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The 10 Best Shows on Free-to-air TV in Spring 2017

September 5th, 2017|0 Comments

Even though there’s Netflix in our lives and Foxtel in our lounge rooms, free-to-air TV still delivers some great content. Here’s a selection of ten shows we think you should check out on air on catch-up.

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Review: Top 10 Shows to Stream on TenPlay – September 2017 Must See TV

August 29th, 2017|0 Comments

Missed a few instalments of your favourite show? Channel Ten has your back. The network’s app, Tenplay, allows you to catch up with recent episodes completely free.

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Review: Top 10 Shows to Stream on 9Now – September 2017 Must See TV

August 29th, 2017|0 Comments

Channel 9’s catch-up app, 9Now, is slick, clean, and very user-friendly. Even better, it gives you the chance to catch up with some of your favourite shows completely free.

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Review: Top 10 Shows to Stream on Plus7 – September 2017 Must See TV

August 28th, 2017|0 Comments

In a world ruled by streaming services, many people tend to forget that free-to-air channels are still offering quality shows. Channel 7, for instance, has a wide range of addictive shows available to stream – including popular titles like 800 Words and Home and Away.

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Review: Top 10 Shows to Stream on Foxtel Now – September 2017 Must See TV

August 28th, 2017|0 Comments

There are plenty of quality shows on Foxtel Now – from the TV phenomenon that is Game of Thrones to hidden and underrated gems like Insecure.

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Review: Top 10 Shows to Stream on Netflix – September 2017 Must See TV

August 28th, 2017|0 Comments

Looking for the next great show to stream on Netflix? You’re lucky. The streaming giant has an ever-expanding library at your disposal. Here are a few highlights.

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Top 5 FTA Streaming Providers Apps: Channel 7, 9, 10, ABC and SBS

August 28th, 2017|0 Comments

The streaming services offered by the free-to-air networks used to offer just basic catch-up TV. These days, these apps are slick, smart and give you the chance to watch a ton of content for free. Content you can enjoy on your phone, tablet, or even on your TV for no extra charge.

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Review: Top 10 Shows to Stream on Stan – August 2017 Must See TV

August 10th, 2017|0 Comments

Before you sign on, take a quick online tour of the ten most popular shows and movies on streaming service Stan TV.

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Protecting Your Privacy Online – Simple and Safe Tips

August 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

We all use the Internet every day, but not everyone thinks about the fact that you’re far less private online than you are at home. Here’s some ways to keep your private info away from prying eyes.

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Amazon Prime – How Does it Stack Up vs Netflix, Stan and Foxtel Now?

August 2nd, 2017|1 Comment

Boasting a range of original shows and movies you can’t get anywhere else – and a promotional monthly price so cheap it makes the competition seem like a luxury – Amazon Prime Video is a bargain. We compare it to the big-name competition.

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Foxtel Now Is Available for Sony PS4 with Free App

August 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

Foxtel Now arrives on Sony’s Playstation 4 console with a huge upgrade that not only includes a bunch of new features, but also adds streaming of Foxtel’s live channels in full high definition – and at the lowest monthly price ever.

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Review: Best Movie Streaming Service for Australia

August 1st, 2017|19 Comments

After a long drought, during which the rest of the world was almost drowning in streaming movie options, Australia is finally getting to splash around with some of the Video on demand services which have cascaded into the country over the last couple of years.

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Netflix vs Stan vs Foxtel Now Review: Which Offers More for Your Buck?

July 24th, 2017|27 Comments

Is it possible to choose between Netflix and Stan? How do their libraries stack up? How's the service quality? What about their rates? How easy are they to use? Are there any features that put one ahead of the other? Read on to find out how these two excellent services compare!

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Review: Netflix or Foxtel Now? What You Should Consider

July 24th, 2017|3 Comments

With the launch of Netflix and Foxtel Play in Australia, the online streaming competition is heavier than ever. Discover the differences between Netflix here and Foxtel Play!

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Hayu Review – Reality TV Just Got Serious!

July 20th, 2017|0 Comments

Now live in Australia at an unusually low subscription price of $5.99 per month, NBC Universal’s reality-only streaming service Hayu is perfect for fans of the genre.

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Watch Game of Thrones Season 7 Finale Live Online – Legally!

