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Samsung wants to look at the iPhone 4S’ firmware source code

11/01/2011, In the latest development surrounding the Samsung vs Apple case in Australia, Samsung has asked the Australian courts to grant it access to Apple’s iPhone 4S’ firmware and information regarding its carrier agreements. The South Korean company is...

Huawei Deuce dual SIM Android smartphone lands in Australia

10/31/2011, For those living in Australia and who carry more than one SIM card, they are in for a treat as Huawei has launched “The Deuce”, which they claim is the first Android smartphone to feature dual SIM capabilities, although based on its specs that’s...

iPhone 4S pre-orders in Australia see delays

10/14/2011, While the US and some parts of Europe are already enjoying their iPhone 4S’, which they have stayed up to pre-order on the 7th of October, it appears that those living in Australia are facing some issues regarding delays of their iPhone 4S’. According...

Kogan announces 8″ and 10″ tablets

10/13/2011, Budget/affordable tablets seem to be the rage these days, ranging from the $99 HP TouchPad during its fire sale, to the Aakash tablet, and Amazon’s Kindle Fire. Now adding to that list is Kogan, who will be offering up two new tablets to their Agora...

International iPhone 4S pre-orders shipping time slips to 1-2 weeks

10/07/2011, Uh-oh, it looks like the iPhone 4S has already been plagued by shipment delays, at least for international customers. While the hardware specs of the iPhone 4S didn’t exactly wow the crowd at Apple’s iPhone event, there are still loyal fans out there...

Apple rejects Samsung’s deal in Australia

10/04/2011, About a week ago, Samsung came forward and offered Apple a deal that would allow them to continue selling their Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablets in Australia. Given that Christmas is only a couple of months away, obviously Samsung wanted their products to...

HP TouchPad pulled from Harvey Norman Australia

08/19/2011, As most are aware, HP had overnight announced that they would be discontinuing webOS, and naturally this was a shock to many – potential customers, current owners of HP’s webOS tablet, the TouchPad, as well as retailers who may have placed huge...

Australian soldiers to be powered by the sun

08/15/2011, Everybody’s going green these days, and it’s been reported that even the soldiers in Australia will soon be joining the movement. The Australian National University (ANU) have managed to create wearable lightweight solar panels that convert...

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 delayed in Australia

08/03/2011, Is it, or is it not? First of all, we heard that Apple’s lawsuit managed to convince Australian courts to halt the sales of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1, and a day after that we have Samsung stepping forward to say they will go ahead with the Galaxy...

Apple’s iPad Helps A 9 Year Old Girl With Eyesight Problems

06/30/2011, Melbourne schoolgirl Holly Bligh, aged 9, has albinism which is a genetic condition that affects not only the pigment in her skin, hair and eyes, but also her vision. Normally for Holly to read, she would require a hefty magnifying glass, and work sheets...

Liquid Solar Array collects sunlight while out in the sea

03/29/2011, Solar panels are a great way to generate electricity without causing any harm to the environment, but the problem with them is that they require a large area to contain a huge amount of solar panels in order to generate sufficient amounts of electricity....