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Kogan’s sub-$300 4G smartphone given the plus treatment with new model

Earlier this year, Kogan and BenQ partnered for a 4G phone that hit under the $300 mark and provided good value, but it’s not done, with an improved edition on the way.

4:11 pm 26/11/2014 By Leigh D. Stark
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AVG previews a simpler security system with “Zen”

Security is one of those things you simply have to have if you own a phone or a tablet or a computer, and there’s really no way around it anymore. But security is still hard, and if you’re finding it’s not getting any easier, AVG will have an easier system coming shortly.

3:01 pm 26/11/2014 By Leigh D. Stark
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Review: Nokia Lumia 830

Now that Microsoft Devices owns the “Nokia” name, there aren’t likely to be many Nokia phones to come out, replaced with Microsoft’s badge in the months to come. So how does one of Nokia’s last handsets perform, and does it have the potential to be your next phone?

8:34 pm 25/11/2014 By Leigh D. Stark
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Boost launches budget $99 5 inch phone

The just under hundred mark appears to be the new benchmark for budget phones, as Boost teams up with Alcatel to launch a 5 inch $99 phone.

2:47 pm 21/11/2014 By Leigh D. Stark
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Samsung shines: hands-on with the NX1 mirror-less camera

Samsung’s cameras have come a long way since the company started dabbling with the Pentax mount, but just how far is “far”? We’re going hands on with the latest model to find out.

12:41 pm 21/11/2014 By Leigh D. Stark
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Gorilla Glass is now drop-resistant, but that doesn’t mean you should be reckless

The term “scratch-resistant” often gets confused for “drop-proof” by people with mobiles, scratching their heads and looking dumbfounded when their scratch-resistant glass smartphone screen breaks after a minor drop, but a new development by Corning could at least put some of these feelings at ease.

9:03 am 21/11/2014 By Leigh D. Stark
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HTC’s 13 megapixel photography phone landing in Australia shortly

Like taking pictures? Like taking selfies? If you checked yes on both of those, HTC’s next phone might be for you, and as luck would have it, you’ll even find it on shelves soon enough, too.

11:58 am 18/11/2014 By Leigh D. Stark
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My tech savvy wedding

The online editor of GadgetGuy is getting married, and while you can say congratulations, he wanted to take the time to show just how technologically involved he has made the wedding, from the e-invites to a 3D plan to keeping the kids busy, and you can, too.

10:01 am 14/11/2014 By Leigh D. Stark
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Voda gets in with a 4G phone for $99, Spotify included

We’re seeing so many 3G budget phones that sometimes you forget we’re living in a 4G world, but Vodafone, it seems, hasn’t forgotten, ready with a budget LTE phone.

9:33 am 13/11/2014 By Staff writers
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Huawei’s 6 inch Note killer arrives in Australia

Samsung may have come up with the phablet, but that doesn’t mean it’s the only company trying to perfect them, as Huawei brings its new 6 inch wonder to Australia, boasting a thinner design than even Samsung’s new model.

9:06 am 12/11/2014 By Leigh D. Stark

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