10 years on, the iPhone remains the coolest phone on the planet

From the very first ‘One last thing’ from Steve Jobs more than a decade ago, the iPhone has sat proudly on the throne of the coolest phone on the planet, and the truth is I still can’t see anyone changing that.  Over the years there have been phones that you could argue have been better…

Motorola Moto Z2 leak shows it to be a Samsung Galaxy S8 rival

The follow-up to the world’s thinnest smartphone, the Moto Z, is on its way – and we now have a better idea of what its specs are going to be.  Thanks to reputable tech leaker Evan Blass we’ve known the Moto Z2 has been coming since April, but now the phone has appeared on benchmarking…

iPhone 8 wireless charging hint appears in iOS 11

While Android handsets have been wirelessly charging for years, iPhones have so far stuck with cables, but that could all change with the iPhone 8 as a sound file buried in the iOS 11 beta suggests wireless charging could be on the way. The sound, which was discovered by MAKS+ and can be heard in…

Google Maps adds live public transport updates for Sydney commuters

Google’s Transit Product Lead, Cayden Meyer, perhaps understands how mind-bogglingly difficult it is to keep tabs on Sydney’s public transport system, particularly during peak hours and rainy weather.  Apps like TripView help, with the paid version offering real-time updates for trains, buses and ferries, but the free version doesn’t have that option, leaving plenty of…

The best Australian iPhone 7 Plus deals this month

If you’re keen on one of Apple’s tasty iPhones but need something with a bigger display, longer-lasting battery and better camera, then the iPhone 7 Plus is probably the go. Whether you’re looking for huge data, the best budget option, or simply the best overall value, this page will help you choose the best plan…

See iPhone 8 at every angle in this purported leak video

We hit peak iPhone 8 rumors today, thanks to a very detailed video showing off a mockup of Apple’s 10th anniversary smartphone at every angle. This is what the iPhone 8 will look like, according to popular Apple leaker Steve Hemmerstoffer in a new video that goes as far as measuring the new phone. It’s…

Has Sony perfected smartphone face unlock?

As good as fingerprint scanners are, they may not be the slickest way of securing your phone in future. Already companies are exploring alternatives, such as iris scanning with the Samsung Galaxy S8, but the method that might really catch on is 3D facial recognition, and it’s set to be shown off at the MWC…

2018’s flagship phones could rival iPhone 8 with under-screen finger scanning

There’s been a lot of talk about fingerprint scanners being moved under the screen of our smartphones, but we’re yet to see a handset launch with this tech. That could change in a big way in 2018 though, after Qualcomm announced its own implementation. Talking at MWC Shanghai, the San Diego-based company unveiled the latest…

Best cheap Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus deals in the US for June 2017

Believe it or not, there are cheap Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus deals in the US if you look hard enough at carriers like AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint and Verizon. There are a bunch of Buy One Get One Free deals and American networks are also eager to pay off your Early Termination Fees (ETF). You can…