Third gender introduced for emoji characters

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深圳风采投注 Google has revealed dozens of “third gender” emoji coming to Android smartphones later this year in a bid to be more inclusive.

Trick allegedly used to make $100k

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A Sydney man who said he wants to “make money work for me”, has been charged with allegedly using a simple trick to gain access to other people’s cash.

First glimpse at huge Harry Potter game

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The company that turned the world into a giant Pokemon hunting ground has finally revealed details about its long-awaited follow-up game.

Netflix revolt a problem for Apple

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A move by Netflix to cut out Apple’s take on app downloads comes as the iPhone maker is expected to launch its own TV streaming service.

When did simple custom become so hard?

Shots of how the Chore Scout app works.

Depending which way you look at it, a new way to get children to do chores is genius or way too hard.

iPhone’s creepy location tracking

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It might shock you to know how your iPhone tracks and stores all your daily movements, here’s how to see what it knows.

Feature making iPhone users jealous

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LG’s new phone offers a camera that does a whole lot more than take photos and given it a jump on its rivals.

The phone dividing the internet

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You’re no doubt familiar with the brand, but this company’s latest product idea will surprise you. And people aren’t quite sure what to make of it.

‘Dumb’ phone that’s already sold out

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There’s one phone that really stands out from the rest at this year’s Mobile World Congress and it’s proving surprisingly popular with Aussies.

True cost of 5G mobile access

Samsung Hosts Annual Galaxy Unpacked Event Unveiling New Devices Including S10 Smartphone

Australia’s top telco says its network is 5G ready and now the first compatible smartphones have been introduced to the world.  

Huawei’s crazy hi-tech new phone

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Huawei has just unveiled a device that proves new smartphones are getting seriously wild. This new technology will blow your mind.

Oppo’s insane new camera tech

Here's how the new Oppo is shaping up.

Rising smartphone giant Oppo has unveiled a camera feature coming to its new smartphones that absolutely blows its rivals out of the water.

Simple photo is bad news for Apple

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Today was a bad day for Apple — and this photo shows just one of the reasons why the iPhone maker is being left behind.

Samsung reveals foldable phone

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In an unprecedented launch, Samsung has unveiled five new flagship smartphones, including a handset that folds out to become a tablet. But analysts have warned there’s a catch.

Why the Galaxy S10 will be left in the shade

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Review: It’s good-looking, well dressed, and loaded with personality. But there are reasons why you might be tempted to cheat on the new Samsung Galaxy S10.

Samsung unveils crazy foldable phone

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Samsung will announce a raft of new smartphone and wearable products this morning — including something we’ve waited a long time for.

What to expect from Samsung’s mega event

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The world’s biggest smartphone maker is about to unveil its latest tech, including a device that’s been a very long time in the making.

‘Abhorrent’ app allows wife tracking

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A smartphone app that allows men to track women has been slammed by critics and puts the tech giants in an uncomfortable position.

Amazing update coming to Google Maps

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Google Maps is rolling out a new feature that makes sure you never walk the wrong way again.

iPhone rumour to likely disappoint

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Apple fans have long been hoping for a major change to come to the iPhone but it looks like they could be waiting longer than expected.

Bloody great emoji coming to phones

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A tiny drop of blood will be a huge conversation starter when it comes to smartphone keyboards soon. The ‘period emoji’ is here.

Apple disables embarrassing FaceTime bug

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Apple has disabled a service after a major security flaw that allowed for eavesdropping — even if the call’s recipient did not pick up.

TPG forced to abandon mobile network

A TPG Telecom sign adorns the side of their headquarters in Melbourne on August 30, 2018. - Vodafone Hutchison Australia and TPG Telecom announced plans on August 30 to merge into an 11 billion USD unit to take on key rivals Telstra and Optus as competition heats up in the telecommunications sector. (Photo by William WEST / AFP)

TPG has decided to cease the rollout of what was promised to be Australia’s fourth mobile network, blaming a government ban for the shock decision.

