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Amaysim encourages its users to have oodles of talk and text

For some people, phones are still the gadget that let you talk to others and message them, with internet usage and social activity secondary to these main functions. If that’s you, an updated plan from Amaysim may be ideal.

11:38 am 02/09/2015 By Leigh D. Stark

Optus adds a little bandwidth for big broadband buffs

If you’re having trouble containing your data allowance on your tablet or WiFi hotspot and you’re on Optus Prepaid, good news: your data allowance and expiration is about to increase.

9:15 am 01/09/2015 By Staff writers

HTC in with a $199 4G phone on Optus

Entry-level and mid-range are the new hot areas for phones, because you shouldn’t need to spend up a fortune to get high-class tech, and HTC is hoping to grab some attention with its own take on something sitting in between the segments.

12:33 pm 31/08/2015 By Leigh D. Stark

Android apps posing problems, here’s what to avoid

Just because something exists on the app store doesn’t mean you should download it, and two apps are evident of that, with vulnerabilities popping up that might do you some harm.

4:47 pm 28/08/2015 By Leigh D. Stark

Instagram gets over the square, allows rectangles too

Square photos have predominantly been seen as something of a retro thing, as people recall Polaroid-esque images through Instagram, but the photographic social network isn’t going to limit you to squares only from here on in.

3:25 pm 28/08/2015 By Staff writers
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It’s official: Apple is launching stuff on Sept 9 (Sept 10 in Australia)

Apple has confirmed the launch date for its latest products to be September 9, at an invitation only event in San Francisco at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium. And we’ll be there.

9:46 am 28/08/2015 By Valens Quinn

Trekkers get a new keyboard for Android with Swype

With the next generation of Nuance’s Swype keyboard replacement for Android, sci-fi buffs will get an original series of Star Trek-inspired designs to boldly take with them where no phone has gone before.

12:55 pm 27/08/2015 By Leigh D. Stark

Samsung’s best phone yet: the Galaxy Note 5 reviewed

Samsung announced two big phones in August, with a phablet for every purpose: style and substance. We’ve done style, so let’s find out what Samsung’s answer to substance is really like, the Galaxy Note 5.

11:59 am 26/08/2015 By Leigh D. Stark

Study suggests digital devices could be killing our memory

According to a new study, we’re forgetting things at an alarming pace, with many of us not knowing phone numbers and relying on technology instead. Could this backfire?

3:39 pm 25/08/2015 By Leigh D. Stark

Apple’s iPhone 6 Plus camera could need replacing

If you have an iPhone 6 Plus, you might need to head to an Apple page to check on your phone, because there’s a chance your rear camera needs a replacing.

11:51 am 24/08/2015 By Leigh D. Stark

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