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Introducing the
Galaxy Note7

The Galaxy Note7 has been unpacked, and with a whole host of revolutionary features, it truly is the smartphone that thinks big.

Introducing theGalaxy Note7
Top 10 Dad Jokes for Father's Day

Top 10 Dad Jokes for Father's Day

Happy Father's Day to all the wonderful dad's out there and thanks for giving us the gift that never stops giving, Dad jokes!

Easy content sharing with the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge

There are times when you see something online you want to share with a friend or family member, but you don’t want the entire ‘Twitter-verse’ or everyone on Facebook seeing what you shared.

With more people using the internet ‘on the go’ than ever before, Samsung’s Quick Connect is making it easier to enjoy and share content directly with family and friends.

Share content on your phone with friends via Quick Connect
How to make the most out of your Galaxy S7 battery

How to make the most out of your Galaxy S7 battery

There are few things more useless than a smartphone with a flat battery.

To ensure you stay in touch, the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge feature two power saving modes designed to extend your phone’s battery life, especially when it reaches critically low levels. These in combination with some unique power setting options and ultra-fast wireless charging will keep you powered whenever and wherever you are.

Setting a new standard in mobile photography: The camera of the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge

Setting a new standard in mobile photography: The camera of the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge

Our tech wizards have worked hard to develop the highest quality and most useable cameras for the new Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge phones.

Let’s take a quick look at some of its great features and functions.

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Why the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge are the Most Anticipated Smartphones Yet

With fast access to the info you need, one of the most sophisticated mobile phone cameras, and advanced features that will excite gamers, the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge will make you rethink what a phone can do.

Six cool things on the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge you may not know about

The Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge from Samsung are this year's most anticipated mobile phones. With some of the most innovative mobile technologies ever developed, the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge push hard on the limits of what mobile phones can do.

Six cool things on the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge you may not know about
Healthy coleslaw salad and chicken skewers

Healthy Barbecue Ideas for Australia Day

Celebrate this Straya Day with friends, family and healthy barbecue recipes.

Futuristic gaming space with adventure game on monitors

5 Elements that Make the Ultimate Gaming Space

Between work, commuting and being with friends and family, time can seem like a scarce resource for today’s gamers. And the dead time many of us spend in front of a screen during the day makes those few hours we spend evading villains in Metal Gear Solid V or getting lost in Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward all the more precious.

Samsung at CES

Samsung premieres a new suite of IoT ready products that showcase its unrelenting focus on innovation and technology to enhance your lifestyle and entertainment experience.

Samsung at CES
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Ways to Celebrate New Years 2016

The Christmas rush has died down and now it’s about that time to ring in the New Year! How do you plan on celebrating New Year’s Eve and kick off 2016?

Samsung Adappt

Created by Samsung Electronics Australia and the Foundation for Young Australians (FYA), Samsung Adappt is a movement of young Australians designing apps for social change.

Samsung Adappt 2015 winners
A couple admire their 4K SUHD Samsung TV

SUHD 4K: The Future of TV Has Arrived

4K technology is designed to give you more of what you love – bigger screens plus brighter, more colourful and truer-to-life pictures.

A Samsung TV displays an amazingly bright and colourful image

Nanocrystal technology transforming TV technology

Scientists working in the field of nanotechnology deal with objects so vanishingly small, it’s hard to imagine them. Sizes here are measured in nanometres. To put this in perspective, the head of a pin is a million nanometres wide.

The evolution of television technology

For many decades, cathode ray tubes were the only TV displays available. This technology projected electron beams on a phosphor screen to make it glow.

A Samsung TV shows an image of outer space
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Tips for work life balance

In the modern age we live in, it can be hard to find time to switch off. The good news is TV can be part of the solution to a better work life balance.

The value of owning a smart TV

In the old days, when TV’s were square and MacGyver was cool we would all sit down and force-fed whatever came down the tube. Now, we have a world of entertainment at our fingertips. We can enjoy whatever we want, whenever it suits.

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A happy family sits in the living room

Air Conditioner Buying Guide: Tips on buying the best air conditioner

With air conditioning, it's possible to experience the bliss of sprawling in front of the cold air on a sweltering day. On a hot summer’s evening, you can have a cool night’s sleep, and the whole family will be able to relax without sweating.

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Smart Hub

Powered by Tizen, the slick new 2015 Smart Hub gets you to the content you want, quickly and seamlessly.

Video on Demand Apps

With great video on-demand apps, there can always be something to watch.

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Share it around

Play content from compatible small screen devices to Samsung Smart TV, and from the big screen to the small!

A 2015 Guide to Christmas Gift Giving

Christmas is just around the corner and the pressure to buy the perfect gift is on!

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The convenience of the robotic vacuum - 'The Powerbot'

The only robot vacuum on the market that’s keeping the ‘Monica Gellar’ in me at bay.

