Shonky Awards 2015
We've just presented our 10th annual awards. Check the Shonkys microsite to see who's been named and shamed!
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Some of the most iconic household brands made our shortlist of the biggest lemons and shonkiest corporate behaviour of 2015 – how many are lurking in your home?
Laundry balls and soap nuts claim to clean your washing without the need for detergent. But do they work? Here's a clue: one brand got a CHOICE Shonky this week.
One hit blenders are all the rage, with plenty of new contenders on the market. We put 15 models through our lab tests to see if the much-hyped NutriBullet reigns supreme.
Volkswagen is recalling more than 91,000 VW, Skoda and Audi vehicles in Australia, while various brands of coconut drinks are being pulled from shelves for endangering the lives of people with dairy allergies.
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We tested 17 dashboard cameras in total. Compare these in the full test report.
My son's skin reacts to detergents. I use a special 'sensitive' laundry powder, but was thinking of buying a laundry ball. Do you know how well they work? We have a front loader.
They may be kind to your son's skin, but they probably won't get the laundry clean. In fact, you may be better off just washing in water! You can take a look at our laundry balls review to see how they fared, but we also recommend checking out our front loader detergent review – a sensitive formulation from a leading brand was CHOICE Recommended.
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