Why your microwave beeps, and how to shut it up

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March 26th, 2015 by

Once upon a time, a mate of mine wanted to sneakily warm up a midnight snack, but didn’t want to wake his sleeping girlfriend. He tiptoed out to the kitchen, carefully and quietly prepared his food, and popped it into the microwave. He went to set the timer, and… *BEEP* Crap. Every push of a button on the microwave’s control panel would make a beep. Fortunately, it only took one ... Read more

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with the Sunbeam SM9000 Stick Blender

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March 25th, 2015 by

Sunbeam has done it again! The SM9000 stick blender is easy to use and can whip up just about anything, from dips to sauces, and even chocolate mousse! Use the SM9000 to help prepare a delicious salted caramel slice for your son's school bake sale, or use it to blend up a pre-workout protein smoothie just before hitting the weights. The SM9000 is lightweight, so it’s less strain ... Read more

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with the Sunbeam PB7950 Blender

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March 18th, 2015 by

Having a yummy, nutritious breakfast every morning can really help kickstart your day. And if you're always in a rush out the door, you can easily prepare delicious breakfast smoothies and take them with you on the go. It's a Monday afternoon, it's wet and grey outside, and you're stuck in the office. What will help you boost your mood? Why a yummy lunch of course! Take ... Read more

Three things you’ll need to be ready for the Netflix Australia launch

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March 16th, 2015 by

Netflix, the streaming service that’s been changing the way people enjoy TV, will finally be touching down on Australian shores on 24 March 2015. Haven’t heard of Netflix? In short, it’s kind of like joining a library, but for TV shows and movies. Pay a subscription, and legally stream anything in the Netflix library straight to your TV, whenever you want. No more waiting until a show’s ... Read more

Your guide to Samsung WaterWall dishwashers

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March 9th, 2015 by

Wondering what's up with these WaterWall dishwashers you keep hearing about? Here are the facts on Samsung's latest innovation in dishwashing, including info on how the technology works, and what it can do for you: What is a WaterWall? Well, it’s not a song by Oasis. Nor is it something that you don’t go chasin’. Instead, it’s a special form of dishwashing technology, developed by Samsung to provide provide corner-to ... Read more

Is it time to upgrade your TV?

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February 23rd, 2015 by

Once upon a time, your old TV would last for decades, and only need replacing if knocked over and smashed by a disobedient pet or stupid householder. But modern TVs, just like computers, phones and Doctor Who stars, need to be replaced every few years to keep up with the times. Sure, nobody likes the extra expense and hassle of upgrading their TV technology. But in the end, ... Read more

Even more shades of grey

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February 18th, 2015 by

Fifty Shades of Grey has made the leap from page to screen, in all of its controversial glory. Is it cinema's next great modern romance, or the problematic tale of an unhealthy relationship? We’ll let you decide. After all, this isn’t a movie blog.  It is, however, an appliance blog. So if your choice of film has left you wanting more, more, MORE, here are a few more ... Read more

Three quick tips for renovating on a budget

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February 12th, 2015 by

A kitchen renovation can be a bit like a piece of string – lengthy, complex, and full of complications, or straight, taut and streamlined. If you’ve set yourself a budget for your kitchen renovation and plan to actually stick to it (unlike the contestants of all too many renovation-based reality TV shows), then here are a few simple tips for making your kitchen look its best without ... Read more

Deep Frying VS Air Frying

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February 11th, 2015 by

Today we’re looking at the differences, plus the benefits, of both the Sunbeam DF7700 Deep Fryer, and the Philips HD9240-30 AirFryer. I guess the question most people ask about the two is, "which one is better?"             Before we can really answer this question, we must first look at all the benefits for both deep frying and air frying. Deep frying Don’t we all just love the taste of freshly fried ... Read more

Four amazing Italian meals you can cook at home

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February 9th, 2015 by

Do you have a passion for cooking? Do you want to create amazing meals that take your loved ones and guests from a merely satisfying to a truly transcendental taste experience? Chef Giovanni Pilu knows how you feel. Emigrating from his native Sardinia in the 90s, he brought with him his love of Italian cooking, which he’s shared with Australians ever since. ILVE also shares a passion for ... Read more

Make YOUR kitchen rule – win a $1000 appliance shopping spree

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February 2nd, 2015 by

Being a contestant on My Kitchen Rules can’t be easy. You have to cook well under pressure, have a camera crew follow you around, and deal with the sneaking suspicion you’re being mocked behind your back by That One Team Everybody Hates (there’s always one). That said, being an MKR contestant does offer you the opportunity to cook with amazing kitchen appliances that are perfectly suited to ... Read more

Five exciting recipes for Australia Day – go beyond the barbeque!

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January 19th, 2015 by

Planning a barbeque this Australia Day? What if I told you that it’s been done before? Sure, it’s a tradition, but taking the same old snags, steaks and onions and grilling the lot until they’re charred to a uniform brown is, well, a bit dull. Where’s the entrepreneurial Aussie spirit? Here are five exciting recipes for the barbeque and beyond this Australia Day, courtesy of the Appliances Online ... Read more

Appliances Online Clearance Store – on sale this weekend only!

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December 11th, 2014 by

Did you know that Appliances Online has a Clearance Store? As in a bricks-and-mortar shop, not just a website? And that this weekend only, it’s on sale? Located in Auburn, New South Wales, the clearance store is where we sell our factory seconds and any other stock that's been removed from its original packaging, such as the appliances used in our amazing YouTube videos. So if you don't ... Read more

Sensible ways to survive the silly season

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December 10th, 2014 by

There are a few possible explanations for why the Christmas/New Year period is known as the silly season. Maybe it's people getting into Holiday Mode and loosening up their once tightly-wound inhibitions. Maybe it's the Aussie summer heat melting away our sanity and driving everyone a little bit nuts. Or maybe maintaining the season's mandatory jollity does a number on our collective stress levels. No... more... good cheer... Here ... Read more

The #legendblimp hits the Sydney skies – share your sightings to win a gift voucher!

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December 8th, 2014 by

Look, up in the sky! No, it’s not a bird, a plane, or a copyrighted comic book character – it’s the Appliances Online #legendblimp! Up, up and away! Following its initial inflation and a few flights around Melbourne, the #legendblimp spent two and a half days slowly winging its way to Sydney (FUN FACT: while majestic, blimps are not fast), where John Winning first founded Appliances Online some nine ... Read more