Compiled by Patrick Avenell
March 2012 was a record month for Current.com.au, with our highest ever number of unique views and page visits. From here on, at the start of each month, we’ll look back on what the most read stories were from the previous month.
Here are Top 5 most read Current.com.au stories for March 2012:
Despite announcing that it would be spending $300 million to officially extricate itself from the failed Dick Smith electronics franchise, Woolworths Limited has found success elsewhere, reporting stellar sales for its home improvement/appliance retail offering, Masters.
We were confused and delighted when Sony announced the launch of the new Xperia S mobile handset...
We were up at 4:30am to cover the launch event for the new iPad live. An excerpt from 5:50am: “New iPad is a great name for the device. The numbers work well while still low, but once you get up high it's too hard to keep track of and there are too many negative connotations. The second iteration - iPad 2, Galaxy Tab 2, Xoom 2 - is the best as there is a lot of goodwill around second instalments (like The Godfather Part II). Has there ever been a good third, fourth, fifth instalment of anything? New iPad works well until this time next year, when Apple launches the Post Modern iPad.”
The 4G evolution has continued with Telstra and Samsung jointly launching the new Galaxy S II 4G smartphone. This is Samsung’s first 4G LTE smartphone and its second device overall, after the launch of the Galaxy Tab 8.9 4G.
Asus Technology Proprietary Limited is taking former employee Marlene Gant to the New South Wales Supreme Court on a matter relating to her two year employment with the Taiwanese computer company’s Australian subsidiary.