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How does Amazon Australia rate after 1 Year?

How does Amazon Australia rate after 1 Year?

Online shopping giant Amazon has now officially been in Australia for 12 months…but does it rate and what are people buying? Last week I caught up with shopologist Kathy Sheeran who contributed to the latest Amazon consumer trends report.   Kathy has done plenty of online shopping and knows the trends.  Listen below.  

Why is a Farming Video Game so Popular?

Why is a Farming Video Game so Popular?

Farming Simulator 19.  This new release video can’t be dismissed as some niche sim game.  In less than 20 days it sold more than 1 million copies…but why? I investigated the rise of interest in the category of “mindful” video games by speaking with Jeffrey Brand from Bond University.  Listen below.    

Gadget Gift Picks for Christmas

Gadget Gift Picks for Christmas

It’s just over a week to Christmas so if you’re stuck for gift ideas, here are some tech suggestions. Power up! Avoid low battery FOMO with portable power in the form of a power bank to keep a smartphone charged up.  You’ll find these in all shapes in sizes anywhere you can buy mobile accessories, however it’s important to know[Read More…]

What we Loved on YouTube in 2018

What we Loved on YouTube in 2018

Today YouTube released its annual YouTube Rewind lists – a retrospective look back at all of the trends and creators that blew us away in 2018. You’ll find a link to some of the top trending videos for 2018 below, however I also spoke with Kristine Arnott, Communications Manager for Google Australia about YouTube trends for the year.  Take a[Read More…]

Making the Most of your Online Subscriptions

Making the Most of your Online Subscriptions

The latest report from Paypal has revealed that online subscription based spending is growing with more than 50 percent of Australians spending an average of $32 a month on subscriptions. Recently I spoke with Emily Curlewis from Paypal Australia about subscription services and along with more findings from their report she offers up some great tips for managing or signing[Read More…]