High–speed broadband "at affordable prices" and the continuation of the Mobile Black Spot Program are some of the plans for rural and regional Australia revealed in the 2017 Federal Budget, announced by Treasurer Scott Morrison tonight.
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Here's your chance to share your feedback. The ACCC is holding a Communications Sector Market Study, today opening the door to both industry and consumers on a range of issues from the NBN to data demand and mobile coverage.
It is time for a serious look at how we are preparing for the country's communications needs in an emerging digitally-enabled global economy, lobby group Internet Australia said, applauding the move.
Opinion: I get the privilege of trying out a lot of different phones, and they're almost always very good. None of them, though, has as yet proved good enough to keep me interested for more than a couple of months at a time. The problem I'm faced with is that of all the dozen different flagship smartphone releases of 2015, each does a couple of things well but also gets a couple of things wrong. There are a few small improvements that could be made across the board. I don't think I'm asking for too much.
One month ago, we tried Google's experimental cell phone service in New York. It was a disaster. But I guess the second time's a charm. After spending two weeks with Project Fi in the San Francisco Bay Area, I'm just about ready to ditch my old carrier.
Even if you get the privilege of a rather clunky entertainment system built into the seat in front of you, having to sit inside a aerial tin can for a stretch of several hours is always a struggle. Thankfully, your most dependable gadget can help the time to (quite literally) fly by, even without Wi-Fi.
Is the high resolution camera on the latest model of iPhone the be all, end all of mobile shooters? The only way to know is to see the results for yourself and you can do that, right now, by watching this documentary, filmed using several iPhone 6s devices.
8am Friday. That's when you'll have to be in the line at the Apple store to get your hands on the latest and greatest iPhone, the new 6s and 6s Plus. (Lindsay, that's when you'll have to wake up and crawl out of your tent.) Apple is saying that it'll have stock in a bunch of stores, but that demand will be high — so get in early.
Briefly: A small number of the iPhone 6 Plus phones sold between September 2014 and January 2015 have a manufacturing defect in the iSight camera. It may be the reason your photos are always blurry! Apple is aware of the issue and says says it will replace the camera (not the entire device) for free, if you're eligible. Learn more and check your eligibility status over at Apple.
The average user doesn't give much thought to mobile operating system security, but with the number of threats increasing every day, the likes of Samsung and Apple are paying a lot more attention. The former even announced recently that it would be dramatically improving its Android update process to respond faster to vulnerabilities.