July 17th, 2017|3 Comments

The eagerly-awaited seventh season of Game of Thrones arrives on Foxtel in July, but you can watch every episode online as it airs, completely legally. We show you how to get your weekly Westeros online with Foxtel Now!

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Watch Netflix, Stan and other Streaming Services on a Big-screen TV

June 26th, 2017|0 Comments

Streaming your favourite movies and TV shows through Netflix, Stan and others has become a favourite way to consume TV. But what if you want to watch them on your big-screen TV, but aren’t quite sure how to do it? Fear not, it’s easy!

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Foxtel Now vs Netflix: Which Offers the Most Streaming for Your Money?

June 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

The launch of Foxtel Now was eagerly anticipated by those who love Foxtel content. With HD streaming and Chromecast support, the service is quickly positioning itself as a worthy competition for Netflix, with one important addition: live TV. So which to choose between the two? Let's take a look at each service's pros and cons.

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Foxtel Now Review: Try the New and Improved Foxtel Play

June 23rd, 2017|2 Comments

Foxtel Play was a huge success with customers, but had its limitations. The newly-launched Foxtel Now, though, shakes things up with HD support on multiple devices, a revamped user experience and high definition on-demand content.

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Foxtel Now Review: Will Australia’s Newest Streaming Service Be a Hit or Miss?

June 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

Foxtel Now, formerly Foxtel Play, has a bunch of new or improved features that will likely appeal to new and veteran subscribers alike. But will it be a hit or miss? Read on to find out.

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Foxtel Now and Foxtel Play – What’s Changed?

June 15th, 2017|0 Comments

Building on the Foxtel Play foundation but taking things to the next level with support for full HD, Chromecast, web browsers, and multiple devices on the way, Foxtel Now is a real upgrade of a long-standing brand. So what’s changed? Read on to find out!

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Netflix Review

June 12th, 2017|22 Comments

It's been years since the good ship Netflix first left its home port in the USA, find out how far it's come!

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Stan Review

April 20th, 2017|44 Comments

Stan is the TV and movie streaming subscription service from Channel Nine / Fairfax Let's find out how good it is. Get the best offers in market and try it!

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Review: Ten Best Movies On Foxtel Now – New Releases and Classics

April 11th, 2017|0 Comments

With many hundreds of movies to pick from, we’ve chosen ten of the best ones currently available on Foxtel Play and Foxtel Go’s on-demand Anytime library.

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Your All-Australian Streaming Video Device Comparison

April 8th, 2017|0 Comments

Discover which streaming video device gives the best access to Australian users..

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Fetch TV – Mini and Mighty Review

April 5th, 2017|0 Comments

Fetch TV’s latest Mighty and Mini set-top boxes may just put an end to the remote wars and claim the coveted lounge room crown. How can they do this? Read on to find out!

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Foxtel Now vs Fetch TV: Compare Price, Plans and Promos

April 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

A no-nonsense feature by feature review of Foxtel Play vs Fetch TV to help you decide which is the better option for your current entertainment needs.

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Stan vs Foxtel Now Review: Which Streaming Service Offers Best Value?

March 29th, 2017|2 Comments

Stan and Foxtel Play are two homegrown streaming platforms that cover different needs. If live TV is what you’re after, Foxtel Play is the better choice. If binge-watching is more your thing, you can’t go wrong with Stan. We take a look at both services to help you choose the one that best suits your needs.

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Review: Presto is Vanishing – What Streaming Options will be Available

March 25th, 2017|0 Comments

With Presto shutting down at the end of January next year, Foxtel Play is stepping in to take its place as something different – an on-demand streaming service that’s based around access to live premium TV channels.

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Foxtel Review

February 14th, 2017|10 Comments

If TV entertainment is your thing, Foxtel is probably the biggest player on the scene, with its corporate fingers in every pie from IPTV to satellite broadcast media, and cornering exclusive content from the US, the UK, and elsewhere.

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Foxtel vs Free to Air TV (Freeview)

February 12th, 2017|1 Comment

We're going to come right out and say it. When we started writing this comparison, it seemed a little unfair. After all, we already know that Foxtel is the dominant force in Australian Pay TV entertainment. It has dozens of premium channels and exclusive coverage of some of the best sporting events in the world. Freeview is... free?

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Fetch TV Review: Free to Air, Pay and Catch Up TV Delivery?

