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Vodafone adds the Samsung Galaxy Core Prime 4G to its prepaid offerings
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Vodafone adds the Samsung Galaxy Core Prime 4G to its prepaid offerings

Vodafone has quietly added a new budget 4G device to its prepaid service with the Samsung Galaxy Core Prime 4G for $249. The Samsung Galaxy Core Prime 4G is a pretty descent offering for a lower spec prepaid smartphone. The full list of specs include: 4.5″ WVGA TFT display (800 x 480) 1.2GHz Quad Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor Adreno[Read More…]

in Carriers, Manufacturer, Phones by at 8:20 pm on February 26, 2015
Optus and Scentre Group have partnered up to offer Wi-Fi connectivity in Westfield shopping centres
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Optus and Scentre Group have partnered up to offer Wi-Fi connectivity in Westfield shopping centres

Accessing data while on the move is still quite the expensive proposition, but being able to surf the net while out shopping can be beneficial in getting more information about the product you’re looking for (as well as price-checking), so what are you to do? Well, Optus has today announced that they have partnered with Scentre Group to offer Wi-Fi[Read More…]

in Carriers, News by at 5:06 pm on February 26, 2015
HTC’s Desire 820 launches on Optus next week
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HTC’s Desire 820 launches on Optus next week

HTC has announced today that they will be launching the Desire 820 on the Optus Network next week and the modest price of $499. The Desire 820 comes with a 5.5 inch HD display with an 8MP front facing camera to make those selfies pop, and a 13MP rear camera. Inside, it’s powered by Qualcomm’s first ever 64-bit octa-core Snapdragon[Read More…]

in Carriers, Manufacturer, News, Phones by at 1:44 pm on February 26, 2015
Telstra has announced their first 4GX prepaid handset – the Telstra Evolution T80
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Telstra has announced their first 4GX prepaid handset – the Telstra Evolution T80

With the inception of their 4GX network, it was only a matter of time before Telstra brought their own Telstra branded handset to market and today the Telstra Evolution T80 has arrived. The Telstra Evolution T80 is as usual built for Telstra by Chinese OEM ZTE. The T80 isn’t going to be top of anyones list when it comes to[Read More…]

in Carriers, Manufacturer, News, Phones by at 3:11 pm on February 24, 2015
New app: Telstra Treats, rewards for Telstra customers
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New app: Telstra Treats, rewards for Telstra customers

Telstra has launched its own rewards app, Treats. The company says it will bring awesome rewards to its customers as a way of saying thanks for being with and using the Telstra network. The Treats App is a free download for Android (and something called iOS), and brings discounts on designer clothes, fine dining or live music events straight to[Read More…]

in Apps, Carriers, News by at 11:26 am on February 24, 2015
AT&T teases with their own “Six Appeal” Galaxy S6 image
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AT&T teases with their own “Six Appeal” Galaxy S6 image

US carrier AT&T has gotten in on the “Six Appeal” teasing campaign initiated yesterday by T-Mobile’s John Legere, with their own blue-hued image appearing on a “six” page that’s less of a preorder and more of a “send me information” signup page on their mobile site. The image doesn’t reveal anything new about the phone, basically showing the same thing[Read More…]

in Carriers, Manufacturer, Phones by at 8:57 am on February 24, 2015
Vodafone announces shared plans and a partnership with Stan
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Vodafone announces shared plans and a partnership with Stan

Vodafone hosted a media briefing this morning at Sydney Tower to announce its new Vodafone Shared plans and a partnership with Australian video on demand streaming service, Stan. Speculation about the return of shared data plans has been around in the market for a few weeks now, but Vodafone’s new plans allow subscribers to share everything on their plan –[Read More…]

in Carriers, News by at 9:39 am on February 23, 2015
LG partners with Telstra to give away an LG cricket promotional pack
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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…]

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

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

in Carriers, News by at 3:00 pm on February 17, 2015