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Editorial: Where is my Ice Cream Sandwich?

Editorial: Where is my Ice Cream Sandwich?

“When will ICS be available for my device?” – It’s a question most of us have been asking each other — and our carriers — ever since Ice Cream Sandwich was announced by Google on the 19th of October last year. The wait for a software update seems to take excruciatingly long since the update must be prepared and tested[Read More…]

by 10:28 am on March 21, 2012 53 comments Carriers, News, Opinion, OS Update
HTC One X – Pre Order from Optus now!

HTC One X – Pre Order from Optus now!

That’s right, you can pre order your quad core goodness right now! A press release from Optus earlier today (which gave the wrong URL) has stated that if you pre order early enough, you can expect delivery on the 2nd of April. If you’re holding out for some Quad Core action on your phone, is it time to jump onboard?[Read More…]

by 1:38 pm on March 20, 2012 15 comments Carriers, Other, Phones
HTC One X available from Optus on April 2nd

HTC One X available from Optus on April 2nd

Looks like it didn`t take much, Optus now also have the HTC One X up on their page, this time for pre-order. They are promising delivery on the 2nd of April to Metro customers and 4th of April for Regional areas. Optus have matched the pricing scheme for the Virgin launch(No surprises there) offering the One X for $0 on[Read More…]

by 3:48 pm on March 19, 2012 13 comments Carriers, News, Phones
Telstra might already be testing the Galaxy S III; will have 4G, quad-core, edge-to-edge 4.8-inch HD display

Telstra might already be testing the Galaxy S III; will have 4G, quad-core, edge-to-edge 4.8-inch HD display

Well how about this for a Sunday morning rumour from Smarthouse. They’re reporting that Telstra is already testing the Samsung Galaxy S III with a release date set for a few days after the global launch date in April. Keep in mind, Smarthouse have reported some pretty horrendous stories that have never played out. Smarthouse says that Telstra’s Galaxy S[Read More…]

by 10:04 am on March 4, 2012 11 comments Carriers, Phones, Rumours
Confirmed: Samsung Galaxy Note headed to Optus, Virgin in mid-March

Confirmed: Samsung Galaxy Note headed to Optus, Virgin in mid-March

Our tipster has sent us through confirmation of the Galaxy Note on Optus in the form of the Allphone catalogue. The device is indeed launching in mid-March on Optus’ $79 cap. Virgin will also be picking up the device around about the same time, no doubt on a pricing scheme to undercut Optus. For that price, are there still any[Read More…]

by 9:00 pm on March 2, 2012 16 comments News, Phones, Tablets
Rumour: Optus and Virgin have a Galaxy Note release date of mid-March, free on $79 cap (update!)

Rumour: Optus and Virgin have a Galaxy Note release date of mid-March, free on $79 cap (update!)

Confirmed: We have confirmation that Optus and Virgin Mobile will be launching the Samsung Galaxy Nexus. Release date is mid-March. We’ve received a tip off that Optus and Virgin Mobile are planning to release the Samsung Galaxy Note in the middle of this month. The tipster said that pricing is set at $0 on a $79 cap, which to us[Read More…]

by 9:16 am on March 2, 2012 8 comments Carriers, Phones, Rumours, Tablets
Optus are also about to start network testing Samsung Galaxy S II Ice Cream Sandwich update

Optus are also about to start network testing Samsung Galaxy S II Ice Cream Sandwich update

Optus have just confirmed with us via email that they are about to start network testing the Android 4.0.3 update for the Samsung Galaxy S IIl. This means that all the major carriers are about to be in the testing stage and a late April release date seems to be on the table. Vodafone might be the first out of[Read More…]

by 5:23 pm on March 1, 2012 11 comments Carriers, News, OS Update, Phones
HTC One X going to Optus, One XL going to Telstra

HTC One X going to Optus, One XL going to Telstra

Now that HTC have got all their announcements out of the way, it’s time for all the rumours, build-ups and confirmations to start happening in regards to which carrier will be getting which devices. First off it’s the HTC One X going to Optus. They’ve already teased the device on their Facebook page and the device, along with the rest[Read More…]

by 3:15 pm on February 27, 2012 14 comments Carriers, News, Phones, Rumours
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