Emma Bradstock

Emma Bradstock Emma Bradstock has been an authority on consumer phone, internet, technology and streaming markets in Australia for over 5 years. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communications and Media from Macquarie University and has a decade of professional writing experience in print and digital media.

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Best mobile phone plans for kids

Posted by May 1st 2024

What are the best phone plans for kids? Canstar Blue compares good mobile options for children and provides tips on what to look for.

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Best small smartphone in Australia

Posted by April 24th 2024

After years of big, chunky mobile phones, smaller, pocket-friendly phones became the standard once the technology could fit in a more compact package. However, with most of us now using smartphones to watch videos, scroll …

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What is the average internet bill per month?

Posted by April 23rd 2024

Having a good home internet connection is essential for many of us, especially if you work from home or love to kick back and watch some Netflix. However, broadband isn't free - so just how …

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What to do when you run out of data

Posted by April 23rd 2024

Depending on your telco and phone plan, a few things can happen if you run out of mobile data — including excess usage fees or slowed speeds.  If running out of data is a regular occurrence, …

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Best phones for kids in Australia 2024

Posted by May 10th 2024

There comes a time for every parent when a very important decision has to be made — should I buy my child a mobile phone? These days it is inevitable that our children need access …

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How much do iPhones cost in Australia?

Posted by April 19th 2024

Whether you’re an Apple loyalist, or just someone who enjoys the functionality and design of Apple devices, iPhones are still one of the most popular smartphones on the market. With Apple releasing new models every …

Do i need NBN for internet

Do I need NBN for internet?

Posted by May 10th 2024

Just because it’s the most popular — and perhaps easiest — way to connect to the internet, it doesn’t mean you have to use NBN for your home internet. In this guide, we’ll cover those …

MVNO and MVNOs in Australia

What is an MVNO in Australia?

Posted by April 19th 2024

You can easily find phone plans from a range of MVNO providers, including Telstra MVNOs and Optus MVNOs, but does a phone plan with an MVNO offer the best value for money? In this guide, …

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Best internet for travelling Australia

Posted by April 19th 2024

Thankfully, there is still remote internet access in Australia, no matter your internet usage needs. In this guide, we take a look at your options for internet while travelling Australia. The best internet for travelling Australia Travelling …

Samsung Galaxy A55 5G

Samsung Galaxy A55 5G review: More premium, lower price

Posted by April 22nd 2024

Samsung Galaxy A55 5G features and specs Samsung’s Galaxy A series spans from cheaper phones to the mid-range market. One of its latest additions, the Samsung Galaxy A55 5G offers a more premium experience but at …