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Samsung accused of making misleading water resistance claims

Matt Blowes  July 04, 2019 Technology, Hardware, Legal, Mobile

 
The ACCC is suing Samsung, alleging its ads for many Galaxy phones showed situations where a phone was not covered by the water resistance rating.

Telstra 5G arrives with higher pricing

Matt Blowes  May 22, 2019 Technology, Hardware, Mobile

 
Customers are finally able to access Telstra's 5G network thanks to the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G launch, but many plans may be charged an extra fee.

Facial recognition in many phones not as secure as hoped

Matt Blowes  April 03, 2019 Hardware, Opinion, Security, Mobile

 
Facial recognition security in many phones from LG, Sony, Samsung & more is not secure and can easily be fooled by a simple photo. But Face ID by Apple and long passcodes remain viable security methods.

Samsung, Huawei & more unveil folding phones: Australian round-up

Matt Blowes  February 26, 2019 Hardware, IT Trends

 
Australia appears to be have been overlooked from the first generation of foldable phones. But with high pricing, few will feel like they've missed out.

Wrap-up: Highlights from CES 2019

Matt Blowes  January 09, 2019 Technology, Hardware, IT Trends

 
A foldable phone, a machine that folds clothes (it actually works now), big screen TVs & powerful laptops. Plus, a vegan burger indistinguishable from real meat. The highlights from CES 2019.

How to repair a broken iPhone in Australia

Matt Blowes  October 31, 2018 Technology, BYOD, Hardware

 
Smashed your iPhone screen? Dropped it and cracked the glass on the back? Here's how to repair your iPhone and how much it costs.

Google unveils Pixel 3, Home Hub and a new Pixel tablet: Australian release details

Matt Blowes  October 10, 2018 Technology, Hardware, IT Trends

 
New phones and assistant capabilities were the focus, but Google's new high-end tablet doesn't appear to be making its way to Australia.

Microsoft Surface Pro 6, Laptop 2 & Studio 2 Australian release details

Matt Blowes  October 03, 2018 Hardware, IT Trends, Software

 
Microsoft shows off a new generation of Surface laptops, tablets & desktops with new specs aimed at improving performance. Plus a surprise headset was announced.

iPhone XS and iPhone XR: Australian launch details

Matt Blowes  September 13, 2018 Technology, Hardware, IT Trends

 
The most expensive iPhone ever has arrived. Here's everything you need to know about the new iPhone XS and iPhone XR. Including how much each model costs in Australia and when they can be purchased.