Last Week’s Ten Biggest Posts

You wanted: A breakdown of November’s big online sales, Melbourne Cup viewing tips and pricing/specification details for the Foxtel Now Box. Kick off your Monday by checking out the ten most popular posts from last week.

  1. Melbourne Cup 2017 Online: Re-Watch The Live Stream Here!
    The 2017 Melbourne Cup was run on at November 7 3PM AEDT. If you weren’t able to catch it, have no fear – you can re-watch the live stream the race from your phone or laptop with one click.
  2. How To Watch The 2017 Melbourne Cup, Live And Online And Free
    Want to watch the Melbourne Cup live but don’t have a TV in your workplace? Here’s everything you need to know about watching the race that stops a nation live – from the various TV options to Twitter’s global live stream. We’ve also included all the important Melbourne Cup links and race times to make life easier, along with overseas viewing tips. Game on!
  3. Why We Think Amazon Australia Will Launch Any Day Now
    Amazon recently opened its first Australian factory in Dandenong South and workers have begun rolling in to start their new life as Amazonians. We haven’t received word on the exact date that Amazon Australia will be open for business, but based on the huge sales month in November, we think it’ll be any day now. Here’s why.
  4. Foxtel Now Box: Pricing, Specifications And Release Date
    Today, Foxtel lifted the lid on the Foxtel Now box – a new Android TV streaming device that plugs into your TV. Equipped with a 4K-capable Chromecast receiver, a free-to-air tuner and a range of non-Foxtel streaming apps (including Stan), it wants to be the central hub to your entertainment system. Here are the specs, release date and pricing details!
  5. How Customers Exploit Self-Service Checkouts To Save Money
    Self service checkouts are a great invention. Sure, they may have taken a few jobs away but gone are the days where you have to make idle chit-chat with a not so fresh-faced teen while they slipped groceries into a planet-destroying plastic bag. Now, you can do it all yourself! Scan, bag, pay and leave. Which means the system is rife for exploitation.
  6. Lifehacker’s Guide To Investing In Bitcoin
    Chances are good you’ve at least heard of Bitcoin and the concept of digital currencies. Lately, they’ve been in the spotlight more than usual.
  7. Everything Coming To Netflix, Stan, Foxtel And Amazon This November
    Neither Stan nor the Australian Netflix library has anything near the range of US streaming services, every month we get just a little more. Read on to see all the content that will be added to their libraries in November.
  8. Melbourne Cup 2017: Here Are The Winning Horses [Updated]
    Earlier today, we brought you the Macquarie Quant Team’s picks for Melbourne Cup 2017. Now that the race has been run, we have the actual winners. Here they are!
  9. Reminder: 2017’s Craziest Online Sales Start Today
    On November 11, the biggest sales period of the year officially kicks off with the launch of Singles Day – and this is only the beginning. For the rest of the month, bargain hunters are going to be hit with one huge sale after another, including the massive international shopping event known as Black Friday. And maybe… just maybe, we’ll also see the launch of Amazon Australia. My wallet is ready.
  10. Avoid Parking Fees By Printing Your Own Tickets
    Parking in the city can cost a lot of money, especially if you’re doing it five days a week. Not all urban centres have great on-street parking, but for those that do, there is a relatively straightforward way to get around those parking fees and you only need a scanner and some image manipulation software.

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