February 9th, 2017|14 Comments

Fetch TV combines Free-To-Air & Subscription TV channels, Catch Up TV, PVR, and a Movie & TV rental service.

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Review: Foxtel Vs Foxtel Now

February 6th, 2017|8 Comments

Both Foxtel and Foxtel Play offer exciting entertainment options in the on-demand TV sector. With this review, we will help you decide which one is best for your unique needs.

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Telstra TV Roku Box Review: Features and User Ratings

February 4th, 2017|92 Comments

Roku makes its long awaited debut in Australia under the rebadged Telstra TV. Does it deliver? Find out in our full review.

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Foxtel Now v Netflix v Stan v Fetch Review: Which is Best?

February 4th, 2017|0 Comments

Freshly relaunched with better pricing and more flexible channel packs, Foxtel Play is looking like a real challenger to Netflix, Stan and even Fetch TV. So how does it stack up compared to those services in the new age of TV delivered via broadband and on-demand?

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NRL Digital Pass vs Foxtel Sports Package Live Streaming Review

February 3rd, 2017|6 Comments

The NRL season is underway, now is the time to make sure you don’t miss any more of the action!

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Review: Apple TV or Telstra TV?

February 2nd, 2017|1 Comment

With so many streaming video on demand services available, how can you get them all in one place? Both Apple TV and Telstra TV make it easy - but which one is right for you?

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Foxtel Play Review

January 30th, 2017|5 Comments

Australia’s biggest cable TV company now offers a new streamlined IPTV service called Foxtel Play. This new service can be availed by customers with no-contract subscription, updated packages, and at the lowest prices.

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Foxtel Go Review

January 26th, 2017|2 Comments

Included free as part of your Foxtel subscription, the Foxtel Go app lets you live-stream all your subscribed channels wherever you are.

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Chromecast Ultra Review – the pocket powerhouse

January 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

With the new Chromecast Ultra, Google has polished their clever device to near-perfection. You can stream 4K content in a tiny device that works with hundreds of mobile and tablet apps.

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Review: Is Fetch TV with Netflix the Best Streaming Platform?

January 2nd, 2017|1 Comment

Even though the Australian digital marketplace is opening up quickly, exclusive deals (where some titles are only available on some platforms for a period of time) are still part of the scene. So how do you choose which services are right for you?

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Fox Sports Review – The World’s Premier Sport, Live and Direct

December 13th, 2016|1 Comment

With 21 years’ experience in covering international sports of all persuasions, Fox Sports is the must-have source for the world’s sporting action.

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Review: Foxtel Play now Offers Bigger Entertainment at a Lower Cost

November 29th, 2016|0 Comments

After three years of streaming Foxtel at a similar price point to the home-installed service, Foxtel Play is revitalising its packages with incredibly good value pricing and flexible packs that make bring premium TV channels to the online world at a Netflix-style price.

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Review: Top 10 Movies Available on Presto – New Releases and Timely Classics

June 14th, 2016|0 Comments

Out of the huge library of movies available on Presto, we’ve nominated ten that make for a great night in.

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Presto Review

June 11th, 2016|40 Comments

Presto is the movie streaming subscription service from Foxtel. Let's find out how good it is.

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Aussie Guide to IP Blocking, VPNs, and Proxy Servers made Easy

June 7th, 2016|0 Comments

Providing security, privacy and the handy bonus of being able to pretend you’re anywhere in the world, the VPN is gaining popularity. How does it compare to “smart DNS” proxy services?

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Review: 10 Best TV Shows on Netflix – New Releases and Classics

June 2nd, 2016|0 Comments

We’ve delved into the vast pool of content on Netflix to find ten of the best TV shows currently available on the service – and there’s some great ones!

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Review: 10 Best Movies On Netflix – New Release and Classics

May 25th, 2016|0 Comments

We delve into the enormous Netflix Australia catalogue and pick ten of the best films that you can stream on the service right now.

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Review: Foxtel Seriously Big Winter Sale – 2 Months Free + Live Streaming TV

May 23rd, 2016|0 Comments

Let’s face it, nothing brings the house together quite like having something good to watch. With the Foxtel EOFY Sale, you can watch Game of Thrones Season 6 FREE for 2 months!