Tips on buying a microwave oven

Microwave Buying Guide: Tips on buying the best microwave

Learn everything you need to know about how Samsung’s microwaves work with Samsung’s Microwave Guide.

Galaxy Tab S2 Makes Child's Play Out of Kids Entertainment

We asked Mamamia Women's Network writer and mother of three, Jo Abi , to review the Samsung Galaxy Tab S2. And at first she thought, "Great, something else for the kids to fight over." But it wasn't long before she changed her tune - drastically.

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Sunrise in the city on Galaxy Tab S2 screen

More reasons to love your Galaxy Tab S2

Samsung's popular tablet range has a sleek new entrant, the Galaxy Tab S2, and it will keep the whole family entertained.

Put connectivity in your hands

We asked Mamamia journalist Alexis Carey to review the Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 and let’s just say, things got interesting.

Galaxy Tab S2
Fridge buying guide and tips

Fridge Buying Guide: Tips on buying the best fridge

Learn five smart tips to help you choose the best fridge suited for your lifestyle.

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Letting Go

Letting go is a part of growing up. It’s not always easy, but some trends are probably best left in the past. Samsung #LettingGo takes a look at the trends of decades past that we’ve grown out of, from fashion, tech, hair and schoolyard fads.

We Rise Together to Support the Wallabies

With the Wallabies set to face their biggest challenge of the year 11,000 miles away from home, they will need their fan’s support more than ever. So rise up, wherever you are, whatever the time, and stand united beside the Wallabies as they rise to the occasion. Because when we rise, We Rise Together.

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Izzy with alarm with title change your alarm on your smartphone

Rise up with Izzy

With many of the games being played in the early hours of the morning, the Wallabies need your support. If you need a little help rising up learn how to download an alarm ringtone* from Izzy Folau directly to your device and set it as your wake up alarm.

Top apps for your Galaxy S6, S6 edge, or S6 edge+

If you’ve got your hands on the new Galaxy S6 series of phones, congratulations and it’s time to put the S6 processor to work on a super-sized dual edge screen. We’ve rounded up a list of apps and essentials to get you started.

Top apps for your Galaxy S6, S6 edge, or S6 edge+
Creativity meets the Galaxy Note 5

Creativity meets the Galaxy Note 5

From photography and image editing to drawing and sharing, the Galaxy Note 5 is a powerful tool for creative projects. We invited the Vine celebrities at Australian animation studio Yell Design to take it on a test run.

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Top 10 Productivity Tips for the Galaxy Note 5

What do you get when you combine a fast and more accurate S Pen with Samsung’s new Octa-Core processor and 4GB of RAM )? A phone designed to be as productive as you are! If on-the-go organisation is your priority, here's what the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 can do for you.

Another world awaits you on Samsung SUHD TV

Another world awaits you… introducing the Samsung 4K SUHD Television that takes samsung picture excellence to breathtaking levels.

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Vacuum Cleaners Buying Guide: Tips on buying the best vacuum cleaner for you

Vacuuming can be a tiring task, and unfortunately houses don’t clean themselves (yet). So we’ve done the homework to help you find a vacuum cleaner that makes the job easy, speedy and fuss free. That means you can spend more time hanging out with the kids, or get to that yoga class or sports game sooner.

Galaxy S6 , S6 edge and S6 edge+ Camera Tips

The following tips from Samsung will help you get the most out of your Galaxy S6, S6 edge & S6 edge+ smartphone camera.

Galaxy S6 , S6 edge and S6 edge+ Camera Tips
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Setting up and Customising your Galaxy S6, S6 edge or S6 edge+

One of the most exciting things about getting new technology is customising it to suit your needs. If you're currently holding your box-fresh Galaxy S6 or S6 edge+, here's a helpful guide to setting up your new phone.

Galaxy S6 edge+ tips

Top Tips & Tricks for the Galaxy S6 edge+

Go beyond the basics with these tips and tricks to help you make the most of your S6 edge+, from raw processing power to immersive viewing.

Sydney Contemporary Opening Night

Sydney Contemporary, Australasia’s international art fair, returns in 2015 from 10-13 September with Australia’s largest and most diverse gathering of Australian and international galleries.

Sydney Contemporary Opening Night
Samsung Questacon technology partnership

Samsung Questacon technology partnership

Samsung Electronics recently became the Technology Partner for Questacon, The National Science and Technology Centre. To celebrate we're giving away 25 family passes!

Galaxy S6 edge+ and Note 5 Unpacked

Everything you need to know about the launch of the new Samsung Galaxy S6 edge + and Note 5 from unpacked 2015 in New York

Galaxy S6 Edge+ and Note 5 Unpacked
7 habits of highly efficient office workers

7 habits of highly efficient office workers

Everyone wants to be the high performer, but boosting your own productivity can be tricky when all you’ve got to go on is “work harder”. To help, we've taken the time to identify seven habits that often characterise highly efficient office workers.

