Google launched its Home speaker hub in the US last year, and brought it to the UK in April. Now, the company has announced that it will be available in five more markets sometime this summer.
After having initially decided not to follow the US electronics ban on international flights back in March, the Australian Prime Minister has indicated that the matter is still under consideration.
Netflix bumped up the prices of all its tiers over the weekend for select customers in Australia. The nature of the test hasn't been disclosed but it could be related to the country's Netflix tax.
For years, Microsoft has offered ways to earn points by utilizing its services. However, Xbox Live Rewards will be replaced by Microsoft Rewards, towards the end of April in Australia.
After having collected data on dial-up internet connections for over 15 years with cooperation from ISPs, the ABS has decided to pull the plug after subscriber numbers fell to 90,000 in June 2016.
Leading on from the 'Error 53' debacle last year, Apple has now found itself the target of Federal Court proceedings by the ACCC alleging the company misled consumers about their warranty rights.
The Australian Government has become the latest entity to withdraw its advertising from YouTube, in order to avoid taxpayer funds from "inadvertently flowing to unsavoury organisations."
Microsoft has introduced support for its digital assistant on the Android lock screen, along with other improvements. It's also launched the Cortana app for iOS and Android in Australia.
Apple has recently come under fire from authorities, as well as the public in New Zealand, for selling products worth $4.2 billion NZD in the country, and yet paying no local taxes.
Outlast 2 has been denied certification in Australia, due to scenes which imply sexual violence. As a result, the game will not see a release in the country unless it is censored and resubmitted.
A day after Tesla CEO Elon Musk spoke with Prime Minister Turnbull about energy storage solutions and the provision of reliable electricity, Aussie competitors have called for a level playing field.
Amazon's Kindle Unlimited offers access to over a million titles in its book library and also thousands of audio titles from Audible. The service is now making its debut in Australia.
Microsoft has cut the price of many of its Surface Book models by up to 23% in numerous markets around the world, including the US, Canada, the UK, France, Australia and New Zealand.
The Australian government has set its plans in motion for facial, iris and fingerprint recognition to replace manual checking of passports, at major airports and sea ports around the country.
What can you get for $5? Some McDonald's, maybe a pizza? You might even be able to get yourself a new HDMI cable. But if you're in Australia, you can buy the ZTE Boost Icon Nero smartphone right now.
Following an order from the Federal Court in Australia, ISPs must block dozens of warez related domains and proxies by the end of the year. Telstra implemented the weakest of these blocks.
Samsung has announced that it will prevent its fiery flagship from connecting to mobile networks in Australia from December 15, in an effort to force remaining owners to return the device.
Having been found guilty of breaching Australian Consumer Law, Valve now awaits judgment regarding its fine, with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission seeking a penalty of AU$3 million.
Amazon is reportedly looking to expand into Australia and upend the local retail market. The company will launch locally next year, and will even support selling fresh products.
LG's G3 was the first non-Nexus device to get Android 5.0 Lollipop, and the G4 was first to get 6.0 Marshmallow. It looks like the G5 will be among the first to get 7.0 Nougat too in the coming weeks.
Microsoft's holographic headset has been on sale in the US for $3,000, and in Canada for $4,000. But how much does HoloLens cost in the six new markets in which Microsoft has now opened pre-orders?
Microsoft is beginning the international expansion of its holographic ambitions, bringing its HoloLens headset to the first six markets outside of North America, with pre-orders opening today.
Victorian police is warning residents against ever using any of the infected devices that have shown up in people's mailboxes. The drives are considered to be "extremely harmful".
Qantas, Jetstar and Virgin Australia have banned the use of Samsung's Galaxy Note7 on their flights, following a growing number of incidents in which the new flagship phone has caught fire.
HP is now accepting pre-orders for its new Windows 10 Mobile flagship in Australia, where it will cost $1,199 AUD (around $915 USD), with the Desk Dock accessory priced at $199 AUD ($150 USD).
