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04
Jan
A group calling itself SnapchatDB have hacked approximately 4.6 million Snapchat accounts, exposing the private data of these users. Usernames and mobile numbers have been leaked and published online on SnapchatDB.info.The hack took advantage of a security flaw within the Snapchat app, a flaw that had been pointed out previously by Australian white... Find out more
25
Nov
Are you devout iPhone user? Don’t think you could ever give up that beautifully finished aluminum handset? Well Eric Schmidt, ex-CEO, now executive chairman of Google, has written a succinct guide that he thinks may change your mind. Whether you’re sick of iOS7 or just want a breath of fresh air in your smartphoning life, it’s w... Find out more
22
Nov
A Californian jury has reached the verdict that Samsung should pay Apple $290 million (AU $311.74 million) for patent infringement.It has been a tumultuous two years for the two electronics giants. In 2011 Apple filed their first lawsuit against Samsung claiming that the South Korean manufacturer had created smartphones and tablets that infringed o... Find out more
13
Nov
Reports from Bloomberg indict that Apple is working on phone prototypes with larger displays and curved glass bodies. Supposedly planned for a release in the second half of next year are two handsets with screens of 4.7 inches and 5.5 inches respectively. The latter of which is approaching the size of Samsung’s Galaxy Note (5.7 inches). &nbs... Find out more
01
Nov
According to reports by The Wall Street Journal, Facebook is interested in buying the BlackBerry. Reportedly several Facebook executives met with BlackBerry last week to discuss the potential buy out. Facebook’s interest in BlackBerry comes as no surprise. Mark Zuckerberg has been quoted expressing a strong interest in acquiring “as ma... Find out more
24
Jun
Announced last week at the Facebook's Menlo Park headquarters is the new Video feature for Instagram. It’s their answer to Vine, allowing users to take 3-15 seconds of video that can you apply filters, effects and frames to just like Instagram images.  The videos will sit alongside photos on the massively popular social networking app ad... Find out more
04
Jun
The rise of smartphones has forced dramatic changes across much of Australian society. Most of the time, we may feel like we live faster, happier, and more connected because of them. However, two recent studies have shown that the way Australians use smartphones may be impacting negatively upon their lives.The dark side of smartphones comes down to... Find out more
22
May
  With Optus’s announcement that over the next year it will begin to offer Australia’s first multi-band 4G network, it seems that someone has finally beaten Telstra to the punch.   For a long time, Telstra have been the heavyweight across the board of the telecommunications industry. With a significant head start on... Find out more
13
May
TPG was a surprise contender in the battle over Australia’s 4G networks in the recent auction of ACMA’s wireless spectrum.The Australian Communications and Media Authority offered up a range of higher spectrum mobile networks in their latest auction, and Telstra, Optus, and TPG were quick to take up the chance to expand their growing 4G... Find out more
08
May
Normal 0 false false false EN-US JA X-NONE Optus vs. Telstra – Which provider has the best mobile plan? Australia’s telecommunications market is increasing... Find out more
03
Apr
  At the end of last year Kogan released what was called a “game changer” for the mobile market. They unveiled a prepaid mobile plan offering unlimited calls and text with 6GB of data for $30 a month, $90 for 3 months and $300 for a year. Running on part of the Telstra network, Kogan promised the best value mobile plan for the Aus... Find out more
11
Dec
Bill Shock – the phenomenon of purchasing a service and getting a huge unexpected bill because of complex plan conditions – is still by far the biggest cause of complaints for all telecommunications services. But with speed-capped plans becoming the norm for all broadband services (including mobile broadband), the main focus shifts ... Find out more
30
Oct
The Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman (TIO) is an independent resolution service, manned by the telecoms industry, that offers free advice and conciliation for customers who have argued as far as they can with their service provider. Their report for 2011-2012 demonstrates a slight drop in enquiries for all services, but a 9.3% rise from the pr... Find out more
11
Oct
Can you feel it? The pre-Christmas buzz? Here in Australia we don’t have a big run up to Christmas like they do in the US – there’s no Black Friday (the day after Thanksgiving where electronics retailers mark down everything and people get murdered in the hunt for a new TV) and there’s no Halloween to get people’s cele... Find out more
03
Oct
The mobile world is starting to narrow, which is a good thing. For those late to the smartphone game, going into a store to buy a phone has been a confusing nightmare for the last few years. iPhones are overpriced, Android phones are way too fragmented (“Don’t get that one! That one can’t get Ice Cream Sandwich!?!??”) and Wi... Find out more
28
Sep
By March 2013, all telecommunications companies will need to start incorporating new consumer protection rules into their plans. The Telecommunications Consumer Protection (TCP) code is aimed at protecting consumers from the most shocking elements of having a mobile service – particularly bill shock and fine print that seems intended to bilk ... Find out more
19
Sep
RAZRi?!? Like a razor – in your eye! WOW that’s a stupid name. Ok, let’s step back a bit. In a month full of big releases, Motorola and LG stuck up their hand and reminded everyone that they too are, in fact, major technology companies with lots of hardworking, clever engineers. Will it be enough? Click here for the best deal on... Find out more
03
Sep
We’re 10 days away from the rumoured launch of Apple’s latest wunderphone, which will no doubt bolster Apple’s overall worth past the $700 billion mark and solve most of the world’s problems, as they relate to pixel density. How readily it will affect global warming is less clear at this stage. The next iPhone launch is hot... Find out more
23
Aug
Australian telcos will have to alert customers with a text message to the high costs of roaming whenever they turn on their phone overseas under new rules, Communications Minister Stephen Conroy has pledged.Australian mobile networks have agreements with their overseas counterparts to allow customers to use foreign networks to make calls while abro... Find out more