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Summing Up Doctor Who In Three Spoiler-Free Words

“Deep Breath”, the first episode of Series 8 of Doctor Who was screened for media and fans in Sydney today, part of a global tour by stars Peter Capaldi and Jenna Coleman ahead of the episode’s TV premiere appearance on August 24. As a condition of attending, we needed to sign a non-spoiler agreement. And here’s the thing: no-one in the audience needed to be asked twice.


The Digital Content Guide Is A Pointless Attempt To Combat Piracy

We’re always hearing about how one of the reasons for online piracy is that digital entertainment isn’t available in a cheap, timely and legal fashion. The Digital Content Guide lists the legal options available in Australia. Think that might be helpful? Think again.


Game Of Thrones S4 Is Finally On iTunes In Australia

It was the big Game of Thrones complaint for 2014: you couldn’t buy episodes of Season 4 on iTunes in Australia. Panic no more, Apple lovers: it’s finally available.


Build Your Own Voice Controlled TV Unit With An Android Phone

Taking a little time to be a couch potato is sometimes just what the doctor ordered. If you want to maximise your laziness, this DIY setup from Jayvis Vineet Gonsalves lets you control your TV with your beautiful voice.


Ask LH: How Can I Access iView Overseas?

Hey Lifehacker, I’m wondering if there is a simple way to get my IP re-routed to be recognised as an Australian address? I’m going to be travelling through Europe for several months for business and am hoping not to miss out on ABC iView! My current VPN doesn’t have any servers for Australia, and Hola Unblocker doesn’t seem to be much help either. Any ideas?


Kids' TV Shows Move Off ABC1 Today

Note for parents: as of today, all ABC4Kids children’s programming has been moved off the main ABC1 channel and onto ABC2. The times of several shows have changed, so be sure to check the details if you’re planning to use the box as a cheap babysitter treat for your kids.


Google Unveils Android TV, Brings Android To The Big Screen

At its Google I/O 2014 developer conference today, Google unveiled Android TV, an embedded platform that will come preinstalled on HDTVs and other devices, allowing you to control your big screen with your Android phone or tablet.


Top 10 Movies And TV Shows That Are Like Game Of Thrones

Ten months. 300 days. The gestation of a human child. However you choose to couch it, Game Of Thrones isn’t coming back for a bloody long time. If you’re suffering from withdrawals already, you’re clearly going to need a substitute to get you through the winter. Here are ten recommendations from Lifehacker’s chief fantasy nerd that will appease any GoT fan. Epic fight scenes, nail-biting betrayals, gratuitous nooky – you’ll find it all here!


Ask LH: Why Isn't Game Of Thrones Season 4 On iTunes Yet?

Hey Lifehacker, When is season 4 of Game Of Thrones coming to iTunes?


What Has Your SBS World Cup Experience Been Like?

The World Cup is in full swing, and with it SBS’ coverage online and in its Android and iOS apps. It has been a bold experiment for the public broadcaster — but has it worked?