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Meet Stan: Australia's Most Ambitious Streaming Service Yet

What would it take to get you to stop downloading shows via BitTorrent or accessing Netflix via a VPN? How about a streaming service that costs less than $10 per month with access to new US shows as they become available across smartphone, tablet and TV-based streaming products? Meet Stan: the new streaming service for Australia, born out of StreamCo.


Netflix's Official Launch In Australia Is Happening, Albeit Very, Very Slowly

200,000 Australians can’t be wrong: Netflix is something that probably should come to Australia in an official capacity. Which is a good thing, because based on all the information we have so far, we’re very close to an official launch of Netflix, in the land Down Under.


You'll Never Not Know What To Watch On Netflix Again

For everyone out there who’s spent a feature-length-film amount of time trying to find something good to watch: What Is On Netflix is about to seriously streamline your selection process. The site lists streamables, ranked in descending order based on their respective Rotten Tomatoes and IMDB scores. Yay!


Microsoft Is Stopping Free Xbox Music Streaming

From December 1, you will no longer be able to stream Xbox Music for free on your PC, phone or favourite web-accessing device. Information is scarce on exactly why the ad-supported, entry-level music streaming option of Microsoft’s Spotify-a-like has been offed (“We weren’t making enough money” doesn’t tend to go out in sparsely worded corporate FAQs), but the service isn’t going away entirely.


Spotify Is Getting A Family Deal To Save You Money

If you and your partner both use separate Spotify accounts — or, worse, your entire family — then some good news: the streaming service is launching a family deal so you can all run separate accounts but save money in the process.


11 Awesomely Terrible Movies You Should Watch Right Now

Who doesn’t love great films? But it takes a certain sort of person (and a certain sort of patience) to appreciate, and even love, films that may never be considered cinematic greatness. But we love them all the same.


All That 4K Netflix Content Now Comes At A Price

The biggest problem with 4K displays is that they lack content that actually takes advantage of all those extra pixels, but when Netflix introduced House of Cards, along with other titles, as supporting 4K, it was certainly a step in the right direction. Now, that the streaming company’s adoption is underway, it’s about time you paid for it.


Plex For Xbox One Makes It Easy To Stream Your (Pirated) Video To The TV

Following millions of user requests, Plex is finally launching Plex for Xbox. The popular media-streaming app is already available on a wide variety of platforms, it will soon be the easiest way to blast local (and pirated) content from your laptop or elsewhere onto your Xbox. The catch is that Plex costs $US5 per month (or $US50 per year or $US150 per lifetime).


Nvidia Shield Tablet 4G Hands-On: Gaming On The Go

I just stepped into the future of gaming. Well, that’s not quite correct. I sampled one possible future: the one where you can take the power of your entire gaming PC absolutely anywhere.


Meet MatchStick: Mozilla's Firefox-Powered Chromecast Competitor

Chomecast is a very good deal for $49 (Australian price). But Mozilla thinks it can do a little better, with its own Firefox OS-based streaming stick, the $US12 MatchStick.


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