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Can Stan tackle Netflix? Can Huawei topple Samsung? Vertical Hold – Episode 113

Stan is taking on Netflix, but can it win, or is surviving enough? Meanwhile, Huawei wants to be your new best mate, but does it…

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Quickflix nixed, ANZ Apple Pay and Ultra HD Blu-Ray: Vertical Hold Episode 73

Quickflix is sinking while Panasonic tries to make Ultra HD Blu-Ray your next digital video format, but who’s buying? ANZ is in bed with Apple…

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Telstra TV Review

The Telstra TV is a huge step above the T-Box, but in the world of streaming devices, it’s likely to satisfy only if your needs…

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We'll Always Be Together (But Not On Streaming Video Services)

There’s plenty of hype around the streaming libraries of services such as Netflix, Stan or Presto, but the reality is that all too often, I’m…

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Streaming Media costs can really add up

At around $10 per month, streaming media services are really cheap, right? Maybe not.

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Was Netflix Australia Worth The Wait?: Vertical Hold Episode 6, 2015

Netflix Australia has finally launched, but was it worth the wait? What can Stan, Presto, Quickflix or Foxtel Do? Why is Alex talking at length…

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Netflix or Stan or Presto — Which One Should You Pick?

Netflix Australia has finally launched, but it’s not the only streaming game in town. Which service should you opt for?

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Netflix vs Stan vs Presto vs Quickflix: It's not just about the pricing

We now know how much Netflix will cost when it launches tomorrow, which means that price comparison with other streaming services is easy. However, it’s…

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Can legit content ever be "better" than piracy?

Yesterday I wrote about piracy. It wasn’t the first time. It won’t be the last. But one response particularly got me thinking.

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So, pirates, what's your excuse now?

The age-old complaint to justify TV and movie piracy has been one of availability and price. Those barriers are tumbling down, so what’s the new…

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