Genius phone hack solves autocorrect

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When you’re firing off a text message and only the F-word will do, autocorrect can really kill your buzz. Thankful, you can now fix that for good.

Simple tactic to cut mobile bills

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Budget mobile carrier ALDI is about to launch a cheap new mobile deal that could let you save big on data costs.

Apple Pay gets major Aussie boost


It’s been a long time coming but customers of the nation’s largest bank will now be able to pay at the register using their iPhone or Apple Watch.

iPhone 11 leaks hint at crazy camera

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Apple hasn’t formally announced a new iPhone for 2019 but leaks point to a major change for the popular device — here’s what it could look like.

‘I quit my smartphone for 2019’

Laura Percel is quitting her smartphone this year to save her brain

Smartphones are such a huge part of modern society that most of us couldn’t imagine life without ours. But this woman has taken on the challenge.

Classic phone to make a comeback

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The once beloved Motorola Razr flip phone is reportedly being revived — but it will come with an innovative new look and a price tag more than most iPhones.

Man sells kidney to buy iPhone

**FEES APPLY** Man bedridden for life after selling kidney to buy iPhone. Mr Wang (pictured) sold his right kidney to organ harvesters for $4,5000 in 2011. Source: Australscope

A Chinese man is now bedridden for life after he sold his right kidney to the black market to buy the latest technological gadgets.

Huge change coming to your phone

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Smartphone connectivity is about to undergo a massive revolution, and Australians are set to be among the first in the world to enjoy it.

AirPods can do terrifying things

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Ever wanted to eavesdrop on a conversation? A little-known feature on the latest iPhone operating system will make you the next James Bond.

Dad makes app that forces teens to reply to texts

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A frustrated dad was sick of his 13-year-old son ignoring his texts. So he developed an app that enables parents to lock their kid’s phone until they write back.

Your phone knows if you’re depressed

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We use our devices all day and there are thought to be as many as 1000 smartphone “biomarkers” for depression, researchers say. Apps that detect these warning signs could prove lifesaving.

Cracks appear as Apple shares plummet

(FILES) In this file photo taken on September 7, 2016 The Apple logo is seen on the outside of Bill Graham Civic Auditorium before the start of an event in San Francisco, California. - The Nasdaq fell three percent on the afternoonof November 19, 2018, weighed down by Apple, Facebook and other tech giants in a sell-off that also extended to industrials amid trade war worries. Near 1900 GMT, the tech-rich Nasdaq Composite Index was 2.9 percent at 7,041.65, after earlier dropping more than three percent. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 1.8 percent to 24,959.45, while the broad-based S&P 500 shed 1.7 percent to 2,688.79.Shares of Apple fell 3.5 percent following a Wall Street Journal report on production cuts of its new iPhone models, while Facebook plummeted 5.4 percent amid negative fallout over its handling of consumer data and various other controversies that have generated scrutiny. (Photo by Josh Edelson / AFP)

Apple halted trading of its shares this morning as it did something it hasn’t done in more than a decade. And in the middle of it Tim Cook made a surprising concession.

iPhone 11’s rumoured secret weapon

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Apple is set to make a big bet on augmented reality, and the company’s next iPhone could be the launching pad for the game-changing tech.

Microsoft’s terrible 2019 predictions

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A promotional video released 10 years ago from Microsoft predicts what 2019 would look like. It shows floor arrows and magical newspapers.

What’s nomophobia, the word of the year?

It describes a social condition many of us feel, but chances are you’ve never heard of the term that’s just been crowned Word of the Year.

The perfect smartphone for kids

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Deciding when to give your child a smartphone is a big call for any parent, but this device makes the decision much easier to make.

Sneaky move that drains your battery

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Android phone owners have been warned to delete a bunch of apps that drain battery life — and could land you with a big phone bill.

