Post Tagged with: "Optus"

HTC promises Ice Cream Sandwich update for the HTC Rhyme

HTC promises Ice Cream Sandwich update for the HTC Rhyme

HTC announced via their global Facebook page that they would be updating the HTC Rhyme to Ice Cream Sandwich. While they were specifically talking about the North American version, we can surely think that they’ll push it out to the global version that Optus sells. While we’ve reached out to Optus for any official word on the update, it’s nice[Read More…]

by 6:53 pm on February 19, 2012 0 comments News, Phones
Motorola gives us a timeline of Ice Cream Sandwich updates

Motorola gives us a timeline of Ice Cream Sandwich updates

Today Motorola updated its “Motorola Android Software Upgrade News” page with new information about which phones and Tablets will get Ice Cream Sandwich. I’ve saved you the effort of going through the page by separating out the Australian devices. So from the below table we can see that the RAZR (Optus), Atrix (Telstra) and the Xoom (WiFi & 3G) will[Read More…]

by 9:24 am on February 16, 2012 12 comments Other
Motorola expect to roll out Ice Cream Sandwich for the XOOM in Q2, carriers haven’t started testing

Motorola expect to roll out Ice Cream Sandwich for the XOOM in Q2, carriers haven’t started testing

Are you the owner of a Motorola XOOM, or know someone who is? Then you best let them know not to wait up for the Ice Cream Sandwich update for their device. Motorola Australia stated on their Facebook page that while they’d love to get ICS quickly, the carriers here haven’t started the testing phase yet so a Q2 roll[Read More…]

by 5:47 pm on January 24, 2012 15 comments News, OS Update, Tablets
Android 2.3.5 update for HTC Incredible S from Optus rolling out now

Android 2.3.5 update for HTC Incredible S from Optus rolling out now

Optus and HTC are today rolling out the Android 2.3.5 update for the HTC Incredible S which bumps Sense UI up to version 3.0 with a few new UI tweaks and performance increases to boot. As always we recommend charging your device up to full (or close to) and downloading the update over a stable Wi-Fi connection. You can start[Read More…]

by 10:53 am on January 6, 2012 68 comments News, Phones
Who will be updating the Galaxy Nexus from Australian Carriers?

Who will be updating the Galaxy Nexus from Australian Carriers?

There has been an app making the news rounds lately that checks your Galaxy Nexus to see if it’s the Yakju codenamed device that is updated directly by Google. The app is called GN Official Update Checker (market) and we asked our followers on Twitter who purchased their Galaxy Nexus from one of the three main carriers to try the[Read More…]

by 4:19 pm on December 23, 2011 45 comments Carriers, News, Phones
Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 now available from Optus for $0 on $49 plan

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 now available from Optus for $0 on $49 plan

If you’re a fan of Optus and the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1, you’ll be happy to know the two are now available as one — a beautiful partnership, I know. You can grab yourself a 16GB 3G model from Optus on their Optus Tablet Plans — if you want it for free you’re going to have to fork out $49[Read More…]

by 2:24 pm on December 21, 2011 7 comments Carriers, News, Tablets
Optus confirms no LTE for the Samsung Galaxy Nexus for the time being

Optus confirms no LTE for the Samsung Galaxy Nexus for the time being

When we first got confirmation that the Samsung Galaxy Nexus was going to Optus we were also greeted with the news — via Optus’ Twitter account — that it would be the LTE version. When I checked that news against Optus’ website at the time it didn’t match up — there was not a single mention of LTE. Optus then[Read More…]

by 1:56 pm on December 19, 2011 7 comments Carriers, News, Phones
Plan Comparison: Samsung Galaxy Nexus on all Australian Carriers

Plan Comparison: Samsung Galaxy Nexus on all Australian Carriers

Here you go folks, a comparison of the $59 (or close to) plans from each of the carriers selling the Samsung Galaxy Nexus. As usual it’s the VHA carriers getting most of the green with Telstra sitting on 1 good cell — they do have the best network though. Let us know what you think of each of the carriers[Read More…]

by 11:11 am on December 15, 2011 27 comments Carriers, News, Phones
Optus announce Samsung Galaxy Nexus preorder, may come with LTE topping

Optus announce Samsung Galaxy Nexus preorder, may come with LTE topping

Optus has officially announced they will stock the Samsung Galaxy Nexus. Optus have opened the lines for preorders and stock will ship on the 15th — the same time as Vodafone, one day after the media event. To receive the Galaxy Nexus for $0 upfront you’ll have to sign up to Optus’ $79 Cap for two years, however, they do[Read More…]

by 4:09 pm on December 12, 2011 9 comments News, Phones
Samsung Galaxy Nexus on Vodafone announced with pricing, order now!

Samsung Galaxy Nexus on Vodafone announced with pricing, order now!

Here we go, the flood gates have opened. Vodafone has just tweeted that the Galaxy Nexus is now available for pre-order and is launching at $5 on the $59 Cap. The cap offers $750 of Calls and 2GB of data. If you order the device now you’ll receive it before the 16th of December, a fair chunk of time before[Read More…]

by 5:32 pm on December 9, 2011 14 comments Carriers, News, Phones