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  • Australians can’t resist spending on technology
  • Australians can’t resist spending on technology
    Official GDC (2012) ©

Australians can’t resist spending on technology

Australians are one of the most digitally advanced nations in the world, which increasingly translates to big spending on technological devices and services. This has escalated so fast, that in the last year Australians spent $20 billion on technology – more than ever before.



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