Hump Day Deals: Free Xbox One, Cheap Whiskey, Half-Price Groceries

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 free Xbox One bundle from JB Hi-Fi when you buy a Surface tablet, the best half-price deals at Coles, Jack Daniels Gentleman Jack whiskey for $40.


  • JB Hi-Fi is selling 500GB Xbox One S bundled with Tom Clancy’s The Division, Halo MCC, and Halo 5 Guardians for $399.
  • Origin is giving away the action game Nox for free. Get it here.
  • Udemy has slashed 20 online courses by 100%. Free courses include Introduction to Web Design, Ultimate JavaScript Arrays and Country Guitar: Picking Exercises. Click here to see the full list.
  • This week, Humble Bundle has released an e-book deal that is specifically for entrepreneurs who want to start their own technology companies. There are a number of titles for budding technology businesspeople with the book bundles starting from US$1. Here are the details.
  • TigerVPN encrypts your data, prevents anyone from stealing your information, and unblocks geo-restricted content in the process. You can currently get 90% off your subscription at Gizmodo.
  • SelectTV delivers thousands of TV shows, movies and radio stations from over 150 countries. You can currently get 50% of a 1-year subscription over at Kotaku.


  • If you’re a member of JB Hi-Fi’s mailing list, you should be receiving an email soon this week advertising this particular Instant Deal — a free Xbox One Bundle when you buy a selected Microsoft Surface tablet. The deal ends 7 September.. Click here for details.
  • You can currently get an Xbox One Elite controller for $143, which is a good $60 off the Australian RRP. Click here for details.
  • eBay is throwing another 20% off sale from a range of retailers including PC Byte, Telstra, Sony, Grays Online, Betta, COTD, Shopping Square, Futu and Dell. Head to OzBargain for more info.
  • Officeworks has the last-gen Samsung Gear VR — compatible with the Galaxy Note5, S6 Edge+, S6, S6 Edge, S7 and S7 Edge — for $97, down from its $159 RRP.
  • Australians can get a Geforce GTX 1070 for under $600. Kotaku has the details.


  • Here are the latest mystery deals from Vinomofo: 5-star Cabernet Sauvignon 2012 for $11.90 (RRP: $32), a Riesling 2016 from a James Halliday 5 Star Winery for $8.90 (RRP: $27) and Little Helper Prosecco NV for $11 (RRP: $25).
  • You can currently get a 700ml bottle of Jack Daniels Gentleman Jack for $40. (RRP: $59.99). Click here for details.
  • Time for a groceries run? Here are the latest half-price deals from Coles.


  • You can currently get the movie Monsters Inc. (the original, not the inferior sequel) for free on iTunes and Google Play. Here are the details.
  • OnSpot is a new daily deals app that sends you coupons based on your location and preferences. Click here to find out more.
  • Each Wednesday, ALDI runs a ‘Special Buys’ sale on a range of heavily discounted items. Today’s deals focus on men’s fashion, barroom accessories and Father’s Day sweets. Click here to see the full range of deals.
  • Who doesn’t love a freebie? Here are 84 product samples you can snap up for free, including T-shirts, nappies, organic tea and condoms.

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