How To Get Through Your Seemingly Endless Netflix Queue

Netflix is great at providing a lot of things to watch, but sometimes it seems like there’s almost too much. If you have a hard time actually getting to the things on your list — or find yourself watching the same things over and over — these tips can help.

Netflix's Game Of Thrones Alternatives Are Downright Weird

As every single one of you is doubtlessly aware, Netflix officially launched in Australia this week with pricing starting at a very reasonable $8.99 per month. There are currently 1100 titles to choose from, which should be enough to keep most people happy (even if it’s a pittance compared to what’s available in the US.) One thing you won’t find, however, is the fantasy drama Game Of Thrones. But fear not, Westeros fans — Netflix has assembled a list of “related” TV shows for your viewing pleasure. Unfortunately, the similarities range from laughably vague to entirely non-existent.

Presto's Free Trial Now Runs For Two Months

We’re going to see a lot of these kinds of deals as streaming services battle for customers. Presto only launched its 30-day free trial this month, but now it’s offering a two-month free test.

Tricks And Downloads That Make Netflix Even More Awesome

Netflix is officially in Australia, and it’s generally great — but it isn’t perfect. Here are some of the best ways to improve on the Netflix experience.

Access The Secret Netflix Debug Menu On The Xbox 360 And PS3

The Netflix app on the PS3 and Xbox 360 is great, but you can’t easily change accounts without deleting and reinstalling the app. Thankfully, a hidden menu exists to quickly deauthorise your account, and access a few extra settings.

How To Stop Flicking Through Movie Options And Pick Something To Watch

Streaming services offer lots of movies, which can create a dilemma: you find yourself logging into Netflix or Presto or Stan and then staring at the different options for 20 minutes before making a choice? It’s not only a waste of time, it also makes the process of watching a movie more drawn out. While you’ll never be able to completely remove the burden of choice, you do have some options to make things move a little quicker.

Hide Apple TV Channels In Bulk To Declutter Your Home Screen

Apple TV keeps adding more and more channels, and all that visual clutter can make it tough to find what you’re actually looking for. 9to5Mac points out that it’s easy to hide a bunch of channels at once if you know where to look.

Make Your Own High-End-Looking Speaker Cables On The Cheap

You can spend a lot of money on speaker cables, but there’s no evidence that higher “quality” cables affect the sound enough to justify the price. They do tend to look cooler and last longer, so if you’re just looking for that, Instructables user junits15 shows off how to make your own.

Netflix US Has Six Times As Much Content As Netflix Australia

The big point of discussion when Netflix Australia launched yesterday was how much content it offered compared to Netflix US. DNS spoofing service UnoTelly has counted how many shows Netflix Australia offers, and it turns out we have less than one-sixth of what’s available in the US.

Turn A Raspberry Pi 2 Into A Cheap SteamBox For In-Home Streaming

When combined with Steam’s In-Home Streaming, the new Raspberry Pi 2 can become a super-affordable Steam Box capable of streaming games from your PC to your TV. On their new show, Possibly Unsafe, Patrick Norton and Michael Hand demonstrates how to set yours up from start to finish.