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Mid-range marvel: Samsung’s Galaxy A5 reviewed

Flagship smartphones are often the ones checked out by reviewers, but companies still make mid-range options, and the Galaxy A5 might be Samsung’s best take on that middle ground yet.

4:45 pm 23/04/2015 By Leigh D. Stark
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LG outs two 4G phones with unconventional names

4G is everywhere, but not everyone has it yet, and if the reason you’re still relying on 3G is because of price, LG is hoping to tempt with two sub-$200 options this year.

1:38 pm 23/04/2015 By Leigh D. Stark
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Sony outs the Z4 with a minor bump in specs

Not every generation of phone is a revolution, and Sony’s latest model fits in that category, as Sony announces the Z4, a modest update to last year’s Xperia Z3.

4:36 pm 21/04/2015 By Leigh D. Stark
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Microsoft to open first retail store in Australia

We’ve seen official Apple stores and official Samsung stores, and later this year, Australia will see its first official Microsoft store, as the big M plonks itself down in Sydney.

3:24 pm 21/04/2015 By Staff writers
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Samsung’s Galaxy S6 Edge reviewed

Flat phones are so passé, it seems, with the Galaxy S6 Edge showing us a future of curved smartphone goodness. Is this a taste of the future, or merely a gimmick demanding top dollar?

5:30 pm 16/04/2015 By Leigh D. Stark
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Microsoft’s big mid-rangers arrive for under $400

Large screen phones can come with equally large price tags, but two on the way from Microsoft, formerly Nokia, are making sizeable purchases more available to those not big on spending, well, big.

5:11 pm 14/04/2015 By Leigh D. Stark
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Mophie brings battery-boosting cases to iPhones in Australia

If there’s one complaint that is consistent from readers, its smartphone battery life. We hear you, by the way, but short of telling you to use your phone less, there’s not a lot we can do, but if you’re an iPhone owner, Mophie has something that might do the trick.

4:33 pm 14/04/2015 By Leigh D. Stark
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Not just Spotify, Vodafone grabs Stan for its subscribers too

Australians now have quite a few choices when it comes to streaming media, but if you’re a Vodafone customer, you now have a choice between audio and video.

4:10 pm 13/04/2015 By Staff writers
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Samsung’s Galaxy S6 reviewed

There’s a lot of hype surrounding Samsung’s next big thing, the Galaxy S6, but is it worth it? We’ll tell you in our in-depth review.

12:57 pm 08/04/2015 By Leigh D. Stark
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Optus starts sharing data between family members

Families might have a reason to switch telcos, at least until other mobile providers wake up and smell the breakfast, because Optus has started offering something with real value.

2:53 pm 07/04/2015 By Leigh D. Stark

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