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".
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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.
Microsoft will open pre-orders for its Surface Book tomorrow in several markets around the world, including many across Europe - although shipments won't actually begin there until mid-February.
Earlier this month, Niall Ginsbourg delisted his popular AU Weather Pro app from the Windows Store after the BOM turned off its forecast feeds. However, the BOM seems to have app plans of its own.
After leaving Aussies hanging for what has seemed an eternity, Microsoft has finally begun to offer free display docks to Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL owners down under.
AdDuplex's latest stats show another big monthly increase in Windows 10 Mobile usage, and also reveal which is more popular between Microsoft's new Lumia 950 and 950 XL flagships in various markets.
After numerous legal challenges around the world, Uber will now able to legally operate in a second Australian jurisdiction after a meeting of state government cabinet earlier today.
Partnering with several major banks and retailers, Android Pay may be set to take-off next year in a country where compatible contactless payment terminals are already widespread.
In a potential threat to the traditional energy market, Tesla has partnered with a number of energy retailers in Australia to start selling its lithium-ion Powerwall product.
Outed as the man behind the persona 'Satoshi Nakamoto', Craig Wright is believed to be the founder of Bitcoin. Within hours of his name being published online, Australian police have raided his home.
A supercomputer at the Bureau of Meteorology has believed to have been breached by hackers from China, potentially compromising several other Australian Government agencies.
As of today, American Express customers in Australia can use Apple Pay at supported merchants. American Express is currently the only company supporting Apple Pay in Australia.
Apple has apologized to six black Australian students following allegations of racism, after they were turned out from the company's store based on the possibility that they "might steal something".
Microsoft is now accepting pre-orders for its new Windows 10 Mobile flagships in Australia, priced from $999 AUD, but shipments aren't expected to begin there until early next month.
After similar price cuts in Japan, the US and Canada in recent weeks, Sony has announced similar reductions across Europe, the United Kingdom, Australia, and various other markets across the globe.
The Lumia 532 was one of Microsoft's most affordable smartphones ever when it debuted in January - but it's currently available in Australia at the unbelievably low price of just $29 AUD (~$20 USD).
Microsoft has said that its new flagship stores in Sydney and New York City will open in the next few weeks, and published artists' impressions showing what the new retail locations will look like.
It looks like someone is ready for Apple's latest as a passerby was able to snap a photo of a sole camper in front of an Apple store in Australia. Apple is expected to announce new products tomorrow.
Twins were used to test Windows Hello's accuracy. One twin was to register her face in the system, while the other tried to login as the former. Hello was able to tell twins apart, for its results.
MyRepublic CEO Malcolm Rodrigues says Australia has "stuffed" its $41bn broadband network. He says Australia's internet speed will remain inferior after completion, ahead of the ISP's launch.
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.
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.