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TPG Internet

Very High Ping with TPG, Dynamic IP

I just signed up with them and noticed certain ips have constant high ping (5000+). Only half of ips had low pings. what is the cause of this? Why do they keep changing ips? I'm paying $70 a …

Central Air Con Installation Cost

im looking to replace my existing air con with a new one, no ducting work required im using old ducting (impossible to get into the walls anyway). wat is the typical price for replacing air con? just …

Leaving contract if peak speed is bad

will i be able to leave contract for free if peak speed is significantly lower than advertized? i.e. 50% or lower. is there a law for this? im thinking of tpg because the $60 50mbps have a horrrible …

How Is Apple Able to Keep up Prices on Old Phones?

Apple phones barely drop in price after many years, they never drop price at all until new model is released. At release bang for buck is not really worse than Android since better …

Fee for Leaving Fixed Rate Loan

Rang bank yesterday. They said $14k to leave! Is this normal? If i knew it was this much I would have never fixed. Thought it was $2k-3k.

What electricity price are people getting?

i would like to know kwh after discount and supply charge, thanks.

National Australia Bank Group (NAB)

NAB refinance cashback question

if my loan has more than $250k but when including offset its less than 250k, will i still get cashback?

Stamp Duty Refinance

is there a stamp duty for refinance? i read it in some places they said "might be government stamp duty", i dont really understand it. e.g. on athena home loan they say there's a $260 …

Smaller banks and rate rise

hi, looking to refinance for lower rates. im looking at ubank and ing. does any existing customers have issues with lots of spontaneous rate rise independent of RBA? i read quite a few people had …

What Is Lowest Ongoing Variable Rate?

Hi, I just read this. What does it mean? e.g. on CBA's website the variable rate is 4.87% with wealth package, soon to be 4.62% after RBA cut. How do they get the 3.54% rate? Is it a …

Need a Laser Printer That Doesn't Ink Scam

hi, my printer broke, and im sick of paying ~$40 for ink that becomes empty after printing ~10 pictures. did some research and saw it's a widespread scam, ink costing cents to make and selling …

Why do people even use in ear/earbuds?

just tried the free earphones with my s10, sounds HORRIBLE compared to my 13 year old dirty af over ears headphones thats supposed to be inside my bin 5 years ago, cant even hear some music clearly, …

ShopBack AU

ShopBack Not Working?

Just bought a Groupon Amaysim plan for $8.95, Shopback didn't show the 7% cashback. Just 63c so I don't care, but for big future purchases this will be an issue. I paused Adblock just like …

Kogan and Amaysin Mobile Plans - Does It Mean Unlimited Calls to Australian Mobile with No Time Limit Per Call?

Hi sorry for very dumb question. In Kogan Plan and Amaysin Plan do the unlimited calls mean unlimited calls to Australian mobile with no time limit per call? I read with TPG's unlimited call …

Is there a way to do speed test of NBN providers based on postcode?

i need to know if a provider has decent evening speed in my postcode

Huawei

Is Huawei really spying?

ive read a lot into non mainstream scientific topics (i.e. non materialist topics), and i know from that experience its near impossible to discern who's telling the truth, the evidence from both …

ShopBack for eBay Stores

just learned about shopback. it says 1% for ebay and 3.5% for binglee. if i buy on ebay binglee will i get 1% or 3.5%?

What makes a phone expensive?

just looks at galaxy a70 and asus zenfone 6, a70 will be $649 and will have 6'7 oled (probably most expensive component of a phone and i like huge screens). the asus doesn't have price yet …

Officeworks

Which Grey Stores Does Officeworks Price Match?

Hi, in your experience which grey stores does OW price match? I only know of Toby deals as someone said he got a PM.

Phone Case for Finger Stains/Sweat

Does glass screen protector decrease sensitivity? Should I get glass or thin plastic screen protector? I looked at eBay cheaper cases but there aren't any reviews, do they work/fit properly? …

Door Glass Repair

whats the general price for a door glass replacement? the door is like usual bedroom door, not wide door, metal frame. not emergency. and is there a reputable company? some google search has all …

What's The Best NBN?

Stuck on Optus cable and at least 5 times a day get 1-2 hour long lag waves for months now, meaning most of the time internet is unusuable. It's HFC NBN where I live not FTTP (next month) so …

Officeworks

Can you price match Officeworks online only items?

i just saw this https://www.ozbargain.com.au/node/438044, that monitor is gone but i remember before it was an online only item. i thought OW said they won't PBG online items …

Cheap Mini DisplayPort to DisplayPort

hi, searched in many places and msy had some but out of stock at my store. cheapest available ones (officeworks, binglee) are $30+, i mean that money for a cable? anyone know any reasonable priced …

Question about phone variants, unlocked etc

im getting very confused. e.g. there are 1000 variants of s9 plus here http://www.ebaystores.com.au/Mobileciti-eStore?submit=GO&_nk.... i take tel/VF to mean they were originally sold by …

Do fridges have huge sales like TVs?

i see tv prices drop like flies when new models are about to come in. do fridges also follow the same trend of new model per year and massive discount? been looking for quite a while and the sales so …

Harvey Norman

What's with Harvey Norman?

always see comments like "gerry says so!" and "hardly normal". never shopped there, why is there so much hate?

What's The Point of Fold Phones?

its just a tablet that u can fold and make calls with. why is it so much more expensive than tablets?

Replacing Duct Air Con, Do I Need to Replace Ducts?

i just need to replace the machines. do the ducts need replacing with a new model?

Looking for Fridge Sales

when is a good time to buy fridge? im not familiar with fridge pricing, is there a good sale anywhere right now? i realized from this site knowing when sales occur can save tons of money (bought a tv …

Being Unfairly Charged Fine for Late Payment on Administrative Funds of My Property

Hi. I missed a payment on administrative funds of my property, they charged a fine every 14 days it seems. I paid the first fine on the day the second fine was made, in the morning, cash transfer. …

Any Good Deals on Comfort Chairs for Black Friday Weekend?

They look like this, with the chair back movable to sleep position, that price is rather expensive lol

How much better is OLED black levels?

i bought a q6 in august for $2k, now im seeing cheapest oled being $1.7k-1.8k. i really regret my q6 purchase, i was scared of burn ins and bought in to the color hyper. but then when i used it the …