Holiday Gift Guide 2012

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GIVEAWAY: Belkin, Western Digital and Bitdefender Products! Winners Announced

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Winners have been announced! Click the Read More button below to check who won! We’ve got some great products to giveaway as part of the Holiday Gift Guide! This year, Belkin and Western Digital have given us some of their best products. It’s easy to enter and there are plenty of opportunities to gain more entries into the competition!.


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With high school finishing and many students moving off to higher education and with Christmas just around the corner, it’s the perfect time to buy a laptop as a present for yourself, a relative or a friend. For our gift guide, we’ve set some conditions. We’ll be picking three laptops to be categorised into Budget, All-rounder and Beast. It also cannot be a netbook (so a screen under 10-inches in size), cannot […]

CHRISTMAS IDEA: 40% off Christmas Trees, Lights & Wrapping paper

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If you haven’t got into the Christmas Spirit already, Dick Smith is giving you a great intensive to do just that. For today only, Dick Smith is offering 40% off selected Christmas Trees, Lights and Wrapping paper. Act quick! You can order online from here. Even if you already have all this stuff, why not stock up for next year?

GIVEAWAY: Win a copy of Bitdefender Antivirus 2013

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As part of our end-of-the-year celebrations, we usually hold giveaways at this time. This year, we are kicking this off by giving you a chance to win one of ten copies of Bitdefender Antivirus 2013 (worth $75). Bitdefender is known for being the best in performance compared to other antivirus systems, with independent testing from AV-Test showing that Bitdefender topping its competitors. And what you get includes antivirus, antimalware and […]

GIFT GUIDE: Star Theatre Planetarium – Space in a Box

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Ever wanted to see the stars – not the celebrity ones, but the one’s up in the sky? Meet the Star Theatre Planetarium, a good present for those who are space junkies. So, what is this thing? Basically, this lets you recreate a full-blown planetarium inside your very home. It uses the same lens as the big-scale planetariums, and features ultra-bright white LED lights to project the 10,000 stars skywards. […]

So, where are the #clickfrenzy deals?

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Okay, so much for Click Frenzy. We’re going to try and help you with some of the deals – based on what we can access. We’re keeping an eye on the deals online, on Twitter and Whirlpool. We’re collating them here so hopefully you can come back later and try, try again. That’s assuming that their hosting provider doesn’t crash. Got any? Send us a tweet at @techgeekcomau or even […]

Australian retailers launch ‘Cyber Tuesday’, kicks off tomorrow at 7pm

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Tomorrow, several Australian online retailers are partnering up in order to create a “Cyber Monday”-style event. Called Click Frenzy, for the next 24 hours from Tuesday, November 20 at 7:00pm AEDT many online retailers will be putting up special deals. But how big or little the deals are, well that’s a different story. Some retailers that have signed up include: Myer, Toys R Us, Dan Murphy’s, Dick Smith, Jeanswest, The […]

GIFT GUIDE: 9 Geeky Christmas Presents

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Know someone who is a tad geeky? We’re here to help you find the perfect gift, so here is our Holiday Gift Guide for all things very geeky. And we’ve ordered things from the least expensive to the most – so whatever budget you have set yourself, we have you covered. Game Masters Book This year, Melbourne’s Australian Centre for the Moving Image had an exhibition about video games. Did […]

Things Found on Etsy: River Song’s TARDIS Journal

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Another day, another thing found on Etsy – the home of the handmade, the vintage and predominantly very geeky. And today, this might be essential for any Doctor Who fan. It is River Song’s Journal from Doctor Who. We would tell you what is inside, but spoilers! Actually, there’s nothing inside it. It is like any other blank journal for you to write your own thoughts. The journal has 50 […]

GIFT GUIDE: 10 items under $100 you should consider for Christmas

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Struggling to think of a gift? is here to help with our annual Holiday Gift Guide – and we kick off with our series with our picks for gifts under $100. Previously, we only focused on products available in Australia – but we’ve slightly expanded on that to include items from the US. Why? The Australian dollar is again on parity – at the time of writing – with the […]

Things Found on Etsy: Polyjuice Potion Flask

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Since it is nearing Christmas, we decided to search the wonderful world of Etsy to find some of the most geeky gifts out there. And here’s another one, inspired by the Harry Potter book series. Say hello to the Polyjuice Potion flask (potion not included). Made from stainless steel, it can hold up to 5 ounces of any liquid. The flask also features a hand-made and hand-distressed “Polyjuice Potion” label […]

Things Found on Etsy: A Star Trek-inspired Nerf Gun

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Oh, we’re back. Here’s another thing we found on Etsy – an online marketplace filled with the handmade, the niche and vintage. This time, it’s a Nerf gun. But it isn’t just any Nerf gun, it’s a Type 3-A Phaser Rifle from Star Trek Nerf gun. Apologies for any Star Trek fans, but I haven’t seen the series so I have no idea what that basically is, but I’m assuming […]

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