The lunch box - 23/03 (updated 2.15pm)

The lunch box - 23/03 (updated 2.15pm)

Tuesday blues? Of course, it’s only natural. That’s what the Lunch Box is for – to help cheer you through the most difficult day of the week.

Channel News

  • This morning’s big news is 4G has arrived in Australia! To spread to the eastern states later this year, vividwireless’s 4G network is now switched on in Perth.
  • A bit of good news potentially for the gaming industry – South Australian Attorney-General, Michael Atkinson, the chief opponent to a R18+ game rating in Australia, has stepped down from his post.
  • Back to enterprise, and the Government has revealed its 15-year datacentre plan.

State of the market

  • The markets have done a good job on recovering from yesterday. At 2.15pm the ASX was up 44.4 points to 4874.6
  • The Aussie dollar is still hovering – it’s at $US0.9167. Gold has fallen dramatically to $US1101.3 an ounce and oil is up again to $US81.3 a barrel.


General News



Tomorrow's weather:

  • Sydney: Fine. Partly cloudy. Min: 19, Max: 25
  • Melbourne: Little drizzle clearing. Min: 16, Max: 24
  • Brisbane: Shower or two. Min: 20, Max: 29
  • Perth: Cloudy. Min: 19, Max: 30
  • Adelaide: Fine. Sunny. Min: 13, Max: 28
  • Hobart: Fine. Min: 13, Max: 23
  • Canberra: Sunny. Min: 10, Max: 26
  • Darwin: Afternoon shower/storm. Min: 25, Max: 33

Product Wars: Best Tablet Device

  • Results so far...

  • 1st - Toshiba Portege M750 - 64%
  • =2nd - Apple iPad - 59%
  • =2nd - Fujitsu LifeBook T5010 - 59%
  • 4th - Xplore Technologies iX104C4 - 57%
  • 5th - Lenovo ThinkPad X200 - 55%

Click here to vote.

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