Hump Day Deals: Cheap Barbie Toys, $169 Nexus 4, 900 Free Arcade Games

Hump Day Deals: Cheap Barbie Toys, $169 Nexus 4, 900 Free Arcade Games

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: 96 free Kindle ebooks, get an LG Nexus 4 smartphone for $169 from Kogan, 900 free arcade games. Click the links below to land yourself a bargain. (To make things easier, deals are now grouped into related categories.)


  • If you were planning on being productive this week, you may want to reschedule: the Internet Archive has created an online arcade which lets you run over 900 classic games right there, in your browser.
  • For any gamers who missed last week’s announcement, Lucasarts has finally re-released the classic PC games X-Wing and Tie Fighter on GoG. Hurrah! The games cost $11.49 apiece.
  • This week’s Humble Bundle features racing games. Pay $1 or more for Urban Trial Freestyle, Real World Racing Bundle (includes RWR:Z as well as Amsterdam and Oakland DLC), and WRC Powerslide. Pay $6 or more, and you also get Joe Danger 2: The Movie and DiRT Showdown. Pay $9 or more, you also get DiRT 3. As always, you can choose who gets the lion’s share of your money: Humble Bundle, the developers or the nominated charity.
  • Humble Bundle is also offering a new Jumbo deal: click here for details.
  • OzBargain’s ever-dependable tightarse has assembled a list of 95 free Kindle ebooks. Genres include classic fiction, history & war, food, health & fitness, self help and photography. Amazon’s discounts are known to end without warning, so check the price before finalising your purchase.
  • Udemy has once again slashed a handful of online courses by 100 per cent. Available courses include Learn How to Make a Minecraft Server, Create Your Website with WordPress and Microsoft Excel Step by Step Training for Beginners. [Via OzBargain]
  • AnimeLab is a streaming service that lets you watch more than 1000 anime shows and simulcasts direct from Japan in HD. You can now get the service free on Android. Hurrah!
  • is offering a range of software downloads for free. Titles include PasswordsPro 3.5, Ashampoo Core Tuner 2, Aiseesoft PDF to Word Converter and Simply Good Pictures 3.
  • Computers/Gadgets

  • The Huawei Ascend Y550 4G is a new budget smartphone from Vodafone that packs in an impressive array of features for just $99. It boasts a roomy 4.5-inch screen, a 1.2 GHz quad core processor, 1GB of RAM, a 5-megapixel camera and 4G LTE support. Handily, it also runs Android 4.4.2 (KitKat) out of the box.
  • PCByte is selling Samsung Evo 8GB and 16GB MicroSD cards for $4.95 and $9.80, respectively. You can also get 64GB Pro SD cards for $34.90. [Via OzBargain]
  • Raspberry Pi has just managed to do what every technology manufacturer should strive to achieve: it made its basic product both smaller and cheaper at the same time. Buy it here.
  • PC Case Gear’s clearance sale is still in full swing, with up to 50 per cent off selected products. Click here to see what’s on offer.
  • Looking for a new phone? Here are the best Android smartphones available in Australia as voted by Gizmodo’s experts.
  • Telstra is offering $20 off all its prepaid mobile broadband devices until Christmas.
  • Kogan is selling the 16GB LG Google Nexus 4 (refurbished) for $169. The phone comes with a free protective bumper case.
  • CPL is selling Intel’s NUC system (DN2820FYKH0) with 4G RAM, 320GB HDD and Windows 7 for $299 (plus shipping). [Via OzBargain]
  • Food/Drink

  • Attention yoghurt fans: Coles is selling five 170g tubs of Chobani Yoghurt for $5. That’s a saving of $5.45. [Via OzBargain]
  • OzBargain’s tightarse has assembled a list of discount codes and vouchers for more than 300 pubs and restaurants around the country. Click here to get the deals.
  • Dan Murphy’s is currently selling 24 bottles of Hoegaarden White Beer for $46.95. Bargain!
  • Clothing

  • Clothing site is throwing a clearance sale with up to 80 per cent off a range of womens clothing. You can also score free delivery for orders over $40.
  • The Foot Locker is offering 25 per cent off in-store purchases as part of a “Friends & Family” offer. To take advantage of the deal, print a copy of this coupon. You can also get an additional 5 per cent off by becoming a Foot Locker member. The sale begins tomorrow and ends this Sunday [Via OzBargain].
  • Forever New is having clearance sale on selected womens clothing. Click here to see the full range.
  • ShopStyle is having another clearance sale on fashion and beauty items. Prices start at under $1. Click here to see the full range.
  • David Jones has slashed an additional 40 per cent off its reduced clothing range. Prices start at under $2. [Via OzBargain]
  • Miscellaneous

  • Myers has kicked off its Christmas Toy Sale with prices starting at $8. Click here to see the full range.
  • Myers is also throwing a separate tech sale — categories include cameras, headphones and home entertainment.
  • Here’s another cheap gift idea: Harvey Norman has slashed the price of personalised printed mugs from $24.95 to just $5. Slap your sprogs on there and Christmas is sorted.
  • 1-Day is offering a range of children books in boxed sets at reduced prices. Titles include the 30 Book Disney Collection, Dr Seuss Crazy Creatures Box Set and Thomas Story Time Collection (35 Book Set). {Via OzBargain]
  • Target has knocked 30 per cent off its entire Barbie range. Hurrah! You can also get 20 per cent off all scooters, ride-ons and bikes.
  • The Lengend Of Zelda: Ocarina Of Time is generally regarded to be one of the best video games of all time. You can now get a ceramic, kiln-fired version of the titular flute for just $9.99 when you use he discount code “only99”. It contains 12 holes and can actually be played.
  • The Reject Shop is selling the Ice Age Mammoth Collection DVD boxset for just $7. The pack includes all four movies. [Via OzBargain]
  • Each Wednesday, ALDI runs a ‘Special Buys’ sale on a range of heavily discounted items. Today’s deals focus on bikes and biking accessories, womens summer fashion and art supplies. Click here to see the full range of deals.
  • JB Hi-Fi is throwing a 2-for-$20 sale on Blu-ray movies. There are stacks of classic and noteworthy titles that should be in any movie-lover’s collection, including Aliens, The Terminator, Jaws, Apocalypse Now, Taxi Driver, Lawrence Of Arabia, Schindler’s List, The Lord Of The Rings, Pulp Fiction and many more. Click here to see the full range.
  • Bookworld is offering 20 per cent off its entire book range when customers use the code “BW-WTD265”. The deal ends Monday 17 November.

  • Seen anything better? Share links to more online deals in the comments section below!

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