The must-have gadget for Aussie summer

WE are heading into the Australian summer and are about to spend much more time spend outdoors, which means you need to get one of these.

NBN under fire as internet complaints surge

Does your internet connection make you want to do this?

Aussies are underwhelmed with their home broadband connection.

Meet Google’s smarter smartphone

Google’s newest smartphones, the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, will become available for pre-order in Australia on October 20. Picture: AFP PHOTO / Elijah Nouvelage

ONE YEAR has passed since Google launched its first serious bid for your smartphone...

Welcome rain relieves strain, dry spell pain

Yandina Station owners Neil and Sally Newman look over their waterlogged property with daughter Katie, 19 months.

Livestock owners looking forward to fresh grass growth

Water and power complaints for Tweed and Richmond rise

Power poles and wires

Photo Trevor Veale / Coffs Coast Advocate

Complaints to the Energy and Water Ombudsman are on the rise

41% increase in phone and internet complaints

NOT HAPPY: According to the According to the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman, Australian residential consumers and small businesses made 158,016 complaints in the last financial year (1 July 2016 to 30 June 2017). NSW customers made 50,537 complaints, a year on year increase of 43.6 per cent.

Phone and internet customers fed up with poor service

New film off to a good start

Vision Pictures Australia recently launched its pitch trailer for new film, Dunamis.

Tweed-based company unveils the first taste of its upcoming film

Young people fear robots will steal their jobs

But one analyst says: If you are 50-plus, tired, low paid and low skilled, you should be terrified because the jobs for you in the future will be automated.

How loyalty to companies is costing us thousands

Consumer finance specialist Lisa Montgomery says loyalty doesn’t always equal savings.Source:News Corp Australia

It pays to shop around for banking and insurance

The money wasters costing Aussies more than $5000 a year

Could you tighten up your budget to save cash?

Avoidable spending is hurting household budgets

The staggering amount Gen X will need for retirement

Are you planning for your retirement?

Five tips on saving for a comfortable retirement

Coffee shops taking us for mugs

We fork out more than the southern states for our daily cup of joe

Prime Minister gets in on flight drama for Cowboys fans

EXTRA TRAVEL: QANTAS has added extra flights for the NRL grand final this weekend.

The Prime Minister has urged QANTAS to add extra grand final flights

CommBank dumps $2 ATM fee

Customers use automatic teller machines (ATM) outside a branch of Commonwealth Bank of Australia. Picture: News Corp AustraliaSource:News Limited

Bank customers will no longer pay ATM fees with Commbank

Huawei declares death of the smartphone

FORGET having a smartphone. What you need is an intelligent machine.

Say goodbye to menus and ATMs

Daigou - Chinese Personal Shopper

A hi-tech reality for Australians is closer than we think

‘MY BLOOD BOILED’: Why I will never use LinkedIn again

LinkedIn

LinkedIn is supposed to be the professional social networking site

The Stormtroopers are coming – to vacuum your floor

Samsung has released a range of floor sweeping POWERbots

Building your prosperity through property

IT'S no secret us Aussies love to invest in property, but no matter what type of investor you are there are three simple investing principles you have to know.

OPINION: Fixation with coal starting to look like socialism

Australia's Treasurer Scott Morrison pictured holding a piece of coal during House of Representatives Question Time at Parliament House in Canberra, in February.

Honestly, what is up with our politicians' preoccupation with coal?

How to stop losing 'easy' sales

15/07/02 110966 Building industry, tradesmans toolbelt. Photo Brett Wortman / Sunshine Coast Daily

There are things you can do to stop losing easy sales

Madness that allowed foreign workers a foot in the door

Sparks fly as a sheet metal worker fabricates a piece of mining equipment at Mastermyne Engineering.   Photo: Chris Ison / The Morning Bulletin

That is what the 457 visa program had become - a madness

OPINION: Super changes to impact thousands

The government's changes to superannuation could potentially impact almost anyone currently contributing to or drawing from a superannuation account, such as those working and retired.

Do you understand how the new rules will affect you from July 1?

Huawei unveils $499 phone with dual cameras on front and back

CHINESE phone giant Huawei has unveiled a sub $500 phone which offer both front and back dual lens cameras.

Dangerous iPhone scam easy to fall for

The one of the left is legitimate, while the one on the right is not.

Credit card and personal details could be taken in seconds

Apple Watch Series 3 review: Not perfect, but damn close

Apple Watch Series 3 features a clever antenna design that uses the display itself to transmit and receive.

Constant connectivity does have its downsides

REVEALED: The $79 gadget that promises to change your life

It might not look like much, but this product is incredible.Source:Supplied

The KeySmart Pro could be best described as a Swiss Army knife