Motorola Razr HD available now

Motorola Razr HD available now
The Motorola Razr HD mobile phone is available in Australia exclusively through Telstra from October 2nd.Motorola Mobility, which was acquired by Google earlier this year, unveiled the Razr M, Razr HD and Razr Maxx HD devices at an event in New York City on September 5th.The Maxx HD will not come to Australia because it was developed specifically for the US telecommunications network Verizon.However, Aussies…

4G Samsung Galaxy S3 available from Telstra soon

4G Samsung Galaxy S3 available from Telstra soon
Telstra will release the 4G version of the Samsung Galaxy S3 in stores on October 9th.The mobile phone is already a market leader and the upgrade will allow owners to take advantage of high-speed networks available in certain Australian locations.Users in Sydney, Perth, Melbourne and Newcastle will be able to utilise Long Term Evolution (LTE) technology, which makes using the internet on handsets outside Wi-Fi…

Nokia Lumia 920 and 820 officially coming to Australia

Nokia Lumia 920 and 820 officially coming to Australia
Network operators and retailers in Australia have confirmed that they will be selling the imminent Nokia Lumia 920 and 820 mobile phones.Telstra will have exclusivity on the high-end 920 smartphone, which has a 4.5-inch HD+ display and 2,000 mAh battery.It will be the first gadget to support the operator's high-speed 4G network.Telstra, Vodafone and Optus Business will stock the lower-spec 820 which features a smaller,…

BlackBerry unveils BB10 mobile phone OS

BlackBerry unveils BB10 mobile phone OS
BlackBerry unveiled its upcoming BB10 operating system at an event in California on September 25th.It will not be available until 2013 but chief executive of Research in Motion Thorstein Heins demonstrated the software-so-far at the Jam Americas Conference.Flow is the name of the multitasking system which should allow mobile phone users to check notifications while using another app.This means that a BlackBerry owner could quickly…

Three-quarters of Aussies own a smartphone

Three-quarters of Aussies own a smartphone
Over three-quarters (76 per cent) of Australians own a smartphone, up from 67 per cent last year, according to the Australian Interactive Media Industry Association's Mobile Phone Lifestyle Index.Of the 24 per cent who do not own one of these advanced devices, 40 per cent say they plan to get one within the next 12 months.Smartphones are different to mobile phones because they offer faster…

Apple iPhone 5 sells 5m in first weekend

Apple iPhone 5 sells 5m in first weekend
Apple sold over five million iPhone 5 handsets in its opening weekend.The latest gadget from the computing giant has LTE technology; a larger, four-inch screen; a faster processor and a new aluminium case. It was released for sale in Australia on September 21st.The US company reported record pre-order sales when over two million people secured their mobile phone via a transaction on the Apple Store…

Recycle mobile: Boeing passengers will be able to use mobile phones

Recycle mobile: Boeing passengers will be able to use mobile phones
Boeing has announced that its upcoming jetliners will provide connectivity for mobile phones.The manufacturer said that the 747-8 and 777 airplanes will also allow passengers to connect to the internet via Wi-Fi and watch live television broadcasts, perhaps as soon as 2013.The 787 allows retrofit of in-flight systems, so Boeing hopes to install the connectivity offerings in this aircraft too. The company aims to have…

Aussies first to get Apple iPhone 5

Aussies first to get Apple iPhone 5
Apple stores in Australia were the first to open their doors to iPhone 5 customers at 08:00 on September 21st.Reports say that hundreds of Aussies lined up in queues outside retail establishments across the country.Release of Apple products often generates hype and many dedicated fans even camp out for days beforehand to ensure they get their hands on the gadgets first.Those who were amongst the…