Tagged With pricing

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Each day, stores are trying to convince us to put more in our carts and rack up a bigger bill at checkout. From strategic displays to all those tasty freebies, stores try to make a fool (and year-round over spender) out of customers. So in the spirit of the season, let's take a look at how shops convince us to open our wallets -- which might help us spend just a bit less.

Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.

One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.

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Apple has wrapped up its big event to announce a swathe of new products including the iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s, iPad Pro and iPad Mini 4. Our sister publication, Gizmodo Australia, was on the ground in the US to cover the event and has provided information on the Australian availability and pricing for the four new devices. We've consolidated the information into a nice little package for you here.

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Everyone loves a freebie, which is why you're going to love having the best Android phone with no access fees for the first 2 months when you switch to a Vodafone 24 month plan by September 9, 2014. The new Red $70 Plan also gets you 3GB of data to use in Australia on Vodafone's lightning-fast 4G network.

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Credit Suisse has released its latest Australian Consumer Electronics Pricing index, which compares the prices of various electronic product categories across Australia's leading retailers. In an outcome that will surprise few, Harvey Norman has once again topped the list as the country's most expensive retailer, while online stores remain the most affordable.

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Microsoft just announced that it plans to go after Spotify where it lives: your ears. It has announced a new streaming service for block-rocking tunes called Xbox Music and it will let you stream music from Microsoft's cloud for free, provided you have the right device.

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We've all been waiting with bated breath to get the iPhone 5 pricing. Will it be more expensive? Will it be cheaper? Optus has taken the plunge first and put its pricing online. Take a look.