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Hulu's Former CEO Launches Subscription-Based YouTube Rival

YouTube pretty much won the video war years ago, but there are still plenty of people vying for some of the action. Remember Viddy? Former Hulu CEO Jason Kilar thinks that his new startup video site, Vessel, offers a unique subscription-based model ($US3/month) that can pull YouTube stars over to a new platform. Long story short: Vessel will pay them more.


Nexus Player Review: Android TV Isn't Ready For Primetime

Android TV is exciting. It’s beautiful. The idea makes sense. And you should probably steer clear till Google gets its shit together. Until it does, the $US100 Nexus Player just isn’t a good buy.


What Bad Movies Have You Streamed Online That You Secretly Love?

We spend a lot of time talking about all the great films that are always a quick click away on our particular streaming platform of choice — and rightfully so. Hulu and Netflix do an admirable job of curating a rotating cast of blockbusters, art house sweethearts and critic-praising cinema. But to be honest, I also love bad movies.


'This Is To Watch Netflix': NZ ISP Opens Up About Its In-House VPN

Slingshot, New Zealand’s third largest ISP, has been operating its own VPN service for a year. Called Global Mode, it protects network traffic to and from Slingshot customers and lets them access otherwise geoblocked international sites. Now the carrier has come out and clearly stated that the service is explicitly for its customers to easily access Netflix and other blocked sites.


Hulu Is Now Preventing VPN Users From Accessing Its Content

In Hulu’s ever-escalating battle to keep pirates at bay, the online media site has blocked access to its service via the more popular virtual private network (VPN) providers. While it will undoubtedly curtail international visitors, it has, unsurprisingly, caught legitimate users too.


How To Stream Netflix And Hulu In Australia, And Other Stuff Geoblockers Don't Want Known

Quickflix, BigPond Movies, catch-up TV services. They’re all good, but some of us still pine for amazing services Netflix and Hulu in Australia. It’s unlikely they’ll ever come to Australia, so to get at them, you’ll have to tunnel through to the US. Here are the best free and paid services for doing just that.


Australian TV Networks Haven't Learned A Damn-Thing From Piracy

Illegal piracy of TV and movies is becoming an epidemic around the world, and Australia is leading the way. We’re top of the charts for illegal downloads of new shows and have been for some time. So with piracy so high, why in the name of sanity would Channel Seven decide to delay the screening Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D, of one of this year’s most anticipated shows, by not just a few hours or even a whole day, but by a whole week? Have you people learned nothing?



Hulu And Vdio Lodge Australian Trade Marks

This could be interesting. US video services Hulu and Vdio have lodged local trade marks in Australia, which strongly suggests new streaming services could soon be appearing on our shores…


Hoyts To Beat Netflix To The Local Punch With Movie Streaming Service

Here at Giz AU, we pine day after day for awesome things like Netflix and Hulu to come to Australia to make our lives more fun. Local cinema chain Hoyts might be beating the two to the punch, though, today revealing plans to launch a streaming movie and TV service dubbed Hoyts Stream.