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The Best Roaming Deal From Each Major Australian Carrier

Global roaming rates are a rort. That’s news to nobody. But if you were desperate to keep hold of your Australian phone number while travelling overseas, what’s the best way to cap your costs?


Vodafone Is Offering Free Data This Weekend

By way of apology for its large-scale network outage yesterday, Vodafone has announced that this weekend its customers can use as much data as they want — for free.


Consumerisation Hasn't Hit IT Contracts Yet

We hear endlessly about how consumerisation is impacting the way enterprise IT works. But there’s one area where that change hasn’t really taken effect: the length and necessity of contracts.


Optus' New Data Sharing Mobile Plans: Everything You Need To Know

Optus has updated its mobile plans today, including a new option to share data from your main plan with other devices without paying an ongoing extra fee. Does that make sense? Planhacker investigates.


You Can Now Put Google Play Purchases On Your Optus Bill

Post-paid Optus customers can now sign up for direct carrier billing on Google Play. Users can sign up to the service on their Android device via a one-off verification process and immediately begin shopping. All charges will then be automatically added to their monthly phone bill.


This Week In Smartphone Software Updates: Telstra, Optus, Vodafone

Wondering when the sweet new versions of Android will land on your device? You’re in luck: each week, Gizmodo Australia will take you through all of the handset updates currently being tested on Australian mobile networks (Optus, Telstra and Vodafone), and tell you when you can expect them on your device.


Briefly: Game Of Thrones Primer, 15 Weight-Loss Tricks, Flight MH370's Black Box Discovered?

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers including: Game of Thrones characters and events recap, watch the Godzilla trailer, new evidence uncovered in Flight MH370 search; including a possible black box flight recorder.


Planhacker: All The Samsung Galaxy S5 Contract Deals (Updated)

Samsung’s Galaxy S5 goes on sale on 11 April, and you can place pre-orders from 9am on 27 March. Telstra, Optus, Virgin Mobile and Vodafone are all offering the phone on contract, but who has the best deal? We’ve rounded up all the offers.


Optus Is Selling Contact-Centre-As-A-Service

Yeah, everything is a service these days. Optus has just rolled out a Contact-Centre-As-A-Service.


This Week In Smartphone Software Updates: Telstra, Optus, Vodafone

Wondering when the sweet new versions of Android will land on your device? You’re in luck: each week, Gizmodo Australia will take you through all of the handset updates currently being tested on Australian mobile networks (Optus, Telstra and Vodafone), and tell you when you can expect them on your device.