Improve your business tips

4 technologies to improve your business today

The office of the future is a riddle that both scientists and artists have been working to solve for years, but many technologies that currently exist could already hold the seeds of a simpler, more seamless working environment. Here we take a look at a handful that hold the potential to empower and connect employees in new ways over the coming years.

5 simple ways to boost productivity in your office

New technology brings with it many new ways of working, which means businesses now have a multitude of different methods for lifting productivity in the workplace – but where do you start?

5 ways to boost office productivity
Activity-Based Work helps businesses

How Activity-Based Work (ABW) helps business achieve more

Activity-based working (ABW) is a concept designed to dissolve personal ownership over a working space and encourage collaboration. It has the potential to increase productivity and reduce overheads, and may well be how offices operate in future – Telsyte research shows that two-thirds of Australian companies aim to adopt ABW by 2020.

How the Internet of Things could make business easier

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a relatively new technology trend in which everyday objects with network connectivity are able to send and receive information online. Although still in its infancy, the IoT is likely to have a profound effect on the way today's businesses operate. But how might business owners and their employees stand to gain from a completely interconnected office?

Internet of Things can help your business
Win a Trip to England to Support the Wallabies

Win a Trip to England to Support the Wallabies

Here's your chance to support the Wallabies with 2-return flights to England and more! Just spend $100 or more on any Samsung product from the Samsung Experience Store or participating retailer.

Competition closed - WIN Tickets to AUS VS NZ

Competition closed - WIN Tickets to AUS VS NZ

The Wallabies vs All Blacks ticket giveaway competition has now ended. Winners will be contacted about their prizes.

Competition closed - Win tickets to the Bledisloe Cup!

This Bledisloe Cup Ticket Competition has ended. Winners will be emailed with details on claiming their tickets.

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PROMOTION CLOSED - Exclusive Axwell /\ Ingrosso Merch Pack!*

PROMOTION CLOSED - Exclusive Axwell /\ Ingrosso Merch Pack!*

Fans of Axwell /\ Ingrosso, this one’s for you! We’re giving away an exclusive merch pack.

Competition Closed - Wallabies v Springboks

The Wallabies vs Springboks Ticket Giveaway Competition has ended. Winners will be emailed with details on claiming their tickets.

Competition Closed - Wallabies v Springboks
Competition Closed - Samsung SlideLiner

Competition Closed - Samsung SlideLiner

The Samsung Slideliner Competition has ended.
Winners will be contacted shortly.

Chocolate Tart Recipe

Chocolate Tart Recipe

Like your desserts rich and chocolatey on a biscuit base? Then read on for Eric Frechon's Chocolate Tart recipe.

Night Time Photography

When it comes to photography, there isn't much more challenging and rewarding than capturing images at night. Read William Patino’s expert tips.

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how to make sweet pototo mochi

Sweet Potato Mochi Recipe

Connoisseurs of exotic dessert will love Mochi, a Japanese glutinous rice cake made even more sumptuous with Sweet Potato, Yam and Kuzu.

The Art of Microwave Reheating

Cooking shows like MasterChef and My Kitchen Rules seldom demonstrate the skill required for microwave reheating, but learn these tips below and you’ll savour leftovers instead of suffering cardboard pizza and other “unchewable” edibles.

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Sydney Opera House Ticket Giveaway

Sydney Opera House Ticket Giveaway

The Sydney Opera House Ticket Giveaway Competition has ended.
Winners are being emailed now with details on claiming their tickets.

Winter Soup Recipes

Winter Soup Recipes

Soup is comfort food for winter. Here are two simple and delicious favourites; Carrot, and Cream of Mushroom. Both require very few ingredients and can be prepared quickly.

Risotto Style Pasta Recipe

Triple Michelin-starred Chef Eric Frechon has a risotto inspired macaroni recipe that’s ideal for a delicious home cooked Mother’s Day meal.

Risotto Style Pasta Recipe
Galaxy S6 & S6 Edge announced

Galaxy S6 & S6 Edge announced

Samsung took centre stage at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, unleashing TWO flagship handsets: the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, which features a world first dual-edge display.

Smart Accessories for your Galaxy S6 and S6 edge

Samsung Australia previews the sleek and stylish accessory range for the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge at the Mobile World Conference in Barcelona.

Smart Accessories for your Galaxy S6 and S6 edge
Roasted Duck Breast Recipe

Roasted Duck Breast Recipe

Roasted duck breast and carrot tagliatelle with honey, cumin and sesame by Chef Eric Trochon

Laundry and Washing Tips

Laundry and Washing Tips

Old fashioned know-how combines with Samsung laundry technology to give your washing the care it deserves.