Mobile Phones

Mother’s Day Gift Guide – How Much Do You Love Her edition

April 24, 2018

Sunday the 13th of May is the big day this year. Mother’s Day that is. So how best to demonstrate the enormity of your love

ZTE smartphones may be crippled by US export ban

April 22, 2018

Chinese-based ZTE smartphones (Australian site here) could be drastically affected by a US crackdown on technology exports to it for seven years.

Data stealing apps. What you can you do?

April 17, 2018

Data stealing apps (in Android and iOS) require permissions way beyond what is needed to do their job. They are stealing your data to sell

Android has a patch gap – don’t panic

April 15, 2018

German-based Security Research Labs (SRL) has found a patch gap in Android. That means cyber attackers can get access to many devices. Don’t panic –

GadgetGuy says Embrace smart living

April 13, 2018

GadgetGuy featured on Channel 7 Sunrise with a range of smart living devices including a TV that becomes a piece of art, Embrace a smart

Google Lens – I’m not yet convinced

April 13, 2018

GadgetGuy’s managing editor has been using Google Lens to identify animals and flowers. Impressive. But I am not yet convinced – especially when it comes to

G7 smartphone coming May 2 – LG says ThinQ about it –

April 11, 2018

LG will brand all its AI-driven appliances including a new G7 smartphone as ThinQ. ThinQ covers home appliances for the home, laundry and kitchen and

Huawei P20 Pro has a third eye (Teardown)

April 11, 2018

iFixit has completed the teardown on the Huawei P20 Pro and says it is jam-packed full of technology including three rear cameras and a massive

Huawei notches up the P20 and P20 Pro

March 28, 2018

Huawei has done the notch right on its new dual camera P20 and triple camera P20 Pro. It will also have a new Porsche Design

ACCC/ACCAN slams Telstra PDB third-party billing

March 26, 2018

The ACCC has commenced proceedings against Telstra for misleading its customers about third-party billing services (Telstra PDB). It faces up to A$10 million in fines

Samsung Pay nabs NAB – let’s spend!

March 26, 2018

Samsung Pay now has the four major banks – NAB, Westpac, ANZ and Commonwealth accepting Visa credit or debit card payments. All you need is

Alcatel goes ‘Family Zone’ friendly

March 23, 2018

Alcatel will preinstall Family Zone, a unique and innovative cloud-based ecosystem that enables parents to set enforceable internet and device access policies across any device

Google Assistant knows “Chicken-wing” and “Dummy pass”

March 21, 2018

Google Assistant can check live scores, match results, upcoming fixtures, and ladders for their favourite footy codes, including AFL, NRL, and Australian Rugby.

Samsung S9/S9+ gets 1Gbps on Telstra network

March 20, 2018

  The new Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ have achieved speeds of more than 1 gigabit per second (1Gbps) on Telstra’s 4GX network.

Android loyalty reaches 91%

March 19, 2018

Android loyalty reached 91% in Q4, 2017 – only 9% of users indicating they would consider a switch to iOS. By comparison, iOS users reached

Samsung to sell 43 million Galaxy S9 and S9+

March 18, 2018

Samsung estimates it will sell 43 million Galaxy S9 and S9+ this year. That is only two million more than the Galaxy S8 and S8+.

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