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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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The Best Australian Made Smartphone Apps 

Australian developed apps have never been more popular according to the latest research. In fact the country’s app economy has resulted in 136,000 jobs by January 2019 a 20 per cent increase from March 2017.  These apps are hugely popular globally and are being used in the United States, United Kingdom and Germany. If you are interested in which apps developed in Australia, that are not just popular here, but all over the world here are a few. 

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Why Dual SIM Phones Are Useful 

Until now Australian telecoms companies have not sold dual SIM smartphones and that is of course understandable. That has now changed with the launch of the Huawei P30 and Huawei P30 Pro which some companies are offering to their customers with an option for dual SIM. Many have chosen not to offer a dual SIM version and have stuck with only offering single SIM phones, but thankfully not all. 

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When To Buy A New Smartphone

Its Official Australians Love Their Smartphones 

It is no secret that smartphones are now considered an essential part of our daily lives. In fact, Australians think they are so important that 94 per cent refuse to leave home without their device according to a survey carried out by Deloitte Access Economics and the Australian Mobile Telecommunications Association. The survey polled 1,000 Australians at the beginning of the year and the results were quite interesting. 

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