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Up to $750 off tech in Vodafone, iiNet and TPG EOFY sales

Posted by June 13th 2024

TPG Telecom has rounded up a big bunch of deals across several big telco brands for this year’s end-of-financial-year (EOFY) sales. This means there’s something on offer for almost everyone, from discounted NBN plans to …

Are Vodafone phones unlocked?

Posted by June 13th 2024

If you’re considering purchasing a new phone from Vodafone, either on a plan or prepaid, you might be wondering if Vodafone phones are locked to its network. In this Canstar Blue guide, we reveal whether …

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The best EOFY phone plan and smartphone deals 2024

Posted by June 17th 2024

The mid-year sales season is a great time to bag serious bargains on not just appliances, fashion and homewares, but also smartphones. Telcos and manufacturers alike are slashing prices on devices and plans this end …

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How to delete apps on Samsung phones

Posted by June 7th 2024

Deleting unwanted or unused apps is a great way to free up some extra storage space on your phone. While some Samsung smartphones come with default apps that aren’t intended to be deleted, they can …

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How to screenshot on Android phones

Posted by June 6th 2024

Screenshots allow you to capture moments, share images and communicate easily. But when it comes to actually screenshotting on your phone there’s no ‘one-size-fits-all’ approach, with many brands and models using different techniques or buttons …

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Should I upgrade my phone?

Posted by June 7th 2024

A phone is an essential part of everyday life. But buying a new phone can be expensive and knowing when it’s time to upgrade your old handset can be tough. In this article, Canstar Blue provides …

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Boost Mobile offering 60GB data for $20

Posted by June 5th 2024

If you’re looking to cut costs on your mobile plan, Boost Mobile is offering a pretty decent discount on one of its 28-day SIM packs. From June 4 - June 10, you can get the $45 …

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Compare Telstra business mobile plans

Posted by June 4th 2024

Mobile phones play a vital role keeping businesses, their staff and customers connected. And all major telco providers offer plans tailored to their business customers’ needs. In this guide, Canstar Blue explores Telstra’s business mobile …

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Best mobile phone plans for kids

Posted by June 3rd 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 Mobile Phone Plans [June 2024]

Posted by June 3rd 2024

If you’re shopping around for a new mobile phone plan, keep an eye out for these deals. Compare phone plan deals with Canstar Blue.

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Expert Picks: Best Prepaid Mobile Plans (June 2024)

Posted by June 3rd 2024

If you're looking to ward off bill shock and keep things flexible with a prepaid mobile plan, there's hundreds of options on the Aussie market to suit every user and budget. But sorting through what's …

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Expert Picks: Best iPhone Plans (June 2024)

Posted by June 3rd 2024

iPhones don't come cheap, but if you're absolutely set on a new Apple smartphone, you can still find a great phone plan deal. The newest iPhones are available on plans from Telstra, Optus, and Vodafone, …

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Expert Picks: Best SIM-Only Mobile Plans (June 2024)

Posted by June 3rd 2024

Choosing the best energy plans is made possible by our expert Value Rank methodology, which places each product under the microscope, examining its price, plan inclusions, customer service and billing. Then we give each plan …

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How to update an Android phone

Posted by May 31st 2024

Have you ever had a notification on your phone telling you an update is available? Updates are an essential way of keeping your phone up to date and protecting your personal information. Canstar Blue explores …

How to find my lost iPhone

Posted by May 31st 2024

From calendar events to important contacts, smartphones hold so much of the info we need to function in everyday life - which is why losing your phone can be a major inconvenience.  Therefore, it’s essential to …

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How to reset your Samsung phone

Posted by May 31st 2024

If the time has come to sell or donate your Samsung Galaxy phone, you’ll want to ensure the phone’s new owner can’t access your private texts, photos and personal information. This is where a factory …

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Telstra eSIM: Everything You Need To Know

Posted by May 31st 2024

eSIMs are a quick and convenient way to sign up to a phone plan and Telstra has made it even easier thanks to the ability to set up your new phone plan with an eSIM …

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AirDrop: What is it and how do you use it?

Posted by June 3rd 2024

Apple’s AirDrop is an easy way to wirelessly send photos, documents and messages to other Apple users. However, sending and receiving AirDrops can be confusing if you haven’t used this feature before. Read on to …

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How to backup an Android phone

Posted by May 29th 2024

Every day that you use your phone, it accumulates data. This data includes everything you save and store on your device, such as passwords, photos, messages, app preferences and contacts. To ensure you don’t lose …