Apple TV now features a full lineup of Australian catch-up services — SBS On Demand, ABC iview, PLUS7, tenplay, Stan and recent addition Channel 9's 9Now.
Here's a quick run down on which shows you can can on each of the services.
Looking for something a little more interesting than a YouTube playlist of cooking shows? We've had a revolution over the last couple of years in streaming video services on the 'net, and that means it's easier than ever to sit Here's a list of every major TV catch-up service, and every subscription streaming website or app for movies and TV, available to Aussies.
Netflix lets you set up a maximum of five different logins on your account, and this typically lets you grant access to someone else in the family or means you can keep the kids' viewing history (and recommendations) separate from your own. However, even if you're the only person who uses your Netflix account, these extra user logins can still come in handy.
No one ever needs a live pet fish, 11 litres of water, a fish tank, a heater, food and various fish home accoutrements at a moment's notice. And yet, at 11am on a Tuesday, I texted a stranger and told them I needed all of this, and yes, I needed it today. Three hours and $US200 later, my new friend arrived.
Movie studios are betting you're crazy impulsive when it comes to picking what movie you want to watch. Apparently, many movie titles are selected purely on alphabetical prioritisation, so that they'll pop up higher on your on-demand menu. If your movie isn't good art, you've got to make an art out of the business side of filmmaking.
In Australia, government-funded TV services do a much better job of meeting the needs of viewers. Echoing similar moves by the ABC, SBS has released an iOS app for viewing its On Demand catch-up service.
We've known for some time that Amazon is planning to make original TV content. But now Bezos and Co have announced that Amazon is turning its back on the US, instead choosing to develop a centre in London to spearhead its move into media.