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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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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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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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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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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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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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Smartphone Usage In Australia Continues To Grow 

A new report indicates that nine out of every ten Australian consumers own smartphones and they are holding on to their phones for longer, consuming a greater amount of data and using their devices to stream video content on demand. Globally smartphones have penetrated every market and at an incredibly rapid clip.  

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Mobile Data Sharing Explained 

When it comes to relationships, there are plenty of big steps that can be taken. The biggest of them all after dropping the love bomb, moving in combing finances and getting engaged is without question the decision to share mobile data. Deciding to share your data with your better half is a big deal. You have trust your significant other won’t burn through your entire limit bingeing on Netflix on their way to work. You also have to respect their share of the data plan and you have to be forgiving if someone inevitably goes over the cap.  

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Mobile The Most Popular Way To Access The Internet For Majority Of Australians 

According to the latest data report on internet activity released by the ACCC, mobile devices remain the most common method of accessing the internet amongst Australian consumers. However, the largest volume of data continues to occur over fixed lines. The data report issued by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission for the year ending December 31 2018 all provides some revealing insights on the number of retail services in operation (SIOs) based on connection type amount of data transferred and download speed within Australia. 

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