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Who Offers The Most Hours Of Streaming Movies And TV In Australia?

Subscription streaming services like Netflix and Stan generally refuse to disclose how many hours of content they offer, but those numbers can be a useful raw metric for deciding who provides the best value. Streaming search app Gyde has toted up the numbers on the five main services in Australia right now. Who comes out on top?


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.


Briefly: Best Male Haircuts, Video Game And Blu-ray Sale, Luftschloss!

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: The six trendiest hairstyles for guys right now, Kotaku versus Game Of Thrones, 11 bizarre German words that have no English equivalent.


Why You Shouldn't Download The Game Of Thrones Leaks

A torrent containing the first four episodes of HBO’s Game Of Thrones hit the Internet over the weekend and has already been accessed hundreds of thousands of times. Here’s why you shouldn’t join the swarm.


The Top 25 Game Of Thrones Posts

The wait is nearly over: the fifth season of Game of Thrones will screen on Australia’s Foxtel network in under 48 hours. To prime yourself for this quasi-historic occasion, we’ve assembled the best Westeros-flavoured articles from across Lifehacker and the Allure Media network. Let the feast begin!


The Cheapest Ways To Watch Game Of Thrones Season 5 In Australia

The fifth season of HBO’s popular fantasy series Game Of Thrones kicks off on Monday, April 13. The bad news is that Foxtel has extended its partnership with HBO, which means you can’t legally access the show anywhere else during its initial run. However, there are still a few options available that don’t require you to sign up to a costly pay TV subscription. If you’re a die-hard GoT fan, these are the choices you should be considering.


Foxtel Grabs The Walking Dead For Presto

After Game Of Thrones, we’d say The Walking Dead is fairly high on the list of shows viewers would like to be able to watch on legal streaming services. Foxtel just announced that it will be presenting the zombie favourite on Presto — but how long will you have to wait?


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.


Foxtel Really Wants You To Pay For Game Of Thrones

With Netflix kicking down the door for affordable streaming prices in Australia, Foxtel is more desperate to woo new customers than ever. One of its chief carrots is the popular HBO series Game Of Thrones which remains exclusive to the pay TV network during its initial run. In a bid to entice fans of the show, Foxtel Play is knocking $20 off its monthly Premium Movies & Drama package — just in time for Game Of Thrones season five. The process is a bit finicky, however.