Samsung Galaxy S6 edge awarded best in show at MWC 2015


Mobile World Congress 2015 has been and gone in a flash and now in its wake, the body which stage the entire event have again for the second consecutive year awarded Samsung for overall best in show — this time for their Galaxy S6 edge.

Google Play is celebrating its third birthday today, mass of content on sale


In case you haven’t checked in on the Google Play Store in the last couple of days, today is a better day than ever to enter the store’s home page and nab some deals, as the Play Store celebrates its third year in existence and being our home for downloadable content.

Android Lollipop runs on 3.3% of devices, Jelly Bean still rules the roost for now


It’s been quite some time since we last commented on Android distribution stats and what can we say has changed? Well where Jelly Bean was previously wrestling with Gingerbread for the biggest slice of the Android pie, today it faces the same threat from KitKat, with Lollipop still yet to claim any serious stake.

Sony Australia releases stainless steel edition SmartWatch 3


Sony Australia may have been somewhat behind on their plans to launch the stainless steel variant of its SmartWatch 3 locally, but as we enter March, Sony has today made its more premium option available.

Sony unveils Xperia M4 Aqua, an enticing mid-ranger


Sony has few options available to those in the market for a mid-range handset — but with their latest Xperia M4 Aqua, they could actually be onto one worth remembering.

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Sony introduces next-gen Xperia Z4 Tablet at MWC 2015


It’s almost hard to believe this time one year ago at MWC 2014 the Xperia Z2 Tablet was announced. Sony’s bi-yearly smartphone flagship updates makes some of their devices seem like distant memories, but alas it’s actually been a proper year since Sony announced a 10-inch tablet. Oddly, this one jumps straight to the Z4 Tablet moniker — presumably in efforts to keep up with the rest of Sony’s Xperia lineup.

In many ways the Xperia Z4 Tablet is a noticeable upgrade from its predecessor — unlike some Xperia smartphones, which have been criticised of late for being almost too incremental of an update.

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Telstra 4GX to rollout to more CBDs, 5G path outlined

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Amidst the numerous announcements at MWC, Telstra has today announced its network plans for 2015, moving through to 2020 whereby it hopes to release its 5G network.

If 2020 seems like a its too far away, well the good news is with the continued rollout of its 4GX network, hypothetical peak speeds of up to 450mbps down could be a reality in a number of CBDs as soon as April of this year.

Huawei unveils new TalkBand B2 and TalkBand N1 wearables


Huawei has gone all in with wearables this year at Mobile World Congress 2015, with its first Android Wear smartwatch — Huawei Watch — as well as couple of new TalkBand wearable fitness trackers.

Huawei introduces first Android Wear smartwatch, Huawei Watch


Wearables were also announced at Huawei’s MWC 2015 event and aside from a new TalkBand B2 fitness tracker and TalkBand N1 Bluetooth headphones, the Chinese manufacturer also debuted its first Android Wear smartwatch, Huawei Watch.

Huawei announce 7-inch MediaPad X2 phablet


Huawei announced a few new devices at MWC this year, but its biggest — in terms of size — comes in the form of their new 7-inch MediaPad X2 phablet — that’s right, phablet.

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HTC unveils One M9 at MWC 2015


Not to be outdone by one of their immediate competitors, HTC have too announced their latest flasgship One M9 in Barcelona for Mobile World Congress 2015 and from the exterior you’ll be forgiven for thinking it’s all but identical to its predecessor.

To call the One M9’s design a complete makeover would be inaccurate. It’s hardly even a facelift. Instead HTC took what the tech world and general public knew and loved about the One (M8) aluminium unibody design and refined in a number of key ways.

Samsung announces Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 edge at MWC 2015


With Mobile World Congress having kicked off this morning, Samsung had a lot to be proud of when it announced its next generation Galaxy S6 and S6 edge.

From just so much as looking at the S6 compared to the S5 it’s clear that design was Samsung’s primary motivator and the Korean group have certainly achieved this and we suspect the S6 won’t be the butt of every joke out there this time round.

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