Dean Heckscher

Dean Heckscher Dean Heckscher is a Canstar Blue journalist covering everything from fitness to retail and the auto industry. He has a dual degree in Business and Creative & Professional Writing from the Queensland University of Technology and is passionate about helping Australian consumers make more-informed purchase decisions, whether it’s in a supermarket aisle or car showroom. Dean also leads Canstar Blue’s content projects team, bringing several new topics to the top of the agenda.

Electric Knives Buying Guide

Electric Knives Review & Guide

Posted by May 14th 2019

When it comes to carving the Sunday roast, an electric knife is an essential tool to help prepare the perfect portion for friends and family. While it might not be on your top-five list of …

Warming Drawers Buying Guide

Warming Drawers Review & Guide

Posted by May 14th 2019

When preparing dinner that has a lot of elements, timing it all to come together at an exact moment can prove tough, especially if you’re in a busy household. As a result, parts of dinner …

Electric Kettles Review & Guide

Posted by November 14th 2018

After a long, hard day, there’s nothing better than sitting down with a hot cuppa. Unless, of course, your kettle is on the fritz, which would leave many of us at boiling-point. While it may …

Juicers Buying Guide

Juicers Review & Buying Guide

Posted by May 14th 2019

Juice has long been a popular drink for health-conscious Aussies, with fruit juices a common item in kids’ lunchboxes, as well as a popular option for those looking for a healthy alternative to soft drinks. …

How you can sell your old furniture back to IKEA

Posted by September 11th 2018

Swedish homewares goliath IKEA has announced a new take-back service, allowing Australian consumers to sell back their old furniture. Launched in Sydney’s Tempe store, IKEA states that shoppers can bring back their old IKEA furniture in …

Types of Coffees

Different Coffee Types Explained

Posted by May 14th 2019

We checked online to see how many types of coffee beverages there are… it turns out, it’s quite a lot.

Flavoured milk on par with lollies for sugar content

Posted by June 11th 2018

Flavoured milk, the drink of choice of tradies and families everywhere, has been found to have more than a recommended day’s worth of sugar per bottle, new analysis has found. The analysis, undertaken by The Heart …