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HTC Desire 601 coming exclusively to Vodafone

HTC Desire 601 coming exclusively to Vodafone

The Desire brand is officially back in Australia with Vodafone announcing today that the HTC Desire 601 is now available exclusively through them. The Desire 601 is a mid-range LTE phone with a 4.5″ qHD 540×960 resolution screen and runs Android 4.2 Jelly Bean. General Manager of Devices, Katie Turkal, says: If you want an affordable 4G phone with an advanced camera, great sound and loads of other great features, this is definitely a device you should check out. HTC makes fantastic phones and the Desire 601 is no exception. We are pleased to be able to offer it exclusively[Read More...]

by 8:05 PM on October 15, 2013 1 comment Carriers, Phones
Sony announce the Xperia M for Australia – available through Vodafone and Sony Centres

Sony announce the Xperia M for Australia – available through Vodafone and Sony Centres

Sony Australia has today announced the Sony Xperia M for the Australian market. The budget level device is aimed at the lower end of the market but still retains many of the design aesthetics from the former 2013 flagship device the Xperia Z. Launched by Sony back in June, Sony are definitely focusing the Xperia M at a ‘new market and price point’ but even at the cheaper price point, the Xperia M still packs quite a punch. Hardware wise, the phone comes with a 4″ 854×480 display that is powered by a 1GHz Dual-Core Qualcomm MSM8227 CPU, with 4GB[Read More...]

by 4:30 PM on October 3, 2013 1 comment Carriers, Manufacturer, Phones
Vodafone adds 34 European countries to their $5 per day international roaming offer

Vodafone adds 34 European countries to their $5 per day international roaming offer

After announcinfg a plan at the end of July to allow their customers to use their existing plan inclusions in the US, UK and New Zealand for just $5 per day extra, they’ve announced that this is now available to those Vodafone customers travelling to Europe. With Australia’s multi-cultural heritage there’s sure to be a country in the 34 European countries that are now included which could interest some international travelling Australians: Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania,[Read More...]

by 2:27 PM on October 1, 2013 3 comments Carriers
HD Voice update for Vodafone branded Galaxy Note II now available via Kies

HD Voice update for Vodafone branded Galaxy Note II now available via Kies

The latest Vodafone Software update Blog advises that Galaxy Note II owners will finally be able to use the HD Voice feature that was rolled out to the Vodafone network began trialling back in June. While some customers have been able to use this update on their modified Galaxy Note II by changing the build prop, official support has just arrived. The update, which is outlined in it’s own blog entry on the Vodafone support site advises that the 1.86GB Update is now available to download via Kies – there is no OTA update. You’ll need Samsung’s desktop software Kies[Read More...]

by 11:56 AM on September 27, 2013 6 comments Carriers, OS Update
Vodafone announce App Aid 2013 – Coding for a cause

Vodafone announce App Aid 2013 – Coding for a cause

After a highly successful event last year that saw the creation of St John Ambulance Australia (NSW) ‘Responder App’ as well as apps for OzHarvest and the Starlight foundation, Vodafone have announced that App Aid 2013 is going ahead with up to $120,000 being contributed this year to as many as five Australian charities by Vodafone Foundation and Vodafone. App Aid will see charities paired with professional digital product developers to help create up to five teams. These teams will have a full day of brainstorming on the 18th of October where they will discuss their App ideas. Each charity[Read More...]

by 12:50 AM on September 24, 2013 0 comments Carriers, Charity, News
Where to buy the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Gear

Where to buy the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Gear

The official pricing and availability – October 3rd for the majority – is now out for the Galaxy Note 3 on all three major carriers if you want to purchase it on contract. With the exception of Virgin Mobile who have advised they will be announcing their pricing on the 26th of September, you can now check out the options for Optus, Telstra and Vodafone and see which best suits your needs. Meanwhile, if you want the Galaxy Note 3 outright here’s where to do a bit of a comparison, bear in mind these tables are fluid and will change[Read More...]

by 4:26 PM on September 18, 2013 9 comments Accessories, Carriers, Phones
Vodafone announces price plans Samsung GALAXY Note 3 and GALAXY Gear

Vodafone announces price plans Samsung GALAXY Note 3 and GALAXY Gear

In their push to win back market share after a less than stellar last couple of years, Vodafone have been pushing to market quickly with new release items regularly. This time they’ve been first to announce pre-order of the Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Gear Smartwatch in a bundle. After the device goes on sale on October 3rd, the GALAXY Note 3 will be available for $10 a month on a $65 Red Plan and the GALAXY Note 3 + Galaxy Gear bundle will be available for $23 a month on top of the $65 Red Plan. Vodafone General Manager[Read More...]

