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January 9

Save Money on Gold Jewellery by Knowing the Different Qualities

Posted by on January 9, 2017 at 8:47 AM

Buying Jewellery is always expensive, but did you know that there are ways to save money on your next purchase by educating yourself on the different qualities. Instead of buying solid gold for example you could buy something that looks the same quality but is only gold-filled.

Save Money on Gold Jewellery by Knowing the Different Qualities

Today we are going to look at the difference between gold plated, gold vermeil and gold-filled jewellery and how you can save money on jewellery, by buying something that looks as good for considerably less. Learning the differences between these types of gold jewellery can help you save hundreds of dollars in a single purchase.

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December 29

The Best Windows 2-in-1 Devices to Buy for the New Year

Posted by on December 29, 2016 at 8:50 AM

A new year will certainly bring new challenges and one that you may be looking to overcome more easily is the versatility of your workstation. Microsoft is trying to change the way we work by combining both the practicality of a laptop with the ease of a touch screen tablet. Yet, with so many choices on the market, we decided to narrow the list down for you to our favourites.

The Best Windows 2 in 1 Devices to Buy for the New Year

Gone are the days where we have to carry around multiple devices, because the following 2-in-1 laptops combine everything into a popular handheld size. We are going to look at the top three choices on the market and see how much they compare the industry standard Apple MacBook Pro which starts at $2,199.

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December 14

The Best Value 4K Blu-ray Player in Oz: The Xbox One S

Posted by on December 14, 2016 at 8:12 AM

Christmas is around the corner and those looking to beef up their home cinema system with a new Blu-Ray player may be looking at online discounts and deals, especially as online streaming it becoming more popular. However, you may be leaving some stones unturned because the best value for money Blu-Ray player on the market today in Australia is the Xbox One S.

The Best Value 4K Blu ray Player in Oz: The Xbox One S

The best investment you can make into a piece of Blu-Ray technology today is not a standard player anymore, it’s one that can do much more. An Xbox One S will set you back around $349, and when compared to other devices that can upscale to 4K, it looks like a pretty good deal. Check out our comparison table to find out how much money you could save.

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December 8

Save Money with Free Mobile Data and Call Credit from Optus

Posted by on December 8, 2016 at 8:25 AM

This offer applies to Optus prepaid customers who use their Android phones lock screen as an advertising platform. Along with free data, the telecom company are also throwing in free call credit to sweeten the deal too. This has all become available due to a partnership with New Zealand based start-up called Postr.

Save Money with Free Mobile Data and Call Credit from Optus

Optus Xtra is a free Android app that gives users 1GB of free data or $2 of credit every 28 days, across a variety of Optus prepaid plans. Basically, in exchange for you downloading the app and allowing it to use your lock screen to advertise, they reward you with free data and calls.

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December 5

The Best Value Alternatives to Replace Your Presto Service

Posted by on December 5, 2016 at 8:04 AM

Presto, the Australian streaming service is planned to shut down in February 2017 due to increasing competition from Netflix and Stan. Although for many of us the service is inferior to Netflix, on the date of the closure announcement Presto had 130,000 subscribed customers.

The Best Value Alternatives to Replace Your Presto Service

Those of you still undecided on which service might be the right replacement may be interested to learn about other options on the market. Many of you may already have a second service, but if you still wish to have two subscriptions after Presto powers down, these are the best value options to fill the void.

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November 17

Kindle Unlimited Launches in Australia, but Is It worth It?

Posted by on November 17, 2016 at 8:28 AM

Amazon has launched its Kindle Unlimited subscription service in Australia and for many ebook readers it’s considered the Netflix for books. The service offers customers access to over one million titles for a monthly subscription fee.

Kindle Unlimited Launches in Australia, but Is It worth It?

Whilst the service offers an abundance of reading material, is its offering as good as other countries? After launching over two years ago in the United States Amazon still has left parts out of the Australian launch such as audiobooks, plus it’s more expensive than some TV subscriptions. Therefore we ask the question, what type of reader is this service good value for money?

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November 14

Apple Pay Finally Secures Deal for More Users in Australia

Posted by on November 14, 2016 at 8:10 AM

Apple Pay has finally managed to organise a deal with Cuscal Payments Group which will help the company expand its service to 31 small banks and credit unions in Australia. This rollout will make the service available to over four million customers via partnerships.

Apple Pay Finally Secures Deal for More Users in Australia

If you own an Apple iPhone and would like to find out how you can use Apple Pay then we have a small digest here today for you to learn all you need to know. Find out what organisations will be included in the new deal, plus other useful such as how reward programs are affected.

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November 10

Buying a New Car? – The Most Affordable Option for You

Posted by on November 10, 2016 at 8:40 AM

A vast number of us can’t simply buy a new car because we don’t have the money available. Therefore many of us may resort to buying second hand or taking out a loan to buy a car with. If you need a newer vehicle and taking out a car loan is an option you are considering, there are different means some of which are more expensive whilst others save money.

Buying a New Car?   The Most Affordable Option for You

We are going to look at the different ways a car loan can work for you, what types of finance are available and what the best things to look out for are to ensure you make the best decision financially. Finally, I look online for the most affordable companies at different borrowing amounts.

