Sam Bloom

Sam Bloom lives in Brisbane and has been researching and writing stories for Canstar Blue since 2014. He loves long morning rows on the beautiful Brisbane River, hanging out with friends, and watching far more football than is good for him.

Australia’s smartphone pet hates

Australia’s smartphone pet hates

Posted by March 27th 2019

Most Australians carry a smartphone with them all day long, so it’s no wonder they’ve developed several grievances. Find out their top complaints.

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Why do you need car insurance?

Posted by February 23rd 2018

There are several different types of car insurance, each of which covers you for certain unexpected events.

Why take out a car loan?

Posted by February 23rd 2018

Car finance is a common option these days, so what are some reasons to take out a car loan and what do you need to consider?

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A brief history of the Bathurst 1000

Posted by February 22nd 2018

Bathurst 1000 has become one of Australia's greatest motoring events. But It wasn't always the Australian sporting icon that it is today.

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Minimising your petrol costs

Posted by February 23rd 2018

Despite the rapid drop in oil prices in late 2014, the cost of fuel has once again rebounded to fairly expensive levels.

Hybrid Car

How do hybrid cars work?

Posted by February 22nd 2018

We try to explain just how hybrid cars work, so you can understand one of the most important technologies present in modern cars.

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5 great places to drive a hire car

Posted by February 28th 2018

Hiring out a car and taking a trip along some of the world’s most iconic roads is a truly unique experience.

Small businesses need a website!

Small businesses need websites!

Posted by March 9th 2018

An online presence is essential these days for any business, big or small, that sells its goods or services to consumers on a regular basis.

How can businesses dispose of e-waste

E-waste: What’s the big deal?

Posted by April 21st 2020

The amount of e-waste in Australia is a growing problem, but if homes and business take a few simple measures, it’ll make a world of difference!