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Otterbox ruggedises, leather wraps phones with Strada

When we first encountered the brand Otterbox, it was a brand dedicated to making sure your phone survived an encounter with the hard, hard ground at any cost. That hasn’t changed a few years on, but at least the company has learned something about keeping things slim.

4:51 pm 30/07/2015 By Leigh D. Stark

Motorola’s updates the G, mid-range just got waterproofing

The phones going for big bucks tend to get the ruggedised features like resistance to water and the odd spillage of beer, but what about phones that don’t cost an arm and a leg?

4:36 pm 29/07/2015 By Leigh D. Stark

Sony’s 4G Xperia E to hit Telstra, C4 outright in Dick Smith

Fans of Sony’s smartphones will soon be able to find two more handsets in stores, as the previously 3G-only Xperia E4 finds a place at Telstra, and Sony’s selfie cam comes to Dick Smith stores along with a bunch of others.

5:33 pm 28/07/2015 By Leigh D. Stark

Samsung Unpacked coming in August, what will we see?

Gadget launches are big news, and Samsung is talking up an event happening in August. What could it be?

4:53 pm 28/07/2015 By Staff writers

Huawei fixes a broken screen for free with its P8 smartphone

If you’re anything like us, you probably tire of seeing broken phone screens everywhere you look. One company is sick of it, too, and has thrown in free repair as a feature for a new phone.

3:46 pm 28/07/2015 By Leigh D. Stark

New Android flaw discovered, but Google is already on it

Another week, another security flaw, with the latest a real dog of a hack, breaking into handsets using multimedia messages. But have no fear, because our people at Google tell us the company is ready with a patch.

12:16 pm 28/07/2015 By Leigh D. Stark

Review: Sony Xperia E4

We’ve seen good phones out of Sony in the past couple of years, but generally in the flagship field, so what sort of handset does Sony produce when it makes it to a budget?

1:05 pm 24/07/2015 By Leigh D. Stark

Security group ESET reveals malware on Google’s app store

Android owners should try to have a bit of security software running on their phones and tablets, but news today from a security group makes that even more important.

11:01 pm 23/07/2015 By Leigh D. Stark

Data to go: how to get files off your phone in a jiffy

Now that so many of us have replaced the camera with a smartphone, our little mobile devices carry so many pictures on them, you have to wonder just how you get them off?

2:33 pm 22/07/2015 By Leigh D. Stark

Kogan dishes out a dual-SIM smartphone for just over $100

Budget smartphones might be mostly about who can provide the most mobile speed, but if you don’t care about that and want two SIMs, Kogan wants you to know it has something in the wings.

12:07 pm 20/07/2015 By Leigh D. Stark

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