Mobile Phones

Batteries found to be the cause of Samsung Note 7’s catching fire

5 hours ago

Battery manufacturing processes have been found to be the root cause of some Galaxy Note 7 smartphones catching fire.

MobileMuster feeding people with your old phone

3 days ago

The folk at MobileMuster are at it again, turning old phones into something of value. A few months ago we reported how MobileMuster was repurposing

Huawei Mate 9, company’s flagship, available from 7 February

1 week ago

Chinese phone giant Huawei says that its flagship model phone, the Mate 9, will be available in Australia from 7 February 2017, with a recommended

Review: Plantronics BackBeat FIT Bluetooth earphones

1 week ago

Continuing my long search for practical exercise-appropriate Bluetooth headphones, I’m having a look this week at the Plantronics BackBeat FIT earphones. Features These are the

Review: UBTech Robotics Corporation Alpha 1 Pro Artificial Intelligent Robot

2 weeks ago

Some futurists fear the singularity – the moment at which artificial intelligence reaches such a point of advancement it can improve its own design, advancing

Government considers greater access to your data

3 weeks ago

Way back in 2012 – four governments ago – Attorney General Nicola Roxon proposed that Internet Service Providers (ISPs) be required to retain some of

Things to look forward to in 2017

3 weeks ago

We’re not so sure that 2016 represented a stellar year in gadgetry. Sure, there were all round improvements in all kinds of areas, but they

Oh, oh – ten things to do with tech gifts you didn’t want!

4 weeks ago

It was unwrapping time, perhaps on Christmas day, perhaps on the Eve, according to your family tradition. But disaster struck. You were gifted something which

Mini Reviews: Moto Mods

1 month ago

My review the other day of the Motorola Moto Z smart phone threatened to become interminable, so detailed coverage of the three most active Moto

Last Minute Gifting

1 month ago

Bad news I’m afraid: there are only four days until Xmas. Okay, it might be good news for some. Little kids, for example, who are

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