Tag: Sydney

Apple Pay works in overseas (if you pretend you're in America)

Beau Giles is a web developer and blogger based out of Sydney, Australia who wanted to know if he'd be able to use the new Apple Pay system in his home country's NFC payment points. After a little bit of expiring he discovered that Apple Pay does indeed work in Australia, but only if he tells his...

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iPad 4G branding strategy defended by Apple in Australia

In an ongoing battle in Australia over the use of 4G in the iPad name, Apple's now arguing that its naming convention adheres to the standard use of the term 4G. According to a report in The Australian, Apple claims, The descriptor '4G'... conveys to consumers in Australia that the iPad wi...

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Apple accused of misleading iPad advertising in Australia

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission says Apple is misleading customers when it advertises the iPad as a 4G device, says a report in the Sydney Morning Herald. Though marketing promotes the device as 4G, there are no Australian carriers which support the iPad's 4G technology. Th...

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Time Out offering free iPhone city travel guides until May 2

Time Out is offering a selection of its popular city guides for iPhone for free until May 2. Cities the guides cover include Melborne, London, Paris, Berlin, Buenos Aires, Barcelona, Sydney and Zagreb. Each guide allows you to navigate a city's tourist spots, nightlife and restaurants easily....

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New Australian Apple Store planned for November opening

According to a report from ifoAppleStore, another Apple store is slated to open outside Sydney, Australia. Construction crews are reportedly on site in Westfield Penrith (Penrith Plaza) for a store that will open in November 2011. The location within the mall is not yet known, but local chatter sugg...

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Apple to open first retail store in Australia on Thursday

We're sure that our friends down under have been wondering where is all the Apple love for Australia. Well, they can stop the sorrow and feel the joy as Apple is set to open it's first Australia Apple Store on Thursday, June 19. The store in question will be located in Sydney and will feature the "w...

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Apple Store Sydney storefront leaked

The Sydney Morning Herald has been doing a little poking around the city council blueprints office, and they've come back with an artists' representation of what the new Apple Store will look like there-- a huge glass cube, basically, embedded in the building. A few people who sent it to us (thanks!...

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Australian Apple Store revealed

Last week, Apple revealed plans for Australia's first Apple Store. Today, an artist's rendering and floor plan have been revealed. According to the Sydney Morning Herald, the store will be located at 367 George Street in Sydney, and use 445-square-meters of space over three floors. It looks like the...

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