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

Three-way shootout: 3D smart TVs

LG 55LA7400.

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

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...

TV remote's days numbered thanks to smart TVs

Google TV.

The way we control TV is finally transforming, writes Mike Wilcox.

Sony Windows 8 hybrid tablet, 'ultra-definition' TVs coming to Australia


Asher Moses Sony will begin selling Windows 8 convertible tablets and laptops in Australia in October.

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Samsung next-gen TVs disappear en route to tech show

samsung oled

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.

LG beats rivals in race to sell new OLED TVs


YOUKYUNG LEE LG Electronics started taking pre-orders on Wednesday for the world's first big TVs that use an advanced display technology promising startlingly clear images on wafer-thin screens.

Analysts predict slow start for 'ultra-HD' TVs

Ultra HD TV

Ryan Nakashima With nearly 8.3 million pixels, an ultrahigh-definition screen contains four times more pixels than an HD TV, but is it just a passing fad?

CES unveils big, ultra-HD TVs

Ultra HD

Ryan Nakashima Ultra-HD TVs with four times the sharpness of regular HD TVs are the latest obsession in the tech world.

Samsung unveils gesture-control TVs at gadget show


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.

TVs get bigger, bolder, smarter at CES


Rob Lever TV makers at CES will seek to dazzle consumers with bigger, bolder displays, and smarter technologies for consumers who want television to be a "multiscreen" experience.

TVs and computers to skip the tip and start a new life

Old TV sets and computers await recycling at SRS in Thomastown.

Carolyn Webb Where do old TVs and computers go once they've played their last rerun of I Dream of Jeannie?

Roll-up flatscreen TVs that fit in your pocket to become a reality

Roll up screen.

Richard Gray Television screens that can be rolled up and carried in a pocket are to become a reality using technology developed by British scientists.

Smart TVs, but old habits die hard

Smart TVs are sold as the gateway to the internet. But in reality, few people have ventured forth.

Julian Lee The vast majority of 'smart' television sets remain unconnected to the internet.

Where TVs go to die

Steve Hamment disassembles a TV at the e waste TV recycling plant.

Katie Cincotta It's time to lift our game when disposing of our much-loved gadgets. By Katie Cincotta.

TVs cheap as toasters but sales are still static


Jim O'Rourke and Jessica Black FLAT-SCREEN TVs were considered luxury items less than a decade ago but have become almost as cheap as upmarket toasters.

Channel turfing: TVs off for good

Katie Cincotta Switching off the box doesn't necessarily mean a blank screen - though some do prefer it that way, writes Katie Cincotta.

CES 2012 TVs

An attendee looks at a Samsung ES8000 75-inch LED TV at the Samsung Electronics booth at CES.

A selection of the televisions at the 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) at the Las Vegas Convention Centre in January 2012.


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.


New audio format has purists singing praises

Olivier Robert-Murphy of Universal Music says Pure Audio's sound quality is unrivalled.

Anthony Clarke A new high-fidelity audio medium has been launched that will revolutionise high-quality audio.