• AT&T MEANS BUSINESS WITH A 5G TRIAL AT INTEL

    \ 5G and its multi-gigabit cellular speeds probably won’t hit the market until 2020, but one corporate customer of AT&T is about to taste what it may be like. AT&T is launching its first customer trial of 5G technologies – the first 5G trial for any business user in the U.S., the carrier believes. But […]

  • WITH A.I. ANNOUNCEMENT, MASTERCARD GOES FOR THE HYPE

    Corporations and politicians share a tendency to say things that are narrowly true, though a lack of context renders the statements misleading. Mastercard on Nov. 30 offered a terrific example of this in the security arena. On that day, the card brand rolled out something it calls Decision Intelligence, which it said “uses artificial intelligence technology […]

  • HOW TO DOWNLOAD NETFLIX MOVIES AND TV SHOWS TO YOUR PHONE OR TABLET

    For years, Netflix subscribers have dreamed of the ability to download movies or episodes of their favorite TV shows to accompany them on a long trip off the grid. Now that the dream has  we’re here to help you make that transition offline go as smoothly as possible so you can simply sit back and enjoy. […]

  • LG G6 NEWS AND RUMORS

    LG bet it all on mods with the G5, but its “Friends” ecosystem hasn’t been a winner, and the company hasn’t released further modules to help build the range and entice us. LG will really have to blow the competition out of the water with its next flagship phone, which we expect will be called […]

  • PAYPAL’S NEW DIGITAL HOLIDAY GIFT CARDS MAKE SENDING MONEY MORE PERSONAL

    Giving holiday cards with a few bucks hidden in their folds is a well-established tradition, but one that tends to translate poorly online. Beaming beer money to cousin Jimmy’s digital wallet isn’t nearly as personal as giving the Benjamin to said relative in a card and in person. It’s the equivalent of forking over a […]

  • GoPro releases the $299 Karma Grip handheld stabilizer

    The GoPro Karma Grip is now available. The camera maker announced today that the handheld stabilizer is for sale in select stores and GoPro.com for $299. This is the same handheld grip that shipped with the Karma drone — at least before the drone was recalledfor battery issues. The Karma Grip competes directly with the […]

  • The Google Pixel Has Been Rooted

    It was only a matter of time, really. Netherlands-based developer “Chainfire” posted the above photo yesterday showing the fruits of his labour: the Pixel, successfully rooted — after a bit of trial and error, of course. All the remains is to prepare the root for public consumption. Here’s Chainfire’s tweets announcing his “victory” over the […]

  • You Can Now Stream Stan And ABC iView Data-Free On Optus

    Optus has added Stan, ABC iview and ABC Kids iView apps to its data-free mobile streaming service. So that’s all of ABC’s channels — including ABC, ABC2, ABC News 24, ABC ME and ABC KIDS, as well as everything that Stan has to offer (highlights include Better Call Saul, Wolf Creek and No Activity along […]

  • Optus Is Now Your Go-To For Mobile Video Streaming

    If you watch a lot of streaming video on your smartphone — while you’re commuting, during a lazy day at the beach or a hardcore one at the gym, or if you’re one of the surprisingly large number of young Aussies that don’t even have a hard-wired internet connection at home — then you’ll know […]

  • DreamLab Is The App That Helps Cure Cancer While You Sleep

    Everyday Australians, curing cancer while we sleep. It might sounds ridiculous, but the genius idea that is DreamLab has just scored a nomination for Research Australia’s Data Innovation Award. Here’s how it works. Vodafone Foundation’s DreamLab app uses the collective processing capacity of smartphones to crunch numbers and compare genetic profiles of tumours. Operating only […]

  • Aussie Telco Complaints Are Through The Roof

    Complaints to telecommunications providers are up by over 16 per cent, according to the latest report detailing the number of new landline, mobile and internet complaints the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman (TIO) receives. Optus is the worst offender, while Amaysim proves the most loved among customers. The Telecommunications Complaints In Context report — a quarterly report […]

  • How To Make Chrome The Best Browser For Your Phone

    Google doesn’t just want the Chrome browser dominating laptops and desktops of this world, it wants it on as many mobile devices as possible too. If you have Chrome installed on your iPhone or Android, there are a handful of ways you can make it even better than the default settings. Here’s how to make […]