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Displaying items by tag: Big W

Monday, 20 September 2021 12:36

Cygnett ring light remote recalled

The remote control for a range of ring lights marketed by Cygnett has been recalled for safety reasons.

Published in Your Tech

Chinese smartphone maker vivo, one of the three main brands owned by B.B.K. Electronics, has announced discounts on some of its models from 1 April as an Easter promotion.

Published in Mobility

No, a computer, tablet or smartphone isn't part of the CHOICE back-to-school essentials list, but instead, good old fashioned things like HB and coloured pencils, pencil sharpeners, ballpoint and coloured pens, glue sticks, exercise books and more, with Officeworks the clear price winner at less than $22.

Published in Home Tech

With Apple's latest smartwatches now available, Oppo's coming soon, and more smartwatches than you can poke a stick at online, even from Kogan with its own branded models, there's plenty of choice, but with Fitbit now making its 2020 range available in store, a lot of its fans will be very happy.

Published in Home Tech

Chinese smartphone maker vivo, which so far has not made its presence felt in Australia, has announced that it would be launching a 5G model, the X50 Pro, as part of the all-new vivo X-series of flagship devices.

Published in Mobility

Amazon is promising "tens of thousands of products available at discounted prices" in its most epic Prime Day shopping event yet.

Published in Home Tech

Although eBay has already had its giant sale last month, it is competing with Amazon's Prime Day sale with a stack of fantastic deals and offers of its own.

Published in Home Tech

Microsoft's newest Lumias: the 435 at $129 and 532 at $149 in Australia, in dual-SIM variants too. Will they seriously shake up the smartphone market?

Published in Telecoms & NBN
Wednesday, 24 December 2014 08:33

Juice Up powerbanks from Big W recalled

If there's a powerbank under your Christmas tree, make sure it isn't this one.

Published in Mobility
Friday, 05 December 2014 10:44

GTA V takedown at Target, Kmart - Big W next?

The R-Rated GTA V has recently been re-released for the next-gen PS4 and Xbox One consoles and has been taken down from shelves at Target and Kmart following a Change.org petition which claims the game is violent against women, but is this the case and will Big W and others fold next? Take Two and the IGEA respond.

Published in Entertainment
Friday, 18 October 2013 09:51

Kindle Paperwhite makes down under debut

Amazon has announced that its hugely popular Kindle Paperwhite e-reader is now available down under at Dick Smith and Big W stores.

Published in Home Tech

An analysis by Borland shows that a number of well-known Australian web stores failed to keep up with the amount of traffic they generated during the post-Christmas period.

Friday, 16 March 2012 16:20

Did you want anti-virus with that HDMI cable?

There's an online store in Australia selling an HDMI cable "with anti-virus protection."  What will they think of next?

Published in Home Tech
Monday, 08 August 2011 11:15

Tablet owners: you've already got a Kindle

Although some are excited to finally see Amazon's soon-to-be-superseded B&W Kindle 3 models set for sale from month's end in Big W, Dick Smith and Woolworths, if you already have a tablet, why swindle yourself by spending yet more on outdated Kindle hardware?

Published in Entertainment

With new Kindle models on the way soon, Amazon is clearing out stocks of older models by lowering prices in the US and finally selling them in Australian retail stores. It might be tempting for some, but with new models around the corner, this is one e-book whose cover you should judge carefully.

Published in Home Tech
Friday, 05 August 2011 15:50

Kindle coming to Australia

While Amazon has been happy to sell its Kindle ebook reader to Australian customers, it hasn't been available locally. That's about to change: the Kindle will soon be available at Woolworths, Big W and Dick Smith Electronics.

Published in Mobility
Woolies launches 3G prepaid service (Credit: free_programmer/Flickr)Earlier this week, Australian shopping giant Woolworths announced a new prepaid mobile service utilising the Optus 3G network.
Published in Strategy

Retail giant Woolworths will provide contactless payment facilities at stores operating under all of its brands.

iPad 2 stocks are non-existent at the various stores we called earlier today, including an Apple Store, although we did learn that walk-ins at Apple Stores for iPad 2's will no longer be accepted - read on for details!

Published in Home Tech

Apple's iPad 2 is well and truly out there in the marketplace, both in officially launched countries, and those relying on marked-up grey imports of the iPad 2, with the buying frenzies at Apple's stores capture on Twitter and online - but the queues will continue!

Published in Home Tech
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