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Stop cheap shoddy smartphone imports says Alcatel Australia boss

June 25, 2018

Sam Skontos is the Alcatel Australia boss. He does not mince words. He wants cheap, unregulated, shoddy smartphone imports stopped.

BlackBerry’s Classic finds its way to Telstra in 2015

January 29, 2015

Good news if you love BlackBerry and yearn for something new, because Australians will be able to get their mitts on a new phone made in the image of the older phones. That’s (the) Classic, BlackBerry.

BlackBerry to return in 2015 with the Classic

December 19, 2014

BlackBerry’s grip on the business smartphone market has more or less loosened to the point of barely being held, but the company doesn’t want to be forgotten and will have a nod to customers coming next year.

GadgetGuy’s Guide to Smartphones in 2014

March 14, 2014

When it comes to smartphone shopping, Australians are spoiled for choice. There are loads of top products out there, but how do you pick something that’s right for you?

BlackBerry delivers 5 inches for customers who think big, BBM on other platforms

September 19, 2013

Once the king of the mobile email, BlackBerry is trying to make itself heard once again, and while it reinvented its smartphones for a new generation earlier in the year, it's time to show it can have a bigger phone, too.

BlackBerry’s next new smartphone arrives July

June 18, 2013

If you liked the look of the new new BlackBerry but still can't picture the email-friendly smartphone without a physical keyboard, your wish is about to come true, as BlackBerry announces that its key-wielding handset arrives in a couple of weeks.

BlackBerry cuts Q10 in half for button-loving folk, brings BBM to iOS and Android

May 15, 2013

There are plenty of people out there that don't like typing on a touchscreen, and Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry seems keen on impressing those customers, with the introduction of a handset designed for youths, button mashers, and anyone else who hates pressing letters on a screen.

BlackBerry goes next gen with OS 10 and two new devices

January 31, 2013

Once a market leader, the BlackBerry camp hasn't had much movement in recent years, as the handsets struggled to compete with Apple and Android. Now, though, there might be a fighting chance, as BB launches version 10 of its platform alongside new devices.

GadgetGuy Asks: Will other tablets drop in price for the new iPad?

March 23, 2012

With the release of the new iPad, Apple has dropped the price of its iPad 2, the very tablet other manufacturers so recently competed with. So with a cheaper iPad, we wanted to know, would the competition drop its prices to get the attention of customers?

iSave: count your pennies with an app

March 9, 2012

Remember when your parents used to clip coupons so you could save money on food and fun? Believe it or not, there's now an app for that.

DJs rejoice: Pacemaker heading to PlayBook

February 29, 2012

The electronica-obsessed in our audience that can't move their ears from a set of headphones will be pleased to know that a new DJ app is on its way to a tablet, although it may not be the tablet you expect.

Unboxing: BlackBerry Playbook

May 30, 2011

The BlackBerry Playbook is the first tablet from Research In Motion and is being talked up to be a true competitor to the Apple iPad. It's just arrived in our offices and we'll now be putting it through its paces!

CES 2011 Roundup: Tablet computing in your hands

January 11, 2011

With more than 80 models on show, tablets led the charge at this year’s Las Vegas Consumer Electronics Show (CES). Here’s our pick of the

GadgetGuy Holiday Gift Guide: Mobile phones

November 30, 2010

This year has seen many great mobile handset releases, and the high-end features that debuted on premium models are now trickling down to the budget

Hands-On: BlackBerry 9800 Torch

October 22, 2010

Just launched in Australia, the BlackBerry 9800 Torch takes what you love from past BlackBerry devices and makes it better than ever, combining a 3.2

iPad competition heats up with the BlackBerry PlayBook

September 28, 2010

  Apple and Android have a new competitor in Research In Motion’s first tablet device, a 7 inch slate named the PlayBook.   Powered by

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