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A NSW government-funded iPhone app is revolutionising taxi bookings by allowing people to track booked cabs on a real-time GPS map, but the NSW Taxi Council says the unauthorised app could put passengers' safety at risk.
Android, which Google acquired in 2005 and launched on phones in 2008, is used by almost all the major phone makers including HTC, LG, Motorola and Samsung.
Vodafone lost 375,000 customers in the first six months of this year as customers abandoned the telecommunications company because of poor mobile reception.
How it works While it is currently only available on iPhones, goCatch's creators plan to make it available on Android, Blackberry and Microsoft's Phone 7 systems within months.
You gave it a pet name. It knows more about you than your mother does. Sometimes you even sleep with it. In fact, you're so attached to it that being separated for only a few minutes could send you into a panic.
Prices on Apple's iTunes App Store in Australia have been slashed to take into account the recent surge in the Australian dollar. Apple Australia confirmed today that for Australia and some other countries, pricing on apps - but not music, books or movies - had been adjusted "due to changes in ...
In May, Apple Korea was ordered by the court to pay 1 million won ($883) in compensation to Kim Hyung-suk, a lawyer, two officials at Changwon District Court said on Thursday in Korea. They declined to be identified because they are not authorised to speak to the media.
Forty-six per cent of Australian mobile phone users are now using smartphones, up from 31 per cent in 2010, according to a survey released by Telstra today.
Here are some tips on what types of phone use will gobble up your megabytes: Streaming video and videoconferencing. The biggest offender. One minute of YouTube-quality video eats up 2 megabytes.
Almost every Victorian secondary school has been faced with at least one incident involving graphic pictures of students being circulated on mobile phones or the internet, cyber safety experts and teachers have told Fairfax Media.