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Piracy Laws: What's Happening? Freeview Plus...08/28/15
Site Blocking, 3 strikes, Lawsuits, Rejected Dallas Buyers Club Letters - Australia’s plan to stop piracy is all over the shop. This week on Download This Show we are picking apart what’s actually going to happen. Plus, Freeview Plus explained and...
How Buzzfeed approaches investigative journalism
Buzzfeed Australia's Political Editor Mark DiStefano explains how they exposed the former Labor leader Mark Latham online.
Google and Alphabet, Sway and more
Google: as the saying goes, it is was the noun that became a verb. They are the organisation that aims to reorganise the worlds information but this week underwent a reorganisation of their own. What impact will the drastic restructure of Google into...
Helpling reviewed, Apple TV, Google Glass Returned
It is the cleaning service that aims to do for the janitorial world what airbnb has done for travel. We review Helpling. Plus we explore the possibilities and missed opportunities of both Apple TV and Google Glass
Fixing The Internet: Live At Sydney University
The net gets accused of having man endemic problems of inequality, narcissism and making us dumber. These are largely silly criticisms so in this episode we treat them each with the requisite seriousness you have come to expect from your national...
Meeting Smosh, Ashley Madison Hack, Cortana
They have 7.4 Billion views on Youtube. For comparison: there’s roughly 7.3 billion people on earth. This week we meet the millennial media empire of Smosh. Plus we explore the wider implications of the Ashley Madison adultery website hack.
Tangerine: Movie Made on iPhone, Hacking Team
Tangerine was first movie at the Sundance Film Festival to be shot almost entirely on an iPhone (and it really doesn't look like it) So what were the tricks, apps and gadgets that helped them pull it off? We speak to the director. Plus we unpick Ellen...
Competing Online: Remix Sydney Live Event
Competition has never been greater for online audiences. Arts organisations are up against many other organisations that are both building and creatively utilising existing platforms and services such as Minecraft, YouTube, Vine, Twitch, Twitter,...
Apple Music Reviewed, Telstra National WiFi, Byte
So, is Apple Music a Spotify-killer? Is Telstra's new nationwide WiFi network worth investing in? And we look at Byte, a creative tool and a social network for the mobile phone.
Piracy Legislation Passes, Apples Swift Turnaround
Such is the power of Taylor Swift that she can cause the world's most valuable company into an embarrassing backflip within 24hours. Why is it both Labor and Liberals have passed anti-piracy legislation that has no hope of stopping piracy. Plus the...
What is the Best Podcast App, YouTube Gaming
Of all of the Podcasting apps on Android & iOS what is the best option for you? Plus we examine the huge market of Gaming streaming services exemplified by the likes of Twitch. Can YouTube Gaming take them on?
Mobile Culture: Phones & Beyond
Mobile technology is ubiquitous accounting for 52% of total screen time with 81% of the Australian population carrying a smart phone (Deloitte Media Consumer survey 2014). Tablets also outsold PCs for the first time in 2013. This panel explores how...
Netflix for Games, Google Photo, Apple Music Relaunch
Is GRID the streaming service for classic games that you want? Google Photo blows people away and we pick through the details of Apple's new Music Service
Copyfight at the Sydney Writers Festival
We can read, watch or listen to anything, anywhere, anytime, then copy, share, sample and remix it. Does this leave writers, designers, filmmakers, musicians, photographers, artists and games developers with any rights at all? Have we forgotten how to...
Plane Hacker, Wearables & Disability, Internet.org
How easy is it to hack an aeroplane mid-air? Smartwatches have proven to be surprisingly effective for people with a disability and why is Facebook's altruistic internet.org project got people up in arms.
Stan comes to Apple TV, Netflix GST, Karma App
The CEO of Stan.com.au speaks out about leaked numbers showing the streaming service is flat-lining. He also talks us through the details of what it takes to make a working streaming service in Australia. We talk about the incoming Netflix Tax and...
Hollywood vs. Periscope, Tugg, Smile Suggest
Millions of people paid $100 to see Manny Pacquiao fight Floyd Mayweather on TV. But was the multibillion dollar event being usurped by the live streaming video apps Periscope & Meerkat? Plus we explore Smile Suggest, a browser extension that uses...
Collabosaurus, Future of Laptops, Crystal Emails
Collabosaurus: Its Tinder for small businesses looking to collaborate & cross-promote. We examine the future of the humble laptop. Crystal may be the creepiest yet most useful email tool ever and Facebook are redesigning your newsfeed. Again.
Twitter Bullies, Netflix Neutrality, Drive My Car
Netflix wants a level playing field for everyone on the Web but are they already tilting the playing fields? Twitter brings in new rules for bullies. Drive My Car: the app that lets people borrow your car. Facebooklet: a smaller, simpler social...
Apple Watch Hands-on, Moore's Law turns 50
Plus we also examine the Minecraft Bracelet which promised to let you take your blocks with you.
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