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ALDI selling clothes dryers for under $200

Posted by May 14th 2019

ALDI is famous for its middle-aisle Special Buys, but the discount supermarket chain has just revealed arguably one of its biggest deals yet – a new clothes dryer for less than $200! The German grocery giant …


Telstra introduces Smart Wi-Fi Booster

Posted by April 10th 2018

Telstra has released a new smart Wi-Fi booster that is claimed to improve internet signals throughout the home. The Smart Wi-Fi Booster costs $180 outright and comes in a pack of two. Alternatively it can be …


Optus re-releases unlimited data phone plan

Posted by April 10th 2018

Optus has re-released its unlimited data phone plan, after initially withdrawing the offer in March. Called ‘Unleashed’ phone plans, Optus became one of the first providers to offer unlimited mobile data when it originally launched the …


How to lose weight while still eating pasta

Posted by November 20th 2018

No longer do you need to pass by that delicious bowl of spaghetti or carbonara, with a new study claiming that you can lose weight while still enjoying your favourite pasta dish. Conventional wisdom – and …


Frozen pomegranate recalled over hepatitis A fears

Posted by May 30th 2018

Supermarket giant Coles has recalled a brand of frozen pomegranate pieces amid reports that several people have been diagnosed with hepatitis A after consuming the product. NSW Health and the NSW Food Authority are said to …


Challenger telcos unite to take on Telstra, Optus, TPG

Posted by April 10th 2018

Eight challenger telcos have come together in an effort to boost competition and compete with Australia’s largest broadband providers. Amaysim, InABox, Macquarie Telecom, MyNetFone Group, MyRepublic, Southern Phone, TasmaNet and Vocus Group CEOs have all formed …


ACCC reports lower prices and improved telco services

Posted by April 10th 2018

Australia’s consumer watchdog has released a comprehensive report into the communications sector, and the good news is that internet and phone plans are getting cheaper, even with bigger data quotas. The report by the Australian Competition …


Optus to solve blackspot issues with new mobile sites

Posted by July 2nd 2019

Optus customers in some regional parts of the country are set for a signal boost, with the telco committing to fix a dozen mobile blackspots in areas that receive poor coverage. As part of the Australian Government …


Time to ditch the fad diets says Heart Foundation

Posted by November 20th 2018

Australians are being urged to ditch fad diets in an effort to focus more on their cardiovascular health. A major review on the most effective diets was commissioned by the Heart Foundation in order to combat …