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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.

Mon 25 Jan 2021

Downsides of the five top smartphones

Premium Content Downsides of the five top smartphones

As Apple and Samsung go to war with their latest smartphones, this is how each of them compares on value, features and price.

‘No free will’: How we are trapped by algorithms

Premium Content ‘No free will’: How we are trapped by algorithms

SPECIAL INVESTIGATION: Experts say that we are almost total slaves to online algorithms when it comes to many aspects of our daily life.

Fri 22 Jan 2021

FILL UP: Spike in fuel prices expected in Mackay

Premium Content FILL UP: Spike in fuel prices expected in Mackay

The price has already jumped 3c per litre and it could keep going up

Thu 21 Jan 2021

iPhone 12 Mini review: My fun shooter of the summer

Premium Content iPhone 12 Mini review: My fun shooter of the summer

After using the iPhone 12 Mini for the past month, I could easily be converted, even with my large hands.

Wed 20 Jan 2021

Energy class action claim filed in power compensation bid

Premium Content Energy class action claim filed in power compensation bid

The claim is seeking to recover compensation for any customers who paid for electricity since January 2015.

Tue 19 Jan 2021

What Kmart name really stands for

What Kmart name really stands for

The meaning behind Kmart’s best-selling Anko brand has been revealed, leaving shoppers “minds blown”. Do you know what it stands for?

Mon 18 Jan 2021

Vinnies call for gift of compassion

Premium Content Vinnies call for gift of compassion

Vinnies is encouraging residents to put their unwanted Christmas gifts towards a good cause, donating, reusing and recycling to help those in need.

Sun 17 Jan 2021

Regional QLD’s cheapest beachside suburbs revealed

Premium Content Regional QLD’s cheapest beachside suburbs revealed

You can still bag a beachside bargain for under $300,000, but you had better act fast because southern buyers are making their move.

Sat 16 Jan 2021

Demand, price growth proves sun is shining on regions

Premium Content Demand, price growth proves sun is shining on regions

Beachside suburbs in regional Qld have experienced a surge in buyer demand, with triple digit growth in two unlikely towns.

Fri 15 Jan 2021

The Target stores changing to Kmarts

The Target stores changing to Kmarts

Target stores across Australia will start to be converted into Kmarts from the start of this year. These are the ones changing.

Bargain booze on offer as Airlie bottle shop closes

Premium Content Bargain booze on offer as Airlie bottle shop closes

The business has thanked its loyal customers as it embarks on its final trading day today.

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