South Australia's first Apple Store is all set to open to the public from 10am on Saturday in Adelaide.
The $2.5 million Rundle Mall store will be the Cupertino, Calif.-based technology giant's first official store in South Australia and 20th in Australia.
Interested shoppers can start use the upcoming store's official website to book appointments with staff at its "Genius Bar" to get tech support and repairs.
A few of the first lucky shoppers through the Rundle Mall store's doors on Saturday will get an honoring T-shirt.
The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) on Tuesday confirmed the sale of its stake scandal-hit note printing firm Securency.
RBA announced that it offloaded its 50 per cent stake in Securency and that an independent governance review cleared it of "inappropriate" insight. The bank released the review into the governance of the printing firm and NPA by independent consultancy Cameron Ralph to show that it was cleared of serious oversight issues.
In its settlement of a "new iPad's 4G misbranding" complaint, which was filed in March by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), Apple has agreed to a penalty of over 2 million Australian dollars (US$1.9 million). The case chiefly pivoted around the Australian sales of the new iPad which Apple initially sold as a "Wi-Fi + 4G" model.
According to a number of published reports, Australian customers who apparently felt that Apple had misled them about the 4G capabilities of the new iPad in the country will be offered refunds by the company.
The `refunds' move by Apple comes in the wake of a legal complaint by Australia's consumer watchdog - the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) - which said that the company's advertisements about the
4G/LTE capability of the new iPad were misleading, as the tablet is not capable of running the country's 4G network.
With Australia's highest court denying Apple's bid to sustain a preliminary injunction against the sales of Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 in the country, the South Korean electronics maker will now be able to commence the sales of its tablets in Australian markets before Christmas.
Even though Samsung has yet to disclose the exact date for the Australian debut of its tablet computers, the company has revealed that the cost of the 16GB, Wi-Fi model and the 16GB, 3G model will respectively be A$579 and A$729.
The Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 will hit Australian store-shelves before Christmas as the country's highest court dismissed rival Apple's appeal.
Chief Justice Robert French reinstated an appeal court judgment in which the ban on the Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablets was lifted. Speaking on the behalf of the three-judge High Court panel, the Chief Justice said that Apple couldn’t persuade them that it could win on appeal and thus they denied the gadget maker a hearing.
Scientists have recently discovered some unusual facts about Koalas, their sounds and the attraction power that the male voice loudness has to attract a potential mate.
Discoveries regarding above issues have been made by a team of researchers from the University of Queensland and the University of Vienna. During their study, the researchers noticed that the loudness in roaring sound of a male koala easily communicates their size to other potential mates.
The Reserve Bank of Australia has announced the bank rates. It has informed that there will be no change in its standard rate. It would examine the upcoming impact on growth and rise of flooding across the nation's east coast as stated by RBA.
A survey was done by the Bloomberg News, it had included 22 economists. They have forecasted that Governor Glenn Stevens left the overnight cash rate target at 4.75 percent in Sydney.
Following accusations of doctors' unethical behavior like making fun of patients online, the Australian Medical Association (AMA) which stated warnings doctors to be warned in making use of social networking sites like Facebook.
Australian newspapers recently claimed that NSW doctors had been caught abusing patients online and some labeling their patients to their online friends as “whingers” and “dissatisfied housewives”, while a few of the doctors were even found to have been mentioning names of their patients on social networking web sites.
Probiotic yoghurts and yoghurt drinks might not prove vigorous as they are claimed to be - the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has stated.
However, no facts have been put claiming that there is a positive effect with regard to immunity and digestive system.
The producers of these products had been stated that these foods could help ease digestive irregularity and spruce of the immune system, as reported the Sydney Morning Herald.
It was stated the finances sorted and losing weight are considered to be few of the pledges in case of Australians, a survey states.
Christmas seemingly has left a considerable amount of flab and claimed that weight is a priority for 60 per cent of survey group, the online research for a real estate advertiser says.
Another yearly resolution - quitting smoking – also comprises of highly, with 28 per cent stating that they needed to dump the habit, realestate. com. au claims. And comprises of the finances back in shape is another must-do.
The organic mantra has been raging in the market region in case of Australia, Coles, a well renowned supermarket chain, has claimed to pull up on beef which has been spruced by growth hormones.
This proclamation has invited sent shockwaves in case of meat industry. Experts stated that increased beef prices as in case of more users seek for hormone-free meat, which takes up 50 percent of the beef traded in the country.
Farmers can easily employ hormone growth promotants (HGPs) to spruce up the muscle growth in cattle since 1979, which gained safety approval from health authorities.
Men are about to spend more than women at the sales on this Boxing Day, as the NSW residents target at being the most frugal, as says a research.
Australians are going to place around $400 million on their credit cards, with approximately 60% of the sale buys to be spent on plastic.
This is almost equal to $213 for every one of the 18.7 million Australians owning credit cards, amounting to $399 million, as reported by the Lonergan Research.
It is initial Australian that has drive shock waves throughout the industry of meat. Industry specialist forecast elevated beef cost as many more customers are asking for hormone-free meat that brings up almost half of the entire beef being sold in Australia.
Hormone growth promotants (HGPs) are being utilized by the Farmers have used to accelerate the growth of muscle in cattle for much more then around 30 years, supported out by thorough safety sanction by the health authorities.