pm on February 10, 2015 10 comments Carriers, News, Opinion
Vodafone announces successful start to Australian VoLTE trials

Vodafone announces successful start to Australian VoLTE trials

Vodafone has announced a successful beginning of its voice calls over 4G (commonly known as VoLTE or Voice over LTE). While the trials are commencing in Vodafone’s laboratory and with their field testing staff, we do have the promise of 4G calling later this year. Why does VoLTE matter? At the moment, if your phone is on 4G and you[Read More…]

by 9:33 am on February 9, 2015 3 comments Carriers, News
Vodafone is offering unlimited data and calls to selected countries on weekends for prepaid customers until the end of april

Vodafone is offering unlimited data and calls to selected countries on weekends for prepaid customers until the end of april

Love your data? Need to call people overseas? Vodafone has got a great deal for you. Starting this weekend, Vodafone is offering free data and unlimited calls to their five most popular overseas destinations every weekend until the end of April. Vodafone has removed data charges and standard international call charges to India, USA, UK, NZ and China (excludes Hong[Read More…]

by 12:46 pm on February 5, 2015 4 comments Carriers
Optus says ‘Yes’ to international call and text in postpaid mobile plans

Optus says ‘Yes’ to international call and text in postpaid mobile plans

Optus’ ‘Yes’ campaign has led them to including a few good deals for customers, bettering their service, coverage and now, options for their international customers. Optus has today advised that they have upgraded their postpaid mobile plans for new customers signing up to the My Plan Plus 24 to include international calls, SMS and MMS. With around 620,000 Optus postpaid[Read More…]

by 4:17 pm on February 2, 2015 2 comments Carriers
Virgin Mobile offering an additional GB of data on their $35 SIM plan for a limited time

Virgin Mobile offering an additional GB of data on their $35 SIM plan for a limited time

Virgin Mobile has today announced a new bonus for new sign-ups to their $35 SIM plan, offering to double their data to 2GB for a limited period. The extra data will remain for the life of the plan, but the promotion to include it in the plan only runs from today until the fourth of March for new sign-upsn. It’s[Read More…]

by 4:02 pm on February 2, 2015 4 comments Carriers
HTC One Mini 2 – Review

HTC One Mini 2 – Review

HTC has always had an edge when it comes to hardware design. Their phones, have consistently won awards, with last years HTC One (M7) taking home a slew of awards throughout the year. The HTC One (M8) followed in its footsteps improving on the design and again has been an industry leader when it comes to design. HTC released small(mini)[Read More…]

by 8:30 am on January 24, 2015 5 comments Carriers, News, Phones, Reviews