Internet service provider iiNet has today announced the BoB Lite, a lightweight and cheaper version of their BoB phone and Internet solution. The first device to come out of iiNet’s new iiNet Labs department, the BoB Lite is thinner, lighter, more sleek and more compact than its predecessor and provides an all-in-one device for new iiNet customers, acting as a wireless modem and router, VOIP phone and USB device charger. The BoB Lite also features [...]
Monthly Archives: December 2010
While it’s supposed to be the season for giving and celebration, Optus has become the latest carrier to experience a network outage this time in Sydney. Optus customers using the telco’s 3G network last night found themselves unable to send text messages, make calls or use data packages as a transmission fault wrecked havoc across Sydney CBD and “surrounding areas” coverage. “A transmission fault was identified on our mobile network at approx. 5.30pm this evening [...]
Reports today suggest Telstra is looking into moving many of its customers onto Microsoft’s Windows Live service as part of a proposal for the future. As part of its plan to “evolve” the company’s offering to customers in the future, Telstra is understood to be considering moving customers onto a cloud-based offering such as Microsoft’s Hotmail, which would see customers able to use their BigPond accounts for most Windows Live services including SkyDrive for files, [...]
Today we’re proud to announce the newest site to join the iTech Report network, iTech Reviews. The site, which you can visit here, went live earlier today and will aggregate all the reviews from across our sites including iTech Report and iGame Report. You can quickly and easily search products we’ve reviewed, check out our rating and review and find additional information about the products. And shortly you too will be able to contribute to [...]
As if the recent performance issues on their network weren’t enough, Vodafone Australia yesterday suffered an outage across Western Australia which saw many users unable to use their mobile phones. Across most of Western Australia yesterday many Vodafone users were met with “No Service” messages from around 1.30pm WST, rendering most phones on the network unusable as Vodafone raced to fix the issue. According to some, Vodafone appears to have been upgrading parts of their [...]
Google has today detailed what it calls a number of “significant” updates to the Android Market which will become available within two weeks. In a post on the Android Developers Blog earlier today, the search giant revealed perhaps one of the biggest re-designs for the Market yet since it launched in 2008, with a number of new cosmetic changes including a new and much more vibrant colour scheme and a carousel to be found at [...]
Google’s YouTube team have announced a new Trends service which shows the most shared and most viewed videos uploaded within the previous 28 days for the past 24 hours. The launch of the Trends dashboard and blog — which went relatively unnoticed until today thanks to one of Google’s biggest launch weeks in a long time (see here, here, here and here “The idea for YouTube Trends started with our desire to find new ways of [...]
Facebook has today revealed more than 10 million Australians are now on the world’s biggest social network, confirming its popularity in Australia is continuing to grow. With more than 500 million users worldwide, it’s long been suspected that Facebook’s userbase in Australia has continued to grow exponentially, although until today the company has remained coy about just how many Australians were registered on the site — with estimates earlier this year suggesting almost 9.2 million [...]
NPD sales and percentages of Year over Year sales for 2010 are revealed for the Xbox 360.
The next installment in the multi-award winning franchise is set to hit the Playstation 3 exclusively next year.