First came the first internet-connected refrigerator, then it was Wi-Fi connected lights and thermostats. Now with the explosion of the Internet of Things (IoT), almost everyone’s house is home to at least one ‘smart’ device.
The summer season has officially arrived, signalling the start of peak travel season for thousands of Aussie families. And thanks to the ultra-competitive airfare price wars that just seem to ‘keep on keeping on’, we no longer have to settle for a cheap coastal caravan getaway. In fact, we’ve become quite a globetrotting bunch.
Christmas can be an all-consuming time of year. Often we become so focussed on finishing the shopping, wrapping up the pressies, and remembering to air-kiss all the visiting relatives, we forget to take stock of the sheer amount of money that the festive season can cost.