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Oppo brings phones to Australia with four models

Home theatre component maker Oppo has been making phones since 2008, but we haven’t seen many here except through specialist retailers, but that’s set to change with Australia now on the list.

1:54 pm 02/09/2014 By Leigh D. Stark
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HTC debigulates One M8, delivers One Mini 2

Ready for your dose of yearly shrink ray? As is the custom for mobile makers to take their products and make them smaller, HTC will be releasing a new model of its One Mini to look and feel more like its 2014 One.

5:27 pm 01/09/2014 By Leigh D. Stark
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Slim and sleek: Huawei’s Ascend P7 reviewed

Pretty. Petite. Plain. These are all words that start with the letter “p” and may as well be what that letter stands for in Huawei’s Ascend P7, a simple and slender phone for mid-range budgets that want a 4G handset to fit in their pocket for a night on the town.

4:37 pm 01/09/2014 By Leigh D. Stark
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Aussie Safe Kids tackles family safety with a phone watch for the little ones

Bright. Yellow. Cheap. These are words practically screamed by a new smartphone made for wrists. Adults would look insane to wear it, but that’s because it’s not for them, it’s for kids, and for keeping them safe.

4:41 pm 29/08/2014 By Leigh D. Stark
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Apple announcement coming September 10 (AU time), will it be the new iPhone?

You knew it was coming, and here it is: Apple is announcing something, possibly two somethings, with September 9 in America (September 10 locally) holding all the answers according to an invite that’s gone out.

10:05 am 29/08/2014 By Staff writers
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Smartwatches to be the next security scene, says Bitdefender

In the digital world, it’s important to stay secure, and while you’ve been told to keep your computer secure with internet security for some time, and we’re only now getting the hang of mobile phone security, it’s our wrists that could be targeted next.

2:43 pm 28/08/2014 By Leigh D. Stark
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Phones, tablets, and laptops to stay on from take-off to landing in Australia on Qantas

We’ve heard for years that electronic gadgets need to be off during take-off and landing, and you’ve probably questioned it, but from today, that is no longer an issue.

11:22 am 26/08/2014 By Leigh D. Stark
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Nokia squeezes Windows Phone 8.1 down to $149

Last year’s Lumia 520 grabbed attention because it brought Windows Phone to budgets below $200. A year on, the 520 is getting an update, boosting the processor and not much else.

12:12 am 26/08/2014 By Leigh D. Stark
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LG’s G3 interface wins award; coming to more devices, just not your old one

LG’s latest smartphone doesn’t just come with amazeballs tech; it also features some neat changes to the interface that make it really slick. So slick that the UX is receiving an award and the likelihood of being seen on more LG products from here on in.

11:33 am 21/08/2014 By Leigh D. Stark
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Review: Kogan Agora 4G

Kogan has a history of making budget devices for the Aussie market, and the Agora 4G totally fits that bill, offering LTE connectivity for just a hair over $200. Is it worth it, or should you spend a little more?

4:02 pm 19/08/2014 By Leigh D. Stark

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