Ultra HD Blu-ray - will you upgrade your movie library again?

Adam Turner 1:04 PM   A new disc format is on the way, will you rush to get onboard?

Hands on review: Keepod Android stick

The Android-powered Keepod makes it easier for communities to share computers.

Adam Turner   Running Android on an old Windows PC, the Keepod keeps your desktop in your pocket.

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Hands on review: Beats Solo2 wireless headphones

Beats Solo2 wireless headphones let you cut the cable thanks to built-in Bluetooth.

Adam Turner   These Bluetooth-enabled Beats headphones sound fantastic, but the hefty price-tag might not be music to your ears.

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Freeview can't pull SBS off the air

Never fear Eurovision fans, Freeview can't pull SBS off the air.

Adam Turner   Pulling out of Freeview won't interrupt SBS' digital TV broadcasts or online services.

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Why shouldn't Australians pay GST on Netflix?

Nobody likes paying tax, but why should Netflix get special treatment?

Adam Turner    We might be unhappy about Netflix charging GST, but how is it unfair?

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Are mobile data-sharing plans a good deal?

Data-sharing plans can curb your monthly mobile bill, but be sure to read the fine print.

Adam Turner    Telstra's Go Mobile plans are the latest to let you share your data allowance between devices, but make sure you crunch the numbers.

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Microsoft abandons Media Centre for watching TV on your PC

Microsoft's Media Centre interface.

Adam Turner    Why turn your PC into a video recorder when so many other devices will do the job?

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Fox Sports Now comes to Apple TV

Foxtel is tackling unbundled sports-on-demand with the Fox Sport News app for the Apple TV.

Adam Turner    Aussie footy fans have another tantalising taste of sport-on-demand as Fox Sports comes to the Apple TV, but there's a long road ahead.

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Hands on review: Microsoft Surface 3 tablet

Microsoft's Surface 3 tablet aims to offer the best of both worlds.

Adam Turner   Finally running a full version of Windows 8.1, the Surface 3 strikes a surprisingly good balance between notebook and tablet.

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Hands on review: Amazon Kindle Voyage eBook reader

Amazon's Kindle Voyage in its optional Origami case.

Adam Turner   Thinner than ever, yet blessed with a sharper screen, Voyage is Amazon's slickest Kindle yet.

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Skippa TV recorder to automatically skip the ad breaks

IceTV's Skippa automatically skips the ad breaks on your behalf.

Adam Turner   No stranger to controversy, Australia's IceTV is preparing another challenge to the power of Australia's free-to-air broadcasters.

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Hands on review: Panasonic Ultra HD Full Array LED television

Panasonic's hefty AX900 Ultra HD range aims to offer plasma-grade LED.

Adam Turner   Aiming to be Panasonic's LED successor to plasma, this hulking slice of Ultra HD goodness will appeal to purists.

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FreeviewPlus comes to Panasonic Smart TVs, without Freeview's blessing

FreeviewPlus will wither on the vine if Freeview continues to fight with TV makers over ad-skipping and fast-forward speeds.

Adam Turner   HbbTV catch up TV works on Panasonic's latest Smart TVs, so why can't they sport the FreeviewPlus logo?

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Will Australia's metadata retention scheme track your digital browser fingerprints?

Whether you're downloading national secrets or <i>Game of Thrones</i>, your web browser fingerprint is much harder to hide than your IP address.

Adam Turner   There's little point in hiding behind a VPN if your web browser rats you out.

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'It was glorious': man fatally shoots computer

The computer after Lucas Hinch shot it eight times.

Ryan Parker   After one too many "blue screens of death", the Colorado man shot and killed his computer. And he has no regrets.

Hands on review: LG Ultra HD Netflix television

LG's 2015 televisions support Netflix Ultra HD streaming, if your broadband is up to the task.

Adam Turner    Finally putting Ultra HD to good use, LG's 65-inch LED 65UF950T brings the best of Netflix into your lounge room.

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Hands on review: Foxtel iQ3 personal video recorder

The iQ3.

Adam Turner    A PVR for the Netflix-generation, Foxtel's iQ3 blends pay TV and video on demand into a seamless viewing experience – but there's work to be done.

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Breaking good

Trying to give up piracy? These tools can help

Internet piracy

Adam Turner   Aussie pirates looking to go legit can turn to a new generation of content search engines.

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Review

Apple brings iPad's minimalism to new MacBook

The MacBook is Apple's thinnest and lightest laptop yet, and comes in grey, silver and gold.

From the moment I took it out of the box, Apple's new MacBook looked and felt like an iPad.

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You can watch Game of Thrones on time without pirating

With a little geo-dodging trickery, HBO Now offers everyone a taste of <i>Game of Thrones</i>.

Adam Turner   Aussies can get their Game of Thrones fix straight from the source in a couple of different ways.

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