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Review: 10 Best TV Shows On Presto with Full 2016 Listing

May 18th, 2016|0 Comments

A year after adding TV to their lineup, Presto’s got some great shows on offer that you really should be watching. We take a look at the ten that we thoroughly recommend.

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Review: iiNet Vs Optus – Which Entertainment Bundle to Choose?

May 4th, 2016|0 Comments

iiNet TV and Optus TV both offer a Fetch extension that subscribers can use to get access to a large selection of unlimited films per month. Since the providers offer the same Fetch connection, it’s important to compare the compatibility and availability specifics for each provider to make an informed decision.

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Review: New Reality Streaming Service Hayu – What To Expect

March 15th, 2016|0 Comments

Filling the reality TV gap in the established streaming services’ lineups is new arrival Hayu, which will focus exclusively on the genre. We take a look at what fans of reality TV might expect from the newcomer.

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Review: Top 4 Movie and Live TV Streaming Services in Australia

March 8th, 2016|0 Comments

Streaming TV has become the most popular way of catching up with your favourite movies and shows - so which ones are at the top of the heap in Australia?

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Which is better for streaming – Quickflix or Presto?

March 8th, 2016|1 Comment

Veteran streaming service Quickflix and newcomer Presto share access to some of the same premium content – so which one gives you more bang for your buck?

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Foxtel Sports Combo vs Telstra 3 Months Free: What’s Best for Me?

February 23rd, 2016|1 Comment

With a big year of sport and entertainment coming up, which deal offers the best value for those who want to get hooked up with Foxtel? We provide some answers.

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Quickflix Review

February 15th, 2016|2 Comments

Everything you ever wanted to know about Australian streaming service Quickflix, from A - Z, in one place. Check out our Quickflix review.

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Virgin Mobile Presto promo vs Stan TV Free trial: Which offers more?

January 13th, 2016|0 Comments

Presto’s offering free mobile data, while Stan’s offering you movies with subtitles; which free trial is the winner?

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Stan Review 2016

January 9th, 2016|4 Comments

Stan is a a high quality service, one that will only improve as they add more native app support and fresh content.

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Which Foxtel Package Offers the Best Value for You?

December 23rd, 2015|0 Comments

There’s no more paying for channels you don’t want when you make use of Foxtel’s flexible channel packs to build yourself a Foxtel that’s personalised especially for you.

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How to Unlock the Netflix Global Library – UnBlock-Us Review

September 17th, 2015|2 Comments

It’s honestly eye-opening how much new content is opened up by breaking down those geoblocking walls, and UnblockUS is an easy, reliable and very affordable solution, highly recommended for everyone who loves their Netflix and is hungry for more.

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Nexus Media Player Review

August 10th, 2015|0 Comments

Google is at it again with its smart TV platform. Here's a Nexus Media Player review for anyone looking to get Android TV.

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The Solution to Piracy? Streaming Services Show the Way

July 2nd, 2015|0 Comments

With all the media coverage that the Government’s hastily-passed site-blocking legislation’s been getting over the past few days, you could be forgiven for thinking that we were in the middle of a national piracy crisis.

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Dendy Direct Review and Movie Streaming Guide

June 30th, 2015|3 Comments

With a rapidly growing range of SVOD services becoming available in Australia, Dendy Direct is a niche offering targeted mainly at movie buffs, but offering something for all tastes.

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Media streaming face-off – PS4 vs XBOX ONE

June 17th, 2015|0 Comments

Both the Playstation and XBOX stores are now chock full of entertainment goodness that rival dedicated media boxes such as the Apple TV while also replacing your ageing Blu-ray/DVD player in the process. So which new-generation console is the better media streaming option, PS4 or XBOX ONE? We unveil the results!

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Quickflix Vs Netflix: What’s the Difference?

June 15th, 2015|2 Comments

Since 2003, Quickflix has delivered movies and TV shows through disc rental and streaming to Australian subscribers. Now that Netflix is available, the question is: how do the two services compare? Join us as we take a look through the pros and cons.

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The SVOD Files: Who’s Best When It Comes to Streaming TV Content?

May 20th, 2015|0 Comments

Now we truly live in the age of Subscription Video On Demand (SVOD), with several providers offering low cost monthly subscriptions to instantly access a huge library of TV and Movie titles. Let us help you to choose the best SVOD for you!

