Stories by Ross Catanzariti


Review: Sony Xperia P

The Sony Xperia P is well built, but has average battery life and outdated Android software.

Review: HTC One X

The HTC One X has a great design and an excellent display, but suffers from poor battery life.

Review: Samsung Galaxy Note

With a huge 5.3in touchscreen and an included stylus, you would be forgiven for thinking the Samsung Galaxy Note is a tablet. Samsung, however, is positioning the giant device as an all-in-one smartphone: big enough to function as a tablet, but small enough to be classified as a smartphone.

Commonwealth Bank brings NFC payments to iPhone

The Commonwealth Bank has unveiled a new banking application for Apple iPhones that allows users to wirelessly pay for goods and services using NFC (Near Field Communication) technology.

HTC Sensation XL

Smartphones seem to be getting bigger and bigger — Samsung's Galaxy Note has a whopping 5.3in screen that blurs the line between smartphone and tablet, while the recently announced Galaxy Nexus pushes the limits with a 4.65 in display. HTC has joined the bigger is better party with the Sensation XL, an Android phone with a giant 4.7in screen.

Samsung seeks ban on iPhone 4S in Australia

Samsung has released a media statement today confirming it has filed a preliminary injunction in the New South Wales Registry to stop the sale of Apple's iPhone 4S in the country.
The company also confirmed it has also filed a preliminary injunction motion in the Tokyo District Court, Japan.
In addition to the new lawsuit against the iPhone 4S, Samsung has appealed last week's Federal Court decision to grant a preliminary injunction on sales of the Galaxy Tab 10.1 Android tablet in Australia.
Meanwhile, the Sydney Morning Herald reports that Australians are acquiring Galaxy Tabs in the thousands from legitimate online sources.

Virgin Mobile releases iPhone 4S plans

Virgin Mobile has joined Telstra, Optus and Vodafone in announcing pricing and plan details for the iPhone 4S, just one day ahead of its launch on Friday 14 October.