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Plex aims to be your in-house Netflix

Adam Turner 9:23 AM   More than just flinging video around your home, the latest Plex updates help you make the most of your home entertainment library.

Metadata laws may close piracy loopholes

The powerful copyright lobby clearly has the ear of Attorney-General George Brandis.

Adam Turner   Even with a parliamentary committee's last-minute recommendations, Hollywood pirate hunters will still probably use your metadata against you in court.

How Aussie web piracy crackdown can be avoided

Australia's piracy crackdown is looking easier and easier to bypass <i>Illustration: michaelmucci.com</i>

Adam Turner   Beating the piracy crackdown looks as simple as declaring yourself a home business, without any paperwork.

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ISPs to dob in movie pirates under proposed three-strikes rule

Copyright holders are looking for a win against Aussie pirates downloading movies such as <i>Dallas Buyers Club</i>.

Adam Turner   ISPs will hand pirates over to the movie houses, potentially without a court fight, under Australia's proposed piracy code.

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Revive expensive software with a virtual PC

It's easy to run a second computer in a box on your desktop.

Adam Turner   If your old software won't run on the latest version of Windows, take a trip back in time with a virtual machine.

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Hands-on review: Raspberry Pi 2

The tiny Raspberry Pi 2 packs a lot more punch.

Adam Turner   The little PC that could just got a big upgrade.

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Netflix coming to Fetch TV

Fetch TV will make it easy to watch Netflix on Australian televisions without streaming from another gadget.

Adam Turner   Foxtel rival Fetch TV is bringing Netflix into Australian lounge rooms.

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No, you didn't get a tax refund from the IRS

Rather than lottery scams, it's the mundane emails which can catch you out.

Adam Turner   Open bogus email attachments at work and you can bring the business to its knees.

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Hands-on review: Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A2 portable speaker

Bang & Olufsen's purse-sized BeoPlay A2 Bluetooth speaker looks and sounds great.

Adam Turner   The ultimate glamping speaker, the BeoPlay A2 is a great-sounding portable fashion statement.

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Broadband

How might the NBN look under Prime Minister Turnbull?

If Turnbull rolls Abbott, could it change the NBN rollout?

Adam Turner   Abbott lives to fight another day, but if Turnbull gets the numbers what might it mean for Australian broadband?

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Disney hints at Star Wars, Marvel streaming services

Disney may look to avoid any Imperial entanglements and go it alone with Star Wars on Demand.

Adam Turner   Star Wars on Demand would strike another blow to the traditional Pay TV bundle.

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Windows 10: Microsoft chases a slice of Raspberry Pi 2

The $40 Raspberry Pi 2 is ready to tackle Microsoft Windows.

Adam Turner   Free copies of Windows 10 for this palm-sized PC show that Microsoft is moving with the times.

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Foxtel broadband bundles take aim at Freeview

Foxtel hopes to conquer more Australian lounge rooms with its broadband deals.

Adam Turner   Foxtel is selling broadband, but do its plans add up?

TENplay cracks Apple TV in TV Everywhere push

Matt Preston of MasterChef.

Adam Turner   Along with the subscription video boom, Aussie TV networks are also pushing onto more home entertainment devices.

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Geek Pilgrimage: Space Shuttle Endeavour at California Science Centre

You can get up close with Endeavour at California Science Centre, not far from LAX.

Adam Turner   If you're stranded overnight at LAX, you're only a cab ride away from one of aerospace's greatest treasures.

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Presto and Stan get the jump on Netflix

Lorenzo Richelmy in Netflix's newest series, Marco Polo.

Adam Turner   Aussie upstarts are taking the fight to streaming pioneer Quickflix and foreign raider Netflix, but Stan and Presto's limited lounge room support could be their downfall.

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CES 2015: Where's our 4K content?

Netflix will break Australia's Ultra HD drought, with 4K media players still in the wings.

Adam Turner   It falls on foreign raider Netflix to finally break Australia's Ultra HD movie drought.

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CES

CES Hands-on: Belkin WeMo Maker smart home kit

Belkin's WeMo Maker DIY kit lets you expand your smart home to cover a wide range of devices.

Adam Turner   Coming to Australia in February, the WeMo Maker lets you integrate practically any device into your smart home.

Streaming

Netflix HDR Ultra HD streaming coming to Australia

The acclaimed Netflix series <i>House of Cards</i>.

Adam Turner   LG unveils the first "Netflix Recommended Televisions" at CES, with support for HDR Ultra HD movies, as the streaming video giant prepares to launch in Australia.

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Blog

Summer tech projects for the holidays

Along with enjoying the great outdoors, summer holidays also present the perfect time to tackle a new tech project.

Adam Turner   Do you have high-tech plans for the Christmas break? Adam Turner has some ideas.

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