Smartphone Buying Guide 2014: Everything You Need To Know

Bamboozled about buying a new smartphone in 2014? Arm yourself with knowledge before heading out into the retail wilderness to make sure you get the best deal.


How To Improve Your Smartphone Battery Life

No matter the amount of amazing features inside your smartphone, it’s all worth nothing if you’re constantly running out of battery power. We’ve put together a few simple tips and tricks to help you get the best out of your phone’s battery, and included some charging solutions for even the most power-hungry users.


Our Favourite Phone Apps, Tools And Toys

We all have favourite apps; they’re the ones that we use every day, the ones that we think look great, and the ones that fill a useful niche. Sometimes these apps control household tools or virtual reality gaming toys, too — there’s a lot that you can do with your phone these days.

Here are a few of the Gizmodo Australia team’s favourite apps, toys and the other tools that we’ve been using with our smartphones.


Screen Size And Resolution Explained

Phones these days are big, and they're only getting bigger. We're on the precipice of both the Galaxy Note 4 from Samsung and the iPhone 6 from Apple: both of which will likely have bigger, brighter and better resolution screens. But what does that all mean? Let us explain why you should give the resolution of your screen serious thought.


Phone Camera Features Compared

Every phone has a camera these days, but not all cameras are created equal. If you’re planning on carrying a camera in your pocket, here’s what to consider before shelling out your cash.