Will Ultra HD Blu-Ray be the final physical format? Will iiNet really rescue Aussie pirates? Will Presto and Quickflix’s date with destiny end up in disaster? All this and more in the latest episode of Vertical Hold!
Good news, Australia. Your Internet connection speeds suck according to Netflix. But wait. There’s more.
The Dallas Buyers Club LLC victory over iiNet is a landmark for Australian law, but with the incoming three strikes piracy framework, will those targeted by it be the unluckiest downloaders down under? Adam takes a close look at HBO Now, not launching in Australia any time soon. Meanwhile, Microsoft’s announced the Surface 3, but …
TPG’s announced that it’s going to buy — or at least attempt to buy — iiNet in a move that’ll further consolidate the Australian ISP space. All very interesting if you’re a reader of the business pages, but what will it mean for consumers?
The dance around piracy in Australia twirls ever onwards, with iiNet and Village Roadshow specifically facing off right now. They’re not always arguing about what you think they might be, however.
There’s only a small proportion of Australians who sit under the satellite part of the current (and any future) NBN, and their plan options just got a little bit worse.
iiNet’s launched yet another sub-brand with its own ISP offering; a $79 Unlimited ADSL package that includes phone calls and a modem that it will offer from September. It’s unlimited — but is that the same thing as good value?
Just over a week ago, the ABC announced that iView had gone quota free for FetchTV customers, which led me to wonder if this would include Optus’ use of the Fetch TV service. The short answer? Nope.
The actual physical rollout of NBN fibre has been problematic, to put it politely. So what do you do when contractors aren’t meeting targets? In Canberra at least, you buy up an existing network.
It’s been a very busy week… and it shows no sign of slowing down any time soon. Over at CNET, I’ve reviewed a mouse. As I explain in my review, it’s just a mouse… Microsoft Express Mouse: “Back in the late 1980s, Madonna insisted that it was important that you “Express Yourself”. A year earlier, …