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Tue 27 Aug 2019

New documentary exposes Aldi’s secrets to success

New documentary exposes Aldi’s secrets to success

Former employees and store insiders have lifted the lid on the supermarket’s secrets — included the store feature that’s long been the bane of shoppers.

Discount Dyson sparks frenzy

Discount Dyson sparks frenzy

The cult vacuum brand is on sale for a bargain basement price at Bunnings — but you better move fast.

‘Awesome’ Aldi dupe of $2k appliance

‘Awesome’ Aldi dupe of $2k appliance

At just $299 it’s only a fraction of the cost of its more expensive counterpart — and some shoppers are convinced the Aldi version is even better.

Thu 22 Aug 2019

Tiny device will put selfie husbands out of a job

Tiny device will put selfie husbands out of a job

HUSBANDS of Instagram stand down. A little bloke with a name starting in S has taken your job.

Tue 20 Aug 2019

Skullcandy Indy review: Great sound with the right fit

premium_icon Skullcandy Indy review: Great sound with the right fit

SKULLCANDY Indy wireless earphones look like a bulkier, black version of the Apple AirPods but without the price tag.

The one big problem with upgrading to 5G

premium_icon The one big problem with upgrading to 5G

Millions of Australian smartphone buyers are eyeing off a future of faster downloads, better connections and fewer delays. But experts warn there’s a big catch when...

Fri 16 Aug 2019

How Target plans to become cool

premium_icon How Target plans to become cool

Target doesn’t want to be lumped in with discount stores like Kmart and Big W anymore. Instead, the retailer wants to move upmarket like Country Road or Myer.

Thu 15 Aug 2019

How Aussie mum quartered grocery bill

How Aussie mum quartered grocery bill

Rebecca used to fork out a staggering $1000 every three weeks to feed her family of five. Now, she’s managed to slash it to just $250.

Mon 12 Aug 2019

Landscapes of Tasmania captured on a smartphone

premium_icon Landscapes of Tasmania captured on a smartphone

CAN beautiful photography really come from a smartphone? Jarrad Seng, one of Australia's most prolific creatives, thinks so.

Thu 8 Aug 2019

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Australian pricing revealed

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Australian pricing revealed

THE world’s biggest smartphone developer has unveiled its latest high-end mobile phone line, the Note10.

Samsung unveils super thin laptop to take on MacBook Air

Samsung unveils super thin laptop to take on MacBook Air

A NEW laptop and a premium watch have led a stream of major announcements from Samsung in New York on Thursday morning.

Samsung Galaxy Note 10: first impressions

Samsung Galaxy Note 10: first impressions

THE first thing that jumps out at you about the two new Galaxy Note 10 smartphones is their sheer size.

Samsung Note10: Take your call on your PC

Samsung Note10: Take your call on your PC

SAMSUNG has expanded its strategic partnership with Microsoft in a move which will pave the way for taking and receiving phone calls using a PC.

Tue 6 Aug 2019

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active2 has rotating haptic bezel

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active2 has rotating haptic bezel

SAMSUNG has fired the latest salvo of the smartwatch war, unveiling its new device just day out from its annual Unpacked event.

Mon 5 Aug 2019

New power bill banditry revealed

premium_icon New power bill banditry revealed

While new reforms were designed to reduce power bills, it’s been revealed that retailers are gaming the system at your expense.

Fri 2 Aug 2019

How I saved $2000 by giving up  shopping

How I saved $2000 by giving up shopping

Yoga teacher Ashley Encantada stopped buying unnecessary items for three months and saved herself a small fortune.

Best phones on the market right now

premium_icon Best phones on the market right now

AWARDS LIST: WhistleOut names the best phones and mobile and internet service plans of 2019

Wed 31 Jul 2019

Three phones with surprising features for under $300

premium_icon Three phones with surprising features for under $300

IF you're just over the idea of paying $1000 for a phone with a decent camera, screen and battery, this could be the news you need.

How your phone is making you an idiot

premium_icon How your phone is making you an idiot

It’s not just criminals whose mobile phone activities make them look dumb, thousands of us are falling into a technology trap, writes Keith Woods.

Tue 30 Jul 2019

Aldi beats supermarket giants in customer satisfaction

premium_icon Aldi beats supermarket giants in customer satisfaction

Aldi has taken out first place ahead of Coles and Woolworths in a new customer satisfaction survey. But there are areas where the German retailer could improve.

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