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 a free book writing tutorial, cheap video games and up to $300 off men's shoes at David Jones. Click the links below to land yourself a deal.

  • Amazon is giving away the Media Center Control app for Android devices. This is a Windows Media Center remote app that usually retails for $5. It allows you to control music, videos, movies, photos, TV and radio content and boasts a range of in-depth features.
  • Is your living room in need of a ridiculously big TV? Dick Smith is selling the 70-inch Hitachi LE70EC04AUD LED TV for $1679. The unit comes with an inbuilt high definition tuner, three HDMI ports, a 1,000,000:1 Dynamic contrast ratio and a USB port with PVR functionality. [Via OzBargain]
  • David Jones has knocked the price off select men's shoes, with savings of up to $300. Check out the full range here.
  • Amazon's Free Android App of the Day does exactly what it says on the tin. Today's deal is for Sudoku 10'000 Plus, a Sudoku app boasting 15,000 puzzles with eight different variants and difficulty levels.
  • Udemy is once again offering some of its online courses for free. Options this week include Productivity Mastery & Time Management, Adobe Flash for Beginners, Learn VHDL Design for use in FPGA and ASIC Digital Systems and Write That Book. These courses usually cost between $29 and $197.
  • Battle.Net is selling the PC RPG Diablo III for $27.50 -- a saving of nearly $30. [Via OzBargain]
  • Target is selling the Ronson RPR800 Digital Pressure Cooker for $69: a saving of $80. It comes with a digital control panel, 6 litre removable cooking pot and a multi function timer. [Via OzBargain]
  • Kmart Photo Centre by Snapfish is still offering new signups 50 free 15x10cm prints. You also get 50 free prints when you upload for the first time, and when you choose mail delivery.
  • Video Ezy's online store consistently has some of the best prices for video games. Some deals that caught our eye this week include Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes for $50.36, Titanfall for $55.96, Watchdogs for $61.36 and Dark Souls II for $43.16.
  • BargainsOnline is selling the Wet and Wild Jumping Castle for half-price at $499. You can also get an additional $20 off when you use the discount code 'jump4fun'. The inflatable water castle comes with a 640W blower and complies with Australian safety standards.
  • Shopping Express has slashed the price of the Asus' 24-inch VS248H LED widescreen monitor by more than 50 per cent -- you can now snap the unit up for $185.
  • Dick Smith is still selling the Logitech UE600 In-Ear Headphones for $47 -- that's a saving of $130.
  • Foxtel’s new online movie streaming service Presto officially launches on 13 March. You can currently 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 the first month is over.)
  • Each Wednesday, ALDI runs a 'Special Buys' sale on a range of heavily discounted items. Today's deals focus on 'Winter Warmers' and Has No's extensive snack range. Click here to see the full range of deals.
  • Big W is offering two Blu-ray or DVD movies for the price of one. You can check out the full range of titles here.
  • You can still 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.
  • Chemist Warehouse is currently offering up to 85 per cent off big brand fragrances. Spend over $30 online and you'll also get up to 10 free product samples ranging from vitamins to organic baby food.
  • You can now get access to free Wi-Fi in and around ANZ Stadium thanks to a partnership with Telstra and stadium Wi-Fi provider Cisco. If you're going to an NRL match, switch to Wi-Fi and save your data!


    I have been lead to believe that Presto launches on Thursday?

      Correct. I thought it was the 13th today. My bad.

    Just a little grammatical error, the following should be one dot point, not two! Otherwise thanks for the tips :)

    -You can now get access to free Wi-Fi in and around
    -ANZ Stadium thanks to a partnership with Telstra and stadium Wi-Fi provider Cisco. If you’re going to an NRL match, switch to Wi-Fi and save your data!

      Grammer Nazis should be taken into the street, and shot like the dogs that they are!

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