Hump Day Deals: Half-Price Earphones, 90% Off TigerVPN, Free Burritto

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 50% off in-ear headphones at JB Hi-Fi, eBay’s latest 20%-off technology deals, get $60 off Samsung’s virtual reality headset.


  • No Mans’s Sky is one of the biggest video game releases of the year with the promise of billions of different planets to explore. If you’re looking to pay a little less than the $99.95 RRP, we’re here to help you out.
  • This week’s Humble Bundle is focused on indie games. Pay what you want for Lethal League, The Beginner’s Guide and Galak-Z. Pay $1 or more to receive a coupon for 10% off Humble Monthly for new subscribers. Pay more than the average price and you’ll also get Lovers In A Dangerous Spacetime, Octodad: Dadliest Catch, and SUPER TIME FORCE ULTRA. Pay $10 or more for all of that plus Nuclear Throne. As always, you can choose who gets the lion’s share of your money: the developers or the nominated charity.
  • Origin is giving away the action game Nox for free. Get it here.
  • Udemy has slashed 33 online courses by 100%. Free courses include Ninja Writing, Ultimate Gmail Productivity System and Relationships & Dating. 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.


  • 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 — 50% off in-ear headphones. 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.
  • Everbuying is having a sale on various electronics, including Micro SDHC Card Readers for just eight US cents. Click here for the best deals.
  • In the market for a new HD TV? Gizmodo’s 2016 buying guide explains what to look for.
  • Australians can get a Geforce GTX 1070 for under $600. Kotaku has the details.
  • Missed out on the free Windows 10 upgrade? Where were you? Here’s a slightly dubious trick you can employ to get the new version free of charge.


  • Here are the latest mystery deals from Vinomofo: Luigi Bosca ‘La Linda’ Malbec 2014 for $14.90 (RRP: $30), a 2015 Shiraz from a James Halliday 5 Star Winery for $12.90 (RRP: $42) and a Dauvergne & Ranvier Côtes du Rhône 2014 for $12.50 (RRP: $25).
  • Guzman Y Gomez is giving away a free burrito worth $11.50 via its app on Android and iOS. OzBargain has more details.
  • Time for a groceries run? Here are the latest bargains from Woolworths.
  • Domino’s is offering 40% off Chef’s Best, Traditional, Chicken and Prawn Pizzas. Click here for more information.
  • Here are your Hungry Jacks food vouchers for August.


  • OnSpot is a new daily deals app that sends you coupons based on your location and preferences. Click here to find out more.
  • From 5 August to 21 August the Foxtel Drama and Sports packages will be available to all Foxtel from Telstra customers who aren’t currently subscribed to either Drama or Sports packages, at no extra cost. Click here for more details.
  • Each Wednesday, ALDI runs a ‘Special Buys’ sale on a range of heavily discounted items. Today’s deals focus on kitchen essentials, pantry storage and flavours of Italy. 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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