From Batman: Assault On Arkham!, to Doctor Who: The Husbands of River Song and Westworld — here's just a taste of what Netflix, Stan and Foxtel Anytime are streaming for the month of December.
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Foxtel has just launched itself head-first into the 21st century. The long-time cable subscription telly business has started offering its triple-play broadband, TV and home phone bundle packages to customers covered by the fibre to the premises portion of the country's national broadband network, and will let any customers on its ADSL plans transition to the NBN without having to re-jig their contracts. But it's pricy.
Want to watch the Melbourne Cup today, but don't have a TV in your office? If you're stuck in front of a desk while the race that stops a nation takes place, here's everything you need to know — from where to watch it online without paying a cent like Twitter, to where it's showing on free-to-air digital TV and Foxtel.
Foxtel Play is getting a massive makeover in December of this year. Presto customers will be moved across, prices will be cut to as little as $10 per month to attract more customers, and more content will be added to a simplified tier structure including sport and HBO entertainment like Game Of Thrones.
Australian director Peter Weir's Picnic at Hanging Rock — about a group of Victorian schoolgirls who inexplicably vanish during a Valentine's Day outing in 1900 — has earned both a cult following and critical respect in the years since its 1975 release. Now the dreamy, eerie tale is getting new life as a six-part TV miniseries.
Could Foxtel actually be listening to its customers? News coming from the CEO Peter Tonagh today seems to be leaning in that direction, seriously.
Foxtel's subscription TV service, Foxtel Play, is getting a pricing makeover "designed to make it competitive" with rivals Netflix and Stan. Foxtel also signed a new long-term agreement with HBO starting January 2017, increasing the broadcasting of HBO content by five times, and allowing you to access the entire HBO library on-demand, forever.
It's almost the weekend, and that means you should book in another Gizmodo movie night. This week, switch off the Olympics closing ceremony you were pretending to watch and flick over to your streaming service of choice — these are the best movies about sport, and movies with sport in them, that aren't necessarily about sport.
Foxtel has a new channel set to launch on 1 October, featuring complete seasons of TV shows designed for binge watching like Arrow, The Flash, Supergirl, Legends of Tomorrow, Pretty Little Liars, Vampire Diaries, Empire, Girls, Californication, Veep and Grimm. The channel is called, rather aptly, Binge.
It's almost the weekend, and that means you should book in another Gizmodo movie night. This week, it's time to settle down in front of your brand new big-screen TV, with your internet connection cranked to maximum power — these are the best visually stunning, ultra-high-fidelity TV series and movies to make the best use of your 4K HDR TV.
Guys. Guys. Get onto the Foxtel website now, and get yourself a subscription. From the morning of Friday July 8th, until the early hours of Monday July 11th, Foxtel has a pop-up channel — on cable TV, online on Foxtel Play, and on mobile on Foxtel Go — playing nothing but back-to-back Fast & Furious films.
Hayu is a streaming service just for reality TV. We're talking Kardashians by the limo-load and houses full of Real Housewives. And now, if you're the kind of person that already binges on Foxtel cable, you'll be able to stream Hayu for free.
If you had trouble streaming video or ordering a pizza online over the weekend, there was a very good reason why. During Sydney's wild weather on Saturday and Sunday, a power issue caused an outage at cloud provider Amazon Web Services, bringing several big websites and streaming services — along with their associated apps — screeching to a halt.
Remember when copyright holders were planning a "three-strikes" scheme in Australia? You know, the one where Internet Service providers would have to send a letter each time you er, "acquired" the latest episode of Game of Thrones without paying for it? And if you got three in a year you'd be taken to court?
It was supposed to begin in September this year, but has been put on hold until April next year after the ISPs and copyright holders couldn't reach an agreement on who would be responsible for the costs involved in administrating such a huge undertaking — which includes the letters themselves, contacting offenders and answering the anticipated influx of angry phone calls.