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Steam Might Be Getting TV Shows, Movies And Music

A small update to Valve’s Steam software beta a few hours ago has added in some new app categories — including music, TV series, and films. Will you soon be able to buy and watch episodes of Gabe of Thrones through Steam?


Apple Remembers That The Apple TV Still Exists

With the arrival of a minor beta update to developers this morning, the Apple TV is receiving a home screen makeover — it looks like the Apple TV is finally catching up with iOS 7 on the iPad and iPhone.


EA Access: A Streaming Service For Games Is Finally Coming To Australia

Streaming movies and TV shows online is relatively easy in Australia these days, but streaming games is still hard. The files are massive, our internet sucks and the prices generally aren’t that great. EA wants to turn that on its head with a new service for Xbox One called “Access”, and it’s actually coming to Australia.


Streaming Music Festivals A Win For Fans As iHeartRadio Comes Out To Play

How was your weekend guys? Did you tune into the Splendour In The Grass stream or maybe the live video from Belgium’s big Tomorrowland EDM festival? I listened to both as I pottered around at home, and also got the chance to see Steve-O from Jackass lovingly crash an intimate Lily Allen gig in Sydney. I was there in person for that. Why? Partly because iHeartRadio has now announced the line-up for its upcoming music festival to be live streamed from Vegas. So much streaming goodness! Great time to be a music fan.


Report: Google Is Buying Twitch For $US1 Billion

We’ve heard rumours that Google was in the market to buy Twitch — the game-streaming behemoth that’s up there with YouTube — for a cool billion dollars, and now VentureBeat is reporting the deal’s gone through.


Dendy's Movie Streaming Service Will Probably Have Some Great Titles For Australia

Australia needs more movie streaming services, sure, but what it needs more is services that carry decent film titles. The worst case would be having a flagship service launch with no content! Thankfully, Dendy’s upcoming movie streaming service for Australia will have some great titles from major studio players.


How To Watch The 2014 Commonwealth Games Online

The 20th edition of the Commonwealth Games officially kicks off in Glasgow, Scotland on 23 July. (Thursday morning in Australia.) However, only a sliver of coverage will actually make it to regular, free-to-air TV. Here’s what you need to get 100 per cent live coverage during the two-week event.


Pirate Survey: Channel Nine Finds Half Of Pirates Surveyed Would Pay For Content If It Was Available In Australia

It’s no secret that Channel Nine is working on a service that beats Netflix to the punch in Australia for on-demand streaming. There’s now never been a better time for Nine’s parent company to release said service, with internal survey figures showing that over 50 per cent of people who currently pirate shows would pay for them on a decent streaming on demand platform.


YouTube Is Finally Serving Video At 60 Frames Per Second

YouTube is about to get smoother: Google has announced that its video site is getting support for videos running at 48 and 60 frames per second. Slick.


Would You Pay For ABC iView?

The Abbott government’s review into the efficiency of the ABC and SBS has made a curveball recommendation in its findings; it suggested that Australians should have the option of paying for iView to access archival TV shows and special content. Such a charge would boost funding for the public broadcaster, countering flagging sales of DVDs and CDs in ABC stores.


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