Samsung

Review

LED smart TVs: Sony v Samsung

Adam Turner These 55-inch slices of high-def goodness are vying for pride of place in your lounge room.

Home tech

Samsung rolls out $14k curved OLED TVs

Models pose with a Samsung's 55-inch curved OLED TV.

Miyoung Kim Samsung has launched its first OLED TV, taking the ultra-thin technology into a nascent market despite tenacious production challenges that keep costs high while prevailing LCD screens only get...

Samsung next-gen TVs disappear en route to tech show

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Two of Samsung Electronics' advanced OLED television sets have gone missing while on their way to the IFA consumer electronics fair in Berlin, the company said.

Samsung unveils gesture-control TVs at gadget show

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Ryan Nakashima New TVs from Samsung will recognise an expanded range of gestures so people can swipe through on-screen menus in a way that revolutionises the old remote control.

Hands on

Hands on: Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0

Note

Jenneth Orantia The Note 8.0 wouldn't be a Samsung device if it didn't try to one-up Apple at every opportunity.

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Watches

Samsung working on smart watch to rival Apple's

iWatch concept

Jungah Lee Samsung is developing a wristwatch as it races against Apple to create a new industry of smart wearable devices.

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Shootout

Samsung Galaxy S4 v the rest

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Jenneth Orantia Samsung has left nary a stone unturned in its latest flagship phone, the Galaxy S4, but is it enough to stave off the fierce competition?

Samsung to sell world first 55-inch OLED TV

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Samsung Electronics will be the first TV maker to start selling a 55-inch TV featuring the same paper thin and super sharp screen technology seen on the latest mobile phones.

Apple iTV? Bring it on, says Samsung, as battle-lines drawn in the new tech war

Samsung 55-inch super OLED TV.

Asher Moses in Las Vegas The threat of an Apple iTV cast a heavy shadow over the Consumer Electronics Show this year.

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 coming this month

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Samsung, Apple's biggest competitor in the market for iPad-sized tablet computers, is updating its line to include features such as one that lets a tablet act as a universal remote control for an...

Samsung LCD brings it all together

Samsung LCD/LED high definition television.

Terry Lane We have been playing with a Samsung LCD/LED high-definition television set which we think would work well as the centre of a converged system.

Audio

Crank up the experience with home theatre sound systems

LG BH6530TW.

Sight and Sound There can be a bit of flexibility on how much you need to spend on home theatre sound systems.

Hometech

Musical theatre mix

Yamaha YHT299B.

Sight and Sound It's hardly surprising that salesmen try to get you to spend a bit more than you'd planned.

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TV

Plan for your TV future

Toshiba 39AL900A 99cm.

Sight and Sound It's not all that easy to find a small, basic, non-internet, non-3D telly with lots of inputs.

Home tech

Google gets deeper into hardware with new tablet, TV gadget

The new Google Nexus 7 tablet.

Alexei Oreskovic Google has showcased a new-generation, slimmer Nexus 7 tablet that the internet search company hopes will expand its presence in consumer hardware, and ensure that its online services remain...

Home tech

Foxtel launches internet pay TV service

Foxtel

Foxtel's new internet pay-TV service has gone live, sidestepping the need for users to have a cable or satellite connection.

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Review

Home media servers: Plex v XBMC

Adam Turner A home media server gathers your digital library and shares it with all your gadgets.

Online video

Links lag in supply chain

Big hit: Get <i>Packed to the Rafters</i> with an app.

Adam Turner Australia is four years behind overseas online video services, according to Samsung Australia.

Home tech

Three-way shootout: 3D smart TVs

LG 55LA7400.

Sight and Sound Rod Easdown reviews three 140-centimetre full-HD, 3D smart televisions.

Review

Toss-up: Android streaming apps

Adam Turner Rather than leave your movies and TV shows locked away, you can stream them from your Android gadgets to screens around your home.