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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.


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?


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.


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.