Latest TV Reviews

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Latest TV Reviews

  • Netflix vs Stan: Which Offers Aussies the Biggest Bang for the Buck?
  • Top 10 Shows to Stream on 7Plus in February
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    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.
  • Top 10 Shows to Stream Online with Foxtel Now in February
    There are plenty of quality shows on Foxtel Now – from the TV phenomenon that is Game of Thrones to hidden gems like Better Things.
  • Top 10 Movies to stream on Netflix in February
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    From heartwarming flicks to action-packed blockbusters to classic movies everyone should see, Netflix knows how to keep its movie buff subscribers coming back for more.
  • Top 10 Shows to Stream on Netflix in February
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    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.
  • Top 10 Shows to Stream on TenPlay in February
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    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.
  • Top 10 Shows to Stream on 9Now in February
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    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.
  • Top 10 Movies on Foxtel Now in February
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    With hundreds of movies to pick from, we’ve chosen ten of the best ones currently available on Foxtel Now's on-demand library.
  • Top 10 Shows to Stream on Stan in February
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    Before you sign on, take a quick online tour of the ten most popular shows on streaming service Stan TV.
  • Top 5 FTA Streaming Apps Review: Channel 7, 9, 10, ABC and SBS
    The top 5 FTA Streaming Providers and their apps: Channel 7, 9, 10, ABC and SBS
    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.
  • Top 10 Dramas to stream on Netflix Australia in Summer 2017
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    Netflix’s selection of drama shows is impressive, to say the least. But since we know your time is valuable, we’re only highlighting the best of the best.
  • The 10 Best Shows on Free-to-air TV in Summer 2017
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    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.
  • Top 10 Comedies to stream on Netflix Australia in Summer 2017
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    When it comes to comedies, Netflix doesn’t joke around. The streaming service has a huge selection of titles on offer, making sure subscribers looking for a fun time are in for a treat.
  • Hayu vs Everyone! How Does the Reality Streaming Specialist Stack Up?
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    Reality TV is big business and fans of the genre have often had to wait months or years for their favourite shows to make it to Australia. hayu, with its on-demand library of over 3000 episodes, aims to change all that. But how does its competition hold up for fans of reality shows?
  • Telstra TV 2 Review: Compare Pricing, Promos and Best Perks!
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    The popular Telstra TV box gets a substantial upgrade with its new second-generation version, adding everything from live free-to-air TV to 4K HDR video capabilities – and all in a tiny streamlined box that’s the most user-friendly entertainment device on the market.
  • Netflix Review
    It's been years since the good ship Netflix first left its home port in the USA, find out how far it's come!
  • Foxtel Now vs Netflix: Which Offers the Most Streaming for Your Money?
    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.
  • Foxtel Now and Foxtel Play – What’s Changed?
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    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!
  • Quickflix Vs Netflix: What’s the Difference?
    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.
  • Review: Netflix or Foxtel Now? What You Should Consider
    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!
  • Foxtel Review
    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.
  • Stan vs Foxtel Now Review: Which Streaming Service Offers Best Value?
    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.
  • hayu Review – Reality TV Just Got Serious!
    Hay U Review
    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.
  • Foxtel vs Free to Air TV (Freeview)
    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?
  • Presto Review
    Presto used to be the movie streaming subscription service from Foxtel. Back then, we tested it to see how good it was.
  • Foxtel Go Review
    Review: Foxtel Go App for Mobile Devices
    Included free as part of your Foxtel subscription, the Foxtel Go app lets you live-stream all your subscribed channels wherever you are.
  • Fetch TV – Mini and Mighty Review
    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!
  • Google Chromecast Review
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    Chromecast is a digital media player developed by Google. It’s an easy way to enjoy online video and music on your TV.
  • Review: Apple TV or Telstra TV?
    Review: Apple TV vs Telstra TV
    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?
  • Review: Foxtel Vs Foxtel Now
    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.
  • Telstra TV Roku Box Review: Features and User Ratings
    Review: Telstra TV Roku Box - Features and User Ratings
    Roku makes its long awaited debut in Australia under the rebadged Telstra TV. Does it deliver? Find out in our full review.
  • Foxtel Now v Netflix v Stan v Fetch Review: Which is Best?
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    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?
  • Foxtel Now Review: Full HD plus 2 Weeks Free
    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.
  • Chromecast Ultra Review – the pocket powerhouse
    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.
  • Apple TV Australia Review
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    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.
  • NRL Live Pass vs Foxtel Sports Package Live Streaming Review
    How to stream NRL games Australia
    The NRL season is underway, now is the time to make sure you don’t miss any more of the action!
  • Foxtel Now vs Fetch TV: Compare Price, Plans and Promos
    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.
  • Dendy Direct Review and Movie Streaming Guide
    Dendy Direct Review
    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.
  • Netflix vs Stan vs Foxtel Now Review: Which Offers More for Your Buck?
    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!
  • Stan Review
    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!
  • Is Stan Worth Shelling Out $10 Monthly?
    Stan announces pricing
    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.
  • Fetch TV Review: Free to Air, Pay and Catch Up TV Delivery?
