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If you were hanging out to upgrade from your current phone to the new iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus, today's the day. Apple, Telstra, Optus, Vodafone and Virgin Mobile have all opened their doors to customers, and for the first time in years, stock levels seem to be pretty healthy.

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The way we buy mobile data is pretty unusual, if you think about it. Unlike other utilities, like water and electricity, we're asked to estimate our usage in advance, and what we don't use, we lose. Worse still, if we underestimate our usage we might get slugged $10 for an auto data top-up.

It's no wonder that data rollover is a feature we're often asked about. In Australia it's difficult to find plans that let you carry unused data from one month into the next month, but it's not impossible. Here are some of the best.

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The Samsung Galaxy Note7 officially launched in Australia on Friday. As befits a new flagship smartphone, all major telcos have released a range of plans for the device. If you’re contemplating a new mobile phone contract and have your heart set on the Galaxy Note7, this comprehensive plan breakdown will help you make the right decision.

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One of the worst things about Pokemon Go is the drain on your battery. While you can switch off augmented reality and switch on power saving mode, it only does so much. Chances are you're going to find yourself with a power problem.

In an attempt to help out with the problem, Virgin Mobile has announced that all of its retail stores and kiosks will provide free mobile phone charging to "gamers on the Go".

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Briefly: According to Virgin, an issue with its network has been fixed, but you might need to restart your phone.

Update: Virgin have told Gizmodo "We will be thoroughly investigating the issue and will be crediting all affected customers their access fee for the day today."