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  • Huawei Dual-Camera GR5 hits Australia for $399

    Huawei have today announced the dual-camera GR5 smartphone will be available in Australia through Vodafone from April 12 for $399. Aimed at the more budget conscious the GR5 has a 5.5inch full HD screen, uni-body metal construction and draws on the features of the Huawei premium Mate 9 and...
  • Huawei’s new P10: An evolution on 2016’s best smartphone

    When Huawei announced the P10 at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona last week it was sure to get some attention – Samsung was missing from the show and while Blackberry and Nokia got the nostalgic attention, in terms of 2017 smartphones the P10 could be the best of the...
  • Samsung takes a hammering in mobile market share after the Note 7 woes

    Worrying signs for Samsung this week as the IDC sales data for mobile phones in Australia is released for the final quarter of 2016 showing a stark decline in their market share after a shocking end to the year with the battery fires in the Samsung Galaxy Note 7. IDC...
  • Aussies spend 2.5 hours per day glued to our phone: No wonder we have battery woes

    Ever wondered why your mobile phone battery just won’t cut it for a full day’s use?  It’s not just because the phone itself has a crappy battery – it’s because you’re using it so much!  Huawei has done some research and found that on Average Aussie’s spend the equivalent...
  • Huawei kicks of 2017 with a flagship device for Australia

    After covering Las Vegas in billboards and branding, Huawei have announced their flagship Mate 9 smartphone will launch in Australia on February 7th for $999....
  • EFTM Best Smartphone 2016: Huawei P9

    Of the 30 EFTM Best Awards in 2016 this is probably the first we’ve announced of the top-tier products – the Smartphone.  Which Smartphone is the best?  It’s a tough question and you might think it would take some time to consider – but not this year.  We went...
  • Phone Recalled? 5 Alternatives to the Samsung Galaxy Note 7

    No point dragging ourselves through the whole saga again right?  The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is finished, done, no more.  Recalled.  And you’ll either get your money back, or get a new phone – which begs the question, which phone?...
  • When your Huawei takes a bullet for you – and saves your life

    We’re pretty lucky here in Australia, there aren’t huge risks to being out on the streets, and armed robberies are so rare they are national news.  In South Africa, things are a little less awesome. And one bloke has his mobile phone to thank – for his life....
  • Huawei P9 Australian review – This is a spectacular phone

    The Huawei P9 has been a long time coming for Australia, the launch in London a few months ago, then the Asia-Pacific launch in Bali in May and finally this week we get Australian pricing and availability. Normally, I don’t think I’d care so much, but let me tell...
  • Huawei P9 Leica camera test – vs Samsung, LG & Oppo

    It was only a couple of weeks ago I took a few cameras into the City of Sydney and tested them all head to head. The result was interesting, the $400 Alcatel batted way above his average while the Samsung Galaxy S7 and LG G5 were top of the...
  • Huawei readies the P9 for Australian launch

    The Huawei P9 is the flagship phone for 2016 for the Chinese company which currently sits comfortably as the number 3 Smartphone brand globally and today in Bali at s regional conference they confirmed availability would begin in the region from the end of May....
  • Our Smart Stadiums and how they create smarter cities

    We’re starting to take this whole “WiFi everywhere” thing for granted, just as we do the expectation of good mobile data connection – not just the ability to make calls.  It’s because of social media and our thirst for online connectivity that it’s so important.  So how can we...
  • Huawei Matebook – not a mobile, a laptop convertible

    When you travel all the way to the other side of the planet with the number three smartphone company in the world, you’ve got a pretty clear expectation they’re going to announce a new mobile phone.  Nope.  Not Huawei, they’ve really mixed things up this year at Mobile World Congress...
  • Huawei Watch – Australian Review

    The Smart Watch is something that has been hard to define now over many years, and it’s not really getting much easier.  However there was on thing that was easy to determine – is this an Android Smart Watch or an Apple Watch?  While there have been others that...
  • B2 Walks the Talk

    We have been using the latest TalkBand B2 from Huawei for over ten days now. What better place to run it through its paces then the home of Huawei, China....
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