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14
Jan
Cynogenmod is an extremely popular revision of Google’s android system offering upgrades of speed, reliability and features. Started as a community driven endeavour to improve Andorid in late 2008, it’s grown to be installed on over 8 million devices and been given funding equal to more than 10,000,000s. Essentially, it’s now in... Find out more
08
Jan
    Biz Stone, perhaps most famous for creating the little known social-media app Twitter, has officially announced his new project: Jelly. Jelly is dubbed a “Q&A” network and aims to answer life's greatest questions. Or rather it aims to get you to answer life’s greatest questions. Working not too unlike a goog... Find out more
11
Dec
Several months ago we investigated the ramifications of NSA’s PRISM program and how the online community was reacting. We offered a number of solutions that allowed users to encrypt both their calls and SMS messages to stop outside sources from listening in. While the good news was that there was quite a few applications that do just that (an... Find out more
26
Jul
If you’ve been using Instagram for long enough you are most probably aware of the limiting photo filters that they have on offer. Although there are now 20 different filters to choose from, the high contrast, glaring, vintage look can become tiresome after a while. If you are looking to post more interesting looking pictures that look like th... Find out more
15
Feb
Do you need an iPhone app to help you get around? An iPhone app can be more than just a fun gadget on your mobile phone, when developed well an app can be a feature on your phone that you use daily and that gives you meaningful assistance. Apps that help you travel and navigate can help you when travelling to work, school, through your city and aro... Find out more
16
Jan
In the past, buying a mobile phone was a pretty locked-in affair. The manufacturers of handsets were in cahoots with the network operators, and owned no retail presence- it wasn’t like you could easily go and buy a Nokia 5110 from the Nokia Shoppe (we assume it would be spelled this way, given Nokia’s old-timey credentials). You had to ... Find out more
06
Dec
Over on our sister site Compare Broadband, we covered the issue of why it’s so difficult to get a decent broadband connection in an article a few months ago. Most issues pertain to how Telstra configures the telephone network, which provides the basis for the vast majority of connections, as all ISPs use the public telephone network (owned by... Find out more
12
Nov
Numbers beginning with 13 or 1300 were initially created to assist people in saving money. Rather than have people call into national sales offices on a local number (for which they may pay STD charges if not in the same state), you could just direct people to a number beginning in 13/1300, and have the same call billed for 25c, untimed, as an &lsq... Find out more
08
Oct
The world of mobile computing is one of limitless possibilities, but for someone new to the devices or broadband in general it can be a bit daunting.  We know there's a lot to do, but we don't know what's possible, we know there are good deals but we just can't find them.Below I've got a run down on some applications (or "apps), for mobile dev... Find out more
21
Jun
Normal 0 false false false EN-AU X-NONE X-NONE Confirmed: the following providers allow smartphone tethering: Dodo - Call 1300 136 793. Check out their $39.90 Magic SIM pla... Find out more
14
Jun
According to new research from PayPal, Australians are not sufficiently security conscious when it comes to their mobiles.Jury's still out on whether or not we want any money right now nuh-now, nuh-now, nuh-now, but for now Australians have a decidedly lackadaisical approach to protecting their smartphones. Only just over half (51 per cent) of Aust... Find out more
10
May
If you’re thinking of repairing an iPhone from an unauthorized service provider just to save some cash, then think again. Reports of handsets abruptly catching fire and smoking following repairs by unauthorized Apple dealers should be enough to make you think twice. With the safety of both you and your handset at stake, the quality and profes... Find out more
26
Apr
In a world where technology eliminates distance between two people, many applications on the market aim to eliminate distance between two hearts. Distance can play a large role in straining the relationship between two people, and so technology has tried to help ease this added worry with a range of different social media applications focused on br... Find out more
04
Jan
A lot of talk is given over to who is "winning" the war for mobile operating system (OS) dominance. Will Android crowd out Apple? Is Apple untouchable thanks to the App Store? Will Windows Phone shake things up? It's easy to forget that none of these options existed 4 years ago. This is an industry that puts small, cute devices in people's pockets,... Find out more
04
Jan
Windows Phone Creator – MicrosoftInitial Release – 2000 (as Windows Mobile), 2010 (as Windows Phone)Current Version – 7.10 (“Mango”)Australian Market Share – Estimated to be running on 5% of smartphones, thanks to a dramatic decline in popularity under the Windows Mobile moniker. Windows Phone has not been widel... Find out more
04
Jan
iOS Creator – AppleInitial Release - 2007Current Version – 5.0.1Australian Market Share – Estimated to be running on 35% of smartphones, all of them variations of the iPhone. This makes the iPhone by far the most widely used individual handset.Available Apps – 500,000+License – Apple ProprietaryTablets – YesFlag... Find out more
04
Jan
Android Creator – GoogleInitial Release - 2008Current Version – 4.0.3 (“Ice Cream Sandwich”)Australian Market Share – Estimated to be running on 49% of Australian smartphones, across several manufacturersAvailable Apps – 250,000+Licence – OpenTablet compatible – Yes, as of Android 3.0 (“Honeyco... Find out more
04
Jan
Bridging the gap between phones and computers, smartphone operating systems are now high-powered, full-featured environments that might represent the future of all computing. We look at the three major systems in use right now, and speculate on the future. The mobile phone has always had an operating system. Even the green-screen Nokia jangling ar... Find out more
06
Dec
We've rounded up our favourite apps for their useful features and pure festive fun. This list is for iPhone users, but many of these will be available from the Android store too. All can be downloaded from the App Store on your iPhone or iPad.Shopping1. Get organised this year with a proper Christmas shopping list. Christmas!! is a free app from Go... Find out more