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Thu 8 Aug 2019

Samsung unveils super thin laptop to take on MacBook Air

Samsung unveils super thin laptop to take on MacBook Air

A NEW laptop and a premium watch have led a stream of major announcements from Samsung in New York on Thursday morning.

Samsung Galaxy Note 10: first impressions

Samsung Galaxy Note 10: first impressions

THE first thing that jumps out at you about the two new Galaxy Note 10 smartphones is their sheer size.

Samsung Note10: Take your call on your PC

Samsung Note10: Take your call on your PC

SAMSUNG has expanded its strategic partnership with Microsoft in a move which will pave the way for taking and receiving phone calls using a PC.

Tue 6 Aug 2019

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active2 has rotating haptic bezel

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active2 has rotating haptic bezel

SAMSUNG has fired the latest salvo of the smartwatch war, unveiling its new device just day out from its annual Unpacked event.

Mon 5 Aug 2019

New power bill banditry revealed

premium_icon New power bill banditry revealed

While new reforms were designed to reduce power bills, it’s been revealed that retailers are gaming the system at your expense.

Fri 2 Aug 2019

How I saved $2000 by giving up  shopping

How I saved $2000 by giving up shopping

Yoga teacher Ashley Encantada stopped buying unnecessary items for three months and saved herself a small fortune.

Best phones on the market right now

premium_icon Best phones on the market right now

AWARDS LIST: WhistleOut names the best phones and mobile and internet service plans of 2019

Wed 31 Jul 2019

Three phones with surprising features for under $300

premium_icon Three phones with surprising features for under $300

IF you're just over the idea of paying $1000 for a phone with a decent camera, screen and battery, this could be the news you need.

How your phone is making you an idiot

premium_icon How your phone is making you an idiot

It’s not just criminals whose mobile phone activities make them look dumb, thousands of us are falling into a technology trap, writes Keith Woods.

Tue 30 Jul 2019

Aldi beats supermarket giants in customer satisfaction

premium_icon Aldi beats supermarket giants in customer satisfaction

Aldi has taken out first place ahead of Coles and Woolworths in a new customer satisfaction survey. But there are areas where the German retailer could improve.

Mon 29 Jul 2019

‘A dud’: Aussies reject $2k waste of money

‘A dud’: Aussies reject $2k waste of money

Australians are dumping this product in droves as they begin to realise it’s not worth the $2000 they are spending every year.

Australia’s ‘magic’ home loan rate

premium_icon Australia’s ‘magic’ home loan rate

There’s a golden figure for home loan customers, and if you’re paying more than it experts say you’re getting ripped off. HERE’S HOW TO GET THE BEST DEAL

Thu 25 Jul 2019

Secret to mum's genius Kmart toy hack

Secret to mum's genius Kmart toy hack

An Aussie mum has made her three-year-old son the work bench of his dreams with a little help from a brilliant Kmart hack.

Lion King collectable selling for $10k

Lion King collectable selling for $10k

The latest round of supermarket collectables have been available for a week, and already there are reports of crazy prices online.

Fri 19 Jul 2019

Fans excited over ‘new-look’ Aldi item

Fans excited over ‘new-look’ Aldi item

The last time it was on sale, it sold out in a minute. Now the budget supermarket is bringing back this Special Buy with a chic makeover.

Powerbeats Pro: great sound and comfort, pity about case

premium_icon Powerbeats Pro: great sound and comfort, pity about case

POWERBEATS by Dr Dre is the number one fitness headphones brand for good reason - they don't fall out.

Wed 17 Jul 2019

Big push behind Coles Little Shop

Big push behind Coles Little Shop

Supermarket giant Coles is launching its second collection of mini grocery items ... and there’s one product making a special comeback.

Sat 13 Jul 2019

Kmart’s $18 ‘gold dust’ item

Kmart’s $18 ‘gold dust’ item

People are searching the country for a bargain Kmart item that’s so popular, shoppers are describing the high-quality piece as “gold dust”.

Fri 12 Jul 2019

Amazon announces ‘huge’ discounts

Amazon announces ‘huge’ discounts

Amazon brought out the star power with Taylor Swift launching its yearly sale in New York, but the retailer says Aussies won’t miss out

DJI Osmo Action: a word of warning on hatches

premium_icon DJI Osmo Action: a word of warning on hatches

DJI is well known for its drones but when it comes to action cameras, the GoPro has been king. Until now, perhaps.

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