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Sundar Pichai talks Project Loon and Project Titan and Google’s plan to make communications easier

Sundar Pichai talks Project Loon and Project Titan and Google’s plan to make communications easier

At today’s Mobile World Congress Extra talk, Google’s head of Chrome and Android Sundar Pichai took to the stage to speak about Google’s work in the communications field. He touched on the three ways that Google helps with global communications and took the opportunity to expand on a new initiative: Project Titan. Project Titan is based on the work of[Read More…]

by 5:40 am on March 3, 2015 0 comments Carriers, Google Services, News
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
New app: Telstra Treats, rewards for Telstra customers

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…]

by 11:26 am on February 24, 2015 10 comments Apps, Carriers, News
Telstra announces pre-orders for the Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini with bonus Monster headphones

Telstra announces pre-orders for the Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini with bonus Monster headphones

Only six months after it was announced, Telstra has today announced pre-orders for the Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini have gone live, offering a bonus of a set of Monster headphones for those wanting to pre-order the handset. The Galaxy S5 Mini is available from Tesltra starting on their $65 plan, which offers $550 worth of talk time and MMS, as[Read More…]

by 9:43 am on February 17, 2015 0 comments Carriers, Manufacturer, Phones
Good Deals: Get the Telstra Huawei Y530 + $20 Google Play Gift Card for $99 or  the Vodafone Smart 4 Mini 3G for $49

Good Deals: Get the Telstra Huawei Y530 + $20 Google Play Gift Card for $99 or the Vodafone Smart 4 Mini 3G for $49

This week’s Coles catalogue has a couple of Android specials available to purchase from today. The mobiles available are the Telstra prepaid Huawei Y530 that comes with a bonus $20 Google Play gift card and the Vodafone Prepaid Smart 4 Mini 3G that, according to the Vodafone website,comes with 3 Months Spotify Premium. The Spotify Premium subscription is worth $12[Read More…]

by 12:38 pm on January 28, 2015 4 comments Phones, Sale
HTC One Mini 2 – Review

HTC One Mini 2 – Review

HTC has always had an edge when it comes to hardware design. Their phones, have consistently won awards, with last years HTC One (M7) taking home a slew of awards throughout the year. The HTC One (M8) followed in its footsteps improving on the design and again has been an industry leader when it comes to design. HTC released small(mini)[Read More…]

by 8:30 am on January 24, 2015 5 comments Carriers, News, Phones, Reviews
Telstra Nexus owners are now receiving their Lollipop update.

Telstra Nexus owners are now receiving their Lollipop update.

In the wake of Google finally releasing Android 5.0 for Nexus devices in November, it emerged that Telstra customers weren’t receiving the Over The Air (OTA) updates on their Nexus 4 or Nexus 5’s. Customers who had patiently waited for the update watched the theoretical two week rollout window come and go, with nothing received. Intrepid Nexus fans found that[Read More…]

by 2:59 pm on January 23, 2015 13 comments Carriers, OS Update, Phones
Watch 360° video of the Sydney New Years Fireworks display from Drone perspective in the Telstra app with Google Cardboard

Watch 360° video of the Sydney New Years Fireworks display from Drone perspective in the Telstra app with Google Cardboard

Telstra’s New Years app, which launched last month was tied in with Google’s Cardboard virtual reality platform, with a limited offer shipping Cardboard headsets out to people lucky enough to get in early. This morning, Telstra has updated the app, with a 360° video of the Sydney New Years Fireworks display taken from a drone which you can view with[Read More…]

by 5:29 pm on January 1, 2015 1 comment Apps
Telstra announces 4GX has hit 600 new towns and suburbs this week

Telstra announces 4GX has hit 600 new towns and suburbs this week

Optus announced their new 700MHz sites, late last night, but they aren’t the only carrier extending their 700MHz LTE network. Telstra today has announced with the ACMA license for the 700MHz network now in effect, they will be switching on 4GX 700MHz coverage in a 600 sites across Australia, extending the trial areas they’ve been working on throughout the year.[Read More…]

by 2:05 pm on January 1, 2015 4 comments Carriers
Good Deal: Buy a Telstra Rush Pre-paid for $39 from Coles, get a bonus $20 Google Play Gift Card

Good Deal: Buy a Telstra Rush Pre-paid for $39 from Coles, get a bonus $20 Google Play Gift Card

If you’re in the market for a post Christmas tech bargain, there are a few out there, and here’s another. Coles is offering the Telstra Rush Pre-Paid mobile for $39 and throwing in a $20 Google Play gift card if purchased in the same transaction. The Telstra Rush, is a rebranded ZTE T792, and comes with fairly similar specs to[Read More…]

by 2:41 pm on December 31, 2014 4 comments Carriers, Phones