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  • Tech giant Samsung has been teasing about its upcoming Galaxy Note9 release, but accidentally gave more away today when it temporarily released an introduction video online. Samsung has been posting tantalising ads on social media sites like Facebook hinting its upcoming Galaxy Note 9 smartphone...

  • South Korean giant Samsung Electronics has opened what is claimed to be the world's biggest manufacturing unit for mobile phones, with the expanded plant being in Noida, close to the Indian capital, New Delhi. Handsets made in this factory will be exported under the company's "Make for the...

  • Architecture and engineering students at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) have designed a light, modern solar solution to enable students to charge their mobile devices under the sun on campus. The students, participating in a competition, created a solar charging off-grid kiosk -...

  • A three-character text message used to create a rainbow flag emoji when sent to an iOS device running 10.x can crash it rendering it useless for a few minutes. A 12-minute video – embedded below – is not a prank and freezes the phone for...

  • Mobile service provider Vaya has teamed up with peer-to-peer lending platform RateSetter to launch an online mobile phone shop. Vaya says it has worked with RateSetter to provide fair financing terms and an easy online sign-up process for mobile...

  • The union that represents postal workers has asked Australia Post what steps it has taken to ensure that workers who handle packages containing returned Samsung Galaxy Note7 devices will not be put in harm's way. Greg Rayner, national secretary of...

  • HTC is one of the few independent, smaller smartphone makers that dares dabble in the flagship market dominated by immeasurably larger companies with deeper pockets. Please don’t get me wrong – I like HTC and have proudly owned their products at times over the past decade. But I, and...

  • It’s all over the news, an analyst thinks BlackBerry may soon retire its hardware business despite the Android-powered Priv recently launching, but is it true? TD Securities analyst Daniel Chen is being widely quoted in the media, suggesting that BlackBerry may soon quit production of its...

  • Why should you own a Sony? Why are you proud of it? Kazou Hirai – President and CEO of Sony thinks it is because Xperia X will redefine the smartphone Xperience. At the Mobile World Congress Sony announced a number of concepts – the Ear (Bluetooth earpiece), Eye (Bluetooth camera),...

  • Telstra will offer its comprehensive Australian network with Samsung’s new Galaxy S7 smartphones from Friday 11 March. Customers can pre-order Galaxy S7 from 26 February by heading to telstra.com/galaxys7 Telstra's Galaxy S7 site. Customers who pre-order the new Galaxy phones online at from...

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