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Retailer Round-up: This week’s specials

Retailer Round-up: This week’s specials

Well it’s literally the final countdown to Christmas and our major retailers are ramping up their efforts with Android related goodies for you to purchase, should you still remain undecided on what to buy that geeky person in your life. So without further ado, here is the weekly specials this week: Coles Mobiles Telstra Rush Pre-Paid Mobile – $39 –[Read More…]

by 1:36 pm on December 19, 2014 2 comments Chromecast, News, Phones, Smartwatch, Tablets
Vodafone waives the $5/day international roaming free on its $100 Red plan

Vodafone waives the $5/day international roaming free on its $100 Red plan

If you’re planning to do a lot of international travel in the next year, Vodafone‘s latest change to its international roaming should make you sit up and take notice. The carrier’s Red plans page now lists complimentary $5 roaming on highest tier Red plan so you can use your included calls, texts and data when roaming in 47 countries for[Read More…]

by 4:14 pm on December 11, 2014 3 comments Carriers
Vodafone Red customers can now choose a mobile subscription to Sydney Morning Herald / The Age instead of Spotify Premium

Vodafone Red customers can now choose a mobile subscription to Sydney Morning Herald / The Age instead of Spotify Premium

Making good on its promise to work with other content providers after its Spotify Premium deal was announced, Vodafone announced today that it’s adding mobile subscriptions to the Sydney Morning Herald or The Age to its offers for customers on its Red plans. New and upgrading Vodafone Red customers can get 6 months free on the $70 Red plan, 12[Read More…]

by 4:24 pm on December 10, 2014 0 comments Carriers
Vodafone switches on its 4G+ network in Perth

Vodafone switches on its 4G+ network in Perth

Vodafone is continuing the rollout of its 850 Mhz 4G+ network, with Perth the latest city to benefit. The carrier reports that it’s switched on 236 4G+ sites in Perth, following successful rollouts in Victoria, South Australia, New South Wales, and Queensland. They’re aiming to add another 40 sites before Christmas. Vodafone’s promised that its 4G coverage would reach 95%[Read More…]

by 1:59 pm on December 9, 2014 1 comment Carriers
Vodafone switches on their 4G+ network in NSW and Queensland

Vodafone switches on their 4G+ network in NSW and Queensland

After switching on their 4G+ network in Melbourne last month, Vodafone has today announced that customers in Sydney, Brisbane and the Gold Coast can now experience the new network in their area. Over 1000 4G+ sites across NSW and Queensland have now been activated, with more sites to be switched on before Christmas. This expansion of 4G services is part[Read More…]

by 12:22 pm on December 4, 2014 1 comment Carriers
Yes, Telstra is blocking your Nexus updates

Yes, Telstra is blocking your Nexus updates

Since Google started rolling out the over-the-air (OTA) updates for Android 5.0 Lollipop to Nexus devices, many users have been regularly checking for a system update – many Australians, to no avail. Telstra users are reporting that the update is being blocked, even on phones that were not sold by the carrier. The issue is affecting Nexus 4 and Nexus[Read More…]

by and 11:39 am on December 4, 2014 109 comments Carriers, News, OS Update
Vodafone Switches On New 4G+ Network in Melbourne

Vodafone Switches On New 4G+ Network in Melbourne

Earlier this year Vodafone announced plans to use the 850MHz network to extend the reach of their 4G network. Today Vodafone has switched on 678 new 4G towers running LTE on the 850MHz frequency in Melbourne with another 71 being switched on in the next six weeks. The new network has been named 4G+ – the plus calling to mind[Read More…]

by 8:00 am on November 17, 2014 4 comments News
Huawei launch the Ascend Mate 7 in Australia with fingerprint scanner and Ultra long-lasting battery life

Huawei launch the Ascend Mate 7 in Australia with fingerprint scanner and Ultra long-lasting battery life

After announcing the phone back at IFA in Germany, Huawei has tonight launched their current flagship phone, the Ascend Mate 7 in Australia. Hauwei are launching two versions of the Ascend Mate 7 in Australia, one with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of on-board storage and one with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage. Vodafone will be selling the[Read More…]

by 9:13 pm on November 11, 2014 14 comments Carriers, Manufacturer, Phones
Vodafone and Huawei make 4G LTE more affordable with the Ascend Y550 at just $99

Vodafone and Huawei make 4G LTE more affordable with the Ascend Y550 at just $99

Vodafone and Huawei this morning announced the availability of the Huawei Ascend Y550, a 4G LTE phone at a budget-friendly price of $99. Vodafone wants to make 4G more accessible to a wider audience with its network due to offer 95% metropolitan coverage by the end of the year, so bringing out handsets at affordable prices that can use the[Read More…]

by 11:25 am on November 11, 2014 4 comments Carriers, Manufacturer, News, Phones
Vodafone announces free Spotify Premium subscriptions for new 12/24-month Red contracts

Vodafone announces free Spotify Premium subscriptions for new 12/24-month Red contracts

Vodafone announced its partnership with music streaming service Spotify last month, and added some sweet deals for prepaid customers soon after. Today the carrier has revealed its plans for postpaid on-contract customers, with the announcement that new and upgrading customers on Red plans will receive a free Spotify Premium subscription, valued at AU$11.99 per month. If you’re a Spotify user[Read More…]

by 11:19 am on November 5, 2014 2 comments Carriers, Deal, News, Phones