Wireless + mobility

Vodafone-TPG merger could be a win-win

24 August, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Word that Vodafone Australia and TPG Telecom are discussing merging makes sense, but a combination could be difficult to pull off, an expert has noted.

Huawei, ZTE banned from Aust 5G rollouts

24 August, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The federal government has banned China's Huawei and ZTE from providing equipment for Australia's 5G rollouts, which could drive up 5G prices by 30%.

TPG, VHA exploring "merger of equals"

23 August, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

TPG Telecom and Vodafone Hutchison Australia have entered preliminary discussions over a potential merger between the telecoms heavyweights.

Lenovo ThinkPad P1 and ThinkPad P72 mobile workstations

21 August, 2018 | Supplied by: Lenovo

The Lenovo ThinkPad P1 mobile workstation has a thin and light design.

US soldiers banned from using GPS features

08 August, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

After fitness tracking app Strava released data exposing the location of US bases and patrols, the Pentagon has banned soldiers from using geolocation features.

ACCC launches mobile termination inquiry

07 August, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The ACCC has launched an inquiry into whether it is still necessary to regulate the prices mobile operators charge each other for accepting voice and SMS calls.

Australian smartphone market falls 3.7% in 1H18

07 August, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Australian smartphone sales fell 4.3% during 1H18 as consumers held off on upgrading in anticipation of the arrival of 5G handsets, Telsyte estimates.

Huawei overtakes Apple in smartphone market

03 August, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Huawei overtook Apple by global smartphone shipments for the first time during the second quarter, according to data released by three research firms.

EC fines Google a record $6.8bn over Android

19 July, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The European Commission has hit Google with a record fine after accusing the company of harming competition in the mobile space with its Android licensing rules.

EVRoam helps NZ drivers charge their cars

19 July, 2018

An initiative that assists electric car drivers in locating charging stations has been launched in New Zealand.

Microsoft Surface Go tablet

11 July, 2018 | Supplied by: Microsoft Pty Ltd

The Microsoft Surface Go tablet weighs just over 520 g and is 8.3 mm thin, providing portable performance in a 10″ device.

Apple Pay accounts for half of OEM pay users

27 June, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Total OEM mobile contactless payment providers are on track to grow to 449m by 2020, with Apple Pay capturing the lion's share of users.

"Plenty of life left in 4G": Telstra

18 June, 2018 by Jonathan Nally

There's "still plenty of life left in 4G" says Telstra's Mike Wright, as the telco pushes forward with increasing network speeds.

Cellular IoT deployments ramping up

13 June, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Global cellular IoT connections are forecast to reach 3.5 billion by 2023, while the first commercial launches of 5G mobile networks are expected this year.

Xplore Technologies M60 Android handheld computer

11 June, 2018 | Supplied by: XploreTechnologies

The Xplore Technologies M60 is a 6″ rugged, ultra-mobile Android handheld computer.

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