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Thu 18 Mar 2021

Cheap smartphones that don’t cost $1000

Cheap smartphones that don’t cost $1000

Smartphones just keep getting more expensive, but the latest devices from Samsung set out to prove you don’t need to spend four figures to get a quality phone.

Wed 17 Mar 2021

Bank launches buy-now-pay-later service

Bank launches buy-now-pay-later service

The Commonwealth Bank has launched a new buy-now-pay-later service, in a bid to compete with the popular Afterpay.

‘Absolutely delicious’: $9 Aldi item frenzy

‘Absolutely delicious’: $9 Aldi item frenzy

The discount supermarket is selling two fancy food items so popular that finding them in stores has been likened to “winning the lotto”.

New app puts Great Barrier Reef into palm of your hand

Premium Content New app puts Great Barrier Reef into palm of your hand

A new augmented reality app has been launched with every free download translating to a $1 donation to Great Barrier Reef coral nursery regeneration efforts.

Tue 16 Mar 2021

Woman’s $800 shopping ‘fail’ goes viral

Woman’s $800 shopping ‘fail’ goes viral

We all know how hard it can be to find the right pair of jeans, but this woman was left baffled by her expensive online purchase.

Sat 13 Mar 2021

Mowing in the rain: Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro kill noise

Premium Content Mowing in the rain: Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro kill noise

Welcome to the waterproof world of Samsung’s Galaxy Buds Pro, the latest addition to the audio wars being fought in the highly competitive world of smart audio.

Reporter’s double life as influencer exposed

Reporter’s double life as influencer exposed

To her followers, Mia Wilde is a wellness-obsessed Instagram model who loves the beach – but in reality her profile has exposed a dark truth.

Fri 5 Mar 2021

‘This will take off’: Supermarket giant's bright new idea

‘This will take off’: Supermarket giant's bright new idea

A supermarket has introduced a new way of delivering a product that an expert says is ‘sure to take off’.

Thu 4 Mar 2021

MacBook Air M1: How fast is it really?

Premium Content MacBook Air M1: How fast is it really?

Editing a video with 11 separate tracks, the MacBook Air barely breaks a sweat. Which is a good thing given it doesn't have a fan.

Wed 3 Mar 2021

READY TO RUSH? Aldi brings back sub $400 vacuum bot

READY TO RUSH? Aldi brings back sub $400 vacuum bot

A robotic vacuum that once sold for $900 will go on sale at Aldi for just $399.

Tue 2 Mar 2021

Aldi selling expensive gadget for $40

Aldi selling expensive gadget for $40

The supermarket is selling a cult kitchen appliance that retails in the hundreds elsewhere for $40, prompting excitement from shoppers.

Wed 24 Feb 2021

Apple’s best boom for your buck: small price for great tech

Premium Content Apple’s best boom for your buck: small price for great tech

Smart speakers are now doing everything from helping us to keep on schedule, finding answers on Google or from Apple’s Siri, and even keeping in touch with people in...

‘Name and shame’: Aussies face new Buy Now, Pay Later hurdle

Premium Content ‘Name and shame’: Aussies face new Buy Now, Pay Later hurdle

Afterpay and similar services could be publicly exposed for breaching new minimum standards, which bring changes for consumers.

Tue 23 Feb 2021

Popular item to vanish from Coles

Popular item to vanish from Coles

A popular item is set to disappear from Coles shelves around the country from July 1 in a big move to cut waste every year under the plan.

Sat 20 Feb 2021

Aldi vacuum ‘explodes’, burning woman

Aldi vacuum ‘explodes’, burning woman

One Aldi shopper has warned others to be wary of one particular vacuum model, after she burnt her foot when hers burst into flames.

Fri 12 Feb 2021

Frenzy over Big W’s $55 Nike runners

Frenzy over Big W’s $55 Nike runners

Big W is selling the runners for a price that sounds too good to be true – with some kicking themselves they had paid much more elsewhere.

Thu 11 Feb 2021

AUSSIE MADE: Rise in consumers supporting local during Covid

Premium Content AUSSIE MADE: Rise in consumers supporting local during Covid

It’s not just the Bundaberg region jumping on board with data showing 84% of Australians are more inclined to purchase items with the famous green and yellow kangaroo...

Wed 10 Feb 2021

How to celebrate Valentine’s Day on a budget

How to celebrate Valentine’s Day on a budget

Valentine’s Day isn’t just for young people in love and a way for florists to make a killing. Here’s how to make it special for your family.

Coles promotes health with half-price deals

Coles promotes health with half-price deals

Aussie sporting heroes like Sally Pearson are backing a new healthy living campaign from Coles and the Heart Foundation. Find out what deals are on this week.

Tue 26 Jan 2021

Coles is selling iPhones for how much?

Coles is selling iPhones for how much?

The supermarket chain is once again selling a sought-after gadget at a fraction of the normal cost after it sold out quickly last year.

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