One in three parents cough up big for kid's phone bills

Story Published: 20 Sep 2013

ONE in three Australian parents have been hit by unexpected smartphone bills due to their children’s phone use, a survey by...

Editors Picks, Mobile Phones, Parenting, Smart Phones

Mobile phone turns 40 with 29 million in use in Australia

Story Published: 4 Apr 2013

THE 40th anniversary of the mobile phone passed by quietly yesterday, with no celebration for the device which has become...

Martin Cooper, Mobile Phones, Motorola Dyna Tac

When is a phone not a phone? When it’s a Facebook phone

Story Published: 5 Apr 2013

INSTEAD of producing its own handset, Facebook has made it most ambitious pitch by unveiling software that turns phones...

Editors Picks, Facebook, Games And Gadgets, Mobile Phones

Indonesia moves to end cooperation over phone tapping

Story Published: 20 Nov 2013

INDONESIA has moved to suspend its cooperative relationship with Australia, with the Foreign Minister warning “almost...

Indonesia, Mobile Phones, Spying, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, Tapping, Tony Abbott

Mobiles will contribute $12b of productivity in 15 years

Story Published: 7 Feb 2013

AUSTRALIA’S love of mobile phones is pumping up the national economy and it has nothing to do with Facebook or Angry...

Jobs, Mobile Phones, Productivity

Look, learn in digital age

Story Published: 26 Apr 2013

HOW does your child’s screen time affect their development?

Child Development, Ipads, Mobile Phones, World Health Organisation

I can't live with Google's Android - back to my iPhone

Story Published: 25 Jul 2013

GOOGLE'S mobile operating system is fantastic – it’s just a shame the phones that run it are so rubbish, says Farhaad...

Android, Iphone, Mobile Phones, Technology

Phones go all the way - even in our bedrooms

Story Published: 1 Feb 2014

APPARENTLY 30% of Australians, mostly young women, prefer smartphones to their partners, possibly proving that men are duds...

Editors Picks, Mobile Phones, Opinion, Relationships, Sex

More families turn mobile

Story Published: 14 Dec 2011

THE Yuile family are just one of many across Australia replacing the traditional landline for mobile phones.

Landline Phones, Mobile Phones

Madonna banned from US cinema chain

Story Published: 14 Oct 2013

MADONNA has been banned from the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema chain of cinemas in the US after reportedly texting up a storm at...

Celebrity, Etiquette, Madonna, Mobile Phones, Texting

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