Hisense Australia have announced details of its 2019 TV offerings, ahead of CES in January. Their updated software TV OS, VIDAA U3.0 AI will integrate with both Amazon Alexa and Google Home Assistant. The great news is their VIDAA U3.0 AI software will run across Hisense’s entire 2019 ULED TV line-up, meanwhile, the...
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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,...
  • Foxtel now officially owns Austar. Regional Australia to get Foxtel

    Pay TV service Foxtel has now completed its acquisition of Austar. For years, Australian Pay TV subscribers have been forced to a provider based on their location. Foxtel if you live in the city, Austar if you’re in the country. While Pay TV should be Pay TV regardless of...
  • Samsung’s new series of Smart TVs, has the future arrived?

    We first saw the line up of Samsung’s new TVs at CES but Samsung has now launched their new range of TVs in Australia. First, the new the new line up looks great, no longer does a massive 64” TV over power your living room. The ultra thin bezel...
  • Sony 3D loan system in 12 stores, borrow free for 3 days

    With any new technology, there’s always the chicken and egg issue. Consumers won’t buy until a technology is established and businesses won’t invest seriously without strong consumer support. 3D is still in its early stages and falls firmly in this category. Essentially someone has to give, put money on...
  • This is not the Apple TV you were looking for

    There’s an awful lot of rumours about Apple entering the TV market, but this is not it. Apple lawyers get ready for this, Hannspree is selling a 28” 1080p LCD. It’s pretty much the exact opposite of what an Apple branded TV would look like. There’s no clean lines,...
  • When will TiVo Australia stop treating it’s customers like idiots?

    In a press release from Hybrid TV, they have announced a new 1TB model of the TiVo. Don’t be fooled people, the TiVo XL is nothing more than an upgrade from the 320GB to a 1TB hard drive. Once again the TiVo returns to Harvey Norman (and Joyce Mayne)...
  • The technology behind delivering a HD Bathurst 1000

    Image credit: V8 Supercars The most passionate V8 Supercar fans will be punishing their livers while braving the rain at Mount Panorama this weekend. The next level of supercar fan will be parked in front of a HDTV. This year one of the biggest events on the motorsport calendar,...

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