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.

Vox Plays Any Music File On iOS

iOS: Vox is one of our favourite music apps for Mac and today it’s available for iOS alongside a new music locker service called LOOP.

Is Downloading Really Stealing? The Ethics Of Digital Piracy

Many millions of people throughout the world will illegally download the fifth season of Game of Thrones, launched this week by HBO. Legally speaking, what they will be doing is a violation of intellectual property rights, or “piracy”. But will they be doing anything morally wrong?

Netflix Makes Daredevil Accessible To The Blind

Netflix has announced that it will start adding audio descriptions for visually impaired viewers, beginning with the recently released Daredevil TV series.

Quickly Disable Ad Alerts On Your Wii U GamePad With A Few Settings

The Wii U has some great games and is capable of some video streaming, but it also has the annoying ability to display game advertisements when the system isn’t even being used. A few quick setting changes can fix that.

Make A Bluetooth Speaker Out Of PVC Pipe

Bluetooth speakers aren’t exactly rare creatures, but if you have a particular DIY bent — and some spare PVC pipe — you can make your own.

How New Download Laws Have Aussies Embracing VPNs

The assault on illegal downloaders by the movie industry last week was put forward as a form of making a highly visible example of a few individuals in an attempt to change public behaviour. Sadly for the likes of Voltage Pictures, it doesn’t seem to have worked.