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Sony out-airs the iPad, water-proofs the microUSB port

Sony spoke up about new products before Mobile World Congress began, but it wasn’t done, and now has let journalists go hands-on with two new gadgets that are on the way, including one development that’ll mean you won’t have to shy from water again.

3:08 pm 03/03/2015 By Leigh D. Stark

Microsoft’s next two phones are big, mid-range, and ready for Windows 10

Nokia’s name may be gone from the Lumia mobiles, but its style is sticking around, and so is the focus on mid-range mobiles, with two more on the way from the big M — Microsoft, that is.

12:25 pm 03/03/2015 By Leigh D. Stark

Netflix dated, arriving in Australia March 24

Australians keen to get on the Netflix bandwagon don’t have long to wait now, as it now has a release date, with the end of March to be seen as the beginning of Netflix’s take over of Australian living rooms.

11:42 am 03/03/2015 By Leigh D. Stark

Alcatel makes a move for the mid-range at MWC

The big brands might dominate the top end of the phone selling spectrum, but the battle for mid-range is about to have more choice with Alcatel joining the fight this year in Australia in more than just the low-end part of the market.

5:12 pm 02/03/2015 By Leigh D. Stark

SanDisk announces 200GB microSD, laptop-sized storage for your phone

If you’re always running out of storage for your music, movies, photos, and apps, a new microSD could be just what the doctor ordered, especially when it brings more space to your smartphone than anything else before it.

4:00 pm 02/03/2015 By Leigh D. Stark

HTC unveils the next One, more an update than a total change

Mobile World Congress is on overseas, and that means it’s time for mobile news. We’ve already had a dose of Samsung this morning from the event, and now it’s time to see what HTC has in store for people keen for a new mobile.

11:05 am 02/03/2015 By Leigh D. Stark

Samsung launches the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge

The wait is over for Samsung faithfuls with the unveiling of the latest Galaxy smartphone, the S6. This year’s version focuses on an improved design and materials, an advanced camera and better battery life.

4:30 am 02/03/2015 By Valens Quinn

Just a taste: Samsung’s Milk music service reviewed

If you’re a Samsung phone over, you now have access to a free music service that aims to replace digital radio. But is it worth trying out, even for the price of free?

4:41 pm 27/02/2015 By Leigh D. Stark

Moto’s budget phone hits 4G, will come to Australia

When Motorola returned to Australia last year, it did so with a budget offering, the Moto E, which we liked but admitted that it needed 4G desperately. Good news, though, because Motorola has apparently been listening.

4:31 pm 27/02/2015 By Leigh D. Stark

Optus offers up satellite access for iPhone, Galaxy owners

Travellers can’t always rely on telco reception because some areas just aren’t covered. We’re not talking Sydney or Perth, but rather places where talking means communication via a satellite, and if this is you, your choice of communication gadget just opened up a bit.

2:25 pm 27/02/2015 By Staff writers

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