The online technology jargon-buster, fully-loaded kodi under fire, Ask-ing for trouble with a toolbar. Continue reading Weekly Tech News Roundup 20/3/2017
Optus strong arms subscribers into rushed NBN decision, Elon Musk offers solution to SA’s power woes, “Fully Loaded” Kodi boxes could be illegal. Continue reading Weekly Tech News Update 13/3/2017
NBNCo backflips on FTTN? Nintendo throws the switch and some password managers have security flaws in Android. Continue reading Weekly Tech News Roundup 6/3/2017
It is not going to work and I think the entertainment giant is going after the symptom instead of the cause. Continue reading Village Roadshow vs Aussie Piracy
Pirate Telephone Company fights back against scammers, Tesltra gets behind 5G trials, Russian hackers crack the pokies. Continue reading Weekly Tech News Roundup 13/2/2017
A look at the iPhone 8 rumours, Foxtel v. Facebook Live Streaming, thousands of printers hacked. Continue reading Weekly Tech News Roundup 6/2/2017
NBN complaints on the rise, No Amazon Prime for AU but we get The Grand Tour and Call centres are selling you out. Continue reading Weekly Tech News Roundup 21/11/2016
Pokemon Go security questions addressed, new password sniffing tool puts reused passwords at risk, is electronic voting possible? Continue reading Tech News Roundup 18/7/2016
Let’s address the elephant in the room. Facebook getting into the Telco game? Want to see the code that took man to the moon? Continue reading Weekly News Roundup 11/7/2016
Of course there is something about Game of Thrones then a solar plane and the electric Volvo? Continue reading Weekly News Roundup 25/4/2016
If you don’t your Kindle will be booted offline. Continue reading Amazon : If you have an old Kindle, update now.
As expected, Sony is not going to let everyone else have a bite at the VR cherry without taking a shot at its own market in 2016 with a hot headset. Continue reading Sony announces its VR product, release and price.
Netflix clamps down on VPN “Pirates”, Security around The Internet of Things needs to be better and 2016 will be the year for VR. Continue reading Weekly News Roundup 25/1/2016
I am back for 2016 and there is already some news to cover.
Netflix getting serious about region blockers, Space X is crashing rockets and it is actually a good thing and the Mobile App curation ball is dropped heavily by Google and Apple with culturally insensitive game getting attention. Continue reading Weekly News Roundup 18/1/2016
Things fast and slow with Click Frenzy, Google cars getting booked for traffic infringements and how to get started with VPN with 50% off ProXPN. Continue reading Weekly News Roundup 16/11/2015
On this special podcast, I am talking about TelstraTV and video streaming in general and the future of TV entertainment in Australia.
We also touch on VPN services and what part they can play in our viewing habits.
To read my review post on the TelstraTV click here.
Continue reading Podcast : TelstraTV review with Gary Adshead.
Optus snags EPL rights from Foxtel, can they make this work? You and VPN. Should you be using it? Continue reading Weekly News Roundup 9/11/2015
Australian Telco and ISP Optus has snatched the exclusive Australian EPL broadcast rights from traditional Aussie Pay TV giant Foxtel. What will this mean for the future of live sports coverage in Australia? How is Optus going to pull this off?
If you want to read the news on this deal have a look at this news item from abc.net.au. As for how Optus might distribute this media, well that is what I am really interested in. Continue reading So Optus has EPL. Now what?
Telstra TV is coming, Facebook will tell you if bad guys are trying to hack your account and Youtube offers to dump the ads (for a price).
Again with my usual appearance on 6PR to chat with Chris Ilsley about the tech week that was and maybe even take some calls.
It is a tiny box that is around the size of your fist and could be the biggest thing yet for Telstra’s push deeper into the Aussie media market.
Launch Date : 27 October 2015
Price at launch : AU$109 each or free when bundled with certain plans. (Plus subscription costs for paid services such as Netflix, Presto, Stan etc.)
Best for : Telstra customers looking to get started with streaming or make their dumb TV really smart, Telstra customers with a large digital collection of media looking for a device to play it on their TV. Continue reading Review : Telstra TV