Concerns flagged over huge telco merger

The logo of British mobile phone giant Vodafone welcomes visitors at their retail shop in central London on January 30, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / BEN STANSALL

A planned merger between telco giants Vodafone and TPG could leave mobile customers worse off, says the competition watchdog.

‘Crazy’: Telstra hits back over texts

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Telstra has been forced to defend itself for charging for emergency warning texts used during recent bushfires.

Samsung’s latest Galaxy phone leaked

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A leak from US mobile network AT&T has suggested Samsung’s newest phone, The Galaxy Note 10 will feature faster broadband and 5G movie connectivity.

Aussies caught up in Uber app outage

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Uber’s apps experienced worldwide outages today, with furious users complaining their drivers and/or meals never showed up, and others saying they were charged for rides they never took.

Mobile habit we really need to break

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We all know about the bag ban, but there is a growing problem in Australia that needs to be addressed — and you’re probably guilty.

Phone maker world’s most feared brand

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Huawei phones aren’t welcome in some countries and the Western world is taking an increasingly suspicious stance on the Chinese tech giant.

Huawei’s female CFO arrested

(FILES) In this file photo taken on July 8, 2018a woman uses her mobile phone in front of a Huawei logo at Beijing International Consumer Electronics Expo in Beijing. - The US is trying to persuade wireless companies and internet providers in allied countries to shun equipment made by Chinese telecom giant Huawei, citing cyber security risks, The Wall Street Journal reported on November 23, 2018. (Photo by WANG ZHAO / AFP)

Huawei’s chief financial officer has been arrested in Canada on suspicion she violated US sanctions against Iran.

Telstra shows off new 5G smartphone

Customers and assistants are seen in a Telstra store in Sydney, Monday, July 8, 2018. Investors hoping to maintain their dividend payments from Telstra might be in for a shock, with Plato Investment Management managing director Don Hanson warning the rivers of gold are over for the telecommunications company. (AAP Image/Mick Tsikas) NO ARCHIVING

Australia is at the forefront of the next revolution in mobile technology, and Telstra has unveiled some big new achievements.

Optus and Telstra’s new ploy to lure customers

Customers and assistants are seen in a Telstra store in Sydney, Monday, July 8, 2018. Investors hoping to maintain their dividend payments from Telstra might be in for a shock, with Plato Investment Management managing director Don Hanson warning the rivers of gold are over for the telecommunications company. (AAP Image/Mick Tsikas) NO ARCHIVING

Australia’s telcos are going to war again — but this time they’re stepping up their offerings to get more customers to sign up.

Google’s sneaky new iPhone feature

Features of the new iPhone Xs are seen during a launch of new products at the Apple Store in Sydney, Friday, September 21, 2018. The iPhone Xs Max, the biggest iPhone yet, as well as the iPhone Xs and Apple Watch Series 4 went on sale on Friday. (AAP Image/Paul Braven) NO ARCHIVING

In the battle of AI powered voice assistants, Google has pulled off a pretty funny update — and iPhone users are loving the sneaky trick.

Details leaked of Galaxy S10 phone

Samsung Unveils New Galaxy Note Smart Phone

First, Samsung announced the flip phone comeback. Now the company may be about to introduce its biggest smartphone screen yet.

Sneaky way terrorists, criminals communicate

Facebook-Owned Mobile Messaging Application WhatsApp Adds End To End Encryption

Most of us use Apple’s iMessage or WhatsApp the way its intended but there’s a small group of Aussies using the encrypted apps to make deadly plans.

Phone that solves annoying problem

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Oppo has quietly become a smartphone juggernaut in recent years. Its newest smartphone offers real value for money and is well worth a look.

iPhone trick that will blow your mind

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We have wasted our lives drafting the perfect text message, until now. This trick will change the way you look at your iPhone.

The mistake that brought down Nokia

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In 2007, Nokia’s head of design got a call telling him to drop everything and return to Finland — the mobile industry had change forever.

