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.

Tesla Model 3 electric car awarded five stars for safety

Posted by September 24th 2018

If you were sceptical of a Tesla electric car holding up in a crash, a new report may quell your concerns. The company’s newest model, the Model 3, has been awarded top marks in the United …

What are the best TV shows to watch on Tenplay?

Posted by September 18th 2018

These days it’s all about bingeing Netflix and other streaming services, making it easy to believe free-to-air television has gone the way of the dinosaur. Not so. Traditional TV networks have largely gotten on the …

Apple cuts prices for iPhone 7 & iPhone 8 in Australia

Posted by February 12th 2019

You’ve probably seen by now that the newest iPhones released come with some pretty hefty price tags, but that doesn’t mean you have to pay top dollar for your next smartphone. Apple has cut the prices …

Telstra reveals Australia’s biggest data-users

Posted by February 12th 2019

If you ever wondered if your Netflix binge habits are normal, now is your chance to confirm it. Telstra has for the first time revealed just how much data its customers are using, and the results …

Google Chromecast Review & Guide

Posted by September 19th 2018

You may have heard of Chromecast, but what is it? Chromecast is developed by Google and is officially designated as a digital media player. It looks like a dongle and is used to stream Netflix, …

What’s new on Netflix and other sites in September?

Posted by August 31st 2018

Spring is here and that means some hot new shows are coming to our streams in September. Here’s a quick guide to the new shows, seasons and episodes being added to Netflix Australia this September, as well …

TPG, Vodafone to create telco superpower in $15 billion merger

Posted by August 30th 2018

If you thought Telstra was a giant, get a load of the two telcos trying to slay it. Following speculation, Vodafone Australia and TPG Telecom have announced their plans to merge into a single telecommunications firm …

Amazon Prime Video Review & Guide

Posted by April 15th 2019

Amazon Prime is the latest in streaming services to reach Australia. It starts at just USD $2.99 a month. See how it compares to Netflix and Stan with Canstar Blue.

The top OPPO mobile phone plans

Posted by April 3rd 2019

Away from the iPhone and Samsung Galaxy fanfare is a smaller consumer fanbase, dedicated to OPPO phones. Hailing from China, OPPO has been manufacturing mobile phones for some time, but it’s only in recent years …