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MIT Spinoff Develops More Powerful Smartphone Batteries

The End Of The Landline Is Near 

The first true icon of the 20th century is arguably the landline telephone that has been connecting Australians and people all over the world for more than one hundred years. That era is now firmly near its ends. Less than twenty years ago, it was not possible to walk into a home and not see a landline phone next to a Yellow Pages. These days one would be hard pressed to find a home with a landline. In 2001, over 96 per cent of homes in Australia had landline. This year that figure has fallen to 48.6 per cent according to the latest data from Roy Morgan. 

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Apple Launches AirPods Pro

Apple Launches AirPods Pro

After its recent Beats Solo Refresh, Apple has launched a new set of AirPods that incorporate noise-cancelling technology. AirPods Pro are wireless headphones that come with microphones to detect external sound and cancel those sounds out. According to Apple, the noise cancellation adapts the sound signal two hundred times per second. The new AirPods Pro also have a transparency mode that allows users to filter environmental noise into the headphones.

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New Technology Developed To Deliver Wireless Gigabit Internet Access

61 Per Cent Of Broadband Connections Below 24Mbps

More than 60 per cent of Australian consumers estimate their download speeds on broadband at less than 24Mbps according to the latest set of numbers. The data was collected and presented by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), after assuming responsibility for data collection from the Australian Bureau of Statistics in 2018. The ACCC has said it intends to change the type of statistics collected in the report meaning this is this latest report is a one off.

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Australian Banks Launch Mobile Payments Platform

The Online Review Dilemma

Are you one of the millions of Aussies who look at their smartphone the last thing they do before they go to bed and minutes before waking up. The smartphone and the internet have invaded virtually every aspect of our lives. We use the internet for everything from job hunting to dating and even to find our accommodation. Many of us rely on online reviews to determine whether we should purchase product or service.

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How To Keep Your Kids Safe Online

Australia Tops The Digital Quality Of Life Index

Australia has leapt to the top of a global digital quality of life index thanks to extremely affordable mobile internet and despite the fact that fixed line connectivity delivers some of the slowest internet speeds in the word. Australia topped a list of 65 countries this year in the Digital Quality of Life Index released by Surfshark and internet privacy company. France ranked second whilst Singapore came in at third position.

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iPhone X gigabit LTE

Apple To Launch 5G iPhones In 2020 

For most people 5G internet is still a distant dream. However, if we are to believe noted Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of TF International Securities, then two of the three iPhones Apple will release next year will be 5G compatible for the first time the analyst said in a research note. Mr. Kuo’s research report suggests that Apple intends to release three iPhones with OLED panels in 2020 which is a repeat of a claim made in an earlier piece published by DigiTimes. 

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5G World

Everything You Could Ever Need To Know About 5G 

In 2013 the then leader opposition and soon to be Prime Minister made a pretty bold statement, saying his party was completely confident that 25Mbps was more than enough bandwidth for the average household. He also posed the question of whether it was really worth investing $50 billion of taxpayer cash in what is basically a video entertainment system. 

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LG Rolls Out Dual Screen 5G Device In Australia 

LG Rolls Out Dual Screen 5G Device In Australia 

As 5G services starts rolling out across Australia smartphone manufacturers continue to launch new devices in anticipation of consumers upgrading their phone. LG has joined the festivities with the roll out of its dual screen V50 ThinQ 5G. If you are looking at this device carefully then you should be aware that it is certainly not a device that is supposed to be foldable without actually being foldable. If you are wondering what else there is to know, then here is everything you could ever want to know about the LG V50 ThinQ 5G. 

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Oppo R15 Pro Review

ByteDance Rumored To Be Developing Smartphone 

By now you will have heard of the short form video app that has taken the world by story TikTok. The company that developed the app ByteDance intends to launch its own smartphone. According to a report in the financial times which cited sources who said they were “familiar“ with the project, the company intends to release a smartphone with many of its app’s pre-installed as the primary method of attracting consumers to its device rather than those made by rivals. 

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Galaxy Fold

Samsung Fixes Problems With Galaxy Fold 

Samsung may be preparing for the resurrection of its Galaxy Fold. According to news agencies, the Korean consumer electronics titan has solved the issues that resulted in the review units breaking ahead of the US$2,000 foldable device’s launch in April. As per the news reports, the company has apparently addressed the two big flaws that broke the device and ended up forcing the launch to be delayed indefinitely. 

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