55% of us have no idea how much data we use per task

Story Published: 16 Dec 2015

A NATIONWIDE survey has revealed that not only do Australians go over their mobile data limits, they pay for it too.

Data, Internet, Mobile Phones

Proposal to allow people to use phones during movies

Story Published: 15 Apr 2016

IN A bold attempt to get more younger people into cinemas, one of America's largest cinema chains is considering allowing...

Mobile Phones, Movies, Technolgy

Rural voices to be heard for nation's communication needs

Story Published: 6 May 2015

REGIONAL Australians fed up with mobile phone black-spots will soon be able to air their views.

Malcolm Turnbull, Mobile Phones, Telecommunications

Phone power-killing apps revealed

Story Published: 22 Oct 2015

THE top battery-draining and data-hoarding apps have been revealed in a survey by online security company AVG...

Apps, Charge, Editors Picks, Mobile Phones, Phones, Power

OPINION: Mobile phones are killing conversation

Story Published: 23 Apr 2015

OUR society has been over-run by small screens that many people seem to focus on more than each other.

Editors Picks, Manners, Mobile Phones, Opinion

Aussie mums unreachable at home despite technology: study

Story Published: 4 May 2015

MOST Aussie mums cannot be contacted in an emergency when they are at home.

Mobile Phones, Parenting, Technology

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