    Fetch TV Review
    Fetch TV combines Free-To-Air & Subscription TV channels, Catch Up TV, PVR, and a Movie & TV rental service.
  • Foxtel iQ2 HD Review
    Foxtel iQ2
    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.
  • Your All-Australian Streaming Video Device Comparison
    Review: Telstra TV Roku Box - Features and User Ratings
    Discover which streaming video device gives the best access to Australian users..
  • Review: Is Fetch TV with Netflix the Best Streaming Platform?
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    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?
  • Review: Best Movie Streaming Service for Australia
    Review: Best Movie Streaming Services in Australia.
    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.
  • Protecting Your Privacy Online – Simple and Safe Tips
    Protecting Your Privacy Online
    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.
  • Amazon Prime – How Does it Stack Up vs Netflix, Stan and Foxtel Now?
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    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.
  • Foxtel Now Is Available for Sony PS4 with Free App
    Foxtel Now on PS4
    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.
  • Watch Game of Thrones Season 7 Finale Live Online – Legally!
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    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!
  • Watch Netflix, Stan and other Streaming Services on a Big-screen TV
    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!
  • Foxtel Now Review: Will Australia’s Newest Streaming Service Be a Hit or Miss?
    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.
  • Review: Presto is Vanishing – What Streaming Options will be Available
    Presto Customers Turn To Foxtel Play
    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.
  • Foxtel Now Review: Watch live TV or binge popular series on your own terms
    Australia’s biggest cable TV company offers a streamlined IPTV service called Foxtel Now. It’s available with no contracts, and there are several channel packs to choose from. Here’s everything you need to know.
  • Fox Sports Review – The World’s Premier Sport, Live and Direct
    With 21 years’ experience in covering international sports of all persuasions, Fox Sports is the must-have source for the world’s sporting action.
  • Review: Foxtel Play now Offers Bigger Entertainment at a Lower Cost
    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.
  • Review: 10 Best TV Shows On Presto with Full 2016 Listing
    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.
  • Review: Top 10 Movies Available on Presto – New Releases and Timely Classics
    Out of the huge library of movies available on Presto, we’ve nominated ten that make for a great night in.
  • Aussie Guide to IP Blocking, VPNs, and Proxy Servers made Easy
    Dummies’ Guide to VPNs
    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?
  • Review: 10 Best TV Shows on Netflix – New Releases and Classics
    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!
  • Review: 10 Best Movies On Netflix – New Release and Classics
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    We delve into the enormous Netflix Australia catalogue and pick ten of the best films that you can stream on the service right now.
  • Review: Foxtel Seriously Big Winter Sale – 2 Months Free + Live Streaming TV
    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!
  • Review: iiNet Vs Optus – Which Entertainment Bundle to Choose?
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    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.
  • Review: New Reality Streaming Service Hayu – What To Expect
    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.
  • Review: Top 4 Movie and Live TV Streaming Services in Australia
    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?
  • Which is better for streaming – Quickflix or Presto?
    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?
  • Foxtel Sports Combo vs Telstra 3 Months Free: What’s Best for Me?
    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.
  • Quickflix Review
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    Everything you ever wanted to know about Australian streaming service Quickflix, from A - Z, in one place. Check out our Quickflix review.
  • Virgin Mobile Presto promo vs Stan TV Free trial: Which offers more?
    Presto’s offering free mobile data, while Stan’s offering you movies with subtitles; which free trial is the winner?
  • Stan Review 2016
    Stan Review
    Stan is a a high quality service, one that will only improve as they add more native app support and fresh content.
  • Which Foxtel Package Offers the Best Value for You?
    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.
  • How to Unlock the Netflix Global Library – UnBlock-Us Review
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    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.
  • Nexus Media Player Review
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    Google is at it again with its smart TV platform. Here's a Nexus Media Player review for anyone looking to get Android TV.
  • The Solution to Piracy? Streaming Services Show the Way
    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.
  • Media streaming face-off – PS4 vs XBOX ONE
    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!
  • The SVOD Files: Who’s Best When It Comes to Streaming TV Content?
    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!
  • 10 Interesting Facts about Netflix You Probably Didn’t Know
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    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.
  • Top 10 Reasons to Use Netflix
    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.
  • 5 Benefits of Using Quickflix
    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.
  • Best Stan Features
    Stan announces pricing
    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?
  • Better Call Saul Review
    6 most anticipated new shows for 2015
    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.
  • Foxtel Sports Package Vs Half Price Offer
    Review: Foxtel Pay TV
    Today, we're comparing the half price Entertainment package with the sports package, so you can see which is the right choice for you.
  • Stan Vs Quickflix: Who reigns supreme?
    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.
  • Quickflix Vs Ezyflix: Which is better?
    Quickflix vs Ezyflix
    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.
  • Foxtel Vs Presto, what works Better for You?
    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.
  • Quickflix Review
    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.
  • Review of Video on Demand Services in Australia
    Video On Demand 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.
  • FOXTEL iQ Review
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    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.
  • 4 Reasons why Google’s Chromecast is an essential tech tool
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  • Foxtel Go Review + How to Stream Live TV Guide
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