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Wed 12 Sep 2018

Too soon? G'bah supermarket sneaks Christmas in

Too soon? G'bah supermarket sneaks Christmas in

HAVE you spotted any Christmas puddings, mince pies or gingerbread houses on the supermarket shelves already?

Popular toy found to contain chemicals linked to cancer risk

Popular toy found to contain chemicals linked to cancer risk

A popular children’s toy faces being banned in Australia after it was pulled from shelves in one European country amid safety concerns over harmful chemicals.

New ‘game-changing’ supermarket trend

New ‘game-changing’ supermarket trend

A FUTURISTIC and largely experimental new tech is taking hold in the retail sector and is slated to help supermarkets crack down on dodgy shoppers.

'Australia simply can't afford people retiring at 65'

'Australia simply can't afford people retiring at 65'

SENIORS advocate Everald Compton controversially remains an enthusiastic supporter of retirement at 70 as politicians back down on the planned change in age.

Tue 11 Sep 2018

Coles extends quiet hours for shoppers in two Tweed stores

Coles extends quiet hours for shoppers in two Tweed stores

The new 'quiet hours' will make shopping easier for many customers

Kmart hack solves annoying problem

Kmart hack solves annoying problem

IT’S the most frustrating part about shopping at Kmart. But it turns out there’s an easy way to get your hands on sellout items.

Sat 8 Sep 2018

Simple trick to slash your energy bills

Simple trick to slash your energy bills

RESEARCHERS have spent two years figuring out how people can save money on energy — and their easy tip could take 40 per cent off your bill.

Thu 6 Sep 2018

How much Australia's largest family spends on groceries

How much Australia's largest family spends on groceries

AUSTRALIA'S largest family, who are based in Toowoomba, have taken to YouTube to share what they call a stock up shop, and the cost is staggering.

Finally, a wine advent calendar you can get in Australia

Finally, a wine advent calendar you can get in Australia

Whether you were dreaming of a white Christmas or red, one Aussie wine company is finally making our dreams come true.

Huge problem eBay can’t ignore

Huge problem eBay can’t ignore

THIS phone was “on sale” at Allphones’s eBay store for a massive discount recently. But there was just one glaring issue with it.

Wed 5 Sep 2018

Parents’ fury over Coles Little Shop scandal

Parents’ fury over Coles Little Shop scandal

A BRAZEN mini collectables scandal has been discovered in a NSW town — but parents say it’s happening “all over the country”.

Tue 4 Sep 2018

Finally, a device bringing families together

Finally, a device bringing families together

WHAT do you want for dinner? It’s a simple question but at the end of a long day, it can be enough to do your head in.

Fri 31 Aug 2018

How IKEA is changing the way we live

How IKEA is changing the way we live

How will clever design shape and inform the homes we inhabit just around the corner, in 2030?

So will 8K TV really work in regional Australia?

So will 8K TV really work in regional Australia?

REALITY television. Put those two words together and it’s more of an oxymoron than a description of something stunningly realistic.

Thu 30 Aug 2018

Samsung and LG launch 8K television battle

Samsung and LG launch 8K television battle

SAMSUNG and LG have launched a new battle for television supremacy with both companies to unveil 8K televisions at Europe’s biggest consumer electronics show.

Could this be Australia's ultimate desktop display?

Could this be Australia's ultimate desktop display?

A SUPER high speed QLED curved monitor which uses Thunderbolt 3 technology has been unveiled by Samsung at Europe’s biggest tech show IFA 2018 in Berlin.

Samsung unveils super fast portable storage device

Samsung unveils super fast portable storage device

SAMSUNG has unveiled a new device which promises to download a 20 gigabyte 4K video in as little as 12 seconds.

Wed 29 Aug 2018

LG G7 Australian review: how clever is the AI camera?

LG G7 Australian review: how clever is the AI camera?

CAN your phone take a better photo than you can? That’s the question posed by the artificial intelligence driven approach used in the LG G7 ThinQ.

Sun 26 Aug 2018

Gifts for dad are falling flat

Gifts for dad are falling flat

MAYBE this year on Father’s Day it might be worthwhile thinking outside the square.

Fri 24 Aug 2018

GETTING FIZZY: Big threat facing Coca-Cola

GETTING FIZZY: Big threat facing Coca-Cola

CLASSIC Coke sales continue to fall in Australia but the firm has a plan — kebab shops.

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