mobiles

Vodafone Red Customers Will Get A Free Spotify Subscription

So here’s an unusual value-add for a mobile plan: if you sign up to a Vodafone Red Plan on a 12- or 24-month contract, you’ll get a free Spotify Premium account for the duration of the contract.


Flexy, Wrist-Worn Concept Phone: A Real Life Buzz Lightyear Communicator

Indiegogo concepts are always a bit out there, and this one’s no exception: Portal, a six-inch Android-powered smartphone that’s impressively capable, waterproof and flexible enough to wear on your wrist like Buzz Lightyear’s communicator. Forget smartwatches, this baby’s a goddamned gauntlet.


CheckM8: Now HTC One Is Windows Phone And Android

One of the worst-kept secrets in recent smartphone history has been confirmed this morning, with a Windows Phone version of the generally excellent HTC One M8 officially announced.


'Sperm Scientists' Worry About Impact of Mobiles on Male Fertility

Researchers are beginning to worry that mobiles may be impacting on male fertility, with studies showing a decrease in the “quality” of the sperm of men who pack phones in their trouser pockets.


Watch Gravity Control This Hypnotic Drawing Machine

Gravity forever keeps our feet flat on the ground, but it’s tough to see the “wow” factor of something we live with every day. But Shizouka-based designer Kouichi Okamoto of Kyouei Design found a way to reveal the wonder in the ever-present force with Magnetic Field Record, a mobile artwork that offers a new way to look at what keeps us from floating away.


Android Hits One Billion Activations

Google’s hit a major milestone in its quest to put an Android device into the hands of everybody.


4G In Australia Explained

1800MHz? 2100MHz? 700MHz? What frequencies are Australian 4G networks on right now, and what does the future hold? Here’s what you need to know.


Rumourmodo: Is This The iPhone 5C In Action?

Either Apple can’t keep a secret any more, or it’s changed its marketing policy in a marked way. Behold, the “budget” iPhone 5C. Maybe.


Olympus PEN E-P5 Australian Review: Mirrorless Perfection

How is it that every PEN camera that Olympus makes gets better and better? It’s unfathomable. Meet the new favourite: the Olympus PEN E-P5.


LG Goes Budget With New Android Mobiles

New entries in the L series (inventively named the L II), new 4G capable Optimus F5 and more make up LG’s rather budget-centric 2013 Australian range. The news isn’t so good if you were hanging out for the large screen Optimus Pro, however.