With no punishing contracts, low monthly cost and often unlimited calls and texts – sometimes even to overseas countries – cheap mobile phone plans can get you connected at bargain prices while making use of the advanced networks of the big three telcos. But is there a catch?
Calling or texting your loved ones internationally used to cost a lot of money and had you watching the clock. But now, thanks to unlimited international phone plans available from providers big and small – at price points to suit almost everyone – you can keep in touch with the world without breaking the bank.
Gone are the days when it used to cost you a hefty price to get connected to Telstra or Optus. Thanks to avid competition on the mobile market, you can get a prepaid plan from one of the big two for not much cash at all. But which is better?
Keeping in touch with home has never been cheaper or easier than it is these days. And while mobile phones are taking over the job more and more, international phone cards – which opened up affordable international calling to everyone – still have their place. Find out what they’re all about.
Bring your phone to a provider and reap the rewards with superb value deals. There are plans that charge based on your usage, and not for things you don’t need. We take a look at the best deals right now.
No longer the easy-but-expensive way to get your phone connected, the best prepaid plans on the market offer amazing value. There’s plenty of options for every type of mobile phone user, whether you’re on screen all day or just keeping a phone handy in case you need it.
Choosing the right mobile plan isn’t as hard as you might think. You just need lots of information to make a smart, informed choice. We look at some of the things you should consider before getting connected.
Most of us use our phones to go online on a regular basis, and yet we often fail to consider the issue of smartphone security. Since our gadgets are becoming more and more central to our daily lives, it’s important to take the time and make sure they’re protected from viruses, identity thieves, and cyber attacks. We have a few quick tips that will keep your sensitive data secure.
With a vast range of smartphones on the market, sorting through the pros and cons of all of them to find what’s best for you in features or value can be a chore. We do the job for you with this look at the year’s ten best smartphones.
Mobile data burns fast, especially if you’re the type who likes to stay connected 24/7. Refreshing social feeds, watching videos, downloading emails – all these seemingly small actions can really take a toll on your data allowance. So when you’ve only got a limited amount of GB to work with, it’s best to make the most of them.
Tired of your mobile provider? Good news: changing carriers doesn’t have to mean losing your phone number. If you’ve decided to go another way, you have the right to take your number with you. And we have a comprehensive overview of exactly how to do it.
The biggest complaint about smartphones, besides the fact that they keep us glued to the screen for more time than we’d like to admit, is that they have a short battery life. On average, most smartphone batteries last just 1 day before needing a hook-up to the charger! Here's some practical tips to make your phone's battery last longer.
For average users, the smartphone became our go-to photo camera. Thanks to advances in technology, our phone cameras can now deliver high quality images at the push of a button. There’s no more need to carry heavy photo equipment around unless you’re a professional photographer, and the convenience of having a camera in your pocket can’t be denied. But where can you store your snaps to make sure their safe? We have a few suggestions.