App Deals: Discounted iOS iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows Phone Apps

Today’s best deals include MeteoEarth on Android, Hit ‘n’ Run on iOS, and Dog Tricks HD on Windows Phone. Deals end without warning, so be quick!


A New Version Of Windows Phone 8.1 Is Coming, And It's Bringing Folders

It wasn’t long ago that we got Windows Phone 8.1, which introduced Cortana and all kinds of other features that helped finally make Windows Phone good enough. Now another WP update is on the way, and it comes bearing folders.


Microsoft's Cortana Voice Assistant Will Hit Australia Next Week

When Microsoft launched its Cortana voice recognition assistant for Windows Phone at Build earlier this year, we were disappointed that it wasn’t available in Australia. That will change soon: as of next week, an alpha version of Cortana for Australia will become available to Windows Phone Developers.


Motorola Moto E: Australian Review

Motorola’s new Moto E has been a long time coming — it’s a super-cheap smartphone from a historied and respected manufacturer that isn’t terrible and doesn’t try to offer the world. And, if you look at it in the context of its bargain-basement price tag, you’ll be impressed.


App Deals: Discounted iOS iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows Phone Apps

Today’s best deals include Beautiful Widgets Pro on Android, Bloodstroke on iOS and VisualMATH 4D for Windows Phone. Deals end without warning, so be quick!


A 'Fake ID' Flaw In Android Leaves Millions Of Phones Vulnerable

A team of security researchers has discovered a security flaw in Google’s mobile OS which affects handsets running versions up to and including 4.4 — leaving a potential 82 per cent of Android users at risk.


Report: Microsoft Has A Selfie Phone (Bad!) And A Premium Lumia (Good!)

The Verge reports that Microsoft has two new phones set to launch imminently. The first is a so-called “selfie phone”, the second is a premium Lumia. The first makes us want to give up all hope, the second has definite potential.


The Fire Phone Is So Pricy Because It Costs Amazon A Fortune To Build

We wanted Amazon’s recently released Fire Phone to be many things, but most importantly we wanted it to be (relatively) cheap like all Amazon hardware. So when Jeff Bezos announced the Fire Phone’s $US650 price tag ($US200 on contract), there was some definite sticker shock.


The New Machine That Could Be Making The iPhone 6's Sapphire Screen

The iPhone 6 may have a sapphire glass screen. It also may not. We’ve been through the will-they-won’t-they, but MIT Technology Review recently went straight to the source: a company that’s designed a better, cheaper way to manufacture the stuff. If Apple is planning a sapphire screen device, this could be the machine that makes it.


Vodafone Plans Massive 4G Network Expansion

It has been a little over a year since Vodafone introduced its 4G service into the market, and it’s now up to 100 new 4G sites per month. In a bid to turbo-charge the deployment even further, Vodafone has just announced a massive network refarming plan to get 4G to the people by the end of the year.