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Wed 9 Jan 2019

REVEALED: Aldi’s hottest products put to the test

REVEALED: Aldi’s hottest products put to the test

SOME Aldi products prove so popular that near riots are caused when they sell out. So we put them to the test to see which ones are worthy of your time.

LG unveils homebrew, and new mops if you throw up

LG unveils homebrew, and new mops if you throw up

New devices allow users to both vacuum and mop their floors simultaneously.

Tue 8 Jan 2019

Samsung’s new home robot can call Triple-0

premium_icon Samsung’s new home robot can call Triple-0

Samsung has launched a range of hi-tech robots to help people at home by tracking their medication, blood pressure and it can even dial Triple-0.

Samsung at CES 2019: A fridge that recommends TV shows

Samsung at CES 2019: A fridge that recommends TV shows

SAMSUNG has revealed their vision for the future smart home, and it includes a fridge that will recommend the next TV show to binge.

Samsung HW-N950 soundbar worthy award winner

premium_icon Samsung HW-N950 soundbar worthy award winner

We have been putting the Samsung HW-N950 to the test over the holiday period, and let’s just say things have got a whole lot louder in our loungeroom.

LG debuts insane disappearing TV

LG debuts insane disappearing TV

As TVs get bigger, manufacturers have been trying to make them less conspicuous in our living room — and this innovation will blow you away.

Mon 7 Jan 2019

Crazy tech gadgets coming in 2019

Crazy tech gadgets coming in 2019

Exciting innovations are on display in Las Vegas this week as the CES delivers a smarter 2019 including unbreakable screens, bendable phones and flying cars.

Sat 5 Jan 2019

This weekend's Northern Rivers markets list

premium_icon This weekend's Northern Rivers markets list

WHERE to get fresh coffee and good local produce from.

Thu 3 Jan 2019

Consumers warned about buying food on Facebook

premium_icon Consumers warned about buying food on Facebook

Health authorities have warned Australians of the risks involved with purchasing food on online from platforms such as Facebook’s Marketplace and Gumtree as...

Fri 28 Dec 2018

This weekend's Northern Rivers markets list

premium_icon This weekend's Northern Rivers markets list

WHAT'S on, what's not, and some one-offs.

Wed 26 Dec 2018

Banking payment outages spark chaos

Banking payment outages spark chaos

Furious customers stranded in shops are lashing out at Westpac and ANZ on social media after a temporary outage stopped Boxing Day spending.

Nikon Coolpix P1000 review: 125x zoom is insane

premium_icon Nikon Coolpix P1000 review: 125x zoom is insane

WITH a staggering 125x optical zoom, there’s not much you can’t see with Nikon’s Coolpix P1000.

Boxing Day sales mega guide

Boxing Day sales mega guide

Despite the ease of shopping online, there’s still merit to battling the crowds to nab an in-store bargain. Find out where the best Boxing Day deals are.

Mon 24 Dec 2018

Ultimate guide to Boxing Day sales

Ultimate guide to Boxing Day sales

The 2018 Boxing Day sales are almost here. Here’s everything you need to know to hunt down all the very best bargains.

5 best-selling toys this Christmas

premium_icon 5 best-selling toys this Christmas

ARE you still looking for a last-minute gift?

Sat 22 Dec 2018

Myer cash registers ‘crash’ during Christmas rush

premium_icon Myer cash registers ‘crash’ during Christmas rush

Last minute shoppers have taken to social media to express their frustration as the cash registers stopped working in Myer’s Sydney store.

Faulty gift cards turn festive season sour

premium_icon Faulty gift cards turn festive season sour

Angry Coles customers have taken to social media to accuse the retail giant of giving consumers the run around over faulty gift cards.

How to get through the last-minute retail frenzy

premium_icon How to get through the last-minute retail frenzy

If you’ve left your Christmas shopping to the last minute, get ready to battle your way through huge crowds at shopping centres across town this weekend.

Thu 20 Dec 2018

Aussies best in the world at bargain hunting

premium_icon Aussies best in the world at bargain hunting

As Christmas shoppers cash in on discounts before Boxing Day sales, an international study reveals Australian shoppers are world leaders at searching out deals.

Where shoppers will splash cash on Boxing Day

premium_icon Where shoppers will splash cash on Boxing Day

Shoppers still have a few days until Christmas, but many will be spending up big in the sales from Boxing Day and beyond. Here’s where to get the best bargains.

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