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Vocus slams ComCom mobile review as “disgraceful”
The Commission says there is no need for measures to improve competition in the NZ mobile market. Vocus says this decision will be “crippling.”
Hands-on review: Samsung’s outstanding Galaxy S10
A decade on, they continue to set the standard, along with Apple, for the ultimate smartphone.
06 Mar 2019
Hands-on review: Samsung Galaxy S10 goes up against the Huawei Mate 20 Pro
While these two phones appear to be unlikely competitors, the fact that retail at the same price point pits them directly against one another.
22 Feb 2019
Surprises and highlights from Samsung's Unpacked launch event
The event features devices that are Samsung's answer to skeptics who say everything that can be done has already been done.
21 Feb 2019
Galaxy S10: Apple notch, meet the Samsung ‘punchhole’
With three unique devices, the Galaxy S10 range is engineered to meet the needs of today’s smartphone market.
21 Feb 2019
Top 10 facts about RoBoHoN, Sharp's new robot phone
Hello world, meet RoBoHoN, Sharp’s robot phone that’s currently trapped in Japan.
21 Feb 2019
Vodafone releases phones with child-safe features
Along with the restriction capabilities, the Vodafone Smart N9 range also has a range of emergency and safety controls.
18 Feb 2019
Next-gen mobile signal booster launches in NZ
After a successful launch across the ditch, the Cel-Fi GO has come to the New Zealand market for people and businesses
20 Dec 2018
Spark, TUANZ positive about ComCom mobile market study
The Commerce Commission has announced a study into the national mobile market. Spark and TUANZ have both released statements welcoming the study.
31 Aug 2018
Samsung posts healthy Q4 profit and 50:1 stock split
The company has seen its share price soar since the announcement on Wednesday.
01 Feb 2018
Nostalgia or nonsense? Nokia’s revamped brick launches in NZ next week
The Nokia 3310 3G retains some of the features of the past but has obviously had some Botox, a tummy tuck and new organ replacements.
02 Nov 2017
Smartphones are the new battleground for ID theft as hackers hone their craft
The power of technology is awesome, yet it is important to understand that as this power continues to progress, people must make a tough decision .
31 Oct 2017
Australian mobile phone market exceeding expectations with 18% growth
Australia’s mobile phone market romped in ahead of expectations in Q2 2017, growing 18.4% thanks to the launch of new Android devices.
28 Aug 2017
TDR treads middle ground between telco & consumer disputes
The free and independent TDR service is designed to help consumers manage complaints about any service or provider from their telco.
25 Aug 2017
Ericsson eyes the future with launch of network services for ‘massive IoT’
“We anticipate IoT devices will surpass mobile phones as the largest category of connected devices as early as 2018."
12 Jul 2017
Vodafone Lights a fire under NZ’s prepay market with My Flex Prepaid
“We don’t all fit into a neat and tidy box when it comes to how we use our phones. Some of us prefer to TXT rather than call, others use apps.
08 Nov 2016
ComCom proposes continuation of number portability
It enhances competition in the market as it removes a disincentive for consumers to leave their current provider if they see a better deal elsewhere.
03 Nov 2016
Growth in device shipments not returning any time soon
"For the PC market to stay on pace for flat growth in 2017, business spending needs to flourish."
10 Oct 2016
Huawei smartphone growth continues; Microsoft declines
Huawei has continued its smartphone charge, recording the highest sales growth in Q3, while Microsoft phone share dropped and Windows did too.
19 Nov 2015
Kiwis are still texting and driving, five years on
The NZ Police is concerned at a rising number of people being caught while distracted by their phone, despite legislation being in place since 2009.
11 Sep 2015
Hands-on review Samsung S6 Edge+: Yes size DOES matter
Since then, Samsung has launched the S6 Edge+, a super-size version of their successful S6 Edge smartphone. There’s hardly any plastic anywhere.
27 Aug 2015
Apple gains market share in slowing smartphone market
Apple has made up ground on Samsung and Android has faltered in the latest mobile phone report from Gartner - but where is Microsoft?
21 Aug 2015
Cheap smartphones dominating handset race
Smartphones will account for 95% of handset sales by 2020 - and it's not the expensive flagship models leading the way.
21 Jul 2015
Kids vs mobile phones - who gets more attention?
Kiwi kids are fighting it out with mobile phones for attention from their parents, new research shows
25 Jun 2015