The Cheapest NBN 100 Deals on Offer Right Now

The Cheapest NBN 100 Deals on Offer Right Now

If you’re after an NBN 100 plan but still want to save a bit of cash, you’re in luck. Plenty of providers are currently offering discounts on their fastest widely available plans right now. Most of these take the form of a timed offer – you’ll pay a reduced rate…

How to Use Windows 10’s New ‘Feature Experience Pack’

How to Use Windows 10’s New ‘Feature Experience Pack’

Ready for more Windows 10 features? Microsoft is now testing out a new “feature experience” program that’ll slap tiny little extras into Windows 10 outside of the regular gigantic-update-that-might-break-your-computer cadence. In other words, it’s a way for Microsoft to give you new toys to play with, beyond the twice-a-year updates…

7 Self-Improvement Books That Actually Work

7 Self-Improvement Books That Actually Work

Are you preparing for 2021 to be “your” year? Maybe after 2020, we’re all just hoping to have a year full stop. In any case, the end of the year is a great time for reflection and goal-setting. So why not get a little assistance from a well-loved self-help book…

How to Make Homemade Potato Chips in Your Microwave

How to Make Homemade Potato Chips in Your Microwave

Do you really want potato chips, but all you have are potatoes? I totally feel you. Sure, you could preheat your oven and start baking (or put on pants and go to the store and buy a bag), but what if I told you that you could have delicious homemade…

How to Fix a One-Sided Friendship

How to Fix a One-Sided Friendship

You might spend hours staring at your phone, waiting for a reply to a text. Maybe they talk over you in a group of friends or in a group chat. Or perhaps their attention seems to drift, their gaze averted, whenever you talk.

The Best One-Season TV Series of 2020

The Best One-Season TV Series of 2020

Entertainment has become an important part of pandemic life, and binging television shows has been a key component to getting through the hard times. Miniseries like Michaela Coel’s I May Destroy You moved audiences by exploring addictions, trauma, and the difficulties of self care; documentary series like Cheer motivated millions…

Avoid This Fake Zoom Meeting Invite Phishing Scam

Avoid This Fake Zoom Meeting Invite Phishing Scam

The popularity of Zoom — the world’s number one most-downloaded app in 2020 — has made it a target for phishing attacks, and the Better Business Bureau is now warning users to avoid sketchy meeting invites that could actually infect your system with malware. Here’s what you need to know.

How Much Salt Does Pasta Water Really Need?

How Much Salt Does Pasta Water Really Need?

Well-seasoned water is the foundation of every delicious pasta dish. These days, you’d be hard-pressed to find a pasta recipe that doesn’t instruct you to salt the cooking water, but beyond vaguely invoking the sea, few of them bother to tell you how much salt is enough.

Nab a Bargain on a Quality Mattress With Ecosa’s 20% off Sale

Nab a Bargain on a Quality Mattress With Ecosa’s 20% off Sale

The average person will spend about 26 years of their life sleeping. Given that insane statistic, it makes sense that we’d want to be as comfortable as possible, right? Luckily for us, beloved bedding brand Ecosa has just announced a 20% off sale on absolutely everything. The sale is running from today…

A Christmas Gift Guide for the Chaotically Disorganised Person in Your Life

A Christmas Gift Guide for the Chaotically Disorganised Person in Your Life

When you hear the word ‘disorganised’ – there’s probably someone who instantly springs to mind. Whether they’re constantly losing their keys, forgetting what day of the week it is or haven’t seen their bedroom floor in weeks – it looks different on everyone. Luckily, Christmas is fast approaching and it’s…

How to Send Nintendo Switch Screenshots to Your PC or Phone

How to Send Nintendo Switch Screenshots to Your PC or Phone

The latest Nintendo Switch software update, version 11.0.0, makes it much easier to transfer screenshots and gameplay videos to your smartphone or PC. The new methods are miles better than the unintuitive post-to-social-media-then-delete workaround we’ve been forced to use since the console’s launch, or the similarly burdensome “find a microSD…

How to Run a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign

How to Run a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign

Crowdfunding is a way to fundraise for a specific cause, expanding your reach to excite and motivate a broad base of typically smaller donors. Running a successful crowdfunding campaign takes calculated effort and attention, and after working in fundraising for five years with the largest arts-based fiscal sponsor in the…

How to Fix Audio Level Problems in Windows 10

How to Fix Audio Level Problems in Windows 10

Windows 10 includes a custom volume mixer, which sounds like a great idea on paper — who wouldn’t a way to control the volume of individual apps? It’s incredibly useful when you need to dial back your game audio a bit so you can hear your guildmates on Discord (or…

What Is Short Selling?

What Is Short Selling?

Short selling a stock is akin to placing a simple bet that a company’s stock price will go down, and as such it’s often demonised as profiting off of failure. However, academics and investors believe that short selling improves market efficiency by making it easier to trade stocks and by…

Your Checklist for Planning a Covid-Safe Road Trip

Your Checklist for Planning a Covid-Safe Road Trip

As restrictions ease around the country and the prospect of travel beckons, many of us will be planning road trips for the holiday season. To ensure your trip is memorable in the best rather than the worst way, here are some things you and your fellow travellers can do to…

The Best Budgeting Apps To Help Aussies Save Money

The Best Budgeting Apps To Help Aussies Save Money

Sticking to a rigid bugdet, especially in the face of tempting sales, is a tricky business. If you’re anything like me, you’ll give yourself a savings goal, and stick to it for a while – only to eventually forget about it completely and go back to your regular habits. It’s…

The Two Best Things to Do With Leftover Cranberry Sauce

The Two Best Things to Do With Leftover Cranberry Sauce

I fully planned on buying a turkey breast for my downsized Thanksgiving this year, yet when it came time to order the main course, my brain shut off, muscle memory took over, and I ordered a whole bird. Luckily, it was only a 5 kg bird, but 5 kg of…

How Much Money Can You Make on TikTok?

How Much Money Can You Make on TikTok?

Can you make a living off of TikTok? Yes, but it ain’t easy — the viral video platform offers limited ad revenue to its creators, so you’ll need to rely on sponsored posts, merchandise, and thousands of followers before you can quit your day job.

Don’t Mix Your Cleaning Products

Don’t Mix Your Cleaning Products

Mixing flavours and functions is a basic skill in cooking: Add lemon juice for acid, parmesan for umami, you get the idea. But with cleaning products, combinations aren’t just the sum of their parts. Some can be harmful to your health. While it may be tempting to throw a cocktail…

Save up to 70% on These Cyber Monday Deals

Save up to 70% on These Cyber Monday Deals

The Cyber Monday sales for 2020 are well and truly under way, and the deals are just as good, if not better, than Black Friday. Below, we’ve rounded up some of the best we’ve seen across home, tech, activewear and more, because sometimes you just need someone else to do…