Side By Side TV Comparisons In Store Are Worthless

Go into any electronics store and you’ll be met with a glowing array of flat panels, all trying to tempt you into purchase. Sadly, this is about the worst way possible to assess a TV.


Google Nexus Player Goes On Sale In Australia Next Week

Google announced the Nexus Player, which runs Android TV, a big-screen friendly version of Android, last October — but it was a US-only release at the time. From next week, you’ll be able to officially buy it in Australia.


YouTube Support Ending For Older Mobiles

Bad news, YouTube users: If you use an older iPhone you’re going to have to start browsing the popular video service with a browser.


Make A Star Wars BB-8 With A Hacked Sphero

BB-8 might just be the first new breakout star from Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Here’s how to make your own version of the tiny rolling Droid.


Ask LH: How Can I Share Streaming Services With Others?

Dear Lifehacker, I’m thinking about subscribing to Netflix, Stan and Presto, but I’m wondering about the best way to share services with others. In my case we have four adults in the house and my preference would be for each to have their own account and password. Is that possible?


Foxtel Will Run Orange Is The New Black Series 3 Marathon

Netflix isn’t the only game in town when it comes to binge watching.


How Much Will Australia's Dallas Buyers Club Pirates Have To Pay?

Nearly 5000 Australians are expected to receive letters in the near future asking them some pointed questions about their online downloading habits, specifically relating to the film Dallas Buyers Club.


Reminder: Optus Quota-Free Netflix Kicks In Today

Netflix won’t be doing any more quota-free deals with Australian ISPs, but if you’re an Optus customer, today is the day that Netflix should stop counting against your cap.


Already Watched The First 4 Game Of Thrones Episodes? You've Failed

Game of Thrones returned to our screens on Monday, and faster than you could say Daenerys Targaryen, eager fans had either watched the first episode via their legitimate cable subscription, or taken to the illegal file-sharing sites to nab their copy. By 5pm, just under 150,000 downloads had been logged, making Australia the fourth biggest torrenting nation in the world for the show.


Which Aussie Streaming Service Has The Most Box Office Hit Movies?

No single streaming service will offer every movie, but which of the big four Australian contenders has the broadest range of titles? We’ve rated Netflix, Stan, Presto and Quickflix to identify how many certified box office hits they offer.