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Apple and Microsoft are being hauled in front…

Apple and Microsoft are being hauled in front of the Australian Parliament as part of an enquiry into unfair pricing. More »

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Australian Police Warns the Public Not to Use iOS 6 Maps

It’s been official for a while now: iOS 6 Maps suck. Everyone from Tim Cook to my mother knows it, but now it’s getting scary. Victoria Police are advising people not to use iOS 6 Maps due to s…

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Is the iPad Gimped for International Users?

The new iPad has garnered its fair share of abuse since launch. But for international users, there’s a bigger concern than crappy charging or a little extra heat: it turns out that it’s virtual…

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This iPhone 4 Spontaneously Caught Fire In a Flight

This iPhone 4 started to glow red and smolder with dense fumes in the middle of a flight to Sydney, Australia. Fortunately, a flight attendant stopped it from exploding violently, something tha…

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Tireless Samsung Wants iPhone 4S Ban in Japan and Australia

Quixotic patent commando Samsung continues its doomed crusade against Apple, pushing for more national bans against the sale of the iPhone 4S. This time? Japan and Australia, where Sammy’s lawyers say Apple’s stealing mobile tec…

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Apple Wins Australian Ban on Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1

News from the Australian front in the Apple/Samsung war has arrived, and it’s bad for Samsung—its Galaxy Tab 10.1 has been banned from sale in Oz, thanks to a judge putting an interim in…

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Samsung Sells $2 Galaxy S IIs Down the Street from iPhone 4S Launch

Oh, Samsung. You’re too cute! The company has rented out a storefront two doors down from a Sydney, Australia Apple Store, hawking cut-rate Galaxy S II handsets, and a beautiful dream that the…

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Apple’s Australian Legal Team Says No To Samsung’s Peace Offering

Last week, Samsung approached Apple with a compromise that would let company sell the Galaxy Tab in Australia. On Tuesday, Apple rejected this settlement, opening the door for a long legal ba…

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Samsung Can’t Sell the Galaxy Tab in Australia Because of Apple

Apple has won an agreement that prohibits Samsung from selling the Galaxy Tab in Australia. Samsung has stopped advertising the Galaxy Tab 10.1 and won’t sell the device in Australia…for now…

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