Hump Day Deals: Free KFC, PlayStation Store Deals, Cheap Convertible Laptops

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: get a Dell Inspiron 13 convertible laptop for $300 off, score a free bucket of KFC on Twitter, half-price Pod coffee machine.


    • This month's PlayStation Store sale contains some surprisingly good deals. Head to Kotaku for the highlights.
    • This week's Humble Bundle focuses on Firaxis games. Pay $1 or more for XCOM: Enemy Unknown, Sid Meier’s Pirates!, Ace Patrol Bundle and Sid Meier's Civilization III Complete. Pay more than the average price to also receive Sid Meier's Civilization IV: The Complete Edition, Sid Meier's Civilization V, Sid Meier's Starships, XCOM: Enemy Unknown + DLC and 10% off one month of Humble Monthly. Pay $15 or more and you also get Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth, Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth - Exoplanets Map Pack, and a coupon for 33% off Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth - Rising Tide DLC in the Humble Store. As always, you can choose who gets the lion's share of your money: the developers or the nominated charity.
    • Origin has a new free game for you to download: the critically acclaimed RPG Jade Empire. Get it here. You can also test out The Sims 4 for free.
    • Target is having a pretty good video game sale at the moment: deals include an Xbox One 1TB console bundle for $497, Pokémon Rumble World on 3DS for $39 and Gravity Rush Remastered on PS4 for $29. Click here to see more deals.
    • Udemy has also slashed 20 of its online courses by 100%. Click here to see what's on offer.
    • Windows Deal is giving away Paragon Hard Disk Manager 15 (RRP: $199). You can also get 20% off SAM DJ.
    • iTunes is giving away The Wiggles 25th Anniversary Wiggly Bonus Pack in HD. Get it here. [Via OzBargain]
    • You can currently get an ebook of George R R Martin's The Ice Dragon for free on Amazon. Click here to grab your copy.
    • Computers/Gadgets

      • Want a cheaper(er) convertible laptop? JB HiFi has $300 off the Dell Inspiron 13. Check out the full details at Gizmodo.
      • Gamesmen has slashed the price of its Street Fighter X Tekken - Arcade FightStick V.S. Edition on PS3 from $299.95 to $199.95. Visit Gamesmen to buy.
      • You can get a Caffitaly S22 Pod Coffee Machine for $99 (RR: $199) at Woolworths. [Via OzBargain]
      • Need a new laptop for high school or university? Our Back To School guide includes the best and most affordable options.


      • You can currently get free extra toppings in your Subway sub. Add Double Meat, Double Cheese, Bacon, Avo or Pineapple at no extra cost via Eat Fresh Club. The deal is valid at your chosen store for 12 hours after activation. [Via OzBargain]
      • KFC is in the midst of its "Shout A Mate" campaign to celebrate Australia Day. Between 11 to 24 January, KFC will give away a free bucket of KFC every hour over Twitter. To win your friend a some chicken, upload a KFC photo to Twitter, tag the friend you want to shout and include the hashtag #theHCG. Winners are required to head into participating stores. Details here.
      • You can get $10 off a $100+ spend at Woolworths' online store when you use the discount code "SCHOOL10".
      • Dan Murphy's is throwing a stock take clearance sale. Click here to start shopping!
      • Time for a groceries run? Here are this week's best deals from Woolworths, Coles and Bi-Lo.
      • Scoopon is offering $20 McDonald’s Home Delivery coupons for $10. Click here for available locations.
      • Miscellaneous

        • Milan Direct is throwing a Back To School Sale with up to 60% off office furniture and accessories. Click here to start shopping.
        • Appliances Online is throwing a "Big January" sale. Get up to 35% off dishwashers, washing machines, dryers, fridges, freezers and more. the sale ends 27 January.
        • Feeling frisky? Groupon is selling an Adult Fantasy Play Kit for $29. (RRP: $199.95) It comes with a whip, wrist cuffs, a dog collar and other unmentionables.
        • Each Wednesday, ALDI runs a 'Special Buys' sale on a range of heavily discounted items. Today's deals focus on household cleaning and children's sports. Click here to see the full range of deals.

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


    "Want a cheaper(er) convertible laptop? JB HiFi has $300 of the Dell Inspiron 13. Check out the full details at Gizmodo. "

    Please add the extra "f" in $300 of the Dell. I, being tired and reading quickly got very excited for a second thinking it was $300 LOL.

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