Harrison Astbury

Harrison Astbury Harrison Astbury is a Canstar Blue journalist specialising in consumer technology and the telecommunications industry. With a degree in journalism from Griffith University and a keen eye for detail, he’s determined to help consumers make better-informed decisions, especially when it comes to their internet and phone plans.

Internet plans with Fetch bundles

Posted by May 10th 2019

Want to get premium ‘pay TV’ channels but don’t want to pay premium prices? Fetch may be your answer. Fetch grants you access to channels such as MTV, ESPN, Nat Geo, Discovery Channel, Universal, BBC, …

Pocket wifi plans and prices

A guide to internet dongles and pocket Wi-Fi

Posted by May 7th 2019

Dongles – or USB modems – and pocket Wi-Fi are becoming increasingly popular due to the drop in price of mobile broadband. Usually, you need a mobile broadband plan to make use of either a …

The best documentaries on Netflix

Posted by February 22nd 2019

Documentaries on Netflix seem to be on the up. Netflix’s production studios are pumping more out almost every week – some binge-worthy and others just bizarre. Settling in for some good fact-based television is a …

How to factory reset your Samsung phone

Posted by November 15th 2018

So, you’ve reached the end of the road with your beloved Samsung Galaxy phone. The time has come to sell it or hand it down to a sibling, and lord knows you don’t want the …

IInet and TPG compared

TPG vs iiNet: Product comparison

Posted by May 7th 2019

TPG now owns iiNet, but both offer competitive ADSL and NBN plans starting from just $30. Find out which one reigns supreme in Canstar Blue’s review.

How to factory reset your iPhone

Posted by November 7th 2018

Factory resetting your iPhone means you start from scratch, making it easier to sell your phone, or hand it down to a loved one. Find out how to with Canstar Blue.

What is an eSIM?

Posted by May 8th 2019

eSIM is the latest technology made popular by the newest iPhones and stands for ‘embedded SIM’. Review providers & plans that offer it with Canstar Blue.

What is FTTP NBN?

Posted by September 26th 2018

FTTP stands for fibre to the premises and is one of the rarer types of NBN connection. Review speeds, plans & prices on FTTP connections with Canstar Blue.