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Hands-on review: In the age of smart TVs, how relevant is the 4K Apple TV?
Apple proves that the devil is in the details - and an unmatched user interface.
Single visit fibre install now available through Chorus
Chorus has been working hard to get single-visit fibre installation over the line as the Rugby World Cup gets closer.
Freeview On Demand now on streaming device
"Both our On Demand platform and Streaming Device were designed with the viewer at the heart of experience, so combining them was a natural next step."
No broadband caps please, we're Kiwis
''The price and type of broadband service differs widely and it's important to understand what you're getting and make sure it suits your home activities not just now, but in a year's time."
Apple mania! A brief look at Apple TV+, Apple Arcade, and Apple News+
Whether you’re after news, TV, or gaming, it seems like Apple is pulling out all the stops to get your attention.
AMD delivers data center grunt for Google's new game streaming platform
'By combining our gaming DNA and data center technology leadership with a long-standing commitment to open platforms, AMD provides unique technologies and expertise to enable world-class cloud gaming experiences."
Google's Stadia: The new game streaming platform intertwined with YouTube
Move over Steam, Uplay, Origin and all the other popular gaming platforms – Google has thrown its hat in the ring and entered the game streaming market.
The message behind the Apple/Samsung iTunes partnership
Futuresource has released its perspective on what Samsung Smart TV’s new iTunes Movies and TV Show app means for Apple as a company.
Hands-on review: The Google Chromecast
It’s all very Google-centric, and yes, you can end up sharing a lot of personal information should you tick all the boxes. However, you have the power there, to customise your use and the kind of data you will share.
Microsoft’s new project to bring gaming to the data centre
Data centres could soon be the crutch for the army of Xbox One gamers around the world with Microsoft's latest venture, Project xCloud.
Five reasons to love the fifth-gen Chromecast
With thousands of compatible apps to cast from, people are tapping the Cast button more than ever.
Razer's new high-performance Wi-Fi router is optimised for the gaming experience
This week Razer launched Sila, a high-performance Wi-Fi router that’s optimised for gaming, streaming, and downloading multimedia content.
Still using HDMI cables? Wireless screen sharing eliminates cabling nightmares
Airtame is a dongle that you plug into your TV or projector’s HDMI port to stream content wirelessly.
Exclusive interview: Andrew Blakey on TVNZ’s new streaming platform
I had the opportunity to sit down with TVNZ development manager Andrew Blakey to discuss the launch of HEIHEI, a new streaming service for Kiwi kids.
NZ’s own pay-per-view movie streaming service has launched
Available on desktop and mobile to every New Zealander with internet access, Stuff Pix serves up the latest blockbuster movies.
Spotify is letting users fix inaccurate music info
Some of the data categories listeners are invited to make suggestions for include: explicitness, genre, aliases, languages, mood and tags.
YouTube 'encourages' user engagement with new live features
YouTube is introducing more ways to watch live videos and interact with the live community.
Stuff Fibre steps up their offering with a new streaming service
Stuff Fibre just announced their entrance into the movies-on-demand market with the launch of a new product, Stuff Pix...
Netflix grows it distribution empire with a new acquisition
“We are proud to partner with Netflix in this ground-breaking distribution agreement..."
YouTube gets a new look for kids
Younger kids will get less text, while older kids will get more content on the home screens....
Vodafone TV partners up with SKY and Netflix
Vodafone TV gives viewers the option to switch between their smartphone, tablet and television...
Razer unveils new streamer-certified broadcasting hardware
"Streaming has become an integral part of the gaming community,” says Min-Liang Tan, Razer co-founder and CEO.
Zuckerberg jumps into the frying pan with ‘insensitive’ VR live-stream
“My goal here was to show how VR can raise awareness and help us see what's happening in different parts of the world...”
Amazon and Twentieth Century Fox sign landmark international TV deal
Beginning in September of this year, Amazon Prime will start introducing seasons of This Is Us and The Exorcist...