Hump Day Deals: Free Phone Apps, 70% Off PS4 Games, Cheap Bicycles

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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 up to 70% off PlayStation 4 games at Amazon, the best free apps on iPhone and Android, exclusive Amazon Prime deals and heaps more!

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  • Amazon has knocked up to 70% off select PlayStation 4 games, including FIFA 18 and Horizon Zero Dawn. Click here!
  • EB Games is currently throwing a half-price sale, which means games are slightly lower than the RRP. (We kid, we kid.) There are actually some great bargains to be had including Grand Theft Auto V for $39.95 and Overwatch for $49. The sale also includes game accessories, books and loot. You can access their biggest sale ever, right here.
  • If you’re after a new Xbox console, computer, or video game, the Microsoft Store has a bunch of deals on offer that are well worth checking out. Click here for the highlights!
  • The PlayStation Store is in the midst of its Days Of Play sale – score big discounts on big release games and indie titles alike. Click here!
  • Steam currently has a swag of deals available as part of its ‘Midweek Madness’ sale.
  • Here are the ten best free apps on Android and iPhone. Click here!
  • Need a new VPN plan? You can still score huge discounts from our exclusive deal with PureVPN. Get 82% off a three-year plan or 62% off a 12-month plan, saving you $420 and $107, respectively. Click here!
  • This week’s Humble Bundle focuses on cybersecurity software. Pay what you want and save over $580. Click here!
  • There’s a bunch of free Android games and apps on the Google Play Store at the moment. If you have the storage space you could save hundreds of dollars! Here are some highlights, courtesy of OzBargain.
  • Udemy is offering 122 online courses for free. Click here to see the full list.
  • For a limited time, Kogan Mobile has slashed the price of every prepaid plan to just 99 cents. This means you can get 23GB with unlimited text and calls for under a buck! Click here for details!
  • Here are Australia’s best NBN plans, ranked according to both price and speed.


  • Amazon Prime is officially available in Australia! We have a nice little guide on what’s included and the deals you can expect. Click here for details!
  • eBay Plus also launched a few days ago – like Amazon Prime, it offers exclusive incentives and deals. Click here to learn more!
  • The Good Guys is offering 20 per cent off everything via its eBay store. There’s a maximum discount of $1000, which means individual purchases should be capped at $5000 – but that still leaves plenty of big-ticket items to choose from. To get the deal, use the discount code ‘P20TGG’ at checkout. Click here!
  • Catch is having a 24-hour VIP sale, offering 50-90% off pretty much everything in its catalogue. Here are a few tech highlights.
  • Every retailer in Australia is throwing an EOFY sale at the moment. Today it’s Kogan’s turn. You can save nearly 90 per cent on a range of tech products. Participating brands include Apple, Samsung, HTC and Kogan (natch). Click here!
  • Amazon Australia is throwing its biggest sale since launch, with thousands of items slashed by more than 50 per cent. Click here!
  • You can also get Amazon daily deals including tech products. Prices start at under $5! Click here.
  • eBay is throwing an EOFY sale of its own – click here for some highlights.
  • You can currently save over $200 on Surface Pro Essentials Bundles. The deal comes with a Surface Pro laptop, Microsoft Complete Warranty, Office 365 Home 1 year subscription, a Black Surface Pro Type Cover and a choice of Surface sleeve (case or skin.) Click here!
  • HiFiMAN’s eBay store is selling the super-fancy HE400i planar magnetic headphones for $197 – a saving of over $320! Click here!
  • Sony is selling the 55″ A1 4K HDR OLED TV with Acoustic Surface and Android TV for $3698 (RRP: $4599.) Click here for more Sony TV deals!
  • eBay is throwing another 20% off sale. There are 128 stores to choose from, including Allphones Online, Wine Market, Camera House and Sony. To get the discount, use the code ‘PAMPER20’ at checkout. Click here to start browsing.
  • JB Hi-Fi has the Pixel 2 (128GB) for $1099 – $450 off the RRP. Click here!



  • Rebel Sport has knocked up to 70% off bicycles. Click here!
  • Amazon has knocked 40% off Disney and Pixar Blu-rays just in time for the school holidays. Click here!
  • Do you have an anniversary coming up with your sweetheart? Then head to Catch, pronto – the daily deals site is having an EOFY clearance sale on jewelry, including Crystals from Swarovski. Click here!
  • Old faithful Lovehoney is having a 70% off sale. Ooh-er! Etc.
  • Amazon has knocked 50% off select fashion items for men and women. Click here for some highlights for the lads.
  • Each Wednesday, Aldi runs a ‘Special Buys’ sale on a range of heavily discounted items. Today’s deals focus on toys, toys and more toys. Click here to see the full range of deals.
  • Here’s a list of eBay’s Daily Deals.
  • Humble Bundle is having an e-book sale on programmable boards. Save up to $480!
  • The Book Depository has slashed hundreds of great books by up to 80%. All books come with free delivery worldwide. Click here to see what’s on offer.



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