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Facebook's Testing Online Shops Embedded Into Business Pages

Forget the Like button: Facebook wants you to hit the Buy button instead. Buzzfeed reports that Facebook is testing new, miniature e-commerce sites that are embedded within the Facebook pages of retailers.


I Want To Spend All My Money At This Science Nerd Gift Shop

There’s a new one-stop shop for nerdy science gifts, and I’m legitimately concerned it’s going to eviscerate my savings. GeekWrapped is a brand-new curation site that aggregates a fantastically cool array of science-related toys and gifts, using referrals from partner websites like Etsy and Amazon.


Hot Topic Buys ThinkGeek

Timmy the ThinkGeek Monkey isn’t sad. Not one bit. He’s just trying to fit in with his new friends! They have got, shall we say, a darker taste in fashion. They shared his love of Star Wars, Doctor Who and Minecraft, so why not reciprocate? Oh, and $US122 million in cash didn’t hurt either.


Hey Bargain Hunters, Here's $10 Off At Dick Smith

In the mood for a tech shopping binge? Dick Smith has a pair of $10 off deals running on Friday for online sales.


Amazon's Plan For The Future Of Shopping Is More Than Just Buttons

Last week, Amazon announced that it was introducing a physical One-Click button, in its ongoing effort to remove any friction or thought from the mindless ordering process. But one detail from the announcement escaped most people’s notice: the fact that Amazon wants to integrate its auto-buying technology into everything with a logic board.


Amazon Dash Button: The Ultimate Convenience Or The End Of Civilisation?

Amazon’s latest experimental product is the Dash button, a programmable key that makes reordering essentials like laundry detergent as easy as pushing Start on the microwave. Is this the best thing that ever happened to busy America? Or a sign that we’ve become the docile servants of our Amazon Prime accounts?


Amazon's New Dash Buttons: Just Push To Buy

Just when you thought capitalism had reached its peak, Amazon is announcing the Dash Button. The idea is simple: You push a branded button, and Amazon ships that brand’s products to your home.


Meet Amazon's #1 Reviewer, A Quirky Woman Who Loves Battery Chargers

Ali Julia may or may not be her real name. But to the complex and influential world of Amazon reviews, Ali Julia is a name to be reckoned with. The mysterious Boston woman with an affection for computers and battery chargers is the number one ranked reviewer on Amazon. She sounds a little quirky, too.


Autonomous Carts Make The Easiest Part Of Shopping Even Easier

The best part of grocery shopping isn’t finding some exotic new flavour of yoghurt or the free samples, it’s tooling around the store like a rally car driver with your shopping cart. So why have researchers developed an autonomous human-tracking cart that follows you around the store? Seems like time better spent making checkout lanes less terrible.


Save Money Shopping Online: Buy In The US, Ship To Australia With ComGateway

The internet has revolutionised the way we shop. If you want a new tech gadget like a smartphone, tablet or laptop, or even a high-value fashion item, you don’t have to pay the high prices that Australian retail stores charge.


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