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News from the Australian front in the Apple/Samsung war has arrived, and it's bad for Samsung -- its Galaxy Tab 10.1 has been banned from sale in Oz, thanks to a judge putting an interim injunction in place. [BBC]
Turns out that amongst photographers, Steve Jobs was notorious for being a "nightmare subject," to the point where it was a "joke" within the industry -- despite being one of the most powerful leaders in the world.
Lucky Australians can grab themselves a Galaxy S2 for £1.30; Samsung's selling 10 phones each day at that absolute bargin-of-a-price out of a pop-up store in Sydney just down the road from the Apple Store -- will there be fanboy wars come Friday? [Samsung via Giz AU]
O2's trying to offload some of its voice traffic onto the broadband network with the launch of O2 Connect. Both voice and SMS will be carried down the inter'tubes, all locked to your original mobile number.
Sony has just announced an amazing global product repair scheme, revealing a plan to check a staggering 1.6 million BRAVIA models it's sold over the past four years. Damaged components mean certain BRAVIAs "may overheat and at times ignite".
IPC Media has gutted a load of old copies of Uncut magazine, cobbled them together with YouTube clips and album reviews, to create David Bowie: The Ultimate Music Guide for iPad. It contains six hundred pages. [iTunes via Apps Rush]
BlackBerry maker RIM has released a statement on the ongoing BlackBerry Messenger service failures, saying that pretty much everything broke at once. And there's now a big backlog of sexy texts to process.
RIM's struggling this week, two outages in quick succession leaving UK BB users out of luck for email, internet and BBM. Time to think about switching to something a little more reliable for a business phone perhaps? [Telegraph]
A member of London's 2012 Olympic committee has claimed the event's web site will be "very hard" to hack, with DDoS attacks unlikely to succeed. Which sounds like Organised Hacking has just made it in as an Olympic event. [MacWorld]
UK supermarket Sainsbury's has emerged as the unlikely buyer of Global Media Vault, which it describes as a "white label online digital entertainment business". Streaming Sainsbury's video on the way soon, then.