Entertainment

  • The best podcasting app, Pocketcasts, is now free

    PocketCasts has been my podcasting app of choice for years now, so the announcement its now free is great right? Paired with the relase of version 7.5 of the Android app (available now) and iOS app (available soon), PocketCasts announced they were moving to new pricing model. For the...
  • Netflix bring Smart Downloads to iOS. Auto-deletes when complete.

    Netflix have just launched Smart Downloads for iOS. From today, Netflix Subscribers who use iOS can download Netflix episodes to their phone in much the same way podcasts work. This announcement builds on last year’s efforts where Smart Downloads were added for Android and Windows 10 app users. The goal...
  • Subscribe to Kayo’s live and on demand sport for just $5 in Feb

    In a move that’d make fiverr blush, Sport streaming service Kayo has just announced a special ‘Feb for a Fiver’ promotion that offers new customers who sign up between today (Jan 28th) and Feb 4th, a month of Kayo Basic for just A$5.00. The $5 entry price is a...
  • Giveaway: 5x Double passes to the movie OVERLORD

    OVERLORD is the next blockbuster movie by award winning producer, J.J. Abrams and we’re giving away 5x double passes to techAU readers. If you’re not the familiar with the movie, here’s the overview: With only hoursuntil D-Day, a team of American paratroopers drop into Nazi-occupied France tocarry out a...
  • Here’s why your Foxtel channels are different today

    If you fire up Foxtel today, you’ll find there’s been a change to the channel lineup. Foxtel says this is designed to make channel surfing easier for you. Channels of similar genres will now be together in the guide, making navigation simpler and I have to agree, this was an...
  • Get thousands of dollars worth of Udemy courses for FREE

    Its not often you get to entertain or educate yourself for free, but Udemy have a special on 36 courses that are all absolutely free for you. The deal that showed up on OzBargain.com.au yesterday includes some amazing technology courses like ‘A to Z Ethical hacking’ (normally $205) and...
  • The official trailer for SNOWDEN is here

    The official SNOWDEN movie trailer is out and its fantastic. The 2:38 trailer does what all good trailers should, get you incredibly excited to see the move. Featuring Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Nicolas Cage, the film is in cinemas on September 16th. If you’re at all interesting in the Edward Snowden...
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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...
  • LG is bringing WebOS 3.0 to CES2016, control of smart home appliances

    LG have announced webOS 3.0 is coming and will be their SMART TV platform in 2016. The company will showcase the updated OS at the company’s booth at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Central Hall #8204 from January 6-9. At CES 2016 in Vegas, LG will unveil webOS 3.0,...