Martin Kovacs

Martin Kovacs Martin Kovacs is a freelance journalist with a background in the IT and petroleum industries. Having started out reporting on petroleum, Martin branched out into IT, and over the past few years has been a regular freelance contributor to a number of publications. Martin continues to write for both industries.

Electricity Bills

The Best Electric Heaters to Cut Your Power Bills This Winter

Posted by April 24th 2020

As noted by the Electricity Authority, for the large majority of consumers on fixed-price contracts, the sole reason bills rise during winter is because more power is used for electric heater – and, while a …

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Power Bill Hardship: What Do Consumers Need To Know?

Posted by June 24th 2020

Managing power bills can be an ongoing challenge for those experiencing financial difficulties, and it's critical that consumers who find themselves struggling with energy hardship are aware of their rights, what actions need to be …

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What do real estate agents actually do?

Posted by July 17th 2020

Buying or selling a property is a significant undertaking and real estate agents can streamline the process. What do agents do and how can they help?

Getting connected to UFB- How much data is enough?

Getting connected to UFB: How much data is enough?

Posted by June 3rd 2020

As the Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) network continues to be rolled out around the country, consumers may be considering how much data they need, and whether opting for an unlimited plan is ultimately the way to …

Carbon offsetting guide: What consumers should know

Posted by December 17th 2019

Carbon offsetting provides a means by which to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions, with an increasing array of programs tailored for individual consumers having become available amid the ongoing drive to combat climate change and towards …

Battery boost: How to enhance smartphone battery life

Posted by June 3rd 2020

New-release smartphones are arriving to market decked out with increasingly immersive displays, ever more powerful cameras and sophisticated software – and, amid this evolving array of features, it is important not to overlook the role …