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Vodafone AU launches their 4G Network, we take a look

Vodafone AU launches their 4G Network, we take a look

Techin5 recently had the opportunity to test out Vodafone’s newly activated out 4G network, and we have to say we came away fairly impressed with what Vodafone has achieved. 4G is the label given to 4th Generation telecommunications technology. This technology has been developed with the goal of providing faster network speeds and an improved mobile internet experience. 3G provided in the past by ... »

Nokia Lumia 610 and Lumia 900 arriving in Australia in June

Nokia Lumia 610 and Lumia 900 arriving in Australia in June

As we reported earlier this week, May 17th (today) was the day that all was about to be revealed about the Lumia 610 and the Lumia 900‘s status in Australia and it seems that most of our questions have been answered. First of, the Lumia 900 is arriving in June (no exact launch date as of yet) and it seems to be an Optus only phone for now. It will be available for a $0 upfront $59 contract o... »

Nokia Lumia 800 Review

Nokia Lumia 800 Review

Thanks to Vodafone AU for giving us this phone for a review. You can get your Lumia 800 from Vodafone AU today! The Nokia Lumia 800 is Nokia’s first take on the Windows Phone platform (and it’s also running the latest Mango update aka Windows Phone 7.5), after having abandoned their MeeGo/Symbian platforms. So how exactly does this phone, which is the first result of a partnership betw... »

Mango for Windows Phone’s not releasing till at least September 23rd

Mango for Windows Phone’s not releasing till at least September 23rd

UPDATE: Mango to start rolling out to our phones within 2 weeks! Why Joe Belfiore, why? Why do we have to wait till Fall in the USA? Well unfortunately these rumors about a September 15th launch day proved false once again, answering the age old question of do rumors have an ounce of truth to them – The answer being not very much. That was the offical tweet by Joe Belfiore, who heads up the ... »

HTC EVO 3D – Pricing (Telstra and Vodafone) and Specs

HTC EVO 3D – Pricing (Telstra and Vodafone) and Specs

  The HTC EVO 3D might not be the first 3D phone ever made, but it’s certainly one of the first to make it’s way down under after the LG Optimus 3D. From an Australian standpoint, it’ll be coming to both Telstra and Vodafone so you’ll have decent pricing options should the two try to top each other. As far as specs go, the EVO 3G packs a little more oomph than your regular ... »

Nokia N9 confirmed for Australia, USA misses out

Nokia N9 confirmed for Australia, USA misses out

It seems for once on the tech side, it’s good to be in Australia as opposed to The United States! Engadget recently reported that the much anticipated Nokia N9 will be missing out on a launch in the United States, as Nokia will be focusing their efforts on bringing the fabulous Windows Phone 7 Operating System to The USA in a big way, and in the process dropping support for their aging Symbi... »

Samsung Galaxy S 2 up for pre-order on Vodafone AU

Samsung Galaxy S 2 up for pre-order on Vodafone AU

So those of you who are extremely anxious to get your hands on what has been dubbed the first true iPhone killer, aka the Samsung Galaxy S 2, is finally available for preorder from none other than Vodafone. Of course, it’s not a Vodafone exclusive as Telstra and Optus will both be getting this phone, but they’re the first one’s you can order the phone from. There are the usual $4... »

Vodafone Australia upgrades Prepaid Plans

Vodafone Australia upgrades Prepaid Plans

Vodafone AU (Australia) have just updated their prepaid plans making it one of the best prepaid plans in the country on any carrier, which is quite good in our opinion. Calling it the Vodafone All-Time plan, Vodafone are offering plans which include unlimited calls to any Vodafone or 3 customers, as well as unlimited texts and unlimited access to social networks. What’s great about this plan... »

Vodafone New Zealand fakes stolen Xperia Play Cargo for Publicity

Vodafone New Zealand fakes stolen Xperia Play Cargo for Publicity

In what has to be one of the silliest thing a company can do, Vodafone NZ (New Zealand) claimed that their entire shipment of Xperia Play phones for New Zealand was stolen a few days back. Obviously it was a big deal if an entire countries supply of shipment was stolen and hence they had to delay the launch of the anticipated Xperia Play. Soon it was discovered to be a fake, not the least of which... »

Vodafone UK lets you charge your cab fair to phone bills

Vodafone UK lets you charge your cab fair to phone bills

Vodafone UK has recently installed 500 cab to mobile payable options in 500 of London’s iconic Black Cabs. This deal obviously goes ahead for only Vodafone customers for now, and it saves you having to tell the cabbie to drive around while you find an ATM, just in case you decided to take a cab, only to find out you were short the fare. This move comes in the wave of Mobile Payment Systems s... »