After beginning its Marshmallow rollout for the Galaxy Note 4 a couple of months ago, Samsung has started upgrading the device to Android 6.0.1 in Australia, bringing a range of improvements.
Android Pay is now available in Australia so you can use your NFC-enabled phones to pay at stores around the country for shrimp and other clichés that need to be thrown on the barbie.
The New South Wales Department of Justice has issued a warning on its Facebook page that Poké Trainers should not enter courts to catch Pokémon, and points out it's prohibited to do so.
24,518 Bitcoins that were confiscated by police in Australia will be auctioned off. The coins will be offered in blocks of 2,000, to prevent the market being affected negatively by the auction.
Microsoft will reduce its free OneDrive storage allowances in a few weeks' time - but Telstra customers need not worry, as the Australian telecoms giant is giving them 200GB of free OneDrive storage.
After launching the 6.3mm-thick Galaxy TabPro S in Australia last month, Samsung has now released the 4G LTE model of its sleek, light Windows 10 tablet there too, priced at $1,799.
Australian mobile network operator Optus is including a 500GB Xbox One for $0 upfront with purchases of Microsoft's Lumia 950 or Lumia 950 XL flagships on two-year plans priced at $80 a month or more.
Microsoft has begun accepting pre-orders for its 'business-class' Windows 10 Mobile handset in Australia, priced at $299 (inc. GST). Those who pre-order will also get a free Incipio Octane Pure case.
After a similar recommendation failed to progress almost 20 years ago, a Lower House committee of Australian Parliament has dusted off a proposal to allow MPs to cast votes using smart cards.
Australia's ANZ Bank is the first bank in the country to join Apple Inc's Apple Pay programme. The move is expected to push other Australian banks to make similar moves after a period of holding out.
At the opening of the Future Transport summit in Sydney, Transport Minister Andrew Constance announced that credit cards would be trialed as an alternate means of tapping on and off public transport.
For the second time in two months, customers of the Australian mobile network Telstra have taken advantage of a free data day. Despite collectively using 2,686 terabytes of data, not all were happy.
Microsoft's Windows 10 Mobile flagships have been available in Australia for some time - but the country's largest carrier has finally said that it will begin offering both devices from next week.
A new type of malware is spreading on Android devices in a corners of the world. The trojan steals login information for banking and financial apps, as well as two-factor authentication codes.
Recently, shoppers in South Australia spotted a curious change to the the way R18+ video games have been packaged for retail display in Target stores across the state.
In a decision that will drag association football into the 21st century, FIFA and IFAB jointly announced a two year trial of video technology in a bid to help referees in live games.
More people are buying games than ever before, as the land down under has seen a massive rise in video game sales over 2015. Check out our story to see where the money was spent.
The Surface Type Cover with Fingerprint ID has been a US exclusive until now - but today, Microsoft opened pre-orders in various markets including the UK, France, Germany, Canada, Australia, and more.
In a bid to shake up Aussie politics, Nathan Spataro and Max Kaye create a new party whose voting would be directly influenced by its participants and potentially supported by blockchain technology.
While efforts failed to devise a voluntary anti-piracy code in Australia, Foxtel and Village Roadshow have now sought to compel ISPs to block access to The Pirate Bay, IsoHunt and other sites.
After facing a prolonged stalemate over cost estimates, Village Roadshow co-CEO Graham Burke announced a backdown from a voluntary anti-piracy scheme to be ratified in conjunction with Aussie ISPs.
On Sunday, Telstra lifted data caps for the entire day for all of its mobile users, and as expected, the network saw increased usage, doubling any normal day of the week, as users took advantage.
A major outage to the Australia's largest mobile network, Telstra, has left millions of customers without access to phone and data service. Currently, the service is still sporadically having issues.
Anonymous have weighed in on a coward punch attack that occurred in Canberra by revealing the name of the alleged offender, but stopping short of releasing additional personal information.
Microsoft will launch 4G LTE versions of its Surface 3 in Australia later this month, ten months after the device was originally announced, and six months after the 4G models went on sale in the US.