Hone Your Rock Paper Scissors Skills Against This Robot

Have you ever given up first dibs on something because you lost at rock paper scissors? Here’s a way to practise your skills without putting anything at stake (except your pride).


What Will The 340,000 Australians Already Using Netflix Do Now?

New research by CHOICE suggests that 340,000 Australian households are already paying to access the US version of Netflix. What will happen to those customers when Netflix officially launches in Australia next year?


Game Of Thrones Is Foxtel's Most Legally Downloaded Show Ever

HBO’s Game Of Thrones is regularly cited as the most pirated TV show in Australia. Interestingly, this hasn’t stopped it from becoming the most popular download on Foxtel’s new BoxSets service. Since BoxSets launched at the beginning of the month, the series has been downloaded more than 94,000 times. That’s a lot of Daenerys fans.


Castnow Streams Movies And Torrents To Chromecast, No Chrome Required

Google’s Chromecast is a fantastic and easy way to stream videos from your computer to your TV, but even the workarounds to enable streaming of any video require Chrome. Castnow is a command line utility that will stream videos, music, and even torrent files.


How Netflix Will Help Destroy Australian Drama

Netflix is coming to Australia next March. That’s good news for people dissatisfied with our lacklustre local TV networks — but it’s potentially very bad news for the production of dramas showing Australians, not Americans, on screen.


Netflix Launching In Australia In March 2015

After years of speculation, it’s official: streaming TV service Netflix will launch in Australia (and New Zealand) in March next year.


Review: The Paperback 'Blind Date'

Elizabeth’s Bookshop is an independent chain of book stores based in NSW and Western Australia. Its main claim to fame is the paperback “blind date”; a novel (ahem) concept that attempts to sell books to customers sight unseen. Instead of relying on pretty covers or the literary clout of its author, each novel is completely wrapped in brown paper. Your only clue to what lies within are a few intriguing phrases scrawled on the front. Last week, we picked up one of these mystery titles to see if we could game the system.


Artist Explorer Finds New Music To Listen To With An Interactive Chart

Finding new music to listen to can be tough. Fortunately, Spotify has just released a new Artist Explorer tool that helps you find similar artists with a gigantic interactive chart.


Facebook's New Places Directory Shows You Popular Places In Any City

Facebook’s new Places Directory shows you businesses in any area you search, their user ratings, and what your friends are saying about them.


Google Turns YouTube Into A Streaming Music Player With Music Key

YouTube unveiled a number of features for music lovers today. They include a new invitation-only streaming music service called YouTube Music Key, launching in beta next week, and a new home in your account just for your favourite songs and music videos.