Aussie policy Trump just copied

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Donald Trump is following Australia’s lead on one surprising policy — and no, it has nothing to do with immigration.

Google Pixel’s stunning feature

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THERE’S a lot of hype about Google’s hi-tech new smartphone and for good reason. One feature is wowing everyone.

Samsung reveals flexible smartphones

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SAMSUNG has revealed its much-anticipated flexible phone, which unfolds to become a tablet computer and folds right back up when the user is done.

Mistake you’re making with mobile data

The Apple iPhone XS, released in Australia on September 21, features upgrades to its glass, camera, chip, stereo, and water resistance.

IT’S trending downwards but excess mobile data charges are still costing us millions each year.

Surprising things our phones reveal about us

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EVER wondered what your phone says about you? You might be surprised by what this new survey of 2000 iPhone and Android users has discovered.

Smart doorbell captures attempted break-in

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IT’S something we all fear — burglars breaking into our homes. But thanks to this clever device, one man was able to fight back.

Telstra hit by nationwide outage

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TELSTRA has been hit by its second outage in just a few days, affecting EFTPOS and ATM services and forcing customers to pay cash.

Insane feature on top Chinese phone

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THIS flagship mobile has a never-before-seen feature that is changing the smartphone game. It’s one of the best phones of 2018.

Customer anger over Telstra outage

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TELSTRA users have vented their frustration after the telco confirmed it was experiencing issues affecting its cloud services.

World’s first holographic phone

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AN UNLIKELY entrant into the smartphone market has launched a device with an innovative holographic screen.

New iPhone hits Australian stores

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APPLE’S latest iPhone becomes available today and there’s plenty to like about the company’s more affordable smartphone.

The iPhone we’ve been waiting for

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APPLE’S latest smartphone has all the best new technology like FaceID and a full screen display, but with one twist.

Why do men send dick pics?

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EVERYBODY loves sexting, with stats showing that couples and single people are finding ways to show off their stuff in an increasingly normalised practice.

Chinese smartphone’s crazy new tech

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THERE’S a new iPhone rival on the market, and it has some seriously neat tricks up its sleeve. Here’s our first look at the novel new tech.

Truth about new Google products

Google Launch The Pixel 3 XL

GOOGLE unveiled brand new gadgets overnight including a premium smartphone and home device — and they’re all designed with one purpose in mind.

Google’s phone can stop telemarketers

Google Launches Its New Pixel 3 Smartphone

GOOGLE’s new Pixel 3 phone, launched overnight, has an inventive feature that means you never have to hear from another telemarketer again.

Text message that could land you in jail

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ONE Australian state is cracking down on those who use their mobile phones to intimidate or stalk others. The penalties could increase significantly.

US freaks out over text from Trump

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AMERICANS have had a mild freak-out after millions of people received an alert on their phones seemingly from the President.

Selfies are now a ‘major health problem’

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A NEW study has found an alarming number of people are dying every year from taking selfies and the most common way they die has been revealed.

Telstra’s $9.3m refund to mobile customers

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IF YOU have been slugged with extra charges on your Telstra mobile bill you could be owed some money, consumer advocates say.

iPhone sets woman’s bed alight

ONE TIME WEB USE ONLY - FEE APPLIES FOR REUSE - Pic Shows: The woman's iPhone 5s exploded from overcharging; A young woman has suffered burns to her hand after her overheated iPhone 5s caught fire in her bed while it was charging. The 24-year-old bank clerk, identified as Nur Filzah Abdul Rahman, shared photos of her burned phone on social media after the incident, which took place at the city of Shah Alam in Western Malaysia�s Selangor State. The unlucky woman, who was using an iPhone 5s, said she usually charges the device on the floor, but on the night of the blaze she had left it charging on the mattress before falling asleep. But around 4am, she awoke feeling heat behind her body and when she reached out she ended up grasping the burning phone with her hand. Shocked, Nur Filzah leapt out of the bed to turn the lights on and discovered that the mattress had also caught fire in her smoke-filled room. She called her housemates who managed to extinguish the fire by throwing a bucket filled with water over it, and Nur Filzah was immediately hospitalised in order to take care of her burns. She later shared images of her burned hands online. Reportedly the young woman had changed her phone�s battery two months ago. Prior to that for the past four years she did not have any issues with it. Picture: AsiaWire/australscope

WE’RE all guilty of nodding off to sleep with our charging smartphone in bed. But this woman won’t ever make that mistake again.

