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Samsung Galaxy S4 Active – to be available on contract exclusively on Vodafone

Samsung Galaxy S4 Active – to be available on contract exclusively on Vodafone

The Samsung Galaxy S4 Active has been available at AllPhones and coming to TeleChoice stores for almost a week, but has just been announced as being officially on-sale in Australia. The Galaxy S4 Active is now available to pre-order from Vodafone on a 24 Month contract on their $60 plan with an additional $5 per month handset repayment on top. This plan includes 1.5GB of Data and infinite standard National voice calls to other Vodafone mobiles, it also includes infinite national and international SMS. To check out the full details, check out the Vodafone website. The Galaxy S4 Active, Specs[Read More...]

by 3:09 PM on August 22, 2013 4 comments Carriers, Phones
Android 4.2.2 update for Vodafone HTC One is now rolling out

Android 4.2.2 update for Vodafone HTC One is now rolling out

After delaying the Android 4.2.2 update for the HTC One to ensure that customers would not be charged for the data, Vodafone has advised that the update is now available. The Vodafone Blog has updated to advise that the update will be preceded by a 1.5MB update which will then enable the larger Android 4.2.2 update to proceed. The update is staggered, so you will receive a notification to update OTA ‘at some point over the next few weeks’ but to check manually go to Settings > About Phone > System Updates > Check for Updates. While no specifics have[Read More...]

by 1:05 PM on August 21, 2013 1 comment Carriers, OS Update
Leak suggests Snapdragon 800 based Samsung Galaxy Note 3 coming to all 3 Australian carriers

Leak suggests Snapdragon 800 based Samsung Galaxy Note 3 coming to all 3 Australian carriers

The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 which is strongly rumoured to be announced at the September 4th Samsung Unpacked 2013 – Episode 2 event in Berlin just prior to the start of IFA, has been listed by SamMobile as coming to all three Australian carriers with a Snapdragon 800 CPU. The leak indicates that there will be four specific firmwares for the Galaxy Note 3 released in Australia — an unlocked model plus a variant for each carrier. The Galaxy Note 3 destined for Australian shores will include a Snapdragon 800(MSM8974) CPU clocked at 2.3GHz and come with 3GB of RAM[Read More...]

by 12:44 AM on August 16, 2013 6 comments Carriers, Phones, Rumours
Android 4.2.2 update for the Vodafone branded HTC One delayed

Android 4.2.2 update for the Vodafone branded HTC One delayed

The Android 4.2.2 update for the HTC One appears to be going full steam ahead for Telstra and for Optus/Virgin Mobile too judging from comments, but it appears that owners of the Vodafone branded HTC One will have to wait just a little longer for their update. Although the update has been approved for distribution, Vodafone are currently negotiating to ensure that the update is delivered free of charge according to their latest blog post from Community manager Tim H : We’ve got good news with one small caveat. We’re ready to approve the update and have HTC roll it[Read More...]

by 2:37 PM on August 2, 2013 9 comments Carriers
Vodafone approves Xperia Z Android 4.2.2 update

Vodafone approves Xperia Z Android 4.2.2 update

Vodafone has advised in a Blog post that the upgrade for the Sony Xperia Z, from Android 4.1.2 to Android 4.2.2 has been approved as of the 23rd of July and should be rolling out as an OTA update or through the Sony PC Companion software update application. The Android 4.2.2 update brings about a whole host of updates to the Xperia Z including : General stability and performance improvements New settings available: “Increasing Ringtone” and “Pulse Notification” Application security improvements Lockscreen widgets Customisable “Quick Settings” in the notification bar (max 10) Transparent notification and navigation bar My Xperia service[Read More...]

by 2:24 PM on August 2, 2013 6 comments Carriers, News, OS Update
Telstra advise Android 4.2.2 update for HTC One will begin tomorrow

Telstra advise Android 4.2.2 update for HTC One will begin tomorrow

Telstra owners of the HTC One, get excited the long awaited Android 4.2.2 update for the HTC One is set to go live for your handsets tomorrow. According to an update added to the Telstra Crowd Support message board this morning from Craig : HTC have informed us of a slight delay in the deployment of this update. It is now expected to begin deploying on Thursday 1 August. No specific time of day has been provided yet – when it is I will let you all know. Updates to expect in the Android 4.2.2 update have been outlined in[Read More...]

by 8:58 PM on July 31, 2013 42 comments OS Update
Vodafone looks to end bill shock for international travellers.

Vodafone looks to end bill shock for international travellers.

