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Optus offers up satellite access for iPhone, Galaxy owners

Travellers can’t always rely on telco reception because some areas just aren’t covered. We’re not talking Sydney or Perth, but rather places where talking means communication via a satellite, and if this is you, your choice of communication gadget just opened up a bit....

Satellite phone calls: there’s an app for that, and Optus has it

There are some places where your local telco towers don't reach, and that's exactly where satellite phones often come in. These have generally been big, bulky, and designed in the shadow of a dumbphone, but if you have an iPhone, you can grab a new piece of hardware and app to make it be more than just a regular smartphone. ...

Marvel redefines back issues with app access to comics

Fans of the X-Men, Iron Man, Dead Pool, The Incredibly Hulk, The Avengers, Captain America, Wolverine, Fantastic Four, Spider-Man, The Punisher, and the hundreds more comics that Marvel produces will now have an app they can call home, as Marvel has made its comics available for a flat rate....

The crazy world of iPhone cases revealed

Apple isn't the most used mobile operating system in the world, but it does seem to have a phone that has the most number of crazy oddball cases, with ideas ranging from a cup holder, a bottle opener, and even pepper spray....

Jumping ship: how to go from iPhone to Android

One of the things we've heard from readers lately is that they're ready to make a switch from their iPhones, with many heading to big screen Androids. So how do you go about doing this: how do you make the jump from Apple to Android?...