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If you're looking for a cheap SIM-only plan without a contract, iiNet has just launched themselves as a MVNO. With plans starting from $10 a month for $150 worth of calls and 200MB of data, the plans sound pretty good... although you do need to be an iiNet customer to jump on board.

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Over the weekend, West Australian Vodafone customers were left stranded without mobile coverage for 11 hours thanks to a network outage. Vodafone updated their website to inform customers of the issue - well those who had internet access anyway - but it raises the question: What should happen when a telco doesn't deliver their service sufficiently?

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Mobile Virtual Network Operators are nothing new in Australia, but the newest one certainly seems to be offering a good deal. Amaysim (it's supposed to be pronounced like "amazing", apparently) has just launched in Australia, and promises contract-free connectivity with all national calls costing 15 cents per minute with no flagfall and SMS messages costing just 12 cents.

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Got Android envy? Just wish Apple handled sync, the web and openness a bit better? Well, you can't have it all but if you want to bring more Google paradigms to your iPhone here's how to do it.

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Kenny Powers, the washed-up lout protagonist of the sports comedy Eastbound & Down on HBO, has his own 16-bit inspired home-run derby game, free on the iPhone. You can use a donkey to distract him into throwing a meatball pitch.