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Telstra opens 5G Wi-Fi centre on Gold Coast

Posted by March 29th 2018

Telstra customers on the Gold Coast will be the first in Australia to test the telco’s new 5G capabilities. Australia’s biggest telco says its 5G-enabled Wi-Fi hotpots are a world first, launched just in time for …


Scalping websites could be a costly mistake for concert-goers

Posted by March 29th 2018

Concert-goers are being left out of pocket by scalping websites, prompting a major national campaign to raise awareness of the dangers of buying tickets through certain platforms. With the rise of fake and overpriced tickets being …


The tooth sensor that tracks what you eat

Posted by December 21st 2018

Scientists have developed a miniaturised sensor that can be fitted to a tooth to monitor your alcohol, sugar and salt intake. The 2mm-by-2mm device, devised by researchers at the Tufts University School of Engineering in the …


Optus briefly offers unlimited data mobile plans

Posted by March 13th 2018

Optus briefly offered some of Australia’s first unlimited data phone plans, before abruptly withdrawing the offer after just one day. Australia’s second largest mobile provider rolled out unlimited plans to a select few customers on Monday …


Harvey Norman tops NSW complaints register

Posted by March 7th 2018

Electronics retailer Harvey Norman has topped NSW Fair Trading’s list of the most complained about companies in the state for January, as the number of overall complaints increased sharply. Data from the first Complaints Register of …


Samsung Galaxy S9 Phone Plans & Prices

Posted by June 12th 2019

The next generation of Samsung’s flagship Galaxy phone series is upon us. It seems like only yesterday that the Galaxy S8 series was released, but the S9 is certainly ramping up the market again, with …



Netgear ‘misled’ customers over warranty claims

Posted by February 28th 2018

Network equipment manufacturer Netgear has found itself in hot water with the consumer watchdog for allegedly misleading customers over its warranty and technical support representations. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) says Netgear incorrectly told …


Vodafone backs NBN over 5G for home internet

Posted by February 27th 2018

Vodafone Australia still has faith in the NBN to deliver the bulk of the nation’s internet needs, even amid controversy over speed issues and with the rollout of 5G looming. 5G is the next step for …