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  • Aussie-built PADLOKT platform lets you connect with celebrities for $1.99 per month

    Padlokt is a new Australian-built service that offers celebrities a chance to engage fans with exclusive content and get paid. As a user the pitch here is a small monthly fee, less than a cup of coffee (US$1.99), that enables you to engage with celebrities like NBA, NFL, UFC athletes....
  • Foxtel Play starts at just $10 per month from Dec, Presto is dead

    It seems Foxtel have discovered Aussies like like cheaper streaming options. Of all the IPTV offerings, Foxtel play has always been the most expensive of the mix, but after dropping from an entry price of $50 to $25 per month, the service will now start at $10pm. Foxtel today confirmed the...
  • Facebook Live now available for all

    From today everyone will get Facebook Live. This means you can avoid the capture and upload cycle and simply stream live to your family and friends. Facebook are also making it easier to discover new live videos. Founder Mark Zuckerberg says “Live is like having a TV camera in...
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    Xbox One adds Stan to entertainment line-up

      Xbox One owners in Australia have access to another new entertainment app from today. Streaming service Stan offers films and TV shows. This adds to the already extensive list of entertainment services available on the console, including Netflix, SBS On Demand, TENplay, Plus7, ABC iView and Quickflix. Stan...
  • Spotify highlights how awesome you are at discovering music artists

    It’s often the job of a DJ to introduce new music to the world. In 2015, most of us don’t listen to radio, instead preferring streaming music services like Spotify. A key part of ensuring you discover new music you like, is having good techniques to uncover new artists...
  • YouTube Gaming now streaming to battle Twitch

    Overnight YouTube have launched their live streaming site to take on the industry leading in video game live streaming, Twitch.tv. YouTube Gaming is leveraging the power of their existing catalogue of gaming captures, presumably thanks to tagging. While there’ll be plenty of people who do use the service to...
  • Review: Foxtel play on Xbox one

    Those of us who live in the digital world will look at the prospect of having a satellite installed on the roof as antiquated. Thankfully there is an option. Foxtel PLAY on the Xbox One was released last month and allows customers digital only experience and access to living...
  • Xbox One May update delivers Miracast support

    Next month’s update to the Xbox One is an important one, it may be the biggest update in terms of functionality since the preview program was launched. The new release will feature an update to the console along with an update to the complimentary Xbox app on Windows 10....
  • Netflix on international streamers [Updated]

    Update: Netflix has since told Engadget that they have not changed their policy. Here’s the latest: Netflix tells us that there’s been “no change” in the way it handles VPNs, so you shouldn’t have to worry about the company getting tough any time soon. With that said, these blocking...