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Should You Buy a Refurbished Handset? Here are the Pros and Cons

With smartphone prices rising steadily over the last few years, more manufacturers are offering refurbished devices at lower prices. If you’re thinking of getting a refurbished handset, here are the advantages and disadvantages.  What counts…

What Australians Need to Know About The “Right to Repair”

In late 2020, the Productivity Commission launched an inquiry into regulating a Right to Repair for certain consumer goods ranging, including smartphones. Here’s what Australian consumers should know about the inquiry and how it affects their smartphone…

How Does Smartphone Usage Affect Children?

By the time they reach 12 to13 years of age, Australian children start spending up to 30% of their waking hours in front of a screen, according to the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children.  However there are…

The Pros and Cons of Buying a 5G Phone in 2021

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) allocated 5G spectrum to major telecoms in late 2020 with main cities already covered by this new high-speed service. As expansion continues and more phone brands launch 5G-enabled handsets, 5G…

How to Choose the Right Handset and Phone Plan

At a time when Australians increasingly rely on technology for banking, shopping, and staying in touch with loved ones, smartphones are no longer the luxury items they once were. But with so many options in…

Statistics on Australians’ Smartphone Use and Ownership

Australians love their smartphones. Whether you enjoy a game of Fruit Ninja or stay in touch with loved ones via video call, there’s no denying that mobile has become part of our daily lives. Here are some…

Mobile Learning Market Projected to Grow By 2026

Mobile learning is on the rise as people incorporate learning into their day-to-day activities, requiring cross-device access to online courses, instructional videos, and other kinds of educational content. The market is growing at a rapid…

Why Mobile Gaming is the Next Frontier for Mobile Advertising

Mobile games are on the rise in Australia and advertisers are paying attention. Here’s why advertisers are flocking to mobile games to win consumers. Why advertise on mobile gaming apps? Mobile gaming presents advertisers with…

Mobile Gaming: Australia’s Fastest Growing Entertainment Segment

According to recent surveys, more people are playing mobile games in their free time, not just in Australia, but in Asia-Pacific. Here’s why mobile gaming is growing in popularity. The rise of mobile gaming Mobile…

End of the Line: More Australians Disconnecting Home Landlines

Some bad news for landline: 51% of Australians reported not having a fixed-line home phone and were using mobile-only for voice calls in June 2019 – up from 27% in 2014, according to the Australian…

Prepaid Mobile Phones on the Rise as Australians Control Spending

A recent Finder survey found that over a third of Australians are worried about their financial situation. As people look for ways to reduce unnecessary expenses, prepaid mobiles phones present a great opportunity for budget-conscious…