Harrison Astbury

Harrison Astbury Harrison Astbury is a Canstar Blue journalist specialising in consumer technology and the telecommunications industry. With a degree in journalism from Griffith University and a keen eye for detail, he’s determined to help consumers make better-informed decisions, especially when it comes to their internet and phone plans.

Which petrol should you use?

Posted by January 7th 2021

Petrol comes in E10, E85, 91, 95 and 98 Octane blends. Most cars can get by with E10 or 91, but some cars need higher. Find out which fuel your car needs at Canstar Blue.

Boosting Wifi signal

How to boost your Wi-Fi signal

Posted by August 11th 2020

Trying to stream your favourite show, but the Wi-Fi signal in your room is lacking? A Wi-Fi range extender or powerline adaptor could be the answer.

The real cost of running your fridge

The real cost of running your fridge

Posted by January 22nd 2021

Your fridge runs 24/7, so it has a big impact on your electricity bill. Find out just how much your fridge is costing to run at Canstar Blue.

Tesla Model 3 electric car awarded five stars for safety

Posted by January 7th 2021

If you were sceptical of a Tesla electric car holding up in a crash, a new report may quell your concerns. The company’s newest model, the Model 3, has been awarded top marks in the United …

Telstra reveals Australia’s biggest data-users

Posted by February 12th 2019

If you ever wondered if your Netflix binge habits are normal, now is your chance to confirm it. Telstra has for the first time revealed just how much data its customers are using, and the results …

Petrol prices reach four-year high

Posted by January 7th 2021

The ACCC has released its latest price monitoring report and found that fuel prices are hitting a four-year high in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth.

Kogan reduces prices across all of its NBN plans

Posted by February 12th 2019

How low can we go? Online retailer Kogan has upped the ante in the latest price war on the National Broadband Network (NBN). Today Kogan announced it has slashed prices across all three of its NBN …

Vodafone slashes NBN prices to record low

Posted by July 8th 2020

If you thought internet prices with the big providers were too high, this will be music to your ears. Vodafone has slashed prices on its NBN products, reducing prices across all three of the speed tiers …