DC Films' upcoming Wonder Woman has been billed as the world's first solo female superhero movie. In reality, there have been several, including Elektra in 2005, Catwoman in 2004 and, er, Supergirl in 1984. (Perhaps it would be more accurate to say Wonder Woman is the first female superhero film that has a chance of being any good?)
In any event, it can't be denied that the superhero genre has been a bit of a sausage fest in recent years. This infographic applies the "Bechdel Test" to 52 superhero films from Marvel and DC. Who comes out on top?
If you own a Google Chromecast, it's now possible to access Freeview on your TV. This grants you live streaming access to most Australian free-to-air channels - including ABC, SBS, Seven, Nine and Ten - without the need for an aerial. Here's how to get the app working on your TV.
Like lawn darts, nano-magnets and slap bracelets, fidget spinners are only one stupid stunt away from becoming yet another forgotten fad. And as usual, instead of enjoying them responsibly, the internet is hard at work trying to find ways to make spinners as dangerous as playing with firecrackers. This is why we can't have fun things.
When the MP3 first came out in the 1990s, it was a revolutionary digital audio coding format that significantly reduced the file size of audio content. It dropped sizes by 95 per cent. This changed the culture around listening to music: People could carry a massive number of songs on a small device instead of lugging around physical CDs.
The Australian porn scene is struggling. Post-Pornhub, there's simply less demand for paid content. But if history has proven anything, it's that pornography finds a way.
We spoke to some of Australia's premier porn performers and producers. They're struggling, they're doing it tough, but they're using technology (and their innate sense of hustle) in a last gasp fight for survival.
When the world's first dating website appeared, it was largely considered to be a lonely hearts club for computer-savvy losers. Fast-forward to the present day and online dating has become the preferred method of meeting potential partners for millions of people around the world. Unfortunately, this can make it pretty hard to get noticed! Whether you're new to online dating, struggling to make connections or just want to lift your game, these ten tips will help to improve your chances.
Nintendo's questionable supply chain strategies mean there are still gamers trying to get their hands on a Switch, two months after its release. But why bother trying to hunt down another console when the smartphone in your pocket can already do almost everything the Switch can — with a few upgrades.
The Nintendo Switch can only be viewed as a success story. It has sold more units at launch than any other Nintendo platform in history. Yet people buy game consoles for the games. To date, the Switch only really has one high-profile game: The Legend of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild.
If you bought the console for Zelda, or are thinking of doing so, what do you play when you're done? The eShop is still pretty thin, but that doesn't mean there aren't some gems in there. Here are the five best that are out right now and exclusive to Switch. (Best of all, most of them cost under $30!)
The Federal Court has ordered Australian internet service providers to block access to Kickass Torrents websites. The order comes at the behest of several major music labels who have been pushing for the blocks in court since April last year.
ISPs now have 15 days to comply with the order. Of course, none of this really matters if you know how to get around a DNS block.
Have you ever been rudely surprised when logging onto Netflix or Stan to watch a particular movie, only to find that movie mysteriously missing? We've come to expect ever-expanding libraries of content from streaming services, especially in Australia where services such as Netflix are relatively young. The sad truth of the matter is that Netflix giveth and thus Netflix must taketh away — but at least there's a way to find out just what it is that's disappearing.
Chances are you've signed up to at least one streaming service — but are you making the most of the best-quality music on offer? A quick audit of your apps can boost both streaming and downloaded bit-rates, so you're always assured of the highest fidelity audio flowing through your pricy headphones to your eardrums. Which means you hear more of the music and a little less of the noise that can accompany lower quality music files.