Sam Varghese

Sam Varghese

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Sam Varghese has been writing for iTWire since 2006, a year after the site came into existence. For nearly a decade thereafter, he wrote mostly about free and open source software, based on his own use of this genre of software. Since May 2016, he has been writing across many areas of technology. He has been a journalist for nearly 40 years in India (Indian Express and Deccan Herald), the UAE (Khaleej Times) and Australia (Daily Commercial News (now defunct) and The Age). His personal blog is titled Irregular Expression.

Samsung will be the lone name missing from the list of Android smartphone makers who have all pledged to use the latest silicon from Qualcomm, the 888 5G mobile platform, in smartphones next year.

The NBN Co, the body rolling out Australia's national broadband network, has taken on another $1.2 billion of debt at 1% over five years.

Aspera Mobile has launched two new low-cost models ahead of the Christmas peak buying season, with one being the AS6 smartphone for $149 and the second being the F42 flip phone with pre-loaded social media apps for $99.

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