Dealhacker: Online Bargains For Hump Day (If You Act Fast)

Hump day (AKA Wednesday) is arguably the most boring day of the week. So why not liven things up by grabbing one of these nifty online bargains? Deals that caught our eye this week include 50% off Blackmores vitamins, $130 off Logitech UE600 headphones and free TV shows on Google Play. Click the links below to land yourself a deal.

  • Shopping Express has slashed up to 70 per cent off Kingston products, including SD cards, RAM and solid state drives. The deal also includes free shipping.
  • For today only, Dick Smith is offering 10 per cent off hard drives and unlocked mobile phones to customers who use the discount code ‘TAKE10OFF’. Two deals that caught our eyes are the Seagate’s 2TB USB 3.0 Expansion Desktop Hard Drive for $89.10 and the Sony Xperia E smartphone for $142.
  • Dick Smith is also selling the Logitech UE600 In-Ear Headphones for $47 — a saving of $130. [Via OzBargain]
  • You can currently get 30 per cent off Kobo books when you use the code ‘MARCHOFFER’. The code is compatible with a select range of titles and is valid throughout the month of March.
  • If you prefer printed books, Bookworld is still offering up to 70 per cent off select stock including its music and DVD range. The deal also includes free shipping to anywhere in Australia.
  • Virgin Mobile has added a bonus 1GB of data to its $20 BYO plan. $20 per month now nets you $200 of calls (roll over included) and 1.2GB data (4G). [Via OzBargain]
  • Google Play is finally selling TV shows in Australia. To celebrate, Google is giving away free pilot episodes of Community, Breaking Bad, The Big C and Justified.
  • The Film Festival of 100 Clicks is an SBS initiative that provides free streaming of 100 movies throughout the month of March. The movies can be accessed on your computer, mobile, tablet, game console or connected TV via SBS On Demand. Click here to peruse this year’s selection.
  • Electronics store newegg is currently selling the Olympus E-PM2 interchangeable lens camera with a 14-42mm II R M. Zuiko lens for $299 — that’s a saving of $200 off the RRP. The deal includes a free Toshiba 8GB wireless flash memory card.
  • Foxtel’s new online movie streaming service ‘Presto’ will be arriving on March 13 with prices starting at $19.99 per month. However, you can test out the service for one month at an introductory price of $4.99. There’s no lock-in contract, which means you’re free to cancel the subscription immediately after.
  • Each Wednesday, ALDI runs a ‘Special Buys’ sale on a range of heavily discounted items. Today’s deals focus on winter clothes, baby products and the LACURA VITACELL skincare range. Click here to see the full range of deals.
  • Big W is still running its 3-for-2 DVD and Blu-ray sale. Buy any three Blu-rays or DVDs and you’ll get the cheapest one free. The deal applies to all stock, including box sets and new releases.
  • Video Ezy’s online store has slashed the price of its TV show range on Blu-ray and DVD. You can get a bunch of superhero, Scooby Doo and Looney Tunes titles for under $10. Click here to see the full range.
  • The Maglite 3D LED flashlight is a super-powerful torch reminiscent of the ones used in The X-Files. You can currently snap up the 31cm ST3D016U model for just $19.99 from Catch of the Day. It has a beam distance of 364m and a brightness level of 131 lumens. [Via OzBargain]
  • Big W is selling the Nintendo Wii U Mario and Luigi Black Premium Console Pack for $368; a saving of $60.
  • Today is your last day to catch this year’s Best Picture Oscar nominees at Event Cinemas. The films — 12 Years a Slave, The Wolf of Wall Street, American Hustle, Philomena, Gravity, Captain Philips and Dallas Buyers Club — are all $10 per ticket.
  • Bonds has slashed the price of its entire socks range by 50 per cent. The sale includes the new impact-protective Active Light range. The offer ends this Sunday. [Via OzBargain]
  • PizzaCodes is a new web app that collects the best online pizza deals from Domino’s, Pizza Hut and Eagle Boys. To get a deal, you simply click on your favoured pizza outlet and check out the available discount codes for that store. You can find out more here.
  • Fashionistas can snap up a Thought Of You floaty-style dress with sheer organza overlay and dress sleeves from the Fashion Bunker for just $19.95 (RRP: $119.95). The dress is available in sizes XS to medium and comes in a choice of black or cornflour blue. The deal includes free shipping.
  • Mwave is still running its clearance sale on gaming products including Dead Space 3 on PC for $10. You can check out the full range of deals here.
  • The Humble Mobile Bundle 4 is now available for cheap ‘n’ charitable Android gamers. The bundle includes Catan, Riptide GP2 and Zombie Gunship. If you pay more than the average (currently $3.59), you’ll also get BADLAND and Breach & Clear at no extra charge. The money goes towards the charities Child’s Play and the Electronic Frontier Foundation.
  • For those who missed the deal last week, Google is still offering a range of Lonely Planet ebooks for free. Titles include Ye Olde Britain: Best Historical Experiences, Recession-busting Britain: Best Free Experiences, Hawaii or the Caribbean?: A guide to choosing your perfect island, Europe: 40 Amazing Experiences and Top 10 Warm Weather Getaways.
  • Chemist Warehouse is currently offering over 50 per cent off on select Blackmores vitamins.

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