by 1:34 PM on September 18, 2013 6 comments Carriers, News, Phones, Smartwatch
Alcatel One Touch S’Pop available at Coles starting tomorrow for one week. Throwing in a free Vodafone Pre-Paid Sim

Alcatel One Touch S’Pop available at Coles starting tomorrow for one week. Throwing in a free Vodafone Pre-Paid Sim

In the latest Coles catalogue starting this Wednesday 18 September for one week, Coles is offering the Alcatel One Touch S’Pop for $99 which the are offering a Vodafone Pre-Paid sim card as part of the offer for free. Now whilst the Alcatel One Touch S’Pop isn’t going to offer the latest and greatest specs, it does offer most of the same functions as Android smartphones offered for ten times the price (although, not all of them). The S’Pop specs are: 3.5″ TFT capacity screen, 320 x 480 pixels (165 ppi pixel density) 512 MB RAM 4GB Storage, expandable to[Read More...]

by 7:55 AM on September 18, 2013 0 comments Carriers, Manufacturer, News, Phones, Sale
Samsung’s new range of devices available in Australia “soon”

Samsung’s new range of devices available in Australia “soon”

Off the back of the IFA events overnight has come a rush of Press releases, Samsung have been quick to notify media outlets this morning of their intent to release the Galaxy Note 3, Galaxy Gear Smartwatch and Note 10.1 (2014 edition) in Australia soon. Following the success of the Samsung GALAXY Note range in Australia, we are excited to confirm that Samsung GALAXY Note 3 as well as the innovative new GALAXY Gear and the GALAXY Note 10.1 (2014 Edition) will all be launching in Australia soon. Pricing and availability information will be made available closer to the launch[Read More...]

by 9:14 AM on September 5, 2013 3 comments Manufacturer, News, Phones, Smartwatch, Tablets
Three Australia customers: Port your number now, or lose it

Three Australia customers: Port your number now, or lose it

Three Australia, the company that once spearheaded low-cost mobile services on the (then) new 3G network, has finally closed the last of its doors, with the mobile services of its last remaining customers being deactivated last Friday 30 August 2013. This probably doesn’t come as a surprise for Three’s customers or telco insiders, but if there are any Three customers who’ve been living under rocks or in far and away places, they’ll be noticing from 30 August that their services have stopped working and are showing ‘SOS Only’. If you are one of these customers who hasn’t ported away from[Read More...]

by 6:38 PM on September 2, 2013 0 comments Carriers, News, Other, Phones
ACMA announces new SMS Alerts for mobile users

ACMA announces new SMS Alerts for mobile users

If you’ve ever over-spent on your data/voice or SMS cap and lived to regret it due to the cost of additional services because you haven’t been aware of just how much you were using above your incluions on your plan, then the new initiative which went into effect from yesterday could be your saviour. The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) announced on their website yesterday that from the 1st of September you’ll now receive alerts when your data usage reaches 50%, 85% and 100% of your data limit. They’ve also advised that customers on the three major carriers –[Read More...]

by 9:00 AM on September 2, 2013 8 comments Carriers
HTC One Mini to launch on Vodafone and Telstra

HTC One Mini to launch on Vodafone and Telstra

Announced by HTC back in July, the HTC One Mini is a pretty hot little phone and HTC has just announced that the phone will be available on Telstra and Vodafone. Telstra is advising on their Exchange blog that they will begin selling the Silver version of the One Mini from the 17th of September on their $60 ‘Every Day Connect’ Plan with an additional $2 handset repayment on top every month. The phone will be available to pre-order from the third of September and include a Beats by Dr. Dre Pill Bluetooth Speaker for the first 500 pre-orders. Telstra[Read More...]

by 3:43 PM on August 29, 2013 5 comments Carriers, Manufacturer, Phones
Ausdroid Podcast 84 – August 27, 2013

Ausdroid Podcast 84 – August 27, 2013

Welcome to the 84th pisode of the Ausdroid podcast! This week Phil and Geoff caught Jason up on the news, because frankly he hasn’t been paying much attention to it. Vodafone caused a bit of a stir in the Australian carrier space this week with the release of its new Red plans. We spent a bit of time discussing the plans and the value they provide, along with their $5/day roaming options. Jason and Geoff then spent a bit of time going over their new 2013 Nexus 7s – if you haven’t yet read Geoff’s review, you really should. We[Read More...]

by 10:35 PM on August 28, 2013 0 comments Podcast