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Vodafone Vs Optus for Internet Speed and (Mainly City) Coverage [SYD]

I need to change mobile plans as my current Telstra contract is ending and as new Telstra plans don't offer free IDD or roaming. Looking at Vodafone or Optus. Optus/eBay $50 plan seems very …

Use USB-C to Magsafe 2 Adapter

The wife has lost the power brick of her 2014 MacBook Pro (pre-USB-C). I'm a bit reluctant to get a non-Apple MagSafe 2 charger as I can't be sure of the quality. Has anyone here got …

Amazon AU

Amazon AU Offering Two Prime Free Shipping Options for US Orders

Amazon now seems to be offering two free Prime shipping options for orders shipped by Amazon.com. Earlier I could only remember seeing one free option and that was mostly shipped using the horrible …

Audible

Best Way to Get an Audible Subscription

Was looking at Audible to get a subscription but they're pretty expensive. I see some other countries offer cheaper subscriptions (like the recent Google Play Music and Youtube Premium) hacks. …

Cashrewards

[Resolved] Cashrewards Not Adding Transaction to Account (Amazon)

Bought some eligible items on amazon au after clicking through cashrewards in June. At the time they couldn’t/ didn’t automatically track sales on Amazon and requested that invoices be sent. I …

Aussie Consumer Law at Work. Apple Fined $9million

Apple has been slapped with a $9m fine by the federal court for making false or misleading claims to customers with faulty iPhones and iPads. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission …

Amazon UK

Amazon UK Prime Day Irregularity

FYI Tried to buy a Bosch drill which is on 'deal of the day' at Amazon UK. As you know it is Prime Day today. The deal price is 47.49. The prices shown on Amazon UK are usually VAT …

Commonwealth Bank

Commonwealth Platinum & Diamond Zero International Fee

FYI… From today the Commonwealth Bank's Platinum and Diamond AMEX cards have zero international fees and 2.5 and 3 points respectively per A$ spent. Can be converted to Velocity points at …

Best Way to Score a Free Electricity Smartmeter

Hi I signed up with Origin in my new property which currently has a time of use meter + solar. With the end of the high solar feed-in tariffs I was looking to get a smart meter installed so I could …

Carriers/MVNOs Permitting Divert to Overseas Numbers

Heading overseas later and tried to see if I could divert my Vodafone mobile to an overseas number (to still receive calls but avoid roaming) but it seems Voda does not allow this. Does anyone know …

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Harvey Norman

Returns and Cancellation Policy of Harvey Norman Online

Was looking at the cancellation / returns policy of Harvey Norman Online Number 18 of this document says they have a 14 day change of mind returns policy …

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iPad Air 2 Sale Date

Hi Do you guys know when the new iPad will go on sale? Apple says it will ship in 2-4 business days but want to get it a bit cheaper from a retailer. Thanks

Apple

Does Apple buy back / allow trade in of iPhones?

I want to sell my old iphone5 and get an iPad and was wondering if Apple Australia also buy back used iPhones for store credit If so how much do you think I could get for a iphone5 16GB in good …

Advice on Buying 14" Laptop

Would love some advice. I need to buy a laptop for my father. The requirements are 14" or smaller, i3 or better and Windows. Price lesser than $800. I've looked at the Lenovo E440 which is …

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American Express

Best Amex card with Membership Rewards Ascent?

Hi I am looking to get an Amex card with membership of their Ascent program. I want to keep the points and have the ability to convert them to FF points of the airline I want (not locked in to one or …

Foreign Currency Savings Account with no fees??

Hi I need to open a US dollar account in an Australian bank. I looked at the Commonwealth product and see that they charge for inward transfers. Anyone know of an account with minimal/ no …

Dell

Brand new and current model monitors in the Dell Outlet store!

I can understand Dell selling archived monitors or refurbished monitors in their Factory Outlet. However, they had the P2414H and the P2314H which are brand new & current monitors. Why would they …

Faulty Chinese Car DVD GPS... Help!!

Hi I am in a bit of a fix and would like to get your opinion regarding what I should do…. I bought a 2 DIN car GPS+DVD player from an eBay seller who also seems to ship from Australia but …