Archive for the ‘Appliance News’ Category

Heat Pump Dryers – Are They Worth The Money?

February 20th, 2018 by

Clothes dryers - it’s a love-hate relationship. Shrinkage, poor energy use, wet clothing... Let’s face it, they’re a bit notorious. Other than occasionally tossing something in in a hurry, those of us that own one probably use it less than we’d like to. There must be more efficient dryers out there? Yes - and the answer is heat pump dryers. What is a heat pump dryer? A heat pump dryer ... Read more


February 15th, 2018 by

Dishwashers are a staple appliance in the Australian household, and to good reason. They’re vastly cheaper than age-old hand-washing, for a start, and their convenient, energy-efficient features save you and your family significant time and effort. But like any appliance, dishwashers aren’t perfect. Without a little maintenance to keep them running smoothly, you might end up with a few funky smells. Or worse… a musty, watery mess ... Read more

Your Guide to Portable Air Conditioners

January 8th, 2018 by

Summer’s heating up, and if you’re anything like me, coming home to a mild sauna isn’t on your bucket list. The flexibility and convenience of a portable air conditioner could be just what you need for cool comfort. Portable air conditioners come in different sizes to suit different scenarios and cooling needs, so there's an option out there for everyone. But with so many conflicting reviews available online, we've ... Read more

Juice your way to a healthier summer

December 1st, 2017 by

With the first days of Summer upon us, there's nothing quite like a crisp, freshly-made juice or smoothie. More than being a delicious energy boost, juices and smoothies are a fast and effective way of upping your daily nutrient intake; a nutritious go-to that takes minutes to prepare and enjoy.  With that said, they can be deceptively high in sugar, making them closer to a rich dessert than a ... Read more

How an Aussie family slashed their electricity bill by $183 per quarter

August 22nd, 2017 by

Working parents John and Lea were faced with a common dilemma. Energy prices had risen sharply, and they were really starting to feel the pinch. They were spending less and less quality family time together, and more and more time trying to make ends meet. They had to find a way to reduce their energy costs. Their power bill had recently skyrocketed to $2,656 per year John and ... Read more

Meet the set-&-forget device that will slash your power bills

June 30th, 2017 by

In 2015 our CEO, John Winning, hopped into an Uber and met a man named David Soutar. It was a meeting that would change the world. Yes that’s a big call, but when you hear the story, we think you’ll agree it was a pretty auspicious encounter... It all started with a revolutionary idea David Soutar’s the fella with the glasses in the photo above. He wasn’t driving the ... Read more

Pressure Cookers, Multi Cookers and Slow Cookers, oh my! | A buying guide to small cookers

June 28th, 2017 by

It's cold and wet, and the 'typical' Aussie attire has dramatically changed from thongs and shorts to boots and oversized scarves. During this time of year, dinner usually consists of hearty meals that feel warm and comforting with every spoonful.  They tend to be filling, and packed with vegetables and protein. It's one thing to talk about delicious winter warmers, but to create them on a daily ... Read more

Bright and beautiful colour – experience the new range from Samsung and LG

May 23rd, 2017 by

Bright and beautiful colour - experience the new range from Samsung and LG By its nature, TV technology never sits still. Inevitably we ask ourselves: what is the real difference this time around? Do we really notice these changes? What is really new? And yes, within the complicated jargon appliance companies like to use, there are real differences. In order to better understand the benefits to you (and ... Read more

Appliances Online’s guide to the perfect Aussie Summer

December 21st, 2016 by

The kids are home from school, the temperature’s reaching the mid-20s before 9 am, and the freezer is filled with BBQ meat and ice blocks, that could only mean one thing! Summer is here in all its glory. [caption id="attachment_35295" align="aligncenter" width="400"] Image courtesy of pat138241 at[/caption] We here at Appliances Online have teamed up with a few of our summer favourite brands to bring you, The Appliances Online ... Read more

Summertime with JBL & Harman Kardon- new product alert!

December 19th, 2016 by

What is summer?   Summer is the luxuriant flesh of soft, ripe mangoes. Summer is platters of freshly-caught seafood seasoned of natural brine. Summer is the warm wind that ruffles your hair on an afternoon drive. Summer is spending time by the beach with friends. Summer is music. And who better to soundtrack your summer than JBL and Harman Kardon? Available in a beautiful range of summer colours, the JBL and Harman Kardon ... Read more

Top 5 features from TCL’s 2016 TVs

May 2nd, 2016 by

TCL's 2016 TV range has been designed to help you easily enjoy all kinds of entertainment at home, from movies on disc or USB, to streaming TV from Netflix! Here's a run down of our 5 favourite features from the 2016 TCL TV range: Black Crystal Display The Black Crystal display panels found in the latest TCL TVs use a hard coating system to reduce the amount of reflection ... Read more

Microwave Madness!! | Appliances Online

March 29th, 2016 by

From cooking mug cakes to disinfecting chopping boards, and everything in between, you may not know it but the trusty microwave can actually do more than just reheat last night’s leftover lasagne. Appliances Online's Jo Devery says: “The trusty microwave has become a staple of the kitchen, which we have come to rely upon for those lazy leftover meals and late night popcorn cravings, however it can ... Read more

How to fall in love with your fridge, again | Organisational tips for a cleaner refrigerator

February 18th, 2016 by

Do you remember the excitement of seeing your newly-bought fridge  being pushed on a trolley down your hallway, on its way to your kitchen by the delivery team? Or the excitement you had when you finally got to place all your food and drinks into the shiny, clean cavity? [caption id="attachment_34726" align="aligncenter" width="400"] Image courtesy of sritangphoto at[/caption] Or what about the joy you had of sticking ... Read more

Our most popular products of 2015 | Appliances Online

January 22nd, 2016 by

2015 was the year Cadbury released dairy milk, limited edition Vegemite flavoured chocolate. [caption id="attachment_34636" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Image soured from yummylummy[/caption] It was also the year Tony Abbott bit into an onion on live TV like it was nothing. And let’s not forget how Bondi was left covered in sand after powerful winds back in April. [caption id="attachment_34638" align="aligncenter" width="720"] Image sourced from disqusfeed[/caption] Yes, 2015 was a good year. It ... Read more

Our favourite technologies from CES 2016

January 20th, 2016 by

Another Consumer Electronics Show (CES) has come and gone, with another crop of new and improved gadgets and appliances being shown off underneath the Las Vegas lights. Here’s a quick summary of our favourite home products appearaing at CES this year, including innovative new features for products we've seen before, as well as some truly unique original concepts. Samsung’s Smart Fridge Do you have a smartphone or tablet? Have you ... Read more