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10 Interesting Facts about Netflix You Probably Didn’t Know

April 3rd, 2015|0 Comments

Surprisingly, there are a number of bizarre and interesting facts about Netflix you might not know about. So, do you want to know more about the streaming giant? If so, read on, as this article highlights 10 interesting Netflix facts which will surely leave you stunned.

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Top 10 Reasons to Use Netflix

March 26th, 2015|0 Comments

Netflix has just launched in Australia, so you definitely might be wondering whether you should sign up. Is it actually as great as you’ve heard? If you are still unsure about joining Netflix, the 10 reasons mentioned in this article will certainly help you make a decision.

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5 Benefits of Using Quickflix

March 25th, 2015|0 Comments

With over 140,000 subscribers, Quickflix is one of Australia’s leading video streaming and DVD rental services. In this article, we will be highlighting the various benefits you can gain by using this service, which will (hopefully) help you make a more informed decision.

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Best Stan Features

March 20th, 2015|0 Comments

With Australia’s long-awaited video streaming service Stan finally out in the open, you might be wondering whether it has what it takes to keep you coming back for more. Is it really worth all the talk?

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Better Call Saul Review

February 24th, 2015|0 Comments

A brand new series from the team that brought us Breaking Bad, detailing the past of fan-favourite character Saul Goodman and exploring just how he became one of the most sought after lawyers in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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Is Stan Worth Shelling Out $10 Monthly?

February 18th, 2015|3 Comments

The question asked by many is “Should I Subscribe to Stan”? Well, before diving in deep, let’s make sure we’re on the same page regarding the first two basic questions.

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Foxtel Sports Package Vs Half Price Offer

February 14th, 2015|1 Comment

Today, we're comparing the half price Entertainment package with the sports package, so you can see which is the right choice for you.

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Stan Vs Quickflix: Who reigns supreme?

February 3rd, 2015|2 Comments

Wow! Is it just us or is it starting to get a bit crowded in here? In a few short years, Australia has gone from being the desert continent of streaming video on demand, to a thriving marketplace where almost every player has thrown their hat into the ring, rolled up their sleeves, and is ready to get down and dirty in the battle for entertainment dominance.

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Quickflix Vs Ezyflix: Which is better?

February 3rd, 2015|0 Comments

Quickflix and Ezyflix are two of the most popular streaming services available in Australia for online movie and TV show rentals. We help you decide which one is better suited to your needs.

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Foxtel Vs Presto, what works Better for You?

January 28th, 2015|0 Comments

Foxtel and Presto have taken vastly different approaches to stay ahead in the entertainment arena and pricing structures to keep them ahead of rivals. We've put the two providers head to head to see which one comes out on top.

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Google Chromecast Review

December 23rd, 2014|0 Comments

Chromecast is a digital media player developed by Google. It’s an easy way to enjoy online video and music on your TV.

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Apple TV Australia Review

December 19th, 2014|0 Comments

With revamped hardware and a brand new software experience to go along with it, the new Apple TV is more of a reboot than an annual refresh. You can still use the Apple TV to AirPlay content from your iDevices and play movies and tv shows purchased from iTunes on your television. But now with a built-in App store, Siri Remote and beefier horsepower onboard, you can do much, much more.

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Quickflix Review

November 19th, 2014|0 Comments

Quickflix has been operating a disc rental business for more than a decade and started streaming services in 2012 - but just how good is it? Here’s the lowdown.

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Review of Video on Demand Services in Australia

October 21st, 2014|Comments Off on Review of Video on Demand Services in Australia

Expect many changes in the video on demand services in the Australian market over the next few years. In the meanwhile, let’s take a look at the most prominent video on demand services currently operating in Australia.

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Foxtel iQ2 HD Review

October 8th, 2014|0 Comments

Visit for a comprehensive review of the value offered, ease of use and overall functionality of the sleek looking set-top box and DVR, the Foxtel iQHD.

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FOXTEL iQ Review

October 8th, 2014|0 Comments

FOXTEL iQ Review - Foxtel DVR Product Offering. Review of FOXTEL’s iQ is its original DVR that has been around since 2005. Whilst there are some other products on the market today it still stands up.

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4 Reasons why Google’s Chromecast is an essential tech tool

July 6th, 2014|0 Comments

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Chromecast, Google’s small digital media player is an inexpensive, small, very easy to set up, reliable and useful device. It’s […]