If you’ve ever travelled over seas and happened to use your mobile phone whilst in another country a smalllarge surprise was usually there to meet you on your return home to Australia, in the form of a massive international roaming bill. Vodafone has today announced plans to change all that by offering an option to use their current plan in other countries for a small daily fee. The plan sees travellers to the UK, USA & New Zealand being able to use their existing call, text and data inclusions from their monthly plans for a daily cost of $5 on[Read More...]

by 8:37 PM on July 31, 2013 3 comments Carriers
Dick Smith Selling the Huawei Ascend G526 4G ready phone on the Vodafone Network

Dick Smith Selling the Huawei Ascend G526 4G ready phone on the Vodafone Network

Its seems the 4G competition is heating up with the networks for pre-paid devices, especially since Vodafone only turned on their 4G network earlier this month. In their latest catalogue, it appears that Dick Smith have begun offering the Huawei Ascend G526, a 4G ready mobile phone for $229. Now whilst the Huawei Ascend G526 isn’t going to offering rock your socks off specs, it is offering some decent if not okish specs for a pre-paid entry level specs. Here is a run down of the what the G526 is packing: IPS LCD, 540 x 960 pixels, 4.5 inches (~245[Read More...]

by 5:06 PM on July 31, 2013 3 comments Carriers, Manufacturer, Phones, Sale
Huawei MediaPad 10 Link 4G, first tablet with Cat 4 LTE, 10 to launch exclusively on Vodafone

Huawei MediaPad 10 Link 4G, first tablet with Cat 4 LTE, 10 to launch exclusively on Vodafone

Huawei are really making a push into the Australian market of late, with the Ascend P2 being released exclusively on Telstra earlier this month, and now the MediaPad 10 Link 4G – a Vodafone exclusive, and the first tablet in Australia to make use of the new, ultrafast Category 4 LTE. The unweildily-named MediaPad 10 Link 4G is powered by the same 1.5 GHz quad-core K3V2 system-on-a-chip that powers the Ascend P2, but ups the display size to 10.1 inches with an unfortunately-low resolution of 1280 x 800. Have a gander at the rest of the specs: 10.1-inch 1280 x[Read More...]

by 9:09 PM on July 30, 2013 5 comments Exclusive, News, Tablets
Samsung and Vodafone bring you The Big Life Switch

Samsung and Vodafone bring you The Big Life Switch

Samsung and Vodafone have come together in a fantastic initiative to promote the recycling of electronic waste. As well as getting a good feeling by encouraging the recycling of e-waste, Samsung and Vodafone are also offering the opportunity to win a GALAXY S 4. On the subject of e-waste in Australia, Kim Clarke, Chief Marketing Officer for Vodafone Australia said “It’s shocking to think that last year only one in ten Australian e-waste items were being recycled, when about 16.8 million TVs, computers, printers and other accessories were being thrown into landfill.” Vodafone has been aware of the effects of[Read More...]

by 8:00 AM on July 17, 2013 2 comments Carriers, Manufacturer, News
Android 4.2.2 for HTC One – Vodafone update pending

Android 4.2.2 for HTC One – Vodafone update pending

Holding true to recent form Vodafone has continued to be early to users with OS updates on their current line of phones. While it’s not yet being pushed out, the much anticipated update to Android 4.2.2 is complete for the HTC One and OTA testing is underway for Vodafone clients. The update will add a host of new functions to the device including battery percentage displayed in the status bar and the ability to change home button actions. Also cited in the blog post is the Galaxy Nexus is set for an update to 4.2.1 in the coming months, unfortunately[Read More...]

by 6:41 PM on June 27, 2013 31 comments Carriers, OS Update
Vodafone Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 and Galaxy Note receiving Android 4.1.2

Vodafone Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 and Galaxy Note receiving Android 4.1.2

Two of Vodafone‘s older Samsung devices have started receiving over-the-air software updates to Android 4.1.2. The Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 and the original Galaxy Note are now receiving the update. If you’ve yet to see it, you can use Kies on your desktop to download it manually… or, just wait patiently. While it’s a welcome move from Samsung and Vodafone and helps to keep their customers’ devices up to date, it would be nice to see an upgrade to 4.2.2 for these devices (4.1.2 is over 6 months old now). Have you received the update on your Galaxy Note or[Read More...]

by 4:56 PM on June 22, 2013 1 comment Carriers, News, OS Update
Vodafone trialling HD Voice

Vodafone trialling HD Voice

Earlier today, I made a phone call that sounded so clear that I felt like I was actually standing next to the person on the other end. Telstra have had HD voice for a while now, but being a long-standing Vodafone customer, I’ve not had the pleasure of experiencing it. Yesterday, Vodafone announced that they were commencing the rollout of their LTE network, but what they didn’t announce was that they are also trialling HD voice. After an excited, but confused few minutes, I did what all good nerds do, and took to Twitter to find out what was going[Read More...]

by 9:00 PM on June 14, 2013 7 comments Carriers