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Boost launches budget $99 5 inch phone

The just under hundred mark appears to be the new benchmark for budget phones, as Boost teams up with Alcatel to launch a 5 inch $99 phone.

2:47 pm 21/11/2014 By Leigh D. Stark
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Samsung shines: hands-on with the NX1 mirror-less camera

Samsung’s cameras have come a long way since the company started dabbling with the Pentax mount, but just how far is “far”? We’re going hands on with the latest model to find out.

12:41 pm 21/11/2014 By Leigh D. Stark
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Gorilla Glass is now drop-resistant, but that doesn’t mean you should be reckless

The term “scratch-resistant” often gets confused for “drop-proof” by people with mobiles, scratching their heads and looking dumbfounded when their scratch-resistant glass smartphone screen breaks after a minor drop, but a new development by Corning could at least put some of these feelings at ease.

9:03 am 21/11/2014 By Leigh D. Stark
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HTC’s 13 megapixel photography phone landing in Australia shortly

Like taking pictures? Like taking selfies? If you checked yes on both of those, HTC’s next phone might be for you, and as luck would have it, you’ll even find it on shelves soon enough, too.

11:58 am 18/11/2014 By Leigh D. Stark
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My tech savvy wedding

The online editor of GadgetGuy is getting married, and while you can say congratulations, he wanted to take the time to show just how technologically involved he has made the wedding, from the e-invites to a 3D plan to keeping the kids busy, and you can, too.

10:01 am 14/11/2014 By Leigh D. Stark
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Voda gets in with a 4G phone for $99, Spotify included

We’re seeing so many 3G budget phones that sometimes you forget we’re living in a 4G world, but Vodafone, it seems, hasn’t forgotten, ready with a budget LTE phone.

9:33 am 13/11/2014 By Staff writers
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Huawei’s 6 inch Note killer arrives in Australia

Samsung may have come up with the phablet, but that doesn’t mean it’s the only company trying to perfect them, as Huawei brings its new 6 inch wonder to Australia, boasting a thinner design than even Samsung’s new model.

9:06 am 12/11/2014 By Leigh D. Stark
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One of the best phones around: Sony’s Xperia Z3 reviewed

Sony has been improving its smartphones so much that it’s impossible not to see the electronics superpower as a serious competitor to Apple and Samsung, and here we are again with another model and what may well be the perfection of its Xperia range thus far.

9:00 am 11/11/2014 By Leigh D. Stark
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AVG eyes social apps as a big reason for smartphone battery woes

With the exception of a few models, smartphone battery life is getting better and better all the time, especially as manufacturers work out how to maximise the operating system to work with new chips and batteries. But if you’re a big socialiser, your battery woes could be as simple as taking a few breaks.

2:23 pm 10/11/2014 By Leigh D. Stark
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Samsung’s Galaxy Note 4 reviewed

Now that we’ve seen Apple do its first take on the whole big phone thing, it’s time to see Samsung make its Note phablet better than ever.

5:14 pm 07/11/2014 By Leigh D. Stark

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