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October 20

Sneaky Credit Card Tricks to Avoid to save More Money

Posted by on October 20, 2016 at 8:17 AM

If you find yourself needing a credit card or perhaps you’re paying too much money to have your current one, then perhaps learning about how you can avoid giving them more money will align with your money saving efforts. The fine print is where all the bullying happens and that’s especially so with credit card companies.

Sneaky Credit Card Tricks to Avoid to save More Money

Tempting offers that seem legit rope us in, but it’s the iota within the fine print that can cost you hundreds of dollars. If you are looking to change credit card, pay your current one off as quickly as possible or simply have the desire to educate yourself more, this article will highlight some of the most important elements to be aware of before choosing a card.

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October 12

Money Saving Travel Apps with a Difference

Posted by on October 12, 2016 at 8:23 AM

Scanning the web for the best online deals can feel like a chore at times because there is simply so many websites to choose from. Personally, I find the process of searching endless websites mundane and boring, yet the hope of finding a better deal or more convenient travel time for less spurs me on.

Money Saving Travel Apps with a Difference

Airfare deals, hotels, restaurants and vehicles booked with ease can make the beginning of a trip easier, which is why I want to present some of the best smartphone apps out there that help get the job done, whilst saving money. Today we look at what makes the following apps the best in the market for booking travel at your fingertips and what differentiates them with regards to saving money.

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October 3

Best Quality Bluetooth Headphones Suitable for any Smartphone

Posted by on October 3, 2016 at 8:37 AM

Last week we looked at which were the best earphones for iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus owners to buy, if they wanted to replace the Bluetooth Apple earphones that came with their device. This week I wanted to focus on headphones because if you are like me, more commonly than not those inner ear pods fall out, which gets on your nerves.

Best Quality Bluetooth Headphones Suitable for any Smartphone

Today I will be focusing on sound quality, comfort and price to find out which headphones provide the best all round experience for those looking for alternatives to earphones. The focus today will be the best value for money when considering quality product options, this will allow us to consider market leaders such as Bose and Sennheiser.

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September 26

Best Bluetooth Earphones for the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus

Posted by on September 26, 2016 at 8:15 AM

Those of you who have taken the plunge and bought the new Apple iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus may be having to rethink the way you listen to music now, especially if your old earphones used the 3.5mm jack. Today we’re looking at the best earphones available in the market to replace the standard Apple ones that come with your device.

Best Bluetooth Earphones for the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus

Our main focus is sound quality within earphones along with usability; so don’t expect to see anything Beats related here because you might as well use the earphones that come with your device. Today’s range of earphones all cost between $100 – $200 and have been reviewed and rated internationally for their sound quality and day-to-day use.

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September 10

Apple iPhone 7 – Do the Upgrades Make It Good Value for Money?

Posted by on September 10, 2016 at 8:16 AM

The Apple iPhone 7 has officially launched and has been available for pre-order from the 9th September. The product is expected to hit our shelves in Australia by the 16th September, but is the new phone really worth the money it costs? Apple fans may be slightly more biased, but people wishing to try the new iPhone for the first time might not be so sure.

Apple iPhone 7   Do the Upgrades Make It Good Value for Money?

The new edition to the Apple smartphone range certainly has some benefits but also many drawbacks, so if you are looking to buy the new iPhone 7, is it really the best value for money smartphone you can buy? We have a closer look at what the new iPhone really has over its predecessor the iPhone 6 and 6s.

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September 8

Replacing or Refunding your Samsung Galaxy Note 7 in Australia

Posted by on September 8, 2016 at 8:31 AM

Samsung Australia has revealed details about the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 safety recall after the news that certain devices had become unsafe. If you have purchased one of these devices recently and are worried your handset may suffer the same fate as the exploding battery stories that have been surfacing online, then continue reading to find all you need to know about returning or refunding your device.

Replacing or Refunding your Samsung Galaxy Note 7 in Australia

All customers are entitled to a replacement, repair or refund, including eBay purchases, post-paid mobile plans and grey market imports. This way you can ensure that you get a new device that is safe and can feel confident in charging it without it bursting into flames like other devices have. To put things into perspective however, there have been less than 100 reported incidents out of one million unites sold.

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July 21

The Best VPN Services to Access Netflix US from Australia

Posted by on July 21, 2016 at 8:04 AM

The best VPN providers will always change because Netflix has been blocking VPNs all over the world, emphasising why privacy has become more of a concern than ever before in the past 12 months. It’s now time to look at the parameters of a good VPN for Aussie users, because they have shifted and will no doubt continue to. Those hot choices a year or two ago will probably no longer be viable options to use in Australia.

The Best VPN Services to Access Netflix US from Australia

Therefore, today we will look at the VPNs being used by Australians across the country to give you the best chance of choosing a good one, especially as winter is here are you are more likely to be spending time indoors with the box set. A big concern may be price, but we haven’t simply based the results on that, we have also considered the ability to unlock international Netflix libraries and connection speeds.

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