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Nomophobia affects 26 % of Australians

Nomophobia affects 26 % of Australians

According to a new study by Huawei, 26 percent of Australians find it hard to function properly without their mobile phone.  So it seems we’re becoming a nation of people who fear being without our phones.  This is Nomophobia (noun  no·mo·pho·bia \ n?-m?-?f?-b?-?\ ) I spoke to Marc Di Giacomo, Head of Marketing at Huawei Australia about the survey and how it ties[Read More…]

Our Daily App Habits

Our Daily App Habits

When it comes to downloading Apps, Australians are leading the way. According to the latest App usage report from App Annie, Australians have just under 100 Apps on their phones, using about 36 of these each month. This puts us ahead of europeans and Americans who have about 90 apps on their phones. The report also revealed the Android phone[Read More…]

Aussies Want Better Mobile Batteries

Aussies Want Better Mobile Batteries

What do you want from a smartphone?  A bigger screen, a digital personal assistant to talk to, a better camera? While those are all in the list of the top 8 requested smartphone features from a survey by finder.com.au, the most desirable feature was better battery life. The second most important feature according to the finder survey was full waterproofing,[Read More…]

iPhone7 linked to rise in used phone sales – eBay

iPhone7 linked to rise in used phone sales – eBay

The story of the day may very well be the announcement of the iPhone 7, however eBay reports that the ripple on effect of this is likely to be a surge in sales of used phones. I spoke with Meg English from eBay Australia today about the trend in used phone sales.  Listen below.

Good times for 2nd hand smartphone buyers and sellers

Good times for 2nd hand smartphone buyers and sellers

Thanks to the recent release of Apple’s iPhone SE and the Galaxy S7 from Samsung it’s a great time to go shopping for a pre-loved mobile phone. eBay recently reported that Australians are stitting on an estimated $6.4 Billion in unused mobile handsets.   If you’re sitting on an old mobile phone or two it could help put some cash[Read More…]