Phones

telecommunication australiaMobile phones have become an integral part of many Australians life. Although seniors have long been ignored with this technology, things are now changing. Mobile phones are being created specifically to target senior users. Mobile phones can give you a link to anyone no matter where you are.

Landline users now a minority

Australians with a home phone connected are in the minority

Landline users now a minority

Looking at long-term trends for the technologies Australians use.

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How to use Google Maps on tour

Clever ways to use Google Maps when you are travelling

How to use Google Maps on tour

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Dangers of using a phone in flight

Using smartphones on hundreds of planes is dangerous

Dangers of using a phone in flight

Even flight mode could pose a flight danger, says aeronautics professor.

Best value smartphone for $500

Best value smartphone for $500

Best value smartphone for $500

Tom wants to know which smartphone around $500 is the best value.

Never forget your parking location

How to use Google Maps to save your parking location

Never forget your parking location

The latest update to Google Maps allows you to save your parking location.

Mobile Phones

Unlimited phone calls, under $10

A new start-up telco has launched the cheapest mobile phone plan in Australia.

$9.80 phone plan

Super cheap smartphone for seniors

For $79, you can now get your hands on a brand new smartphone.

$79 smartphone

How weather affects your phone

Will warm weather conditions affect the performance and lifespan of Edward’s smartphone?

Performance issues

Smartphones

Is your smartphone secure?

Apple forced to release statement addressing iOS security concerns.

Smartphone security

Spyware apps could violate laws

Readily available consumer spyware products potentially violate a range of Australian laws.

Privacy worry

Need a break? Avoid your phone

Study finds that using a smartphone can lead to mental depletion and poor performance.

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