Tag "Dick Smith"

Kogan saves Dick Smith, but only the online business

March 15, 2016

Your local Dick Smith store has been on the chopping block for a few weeks now as it attempts to sell all stock, but good news, because the store has been saved. Sort of.

Dick Smith to go as electronic retailer shuts shop

February 25, 2016

Local places to buy electronics have just reduced in number, as Dick Smith confirms that it is closing down, putting roughly 3000 staff out of work.

Oppo gets in with a mobile below mid-range

August 17, 2015

When it comes to smartphones, the big players like Apple and Samsung are abut to have their hands full fighting the new players, and a new entry from Oppo could make that more interesting.

Sony’s 4G Xperia E to hit Telstra, C4 outright in Dick Smith

July 28, 2015

Fans of Sony’s smartphones will soon be able to find two more handsets in stores, as the previously 3G-only Xperia E4 finds a place at Telstra, and Sony’s selfie cam comes to Dick Smith stores along with a bunch of others.

Kindle goes premium with $299 electronic book reader

April 30, 2015

Electronic book readers are great for people keen to take lots of books on the road, but while they’re getting brighter and thinner, they’re not always high grade, but Amazon is looking to change that with a new generation of Kindle.

Dick Smith takes a Pebble exclusive, will bring Steel to Australia

March 10, 2014

There aren’t many options for smartwatches available locally, but the e-ink based Pebble might get its premium edition on more wrists in Australia if retailer Dick Smith has its way.

Dick Smith calls Boxing Day early with Christmas Eve sales

December 24, 2012

We're always up for a bargain, and electronics retailer Dick Smith doesn't think it needs to wait until December 26 to begin its sales… and why should it? That's why bargain hunters can start looking for fun now.

Huawei’s Ascend lands: $499 for a flagship phone

July 6, 2012

Budget handset maker is clearly trying to send a message with the launch of its latest flagship device, and we think that it's saying you don't need to spend over $500 for high specs in a handset.

eReaders drop in price, but what are you really getting?

May 22, 2012

This week, we were alerted to an unusually low price for an eBook reader, with just under thirty dollars for a Kindle competitor available locally. But as we tried to find a unit, we were reminded that you really can get what you pay for.

Dick Smith tries to appease angry customers

April 11, 2012

Remember the Dick Smith game sale that brought anger to DSE's Facebook page? Well, the company is trying to gain some consumer confidence back, with a small sale on games and accessories.

Dick Smith game sale barely lasts an hour, angry customers take to Facebook

April 2, 2012

Last week, someone at Dick Smith leaked an interesting memo citing a sale to start today, offering cheap games and uber-cheap consoles. But things didn't quite pan out how people expected. Here's what happened.

Dick Smith to have a ridonkulous gaming sale next week

March 29, 2012

While Harvey Norman got its sale on for two days this week, Dick Smith will be doing something similar next week, albeit in a much bigger way.