Will 4G mobile phones top Aussie Christmas wish lists?

Will 4G mobile phones top Aussie Christmas wish lists?
Telstra believes that 4G mobile phones will be top of many Aussie's wish lists this Christmas, and is offering a range of these devices for different tastes and budgets to keep up with demand.One of the most popular smartphones utilising the new high-speed internet service is the Nokia Lumia 920, a much-anticipated high-end gadget from the Finnish company.This will make a great gift for snap-happy…

HTC confirms Android Jelly Bean update for One X and One S

HTC confirms Android Jelly Bean update for One X and One S
HTC has officially confirmed that HTC One X and One S mobile phone owners will benefit from an Android Jelly Bean update.The devices currently run Ice Cream Sandwich, but users should soon be able to download version 4.1 of the Google operating system and take advantage of improved performance.The Taiwanese manufacturer has not confirmed dates for the roll-out yet, claiming that they want to conduct…

RIM to introduce BlackBerry 10 mobile phones January 30th

RIM to introduce BlackBerry 10 mobile phones January 30th
Research in Motion (RIM) has announced that BlackBerry 10 (BB10) launch events will take place on January 30th, where the operating system and two new mobile phones will be showcased.Thorstein Heins introduced the press to a prototype version of the software at an event in September, and speculation surrounding compatible devices has been rife ever since.Details, pictures and videos have been leaked regarding alleged BB10…

Sony Yuga to feature 5-inch screen?

Sony Yuga to feature 5-inch screen?
Sony's upcoming Yuga phone could usurp the Samsung Galaxy S3 in terms of screen size by boasting a five-inch display.Images of the device, which is also known as the C6603, have appeared online on the Swiss website Android-Schweiz.It is reported that the full-HD display will boast a resolution of 1920 x 1080, and the smartphone will come with Android 4.1.1 on board. A 12MP camera…

Samsung Galaxy S3 is best-selling mobile phone in Q3

Samsung Galaxy S3 is best-selling mobile phone in Q3
The Samsung Galaxy S3 was the world's best-selling mobile phone in quarter three, as the South Korean manufacturer shifted 18 million units in the three-month period.The award-winning device managed to achieve three-times better sales than its closest rival, the Apple iPhone 5, figures from Strategy Analytics show.This is likely to be because the American firm's handset only went on sale in September, while the Samsung…

ZTE to release sizable Windows Phone phablet

ZTE to release sizable Windows Phone phablet
ZTE head of marketing strategy Lu Qian Hao posted an image of two mobile phones on Chinese Twitter equivalent Weibo seemingly showcasing a Windows Phone phablet currently in development.There is speculation that the smartphone-come-tablets will run Windows Phone 8 (WP8), but the casings seem to be adorned with the older Microsoft operating system logo.The devices will apparently have 5.9-inch displays, meaning users will have more…

Inquiry into Aussie mobile phone app purchases

Inquiry into Aussie mobile phone app purchases
The Commonwealth Consumer Affairs Advisory Council (CCAAC) has announced that it will be conducting an inquiry into mobile phone application purchasing in Australia.The organisation will be gathering information about the buying process, in order to ensure that consumers are well-informed about prices.Smartphone owners in the country are able to download tools and games from the associated store.Those with an Apple iPhone can browse the App…

Samsung Galaxy S3 sales hit 30m

Samsung Galaxy S3 sales hit 30m
The Samsung Galaxy S3 has racked up global sales of 30 million since its release in May this year.The Android-powered smartphone still seems to be selling well, despite the recent release of its biggest competitor, the iPhone 5.Apple's latest device was released on September 21st, and the American firm sold five million units in the opening weekend.One of the S3's main attractions may be the…