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Telstra announces new updates for the network with plans to move to 5G and bring Voice over LTE

Telstra announces new updates for the network with plans to move to 5G and bring Voice over LTE

Telstra has today announced plans to move beyond their 4GX network, with updates to their network in a move towards 5G. Telstra has announced that they will be deploying Cat9 LTE-A in capital cities around Australia by April 2015. Telstra has also announced that the first handsets capable of using the expanded capacity will begin to arrive later this year.[Read More…]

by 9:20 am on March 2, 2015 7 comments Carriers
Samsung will release a new Gear VR Innovator Edition headset for use with the Galaxy S6

Samsung will release a new Gear VR Innovator Edition headset for use with the Galaxy S6

Alongside this morning’s launch of the new Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge, Samsung announced an updated version of its well-received Gear VR Innovator Edition. The existing Gear VR unit is only compatible with the Galaxy Note 4, so a new Gear VR unit is required to be compatible with the new phones. Daniel went eyes-on with the updated Gear[Read More…]

by 7:18 am on March 2, 2015 0 comments Accessories, Manufacturer, News
Samsung launches the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge in Barcelona

Samsung launches the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge in Barcelona

Samsung has launched its vision of “what’s next” at Mobile World Congress, setting the tech world buzzing once again. The latest evolution of the Galaxy S line, the Galaxy S6, will arrive in April in two variants – the Galaxy S6 itself, and a dual edge-display variant, the Galaxy S6 Edge. The company has made a number of significant changes[Read More…]

by 7:08 am on March 2, 2015 19 comments Manufacturer, Phones
HTC’s Vive headmounted display is the company’s first foray into Virtual Reality

HTC’s Vive headmounted display is the company’s first foray into Virtual Reality

HTC has really upped their game in the last 12 months, branching out into a companion line of products under the ‘re’ brand. The re camera was launched last year and today, HTC has announced the grip fitness band, and in a massive surprise, they’ve added the Virtual Reality headset the ‘Vive’. Virtual Reality is an exciting area for HTC[Read More…]

by 2:46 am on March 2, 2015 0 comments Accessories
HTC announces their first fitness band, the HTC Grip

HTC announces their first fitness band, the HTC Grip

After launching the brand new HTC One M9, HTC also announced a continuation of their move into the personal wearable device market, which began with the RE camera last year. This time around, we’re looking at a fitness band, going by the name HTC Grip. It’s the first product born from HTC’s new partnership with US-based sports clothing and accessories[Read More…]

by 2:46 am on March 2, 2015 2 comments Accessories, Manufacturer
HTC One M9 – Australian hands-on report

HTC One M9 – Australian hands-on report

HTC has just announced the HTC One M9, the next generation of the HTC One Series, at the beautiful Sant Jordi Club just south of Barcelona, kicking off Mobile World Congress 2015. We’ve spent some time with the HTC One M9 around Barcelona – check it out Design The HTC One M9 (note the lack of brackets this year) is[Read More…]

by 2:45 am on March 2, 2015 17 comments Manufacturer, Phones
Huawei Announces TalkBand B2 and N1

Huawei Announces TalkBand B2 and N1

Huawei has unveiled a range of new and innovative wearables for consumers to stay connected. The company announced two new wearable smart devices, namely; the TalkBand N1 (N1) and the TalkBand B2 (B2). Firstly, the B2 is the second generation of Huawei’s TalkBand devices bringing a new style and sophistication to the table. The B2 has a smarter and more[Read More…]

by 1:17 am on March 2, 2015 1 comment Accessories, News
Huawei Announces the MediaPad X2 – an ultra-octa 64 bit LTE Cat6 4G Phablet

Huawei Announces the MediaPad X2 – an ultra-octa 64 bit LTE Cat6 4G Phablet

Mobile World Congress is underway, and Huawei was the first to announce its new goodies today. Curiously though, the new MediaPad table – the MediaPad X2 – wasn’t anywhere to be seen in their press conference. The MediaPad X2 isn’t just a tablet, its also a phone (of course), and it’s the world’s first (wait for it) ultra-octa 64 bit[Read More…]

by 1:12 am on March 2, 2015 1 comment News, Phones, Tablets
Huawei makes the Huawei Watch official – coming mid-year

Huawei makes the Huawei Watch official – coming mid-year

Huawei made their Huawei Watch official and Mobile World Congress 2015 in the early hours of Monday morning. Another round Android Wear timepiece, the Watch has been rumoured to be coming for some time, and leaked by way of official ad placement at the airport in Barcelona, right where Mobile World Congress 2015 attendees would see it. The standout feature[Read More…]

by 12:52 am on March 2, 2015 8 comments Android Wear, Smartwatch

LIVE Coverage: Huawei’s Mobile Word Congress presentation

Huawei’s Mobile World Congress 2015 presentation kicks off at 11.30pm AEDT tonight and Dan‘s sitting in the audience!

by 11:00 pm on March 1, 2015 1 comment Events, Manufacturer