Archive for the ‘Online’ Category

Microsoft: IE8 is da bomb!

August 15, 2009

Microsoft is touting freshly-launched Internet Explorer 8 (IE Eight) as its champion in the competitive Web browser arena, urging holdouts to upgrade from earlier versions of the software. IE 8 has been catching on since its release five months ago, but Microsoft is hoping to leave behind aging IE 6 as well as much-maligned Vista […]

SKY News Australia relaunches online presence

August 10, 2009

SKY News Australia has relaunched their website today. The site uses deep red and blue and features a video wall of stories that display on screen. Unfortunately those annoying bloody video pop-ups which are invading Australian websites also feature on the site. But Knowfirst thinks its a good improvement on the old site.

MCn to sell ads on BSKYB’s websites

August 10, 2009

Multi Channel Network has signed a deal to sell advertising on British pay-TV company BSkyB’s network of 150 international websites. The sites include, Football 365, Cricket 365, and MCN chief executive Anthony Fitzgerald has told Media the deal, which would see MCN serve advertising to Australian users of those sites, would boost […]

TVSN grows

August 10, 2009

TVSN appears to have dodged the retail slump that has affected high street stores, hard-selling its way to year-on-year revenue growth of more than 15 per cent. Marketing manager Robyn Ball has told The Australian TVSN first had to overcome negative perceptions about buying direct, but once people began to watch the channel, its success […]

Three top Hollywood studios take films to the web

August 9, 2009

It is a dash of Hulu and a sprinkle of YouTube, features a crystal clear picture, can rewind or fast-forward at lightning speed, and doesn’t require a download of any special software. But, the soon-to-launch video website, will have its success dictated more by the movies, concerts and original programs it offers than the […]

JB Hi-Fi’s $15 plasma TV too good to be true

July 23, 2009

A 40-inch Samsung television set with a price tag of $15 sounds too good to be true, but that didn’t stop the legions of bargain hunters who rushed to take advantage of an unbelievable deal on the JB Hi-Fi website overnight. The retailer had offered a Samsung high-definition 40-inch LED TV, which comes with a […]