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Remember when your mum said that you would damage your eyes if you sat too close to the TV? Well, that’s not entirely true. DNews debunks a few vision myths that have persisted over the years.
The hotly-anticipated fourth season of HBO’s Game Of Thrones is set to debut in April. To the annoyance of many Australians, this year’s season will be shown exclusively on Foxtel, which means you no longer have the option of buying the episodes on iTunes shortly after transmission. Foxtel is offering an olive branch in the form of a Premium Movies & Drama package spearheaded by Game Of Thrones for just $10 per month. The downside is that you need to be a Foxtel Play customer to take advantage of the deal.
You know the feeling: you’ve set your PVR to record your favourite show, but when you finally watch it the last 10 minutes are missing, Those recordings rely on accurate information being sent by networks to electronic program guides (EPGs) — yet incredibly, if you ask TV executives if they think they do a good job of providing accurate data, the response turns out to be an overwhelming “yes”.
Last week, Channel Nine decided to fast-track its Schapelle telemovie in a transparent bid to capitalise on the media buzz surrounding the convicted drug smuggler’s impending release from prison. Originally slated to run at 8:45pm on Monday, the show was rescheduled to 8:45pm Sunday. Until a few hours ago, the network still hadn’t bothered to inform viewers what it intended to show in tonight’s empty TV slot. And people wonder why Australians pirate so much.
If you’ve heard about 4K TV but you aren’t sure whether it matters, this two-minute video primer from the folks at Mashable will get you up to speed quickly.