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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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HTC brings a mid-range 5.5 inch phone to Optus

You can expect a fair amount of mobile news next week at Mobile World Congress, and we’ll be there reporting on it as it happens, but before all eyes go to Spain for that, HTC is one of many companies showing what’s coming to Australia shortly.

5:29 pm 26/02/2015 By Leigh D. Stark
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Samsung’s mid-range metal mobiles materialise ahead of the S6 announcement

It’s not unusual to see a release here and there ahead of Mobile World Congress, but Samsung has two for Australia barely a week before it unveils the Galaxy S6.

4:21 pm 25/02/2015 By Leigh D. Stark
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Budget phones continue as Telstra releases first prepaid 4GX handset

Mobile World Congress is just around the corner, and that means a whole slew of new phones are on the way, but if you don’t need top tier gear and are looking for a budget handset, Telstra is joining in with a little something of its own for its 4GX network.

12:06 pm 25/02/2015 By Leigh D. Stark

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