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Vodafone announces improvements to its 4G core network

Vodafone announces improvements to its 4G core network

Vodafone has announced this morning that its 4G customers have been entirely migrated across onto its new core network, which it has been developing in partnership with Ericsson. By itself, this might not be particularly thrilling news; I mean, a new core network? Woo… hoo? However, there’s more to this story. This new network will facilitate the next wave of[Read More…]

in Carriers, News by at 8:10 am on July 8, 2015
Mobileciti has Nexus 6 on special for $648, as well as HTC Re for $89
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Mobileciti has Nexus 6 on special for $648, as well as HTC Re for $89

If you’re a Nexus aficionado like our Mr Tyson then this might catch your attention. We wrote about Mobileciti offering cheap Re cameras the other day (and we can confirm they’re still offering them for $89 in Orange, and $93 in Navy and White), and it seems they’re putting a clearance on their  stock of Nexus 6 handsets. Mobileciti is offering the[Read More…]

in Bargains, News, Phones by at 4:17 pm on July 7, 2015
You’ll soon be able to get AFL cards in Google Now
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You’ll soon be able to get AFL cards in Google Now

It’s the news you’ve been waiting for. We’ve certainly heard you. Every single time we’ve written about Google Now cards, there’s been a comment regarding ‘Where is AFL results?’. Well, the AFL has obviously been listening because the word is that you’ll be able to get your cards soon. There’s no exact date, but the news isn’t as nebulous as[Read More…]

in Google Services, News by at 2:10 pm on July 7, 2015
OnePlus 2 Will Be Less Than US $450
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OnePlus 2 Will Be Less Than US $450

Last year when OnePlus released the OnePlus One there was very little unknown to us as they had slowly leaked the specs. This was a cheap way for them to build up anticipation for their first foray into the mobile world. So far they have done the same for their 2015 release, the OnePlus 2. We know that it will[Read More…]

in News, Phones by at 9:19 am on July 7, 2015
GoPro releases a brand new, tiny camera – GoPro HERO4 Session
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GoPro releases a brand new, tiny camera – GoPro HERO4 Session

GoPro, makers of fine small action cameras, have upped the ante with their latest release: the GoPro HERO4 Session. The name doesn’t give much away, but the Session (as we’ll refer to it) is one impressive little camera, and we do mean little. Shaped like a cube, the Session is 50% smaller and 40% lighter than their current range of[Read More…]

in Accessories, Camera, News by at 9:13 am on July 7, 2015
Time to do your tax return… There’s an app for that
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Time to do your tax return… There’s an app for that

Well it’s that time of year again that many of us hate, tax time. Doing your tax return is complicated, time consuming, stressful and frankly something that could be done quicker and easier by a professional accountant. Even if you do use a tax agent; you still need to keep all your paperwork in order, in once place where you[Read More…]

in Apps, News, Other by at 2:48 pm on July 4, 2015
Bose Soundlink Mini II Bluetooth — Hands On
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Bose Soundlink Mini II Bluetooth — Hands On

With multiple streaming music services now available to all there’s a new battlefield emerging for mobile accessories and it’s not headphones, it’s speakers; specifically mobile speakers that have a battery of their own and link to your device via Bluetooth. Bose have a great reputation for producing high quality audio equipment, but can that translate over to a physically small,[Read More…]

in Accessories, Manufacturer, News, Reviews by at 7:00 am on July 3, 2015
90 Days All Access to let your Music Flow for Free thanks to LG
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90 Days All Access to let your Music Flow for Free thanks to LG

A lot of people ask me about streaming music; What streaming provider to use and why? What hardware should I buy? If you’re not quite sure about what music system to get; Sonos, Samsung, Bose or LG perhaps this will be the deciding factor. Starting today, LG and Google Play Music are offering a 90 day free trial to anyone[Read More…]

in Accessories, Manufacturer, News by at 8:00 am on July 2, 2015
LG Music Flow H4 — Hands on
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LG Music Flow H4 — Hands on

Back in April I had the opportunity to review the Music Flow speakers from LG and frankly loved it. The system is really well thought out, designed and very easy to use, particularly with the introduction of Google Cast. I was so impressed with the system that I went out and spent some of my hard earned cash on speakers for[Read More…]

in Accessories, Manufacturer, News by at 2:34 pm on July 1, 2015
Most Australian mobiles can now call 1800 numbers for free
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Most Australian mobiles can now call 1800 numbers for free

Look at that chap; why’s he surprised? Because he’s called a 1800 number, and from today, he doesn’t have to pay for it on his mobile. From 1 July, Vodafone, Optus and Telstra are all now providing their customers with free of charge calls to 1800 numbers. Vodafone joined Optus and Telstra in doing so, notwithstanding its own concerns about the[Read More…]

in Carriers, News by at 10:24 am on July 1, 2015