Apple goes 64-bit for new iPhone 5S

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The annual iPhone refresh has come again with Apple confirming months of rumour by introducing an integrated fingerprint scanner in the home button of the iPhone 5S. Given the Apple-friendly moniker of Touch ID the scanner …

Best apps for iPhone and iPad, April 2013

Best apps for iPhone and iPad, April 2013

Foxtel Go Mobile TV? Yes please. Price: Free  |  By: Foxtel Management Pty Ltd  |  From: App Store If you’re a Foxtel or Austar subscriber and an iPad user you probably already have the Foxtel Guide app for your iPad. Foxtel Go takes that a step further allowing you to watch certain channels live from…

Motorola RAZR M 4G review

Motorola RAZR M 4G review

Price: From $60 per month on contract  |  From: Telstra If you want the latest and greatest in Android it’s usually tied to a very large-screen phone. Be it the Samsung Galaxy S III Galaxy Note II or Motorola’s RAZR HD the best processors batteries and connectivity options are usually slapped behind a large chunk of glass.…

HTC Windows Phone 8X review

HTC Windows Phone 8X review

Price: from $65 per month (Telstra)  |  From: Telstra Everyone expected Nokia’s tie-up with Microsoft to mean that its Lumia handsets would be at the forefront of the Windows Phone 8 (WP8) experience. Then HTC snuck in a side door and before the Finns could react the HTC Windows Phone 8X was a ‘signature’ WP8…

Nokia Lumia 920 review

Nokia Lumia 920 review

Price: Telstra exclusive – from $66 per month on contract |  From: Telstra   The Lumia 920 takes everything that Nokia learned from the Lumia 900 and 800 (and arguably the ill-fated N9) and super-sizes it. The overall design and engineering is excellent the 4.5-inch 1280 x 760-pixel display is crisp and vibrant. WP8 isn’t the…

Access Netflix on your iPad

Access Netflix on your iPad

You’ll need this: A US itunes account. Your Australian account won’t work with Netflix but it’s easy to set up a US-based one. Netflix: Once you have a US iTunes account download Netflix from the App Store The paid video streaming options you can access on your iPad in Australia are a little better than…

Hands on with Motorola’s new RAZR HD and RAZR M

Hands on with Motorola's new RAZR HD and RAZR M

Motorola’s first major smartphones since being acquired by Google bring 4G speeds to the table and their famed Kevlar backing but are more of a refinement of previous RAZR models than a complete Nexus-style reboot. Back last year when Google announced it was acquiring Motorola the most enticing prospect of the whole deal for gadget…

iPhone 5 vs The World: Samsung Galaxy S III, Galaxy Nexus & Nokia Lumia 920 specs compared

iPhone 5 vs The World: Samsung Galaxy S III, Galaxy Nexus & Nokia Lumia 920 specs compared

The iPhone 5 is here and it’s predictably already selling like hotcakes. Over at our sister site TechLife we’ve taken a look at how the latest iPhone compares against its iPhone 4S predecessor but what about its key rivals across the Android and Windows Phone landscapes?Samsung Galaxy S IIISamsung’s hugely successful Galaxy S III wears…