Mobile phones

Independent and trusted reviews, tests and buying guides. Compare price and performance of mobile phones and accessories.


Amaysim first look

We take a look at this simple to understand SIM only plan.

19 Nov 2013 | This SIM only player helps simplify the pricing structure for phone calls, text and internet data access.


Quick look: smartphones

Choosing your next smartphone

28 Oct 2013 | The latest smartphones go way beyond simply browsing the web and taking the occasional photo.


Google Glass

Google gives you the internet in the blink of an eye

16 Aug 2013 | Google Glass has lots to offer if you want internet searches and directions, or to take a photo without reaching for your phone.


Telco shared data plans

Sharing data could mean big savings for you and your family

8 Aug 2013 | We look at how shared data plans for mobile devices could save you money - and why Australian telcos aren't offering them.

Pebble watch

Pebble watch first look

We find out if the Pebble watch delivers on its claims or whether it's just another gimmick.

29 Apr 2013 | It promises to receive emails and SMSs via Bluetooth, but we reveal whether the Pebble watch is worth buying.


New telco consumer code

Consumers have new protections after years of soaring complaints about charges and confusing plans

25 Mar 2013 | New telco consumer code has better consumer protection to target bill shock, 'confusopoly' of plans, and excessive roaming charges.


Novelty phone handsets

We've checked out a number of novelty handsets for designed for use with a mobile phone. But how well do they work?

4 Mar 2013 | We put five retro handsets and one bluetooth glove designed for use with a mobile phone through their paces.

Google Nexus 4

Google Nexus 4 first look

Is the Nexus 4 the best-value smartphone ever?

21 Feb 2013 | The Nexus 4 is Google's showcase smartphone, delivering a clean Android experience.

Telstra EasyTouch 4G

Telstra EasyTouch 4G first look

We review this Android smartphone with 4G network speed, designed for first-timers.

11 Jan 2013 | The Telstra EasyTouch 4G mobile is aimed at first-time smartphone users who also want fast online data performance.

Global roaming costs

Global roaming costs

Don't get stung by bill shock when travelling overseas with your mobile phone.

18 Dec 2012 | Curb bill shock with a pre-paid roaming SIM and our useful tips for limiting phone calls and data usage while overseas.


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