When it comes to buying a new TV, most Australians are great at comparing specs and when it comes to the premium end of the market, you'll be making a significant financial investment in a TV that's likely to be on your wall for the next 5-10 years. With a decision...
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    4K is certainly all the rage and that extra resolution allows us to consider displays much larger than was appropriate for HD content. While plenty of homes now contain a 50″ or greater TV, if you subscribe to the ‘bigger is better’ philosophy, then JB Hi-Fi has a pretty stellar deal...
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    With the exception of HD quality, TV in regional areas of Australia have today gone through the biggest change in decades. From today, the WIN Network will now show programs you’re used to seeing on Network Ten. Channel numbers won’t change and neither will the broadcast frequencies, so you won’t have to re-tune...
  • How to increase the chances of getting your tweet on #qanda

    Last month at Twitter’s Hello World developer event, they showcased local examples of business leveraging their greatest strength, live event interaction. One of those businesses was the ABC’s Q&A program who were early to adopt Twitter as a compliment to their popular show on Monday nights. Behind the scenes, integrating...
  • Samsung’s 2016 TV lineup: Australian prices and availability detailed

    Samsung latest and greatest TV products have just received Australian pricing and availability. The range that was announced in January at CES are widely regarded as Samsung’s best, so naturally you’ll want to know price and availability of the new range. Samsung are promoting their incredible picture quality with their 2016...
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    YouTube star Chris Harris joins TopGear

    BBC have just confirmed the new lineup of TopGear presenters. First off, you’ll notice there’s 6 of them (plus Stig), double what they used to have when Jeremy Clarkson, James May and Richard Hammond were on the show. From the lineup, the most well known presenter is probably Matt...
  • JB Hi-Fi offering 60” 4K TV for under $2,000

    Big TVs are awesome, and 4K TVs are event better, but often when we go to buy our ideal TV, the price makes us choose differently. Traditionally large, 4K TVs have been really expensive, but this deal from JB Hi-Fi knocks $500 off the price of the 60” 4K...
  • LG is bringing WebOS 3.0 to CES2016, control of smart home appliances

    LG have announced webOS 3.0 is coming and will be their SMART TV platform in 2016. The company will showcase the updated OS at the company’s booth at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Central Hall #8204 from January 6-9. At CES 2016 in Vegas, LG will unveil webOS 3.0,...
  • How I scored 68% off a TV at Dick Smith’s clearance

    Today I bought a new TV at 68% off the regular price. After bad financial results and a dramatic drop in share price, news spread quickly that there was about to be a clearance sale at Dick Smith. Sometimes social media just consumes your time, but other times, it saves...
  • LG finally found a good use for curved displays

    LG  has finally found a great reason to curve displays. LG have created the world’s largest largest OLED display in the world at South Korea’s Incheon International Airport. LG worked closely with the renowned French design firm Wilmotte & Associes to develop the massive structures which adorn the main...
  • Sharp’s 8K TV coming next month, Japanese testing 8K broadcasts 2016

    We first seen Sharp’s 8K TV back in January at CES in Vegas, but no cameras were allowed and they certainly weren’t talking price at that stage. Today we get news that from next month, Sharp will begin selling the 8K TVs and if you’re not paying attention, that’s...
  • JB Hi-Fi has big discounts on 65-70” 4K TVs

    If you’re in the market for a massive TV for the living room, then JB Hi-Fi may just have solved your problem. As 4K arrives, many people are looking at expanding the size of their display as quality of 4K becomes more common. The LG 70UF770T is a 70”...
  • Review: Xbox One Digital TV Tuner

    The Xbox One has been billed as the device for those who wants to deliver all your entertainment and gaming needs. To fully realise that vision, they need a solution for TV and the unique inclusion of a HDMI port went a long way to achieving that. Technically the...
  • Xbox OneGuide gets Australian EPG today!

    Today is a great day for Xbox One owners and live in Australia. The public preview of OneGuide in Australia will enable Xbox One users to experience premium live TV features on Xbox One. OneGuide provides an enhanced TV watching experience, enabling the combination of live, free-to-air, television with...
  • 8K TVs are amazing and absolutely necessary

    Panasonic’s booth features plenty of neat gadgets at CES 2015, including plenty of displays. One feature is a 4K touchscreen, but the real standout was a black room with a cue. After cueing up for about 10 minutes, we were let into a relatively small room. The room had...
  • Netflix on international streamers [Updated]

    Update: Netflix has since told Engadget that they have not changed their policy. Here’s the latest: Netflix tells us that there’s been “no change” in the way it handles VPNs, so you shouldn’t have to worry about the company getting tough any time soon. With that said, these blocking...
  • Review: LG’s deliciously gorgeous 55” UHDTV will make you hate 1080p

    You may have noticed the post regularity over the past week or so has been reduced and there’s one very good reason for that. I’ve been spending far too much time with the TV, putting it through it’s paces, but that really over represents this as work, when in...
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    The best places to source 4K content for that UHD display

    Ultra high definition displays are coming your way and fast. So if you decide to pull the trigger on a screen with four times the resolution of 1080p, where are you going to get content from? As the price of 4K or UHDTVs comes down rapidly, getting content is...
  • Next-gen gaming on a next-gen TV

    The next gen consoles are arriving, with the Xbox One last week and the PS4 this week. So with the launch of the next generation, it’s a good time to consider what our displays will be like over the lifespan of this generation of gaming consoles. Last time around...
  • First impressions of LG’s 55” UHDTV

    The 55” LG UHDTV (55LA9700) came out of the box yesterday and having spent some time with it, here are the first impressions. Picture Quality Obviously the first thing we need to discuss is the picture quality. Ultra high definition is the future or displays and it’s easy to...
  • Multitasking doesn’t have to mean multi-screen

    If you’re under the age of 40, then there’s a good chance your TV experience involves multiple displays. Rarely are we content in sitting back and having a passive experience while in front of the idiot box. In this age of the information worker, we’re far more likely to...

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