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Telstra blitz the field with a 450Mbps LTE network test

Telstra blitz the field with a 450Mbps LTE network test

Telstra has announced this morning that it has unleashed some of the fastest LTE network speeds seen, revealing that it has conducted a live network test achieving speeds up to 450Mbps. It managed to reach this speed on a mobile device using LTE Advanced Carrier Aggregation technology across a combination of the 1800MHz and 2600MHz network bands. Telstra worked with[Read More…]

by 12:14 pm on May 15, 2014 4 comments Carriers, News
Telstra Testing 4G inflight data

Telstra Testing 4G inflight data

Ever been told that you have to turn off your device during a flight, or told to use ‘aeroplane mode’ while on a flight? Well those days might be over, as Telstra begin testing 4G data connection for the flight from Sydney to Melbourne. Telstra’s project named ‘skinet’ (good pun) is to provide 4G coverage in domestic flights.  They currently[Read More…]

by 9:05 pm on May 12, 2014 2 comments Carriers, News
Telstra opens up pre-orders for the Sony Xperia Z2

Telstra opens up pre-orders for the Sony Xperia Z2

After leaking their pricing early last month, Telstra has finally opened up pre-orders for the Sony Xperia Z2. The 16GB version of the Z2 is available in Black and Purple – yep, Telstra got the Purple exclusive again – on a variety of plans, beginning at $70 per month on a 24 month contract. While it’s not quite as good[Read More…]

by 5:21 am on May 8, 2014 5 comments Carriers, Manufacturer, Phones
Telstra puts the AFL on your wrist with AFL Live for Pebble

Telstra puts the AFL on your wrist with AFL Live for Pebble

Telstra today announced that they’re bringing a Pebble companion app for their AFL Live app on iOS and Android. The app allows Pebble owners to view real-time AFL Live scores and updates directly from their watch – something Telstra says they believe is a world first. The app was created by Australian development house Outware Mobile, who previously collaborated with[Read More…]

by 1:22 pm on May 7, 2014 7 comments Apps, Smartwatch
Sony Xperia Z1 Compact — Review

Sony Xperia Z1 Compact — Review

It’s been a long road to market for Sony’s pint-sized powerhouse, the Xperia Z1 Compact. We first heard rumours that the device would arrive in a Japanese-only “Z1 F” incarnation in October of 2013, and Sony was quick to deliver on those rumours at the end of that month. Fast-forward to the end of March 2014 and the device has[Read More…]

by 3:55 pm on May 2, 2014 13 comments Reviews
Telstra has partnered with b2cloud to use Google Glass to help people living with disabilities

Telstra has partnered with b2cloud to use Google Glass to help people living with disabilities

Google Glass is an exciting product that we’re all keen to get our hands on, some of us not so at US$1500 + Tax, but all the same it’s a cool product. But it’s not just cool, part of the release of Glass to ‘Explorers’ was to encourage development in ways that even Google themselves hadn’t thought of, and this[Read More…]

by 5:35 pm on May 1, 2014 1 comment Glass
Sony’s Xperia Z2 Tablet available in Australia from April 29, starting at $599

Sony’s Xperia Z2 Tablet available in Australia from April 29, starting at $599

Here’s some news to excite people that are looking for a high-end 10″ tablet: Sony‘s Xperia Z2 Tablet is now available for pre-order in Australia and set to be released on April 29. We’ve known the specs of Sony’s new tablet for a while, and the manuals leaked online in late March, but it’s taken until today’s press release to[Read More…]

by 12:00 pm on April 23, 2014 7 comments Manufacturer, News, Tablets
Telstra invites Sydneysiders to try out the Galaxy S5 and Gear Fit on Friday morning

Telstra invites Sydneysiders to try out the Galaxy S5 and Gear Fit on Friday morning

With Friday’s launch of the Galaxy S5 almost upon us, we’re starting to see a few launch day activities crop up. Telstra has announced that it’ll be demoing the phone along with Samsung‘s newest wearables – the Gear Fit and Gear 2 Neo in Sydney on Friday morning at Hickson Road Reserve in The Rocks between 6am and 10am. Attendees[Read More…]

by 4:52 pm on April 9, 2014 1 comment Carriers, Phones, Smartwatch
Rumour: Telstra getting ready to launch the Sony Xperia Z2 on $70 per month Accelerate plan

Rumour: Telstra getting ready to launch the Sony Xperia Z2 on $70 per month Accelerate plan

It looks like Telstra could be about to launch the long-awaited Sony Xperia Z2. The national carrier has apparently accidentally let the cat out of the bag by releasing two online ads naming the handset on their $70 per month Accelerate plans. The two ads showed up on News.com.au, with one a banner ad at the top of the page:[Read More…]

by 3:39 pm on April 8, 2014 11 comments News
Motorola Moto X now available on JB Hifi website for $499

Motorola Moto X now available on JB Hifi website for $499

The Moto X, the phone that we’ve heard about non-stop for the last eight months from tech sites in the US is finally here. Announced for the Australian market two weeks ago starting at $549, the phone has finally reached a retailer – JB Hifi and it’s dropped $50 in price since the announcement being advertised at $499. The phone[Read More…]

by 2:55 pm on April 1, 2014 14 comments Manufacturer, Phones