Netflix finally launched in Australia and readers wanted to know everything about it, from the pricing to the range of movies to how to tweak it. And then you all wanted to have sex in the shower, apparently. Kick off your Monday by checking out the ten most popular posts from Lifehacker Australia last week:
- How To Access Netflix US Using Your Netflix Australia Account
As many people feared, the range of content on Netflix Australia is much weaker than on US Netflix. Fortunately, it's ridiculously easy to switch from one to the other and access whatever shows and movies you like on your computer. Here's how.
- These Are The Most Popular Movies Netflix Australia Is Missing
Netflix Australia officially launches today, and the biggest question everyone is asking is this: just how much decent content does it actually have? When it comes to movies that are popular with Australians, the answer is: disappointingly few.
- Now We Know Pricing, Australian TV Is Terrified By Netflix's Launch
After years of speculation and months of hype, Netflix will finally officially be available in Australia from this Tuesday — and local pricing has finally been confirmed. One thing is evident even before it launches: Australian commercial TV networks are utterly panicked and have been scrambling to come up with a response.
- Tricks And Downloads That Make Netflix Even More Awesome
Netflix is officially in Australia, and it's generally great — but it isn't perfect. Here are some of the best ways to improve on the Netflix experience.
- Netflix's Game Of Thrones Alternatives Are Downright Weird
One thing you won't find on Netflix is the fantasy drama Game Of Thrones. But fear not, Westeros fans — Netflix has assembled a list of "related" TV shows for your viewing pleasure. Unfortunately, the similarities range from laughably vague to entirely non-existent.
- How To Have Shower Sex Without Hurting Yourself (NSFW)
Shower sex is pretty damn hot… in theory. But between height differences, soap in the wrong places, and slipping and falling, here's how to go to town on each other without the frustration.
- Netflix US Has Six Times As Much Content As Netflix Australia
The big point of discussion when Netflix Australia launched yesterday was how much content it offered compared to Netflix US. DNS spoofing service UnoTelly has counted how many shows Netflix Australia offers, and it turns out we have less than one-sixth of what's available in the US.
- Foxtel IQ3: When To Buy It And When To Avoid It
Foxtel officially launches its new IQ3 player/recorder today. What new features does it offer, and is it worth paying for the upgrade? Lifehacker investigates.
- Telstra Giving Six Free Months Of Presto To T-Box Owners
We're going to see a lot of subscription services announcements this week, largely triggered by Netflix's official launch on November 24. Getting in ahead of the Netflix noise, Telstra is offering Foxtel's Presto streaming service free to all Telstra T-Box customers for six months.
- How To Get Through Your Seemingly Endless Netflix Queue
Netflix is great at providing a lot of things to watch, but sometimes it seems like there's almost too much. If you have a hard time actually getting to the things on your list — or find yourself watching the same things over and over — these tips can help.