Best new tech on iPhone XS Max

Features of the new iPhone Xs are seen during a launch of new products at the Apple Store in Sydney, Friday, September 21, 2018. The iPhone Xs Max, the biggest iPhone yet, as well as the iPhone Xs and Apple Watch Series 4 went on sale on Friday. (AAP Image/Paul Braven) NO ARCHIVING

WE HAVE put the new iPhone XS Max camera to the test. But is $2000 worth it for a great photo?

Your phone addiction revealed

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MOST people are guilty of “zombie checks” — an addiction of randomly checking your phone — but there are some simple ways to kick this habit.

Samsung’s amazing foldable phone tech

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WE RARELY see a truly remarkable new technology more than once a decade — but this new smartphone tech promises to be just that.

Shocking moment US Apple store is looted

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AN IPHONE robbery in broad daylight saw shoppers running for safety as thieves swept through an Apple Store. But not all of the six suspects managed to escape.

Why you should wait for new iPhone

Apple iPhone Xr models rest on a table during a launch event on September 12, 2018, in Cupertino, California. - New iPhones set to be unveiled Wednesday offer Apple a chance for fresh momentum in a sputtering smartphone market as the California tech giant moves into new products and services to diversify.Apple was expected to introduce three new iPhone models at its media event at its Cupertino campus, notably seeking to strengthen its position in the premium smartphone market a year after launching its $1,000 iPhone X. (Photo by NOAH BERGER / AFP)

BEFORE you shell out bulk cash for the iPhone XS or XS Max, it might be worth waiting just one month for a much better value device.

How new iPhone will make your life easier

An Apple iPhone Xs Max (R) and iPhone Xs rest on a table during a launch event on September 12, 2018, in Cupertino, California. - New iPhones set to be unveiled Wednesday offer Apple a chance for fresh momentum in a sputtering smartphone market as the California tech giant moves into new products and services to diversify.Apple was expected to introduce three new iPhone models at its media event at its Cupertino campus, notably seeking to strengthen its position in the premium smartphone market a year after launching its $1,000 iPhone X. (Photo by NOAH BERGER / AFP)

BUYING a new smartphone is a big investment. Is it worth your money? Here’s what you need to know about the new models.

Apple launches priciest iPhone yet

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THE iPhone XS Max has been unveiled by Apple, and the eye-watering price tag makes the majorly upgraded smartphone the tech giant’s most expensive yet.

New iPhone could make history

Apple Holds Product Launch Event At New Campus In Cupertino

A NEW flagship Apple device could be the biggest and most expensive yet as the world prepares for the huge new iPhone unveiling.

How your phone’s making you dumb

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EVEN just having it sitting next to you is depleting your brain cells, according to this researcher.

Call to ban phones from school

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AUSTRALIAN experts have called for a blanket ban on mobile phones in primary schools after France outlawed the devices.

Sinister ‘Momo’ game linked to child deaths

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THE ‘Momo’ challenge has been linked to two child suicides in Colombia as the disturbing craze sweeps South America and Asia.

Why it pays to ditch your wallet

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AFTER being a late adopter to mobile payment technology, it’s easy to see the benefits — but digital wallets are still a while away.

Reason women take sexy selfies

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NEW research has revealed exactly why ladies like to pose in front of their phones to get the hottest photo.

