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Amazon's Streaming Music Service Is Here

Amazon launched Prime Music overnight in the United states, a free streaming music service that provides access to more than one million songs without ads. Free to all Prime subscribers, the service seems to be centred on playlists, with a number of pre-curated choices being presented to listeners when they log in.


How To Watch Every FIFA World Cup Match In Australia, Online And On TV

The 2014 FIFA World Cup is upon us. 32 teams from around the world are in Brazil for the 20th meeting of the worldwide football tournament, and you’ll be able to watch every single game live in Australia — wherever you are — thanks to the hard work of SBS.


Streaming TV Will Dominate The Internet In Five Years

80 per cent of Internet traffic in 2018 will be IPTV, with nearly a million minutes of video being consumed every second. Add on peer-to-peer file sharing and video on demand services, according to Cisco, and up to 90 per cent of everything going on on the Internet will be some form of online video.


AirPlay Won't Need A Wi-Fi Connection In iOS 8

iOS 8 will support “peer-to-peer AirPlay discovery and playback”, which means that you won’t need to be connected to a wireless network to use AirPlay. That’s a really nice evolution of Apple’s wireless media streaming protocol.


You Can Check Your YouTube Stream Quality From Home Now

Man, if you’re trying to watch a YouTube nature video — or any type of YouTube video for that matter — it’s just not the same if it’s not streaming in the full glory of HD. Now, thanks to the Google Video Quality Report, you can check on your stream quality right from home.


Steam's In-Home Game Streaming Is Now Available To Everyone

If you have a powerful gaming PC hidden away in one corner of your house, but want to knock out a quick game of Crysis or Dark Souls II on your laptop or home-theatre PC, you’re officially in luck. Valve has made its In-Home Streaming service available to any Steam customer.


Beats Sale Seemingly Confirmed By Dr Dre In Facebook Video

Yesterday’s news of Apple’s plan to buy Beats for $US3.2 billion seems to have been confirmed by Dr Dre himself, if this video, posted to Facebook by actor Tyrese Gibson, is anything to go by.


ABC To Put Entire Season Of Chris Lilley's 'Jonah From Tonga' On iView Before It Airs On TV

Do you prefer watching stuff on a tablet, smartphone or laptop instead of on a TV? What about binge watching? Are you into that? The ABC has you covered: Auntie is set to stream every single episode of Chris Lilley’s new show, Jonah From Tonga on its online catch-up platform iView before the season premiere next week.


How Much Better Is House Of Cards In 4K?

Netflix announced at CES that it would begin shooting original series in ultra high-def 4K, and now British site HDTVtest has caught the first glimpse of the streaming giant’s 4K content in the wild. How much more evil does Kevin Spacey look?


Android TV Was Hiding In Plain Sight At CES Three Months Ago

Google TV has been dead in the water for a while now, but rumour has it that a flashy new successor, Android TV, is on the way. There are rumours, and also it was hiding in plain sight at CES three months ago.