James Pinnell

Buyer’s Guide: The New Value Phone

Buyer’s Guide: The New Value Phone

Just because it's cheap and cheerful, doesn't mean the latest batch of budget Android phones aren't useful.
By James Pinnell Sep 10 2018, 5:00PM
5G isn’t going to “destroy the NBN” anytime soon

5G isn’t going to “destroy the NBN” anytime soon

Calm your farm folks.
By James Pinnell Aug 31 2018, 11:41AM
The EU’s $5b strike against Android is pointless

The EU’s $5b strike against Android is pointless

Google's dominance is kind of... handy.
By James Pinnell Jul 23 2018, 4:26PM
The new Telstra – only 20 years in the making...

The new Telstra – only 20 years in the making...

8,000 jobs are going to be lost, but there's a silver lining to this dark cloud.
By James Pinnell Jun 21 2018, 11:28AM
Mobile Roulette – Getting the best value for your device, before and after

Mobile Roulette – Getting the best value for your device, before and after

What are the best ways to buy - and then sell - your mobile phone?
By James Pinnell Jun 18 2018, 4:16PM
What went wrong at WWDC 2018

What went wrong at WWDC 2018

Apple struggles to define its future.
By James Pinnell Jun 12 2018, 2:45PM
NBN Watch: The company axes 100mbps fixed wireless as 5G creeps closer

NBN Watch: The company axes 100mbps fixed wireless as 5G creeps closer

Some problems only have one solution...
By James Pinnell Jun 1 2018, 4:46PM
Google Duplex is the first real AI gamechanger

Google Duplex is the first real AI gamechanger

But is that a good thing?
By James Pinnell May 10 2018, 12:03PM
NBN Watch: Adios Bill Morrow

NBN Watch: Adios Bill Morrow

What does the CEO's very quiet departure mean for NBNco?
By James Pinnell Apr 10 2018, 12:36PM
Should I really delete Facebook?

Should I really delete Facebook?

Facebook's not going to disappear, and it's still important - so what *can* you do?
By James Pinnell Apr 5 2018, 4:04PM
NBN Watch: More transparent than ever?

NBN Watch: More transparent than ever?

NBN Co crows over reliability and transparency, while Foxtel abandons HFC
By James Pinnell Mar 19 2018, 2:49PM
Review: Amazon Alexa

Review: Amazon Alexa

Is Amazon’s wonder assistant enough to take on Google?
By James Pinnell Mar 12 2018, 11:05AM
Android everywhere

Android everywhere

At Mobile World Congress, OEMs are waltzing to Google’s tune
By James Pinnell Feb 28 2018, 10:11AM
Can 5G really demolish the viability of the NBN?

Can 5G really demolish the viability of the NBN?

Is NBN facing obsolescence already?
By James Pinnell Feb 26 2018, 10:14AM
The present and future of online banking

The present and future of online banking

A bit of FinTech: What the hell is the NPP, PayID and Osko?
By James Pinnell Feb 19 2018, 10:14AM
The imminent future of smartphones

The imminent future of smartphones

D-Day is approaching for Android OEMs as hardware costs plummet and Google tightens control
By James Pinnell Feb 13 2018, 9:38AM
Why pay $1200? The Smartphone price crash is coming

Why pay $1200? The Smartphone price crash is coming

We're still buying phones like we have little choice
By James Pinnell Feb 1 2018, 10:10AM
Super charge your home network for less than $200

Super charge your home network for less than $200

Spend wisely and cost-effectively
By James Pinnell Jan 22 2018, 3:13PM
NBN Watch: Let’s be honest, did you expect another reaction?

NBN Watch: Let’s be honest, did you expect another reaction?

Inaction, floundering excuses and cover-ups with a government that has no shame
By James Pinnell Jan 18 2018, 9:42AM
The sad state of not-so-smart TVs

The sad state of not-so-smart TVs

Think Android is fragmented? Try Smart TVs on for size.
By James Pinnell Jan 15 2018, 10:27AM