Online shoppers in Australia were able to get lots of items for lower prices thanks to lack of taxes. But that may soon come to an end and almost everything online may be at least 10% more expensive.
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Less than five months after its announcement, prices are already falling on one of Microsoft's most affordable smartphones - the Lumia 532, which will be available for just $39 off-contract this week.
Microsoft has announced that their first store outside of North America will open in up Sydney, Australia later this year; this could be the start of a truly international expansion for the stores.
An Australian federal court has ordered internet service providers to turn over the personal info associated with four thousands IPs to an American company on trying to prove copyright infringement.
If you're looking for a low-cost smartphone in Australia, the perfect opportunity to buy may be just around the corner, as Big W will soon be selling the Lumia 530 for just $29, with a free cover.
Hotline Miami 2 has been banned in Australia due to depiction of sexual acts. the developer has asked Australians to pirate the game and enjoy it regardless of what the Australian Board thinks.
Australian police has been left red-faced after its official Twitter account retweeted and favourited porn, with one tweet showing a women in a pair of black furry winter boots and nothing else.
Microsoft's new entry-level Windows Phone, the Lumia 530, is now even more affordable in Australia, where it is available on Telstra for just $39.50, along with an extra handset cover free of charge.
Microsoft's new 4G Windows Phone, the Lumia 735, is now on sale in Ireland, Malaysia, Australia and in the UK, where it can be purchased off-contract from £199, or free on contracts from £17 a month.
Microsoft has started sending out cardboard versions of its Surface Pro 3 to schools in Australia as a way to promote the tablet for educational use in that country.
Microsoft has launched Cortana in the UK with more localized content and a British accent, and in China with a whole new look - and will be available in India, Australia and Canada as an 'alpha'.
The Windows RT 8.1 based Nokia Lumia 2520 tablet will finally be hitting the Australian shores and at an exorbitant price, nearly 8 months since its global launch at Nokia World in October 2013.
In an attempt to force ISPs to act as legal agencies, and outlaw the right not to turn over your email passwords, the Attorney General has used 68 pages to display technological ignorance.
Australian businesses are continuing to accept Bitcoin payments weeks after exchange Mt. Gox became bankrupt. The crypto-currency's volatility has not deterred Imbiss25 and Glowgolf from trading it.
An Australian teenager may face arrest after being reported to police by the Melbourne Public Transport Department, after he helpfully reported a security hole in their website.
A report from NPD claims the Xbox One sold 65,917 units in its first three days in Australia, which is not only a new console launch record for that country but apparently beat PS4 sales.
Raijin was unveiled today at the National Computational Infrastructure, where it impressed with operation speeds of around 1.2 petaflops; it's currently Australia's fastest supercomputer.
A parliamentary committee has found that Australian consumers pay 66% more than the rest of the world for Microsoft products. They also pay, on average, 50% more for hardware and software.
The Nokia Lumia 925 will go on sale through Australian retailers on July 17, and service providers Telstra and Optus will begin selling the phone on July 30 and Aug. 1, respectively.
Microsoft has announced that the Surface Pro tablet will go on sale in Australia on May 30th on the local Microsoft Store website along with the JB Hi-Fi and Harvey Norman retail stores.
Microsoft has confirmed that its Surface Pro tablet will launch in the UK, Germany, France, Australia and 15 other markets by the end of May, with Russia, Singapore and others being added in June.
Microsoft, Adobe and Apple have fronted up to a parliamentary hearing in Australia in an attempt to justify the ridiculous price discrepancies the country faces, and question dodging was abundant
If you live in Australia and own a NFC capable device, you too could win a copy of Office 365 Home Premium valued at $119, for nothing!
Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen visited Australia this week to defend the company's software pricing in that country, but dodged questions from reporters about its high prices for its stand alone software.
Until now, they have been avoiding the politcians, but the Australian government has demanded that Adobe, Apple and Microsoft all attend hearings around the IT pricing inquiry.
The Microsoft Store website in Australia is the first place in the world people can go ahead and purchase Office 2013, showing that the company will offer the software by each country's time zone.
The Victorian Police Force has issued a warning to motorists not to trust Apple's Maps app in iOS 6, after some people became stranded in a forest after following directions too closely
A one-day sale in the Apple store has sparked rumors that the company might be running a Black Friday promotion on their product lines in America this Friday.
A Windows 8 launch event in Australia will begin after a launch event for Microsoft's OS is held in New York City, which may mean Microsoft won't make Windows 8 available in Australia's time zone.
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak. claims that he has started the process to become an Australian citizen in order to take advantage of the country's upcoming broadband network.
A new rumor is pegging that Australia will get the Surface on October 26th and that Microsoft is working an exclusive deal with an unnamed retailer for the launch; make the jump to learn more.
Apple's Find My iPhone app has been used by an Australian man who managed to track down his stolen car, before being used by police to track the alleged offender who managed to initially evade police.
A new report, via unnamed sources, claims that Microsoft has plans to open a Microsoft Store retail location in Sydney, Australia sometime before the end of 2013.
Apple has been issued a $2.29mm dollar fine by a judge in Australia over the company's claims that its most recent iPad had "4G" speeds when in fact those speeds can't be accessed in that country.
The Australian Federal Parliament has finally passed a law that allows console and PC games to receive an R18+ rating. The new rating should go into effect in early 2013.
The iPad "Wifi + 4G" didn't go down well in Australia as dissatisfied customers found out when they discovered that the device is in-fact not compatible with the Australian 4G network, lawsuits ensue.
It began as a slightly exciting 'fake protest' outside an Apple Store. It's ended up as a dull monologue loaded with buzz-phrases about modern business, and some irrelevance about 'being bold'.
After disputes with Australia's competition watchdog, Apple and the ACCC have not reached an agreement over the iPad WiFi + 4G model, despite it being incompatible with Australian 4G networks.
Apple has agreed to offer refunds for people in Australia who have purchased the new iPad after some people complained that the claims of 4G connections were misleading for Australian customers.
As part of a global effort to cut costs and increase profits, HP announced today that more than 180 jobs will be cut across Australia in the next few weeks.
The Australian High Court has denied Apple's request for an appeal that would have extended the sales ban for Samsung's Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet, letting the product to go on sale in that country Monday
Melbourne, Australia has become the location for Google to launch Androidland, the first retail store devoted to selling devices based on Google's Android operating system.
The Australian High Court has granted Apple an extension of the sales ban for Samsung's Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet until another hearing on the matter can be held later in December.
A new court decision in Australia has overturned a previous court ruling, which now allows Samsung's Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet to be sold in that country over objections from rival Apple.
Today's gaming news round up includes word on the shut down of a family friendly MMO game, layoffs at Warner Bros. Interactive, the final guidelines for Australia's R18+ game rating and more.
Samsung has offered Apple some kind of deal that, if Apple accepts, could allow Samsung to start selling its Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet in Australia as early as next week.
In the wake of the attacks made within Norway during July 2011, the Australian Christian Lobby has called for the banning of videogames, should they contain "gratuitous or excessive" amounts of violence. Their demands have...
After many years of deliberation, the Australian government and its ministers have finally warmed to the idea of giving Australia an adult, R18+ video game classification. At the Standing Committee of Attorney-General meeting (SCAG) in...
Base pricing on Apple’s iTunes and Mac App Stores has changed around the world this evening. There are price rises and decreases all of which vary based on where you live. The UK, Mexico and...
Australia is one of the biggest video game markets that also frequently bans a number of PC and console games that are released in the US and other parts of the world. This is due...