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What's New On Netflix, Presto And Stan In July?

Need an entertainment fix? Or just an extra reason to upgrade to a streaming service? Here are the highlights of new TV shows getting released in July.


Netflix Is About To Be Bigger Than ABC, CBS, NBC And Fox

Well, we saw this coming: The explosive, cord-cutting popularity of Netflix will finally torch the laurels of traditional broadcast television networks. Analysts predict that if Netflix were measured as a 24-hour station by Nielsen, it would have more viewers than ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox within the year.


Damn It, Netflix Is Testing Ads

Well, I suppose it was only a matter of time: Netflix is testing advertisements in its online streaming service.


Hola: The Best Free VPN To Get To American Netflix Is Actually Shady As Hell

As an American living in Canada, there’s one Chrome extension I cherish more than any other: Hola Unblocker, a free VPN designed to help people abroad watch American Netflix, and other streaming US media. Unfortunately, it turns out Hola is up to some dubious business practices, ones that could put its users at risk.


That Major Game Of Thrones Leak Led To A New World Piracy Record

2.2 million illegal downloads in 12 hours: That’s the piracy world record the latest Game of Thrones episode set last week.


How Horny X-Files Lovers Created A New Type Of Online Fandom

When The X-Files debuted, nobody knew the small, weird show would be a success. But it had something better than a marketing blitz: It had the internet as a way to connect people who wanted to believe.


Game Of Thrones Season 5 Will Be On iTunes As Soon As The Final Episode Is Over

We know lots of Australians are still annoyed that they can’t go back to the halcyon days of Game Of Thrones Season 3, when episodes went on sale on iTunes straight after broadcast. But at least this year you won’t have to wait too long to get those official digital copies of Season 5 if you want them.


Hulu Just Paid Nearly $180 Million For Every Episode Of Seinfeld

If you ever thought Hulu was only half-heartedly committed to winning the streaming TV wars, think again: the online service just slapped down “just under $US1 million per episode”, securing the rights to every minute of Seinfeld ever aired.


Find Out Which Streaming Service Has That Movie Or TV Show You Want

From Netflix to Google Play to PlayStation, trying to work out where you can see your favourite movies and TV shows on the web isn’t always easy. JustWatch is a slick and simple interface for searching through everything available on these services, and finding out where it’s playing.


Netflix Has A Show About Diseased Dicks Called Scrotal Recall

This week, Netflix has apparently quietly launched the Classic Balls Puns Based on the Collected Works of Arnold Schwarzenegger segment of its Original Programming*. This is my way of telling you that you can now watch a show called Scrotal Recall.