If you had any doubts that 2019 was the arrival of 8K, think again. TCL have just joined the list of display makers that are offering an 8K display in Australia. First unveiled in January at the CES, the TCL X10 won the 8K TV Gold Award of the Year; a...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
  • LG using Ewan McGregor to open your wallet for curved OLED TV

    Since May, Ewan McGregor has been the face of LG’s 2013 Home Entertainment range. This includes their Ultra High Definition televisions (84-inch, 55-inch and 65-inch), new Smart TV products and now the much anticipated CURVED OLED.  From the start of October, Mr handsome man McGregor will appear in a...
  • TCL making 65” 4K TVs “affordable”, 2 years ahead of expectations

    The word affordable is clearly a relative term based on you financial position in life. Those with an adequate amount of what I like to refer to as, ‘crazy cash’ should definitely turn their disposable income into a 65” 4K TV. This Ultra-high definition television from TCL features that...
  • Kogan announces a new 42-inch 3D TV that runs Jellybean for less than $500

    Known for their cut-prices, Australian technology vendor Kogan has just announced a new 42-inch Agora Smart 3D LED TV that runs on Android’s 4.2 Jellybean platform for an introductory price of $449. Of course, being a $449 TV it’s bound to skimp on some things compared to the lastest...
  • Samsung’s 2013 smart TV range: Everything you need to know

    Samsung released their 2013 Australian Smart TV lineup on Wednesday night to a big collection of journos, retail representatives and Samsung employees and I was lucky to be among them. Here’s what you can expect this year from the Korean tech giant. The Flagship: Samsung F8000 This years flagship...
  • V8 Supercars just signed up for two more years of the same SD crap

    Australian Motorsport fans will be all too familiar with the lack of high definition broadcasts on Freeview. V8 supercars are the prime example and today have signed a new two-year agreement with Channel 7 that will see the practice continue. V8 Supercars CEO David Malone has clearly failed to...
  • Microsoft gives us a sneak peek at IllumiRoom…

    Although Microsoft haven’t ‘officially’ jumped on the bandwagon for CES 2013, that hasn’t stopped it from teasing us with what its been working on recently. IllumiRoom is a project from the team at Redmond which, using a projector and a camera housed within any Kinect unit, maps (i.e. projects) additional...
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    World’s largest 110” 4K LCD TV on show at CES

    Hong Kong manufacturer, TCL Multimedia are showing off what they claim to be the world’s largest 4K or Ultra High Definition TV at CES. The 110” monster is unlikely to fit in your door and unlikely to fit in your wallet. It’s great to see that no longer is...
  • Google TV to feature heavily at CES

    Google TV has been a project in the making for years. While we’ve seen multiple devices and even partnership deals with manufacturers, Google TV is still yet to dominate the living rom. In what’s shaping up to be the next frontier in consumer electronics, the smart TV is waiting...
  • TiVo dead in Australia [updated]

      The much loved US-based DVR TiVo has had a rocky relationship down under, but looks like it has finally come to a close. TiVo units are no longer being sold online via TiVo’s website or listed on either of their retailer websites, Harvey Norman or Joyce Mayne. While...
  • LG 84” UHD TV First look.

    LG announced the release of their massive 84” Ultra High Definition (4K) LCD TV. This is the first Australian 84” UHD LCD TV with an impressive 3840 by 2160 resolution. It’s the expected led backlit IPS display with local area dimming. The first question once you’ve been able to...
  • Sony first to bring a 4K TV to Australia

    Sony’s brand new 84" 4K TV is four times the resolution of your existing TV, that’s 3840 x 2160 pixels. With so much detail, you can now sit closer to the TV and don’t need to push the couch back. At this size, you’re unlikely to find a wall-mount...
  • Collingwood TV shows a maturation of Kogan

    Discount electronics online-only company Kogan is releasing a Collingwood branded TV. The limited edition run of 50/60Hz Full HD LED TVs will be available in a single size, 42” and be branded with Collingwood logos. The logos will appear in place of the standard Kogan branding on the front...
  • Corning introduces Willow Glass to the world…

    We all know and love Gorilla Glass. You know the stuff; it protects the displays of most smartphones, tablets and even HDTV’s that are currently on the market. This week, the brain behind the popular glass, Corning, has unveiled one of its latest projects at Display Week in Boston,...

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