Today is not a great day if you are a horse, but it is a great day if you are after free Slurpees, coffee or money! Yes, it's November 7, 7/11, and this year 7-Eleven are celebrating by offering freebies with any purchase. Plus they're also giving away $711 every hour.
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.
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.
Making your own parking ticket.
Melbourne Cup 2017 is almost upon us. Some people will be planning to watch live at Flemington Racecourse. Others will be crowding around their office TV. Either way, it's a perfect excuse to buy some fancy new threads for the occasion. We asked our colleagues at ShopStyle to share their personal race day fashion picks for guys 'n' gals. Here are their recommendations!
A great phone case is the ideal antidote to life's inevitable phone-destroying surprises. The iPhone X comes in at a cool $1500-plus, depending on the model and although there are plenty of other things you could spend that kind of money on, if you're going to splash out and grab the X then you want to make sure you're protecting it, but you also want to save a bit of cash.
But which iPhone X case is right for you? Here’s some of our recommendations.
If you've been tempted to get in on the blockchain currency racket, first read tech writer Mark Frauenfelder's story of losing access to $US30,000 ($39,186) in bitcoin. Ask yourself if you could handle the stress of trying to guess a seven-digit PIN, knowing that every time you guessed wrong, your money would get locked away for hours, then days, then years. Ask yourself what you'd do if your investment paid off tenfold, only to disappear in a fire.
It's the future. Not now, but ten years from now. All of these amazing quantum computing advances spurred on by our beloved Australian scientists have made super-fast super-tiny quantum computing the norm.
Aaaaaand it's left your squillions in Bitcoin vulnerable to attack. Clearly someone needs to do something about this, now.
Apple’s new flagship, the iPhone X, has just dropped and this seems to be what Apple fans were waiting for. While the 8 and 8 Plus might be considered much of the same, the new features in the X make it a hot ticket product. A new look, new tech and power to burn doesn’t come cheap though – the iPhone X is the most expensive iPhone ever. But if you buy it outright and find yourself a great prepaid plan, you can save yourself some serious cash.
We’ve compared the prepaid and post-paid plans on offer to get you the best price on the iPhone X.
You may have seen that eBay is running a 20 per cent off promotion in five big tech stores - but you don't want to have to sift through everything to find some of the best deals, right? Lucky for you, we've rounded up some great products going and have all the links you need right here!
Google are set to drop the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL on October 31. Even though there may be a few issues with those screens, the Pixel 2 looks to be a quality phone with excellent software and a powerful camera. But jumping on the Google-train with Telstra's contract options doesn't come cheap - so is it better to buy the phone outright and get a prepaid plan?
Here’s the cheapest way to grab a Pixel 2.
Searching eBay requires faith -- faith that the seller listed their item with the same keywords you'd use to describe what you want. Sometimes you have different ideas of what constitutes "turquoise." Sometimes you have a picture of what you want but don't know the name for a certain style. Well, now that picture is all you need.
"Phone season" is well and truly in swing, with many of this year's big devices now available. There are a few more yet to be come, but a plethora of new phones is the perfect time for telcos to fight over customers looking to upgrade. This has led to some shakeups in the plan space, with plenty of new big data options.
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: Myer's eBay store running a 20% off sale, Nintendo Switch bundles are going cheap, a lot of discounted gadget buys.