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Amaysim offering the Huawei P20 and P20 Pro now – a month ahead of official launch


Amaysim has jumped the gun and is now offering the highly-anticipated Huawei P20 and P20 Pro smartphones ahead of the official launch which is expected sometime in mid-May. Huawei has responded to Amaysim’s early move and specified it will officially release the device to Australian customers on May 18 The Huawei P20 and P20 Pro will be priced at $975 and $1,195 respectively when purchased …

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Australian-made SpaceTalk smartphone watch for kids is about to go on sale


SpaceTalk – an Australian designed and developed smartphone watch for kids to help parents keep in touch with their children – is about to go on sale through select Telstra stores. SpaceTalk was created by an Adelaide-based technology company MGM Wireless and allows parents to keep in touch with their child through calls and SMS and also has built-in GPS tracking so they can see …

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Tune into Episode 295 of the Tech Guide podcast – a special show looking at the latest TVs


Tune in to a special Episode 295 of the top-rating Tech Guide podcast, hosted by Stephen Fenech, that looks at all the latest TVs from Samsung, LG, Panasonic and Hisense. We’ll go through all the latest televisions and talk about all the features, models, sizes and pricing. Each company – Samsung, LG, Panasonic and Hisense – has introduced new innovations to make their televisions better …

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LG unveils pricing of its new 2018 OLED and Super UHD television line-up


LG has launched its new range of stunning OLED TVs which not only look good but are intelligent as well thanks to built-in artificial intelligence. The LG 2018 range includes OLED, Super UHD and 4K UHD TVs which will be available in stores in the coming days. The viewing experience will be smarter than ever thanks to LG ThinQ AI embedded across LG’s entire television …

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Complaints to the TIO about landline, mobile and internet services continue to rise


Australian consumers and small businesses made 84,914 complaints to the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman (TIO) in the last half of 2017 –  an increase of 28.7 per cent compared to the previous year. In its Six Monthly update, the TIO said complaints about landline, mobile and Internet services were on the rise. The NBN was also hit pretty hard with complaints about services delivered over the …

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Hisense unveils its new 2018 ULED TV range and pricing


Hisense has unveiled its new 2018 range of ULED TVs which include several improvements and innovations and follows the strong Australian sales the company enjoyed in 2017. Hisense, one of the major sponsors for 2018 soccer World Cup, has responded this year with a strong line-up of models that provide both value and quality. The new Series 7, Series 8 and Series 9 Hisense TVs …

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More than a million NBN customers are now enjoying faster speeds


The number of Australian homes and businesses connecting to higher speeds on the NBN have more than doubled in the past four months thanks to lower prices and a 50 per cent boost of additional bandwidth. More than a million people have upgraded their internet speeds since the start of 2018 thanks to wholesale pricing changes which allowed customers to move up to the 50Mbps …

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Samsung reveals pricing and availability of impressive 2018 TV range


Samsung has revealed the pricing and availability of its stunning 2018 TV range which incorporate a host of new features and innovations to enhance your viewing experience. The line-up includes the new flagship QLED TVs alongside Premium UHD and UHD panels. At every level of the range is stylish design, smart connectivity and impressive picture quality which can be enjoyed in any viewing environment. Samsung …

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Telstra releases Smart Wi-Fi Booster to improve your wireless home network


Telstra has released a new Smart Wi-Fi Booster that allows customers to improve their wireless coverage and extend their connections to the black spots in their home. Australians don’t always get perfect wireless coverage due to the size and shape of their homes. And with the growing number of wireless devices in our home, this poses a real issue for customers. With the Telstra Smart …

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eBay has just made it easier and faster to sell with QuickList


eBay, the popular online marketplace, has launched a new QuickList service that makes it possible to list an item for sale in less than 60 seconds. eBay has been operating in Australia for more than 18 years and is visited by more than 11 million people. Consumer to consumer (C2C) sellers have been seeing some solid results on the platform with an average of $706 …

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Kogan launches NBN plans with unlimited data and competitive pricing


Kogan has launched a new low-cost NBN Internet service available to millions of homes around Australia with pay-as-you-go plans starting at less than $2 per day. The Kogan Internet NBN plans are available from today with connections supplied through Vodafone as supplied by NBN Co – not the mobile network. The plans start at $58.90 per month plus an upfront modem cost of $69. There …

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Panasonic unveils its 2018 OLED TVs, 4K Blu-ray players and smart speaker range


Panasonic has revealed its impressive 2018 line-up of televisions, Blu-ray players and audio products as the technology and innovation company celebrates its 100-year anniversary. Headlining the range are the latest OLED TVs which incorporate a proprietary Hollywood Cinema Experience (HCX) 4K processor. Panasonic has enjoyed a 20-year collaboration with Hollywood with many of the industry’s experts choosing the company’s OLED TVs as reference monitors to …

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Get yourself updated and educated with Episode 294 of the Tech Guide podcast


It’s time to get updated and educated about the latest consumer tech news and reviews with Episode 294 of the top-rating Tech Guide podcast hosted by editor Stephen Fenech. On this week’s show, the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman takes a swipe at the telcos, how I got my electricity bills down to $0, Optus demonstrates its 5G network and we chat with the Optus head of …

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Netflix and woof? Why Australians love to binge watch with their pets


How much do you love your pet? If you’ve got a cat or dog, they’re part of the family and have also become our viewing partners when we’re bingeing the latest shows from Netflix. On the eve of International Pet Today, Netflix has released some surprising details about our viewing habits – with our pets. They are already great companions and like to be near …

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