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At approximately 10pm last night, Harvey Norman quietly opened pre-orders for the highly-sought after Nintendo Classic Mini SNES. If you didn't hear about the sale, you're not alone - no announcements were made on social media and no press release was issued to journalists. We only just found out about the sale via a report on vooks.net. By then, stock had already sold out. We're so conflicted about this.


Yet another entrant into the mid-range smartphone market well in time for Christmas, the Huawei Nova Plus is a big-screened Android phone that promises "powerful performance" and a "fantastic camera" -- like every other Android phone, let's be honest. The Nova Plus is temptingly cheap, though, and it looks quite nice, and it has a decent processor and relatively large battery


From today, Harvey Norman is offering a three-hour delivery option to major cities across Australia following a partnership with delivery service Shippit, who recently teamed up with Australia Post.

You'll now be able to schedule (and reschedule) a delivery time between 7am and 10pm on weekdays, and GPS track your small appliances, consumer electronics, and small goods deliveries in real-time.


Ah, Twitter. It's a place where people come together, share news, promote their hip-hop debut, spam you with porn, have intense debates about complex topics in only 140 characters.

Today Ruslan Kogan (of online retail store Kogan fame, who recently bought out Dick Smith) revealed something a little interesting in competitor Harvey Norman's stores -- one of his own branded televisions. To Twitter!


It's not every day that Harvey Norman is your top choice for buying a new phone. Usually you can track down better deals online, but in this case if you're after a shiny Nexus 6, it looks like HN is where you should go, with blue and grey versions of the handset going for $688.


Need massive yet fast storage that you can slip in a pocket? Samsung has just launched an external SSD using their new 3D V-NAND, but how much will it set you back here in Australia?


The stock market is a curious place. Trillions of dollars flow around the world every day, with investors betting on stocks to go up, down and sideways. A US firm recently held a competition amongst analysts to see who could point to the best example of a stock that may be about to crash and burn. Unfortunately for Australian investors, gadget lovers and one billionaire in particular, the winning entry is a scathing analysis of Harvey Norman and its business model.


Yes, you read that right -- we rate the Harvey Norman founder at #62. But once you realise that the list -- assembled by Readers Digest and based on a national poll -- rapidly descends from genuinely inspiring individuals (Charlie Teo, Fiona Wood) to random celebrities, Gina Rinehart and the Corby sisters, you realise it's less a list of "trustworthy" people and more a scramble to recall the name of anyone famous in Australia for whatever reason.


We already know that lowering the threshold on overseas purchases would cost more to implement than it would make in revenue for the government, but that won't stop Australian retail businesses begging the government for it. Consumer action group, CHOICE, has crunched the numbers on the implementation of a GST hike and found that Aussies would foot a 37 per cent increase on their average purchases under $1000 for a tax that costs the government more than it earns.


After fixing the overheating issues, the HP Chromebook 11 is back on sale around the world, and now the way is clear for it to land on Australian shelves, too. Specifically, those of JB Hi-Fi and Harvey Norman.