Sam Bloom

Sam Bloom lives in Brisbane and has been researching and writing stories for Canstar Blue since 2014. He loves long morning rows on the beautiful Brisbane River, hanging out with friends, and watching far more football than is good for him.

How to backup your iPhone on iTunes

Posted by November 26th 2018

Backing up your iPhone is certainly easier in today’s age of cloud storage, but there are still plenty of files that only iTunes can store. For nearly two decades, the iTunes desktop program has been Apple’s …

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Satellite Phone Services & Plans Explained

Posted by October 11th 2019

Satellite phones provide a vital link of communication for people in rural areas. Which satellite service is best? Canstar Blue reviews satellite phones.

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Electricity Explained: How it works

Posted by June 25th 2019

Electricity is everywhere and operates almost everything we use, but have you ever wondered how it really works? Find out at Canstar Blue.

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Types of SIM cards explained

Posted by May 7th 2019

The details of phone plans can be confusing, particularly finding the right SIM card to fit into your phone. We explain the different types of SIM cards.

Review of Teleron broadband plans

Posted by December 15th 2016

A brand new Aussie startup company which launched in late 2016, Teleron is focused on delivering NBN services to local households.

Review of SpinTel broadband plans

Review of SpinTel broadband plans

Posted by December 6th 2016

SpinTel offers some of the cheapest ADSL and NBN plans in Australia. Compare plan options and see how they compare at Canstar Blue.


Review of Bendigo Bank broadband plans

Posted by November 30th 2016

Bendigo Bank may be best known for its financial products, but the company also provides a range of phone and internet plans. Read Canstar Blue’s review.

Review of Inspired Broadband plans

Review of Inspired Broadband plans

Posted by June 19th 2018

Inspired Broadband is an Aussie telco that donates some of its profits to charity. Find out all about the company and its broadband plans at Canstar Blue.

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Review of MyNetFone broadband plans

Posted by June 21st 2018

MyNetFone owns and operates the largest VoIP phone network in Australia and provides a comprehensive range of broadband plans. Read Canstar Blue’s review.