Don’t answer these random calls

FILE- In this Sept. 25, 2015, file photo, person tries out the new Apple iPhone 6S at an Apple store on Chicago's Magnificent Mile in Chicago. A study out Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018, from the Pew Research Center found that two-thirds of parents are concerned about the amount of time their teenage children spend in front of screens, while more than a third expressed concern about their own screen time. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato, File)

ARE you among the many Aussies who are getting missed calls from Latvia or other far-flung places you’ve never been to? Proceed with caution.

China banned from Australian 5G network

(FILES) This file picture taken on July 9, 2018 shows a woman using her mobile phone in front of a LED display board of Huawei at Beijing International Consumer Electronics Expo in Beijing. Despite being essentially barred from the critical US market, Huawei surpassed Apple to become the world's number two smartphone maker in the second quarter of this year and has market leader Samsung in its sights. Huawei has achieved this in part by refocusing away from the futile fight for US access and toward gobbling up market share in developing nations with its moderately priced but increasingly sophisticated phones, analysts said. / AFP PHOTO / WANG Zhao / TO GO WITH China-telecommunication-Huawei-mobile-Samsung-Apple, FOCUS by Dan Martin

ONE of the world’s leading mobile technology companies has been blocked from Australia’s 5G rollout over concerns of Chinese espionage.

The awkward truth about this picture

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SMARTPHONE makers are quick to promote their impressive camera capabilities, but tech giant Huawei has come under fire for these selfie pics.

‘Yuck’: Shock iPhone 9 rumours

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THE tech giant may give the iPhone 9 a completely new accessory, going against Steve Jobs’ famous disdain for the idea.

Everyday task we don’t do anymore

When Lady Gaga sang about not wanting to pick up the phone, was she just talking about millennials?

ONCE upon a time, you wouldn’t be able to get through the day without doing this. But now it’s practically becoming a faux pas.

Fury over Motorola’s ‘shameless rip off’

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MOTOROLA fans are furious after leaked images show the company has designed a near identical model to the iPhone X handset, released last year.

Telstra announces 5G surprise

A woman looks at her phone as she walks past a Telstra store on Melbourne's central business district on June 20, 2018. Australia's dominant telecommunications company Telstra on June 20 announced plans to axe 8,000 jobs -- a quarter of its workforce -- as part of a drastic new strategy to cope with an increasingly competitive industry. / AFP PHOTO / William WEST

TELSTRA has switched on 5G technology across parts of the Gold Coast as it takes an exciting step towards a new mobile experience.

Scary extent of Google’s spying

(FILES) In this file photo taken on May 24, 2018, a pedestrian walks past the logo of the US multinational technology company Google during the VivaTech trade fair (Viva Technology) in Paris The EU on July 18, 2018, has given Google 90 days to end "illegal" practices surrounding its Android operating system or face further fines, after slapping a record 4.34 billion euro (USD5 billion) anti-trust penalty on the US tech giant. / AFP PHOTO / ALAIN JOCARD

GOOGLE has built an incredibly effective surveillance system to track those who carry an Android smartphone. And it’s pretty much impossible to opt out.

How Google tracks your every move

In this Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, photo a mobile phone displays a user's travels in New York. Google records your movements even when you explicitly tell it not to. An Associated Press investigation shows that using Google services on Android devices and iPhones allows the search giant to record your whereabouts as you go about your day. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

AN ALARMING investigation has revealed that Google has been watching you — even if you’ve used a privacy setting to stop the tech giant from doing it.

Reason you can’t resist clever text trick

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WE’VE all been there; starring at the little dots, waiting desperately for a reply to our message. This is why we find it so irresistible.

Samsung’s genius move with new phone

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 and stylus are shown in this photo, in New York, Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018. The stylus, a signature Note feature, will now have Bluetooth capability, allowing people to control phones and apps from up to 30 feet away. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

SAMSUNG is hoping this inclusion in its new Galaxy Note 9 will make people look past the eye-watering $1800 price tag.

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