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Ajay Calpakam from Harvey Norman said new content would have consumers thinking about 4K television more seriously.

Streaming is getting a facelift

July 23, 2019

IT’S TOUTED as the next evolution of television, and promises to deliver millions more pixels than its predecessor, unprecedented colour depth and contrast, higher refresh rates, and images so sharp you can inspect individual blades of grass or count a protagonist’s beard hairs. Yet despite its promise, 4K television has traditionally been tricky to secure […]

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Charlie Cox stars in Daredevil on Netflix. Picture: Supplied

Netflix cancels Daredevil in tiff with Disney

June 11, 2019

Another Marvel show has been axed by Netflix, the third in less than two months. Daredevil will not return for a fourth season, the streaming giant confirmed. The cancellation comes on the heels of Iron Fist and Luke Cage, which were both canned in October. Two remaining Marvel series on the Netflix, Jessica Jones and […]

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Samsung Smart TV and iTunes have a partnership lined up for 2019. Picture: Supplied

New movie app available in 2019

May 15, 2019

Samsung has unveiled changes to its industry-leading Micro LED technology The Wall, which will allow unprecedented picture quality and let users change the screen size to suit their needs. At last year’s CES, Samsung introduced Micro LED by unveiling The Wall, a floor-to-ceiling display that uses Samsung’s Micro LED display tiles, with dozens of small […]

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Cricketer Mitch Marsh shows off one of the many celebrations available in-game after a successful bat.

Aussie company puts you on the pitch in the Big Bash Boom

May 7, 2019

Summer is sportsball season, or so I am reliably informed, and perhaps the most iconic of Australian summer sports is cricket. Traditionally cricket is a very civilised game — I mean, it has literal tea breaks built into it. But we live busy lives and there has been increasing popularity in Twenty20 cricket, with its […]

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Everything new to streaming in December

January 31, 2019

December is a funny month to spend in front of your TV. You feel like you should be running around, buying gifts or attending festive parties, but all you really want to do is hide from those carpark melees and Uber surcharges. What a hectic time of the year. So give in to those instincts, […]

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HDMI 2.1: What you need to know

January 12, 2019

OK, let’s get this done up front. Yes, there’s a new cable with HDMI 2.1, but you don’t need to upgrade. At least not yet. HDMI 2.1 brings new features and a lot more bandwidth to the venerable cable and connection. However, it’s going to be many years before you’ll see it on the average […]

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They have had a super smart home for a while now. Picture: News Corp

Australia’s tech-obsessed family

November 20, 2018

KEEPING up with the Joneses is one thing but keeping up with the Joosse’s is near impossible, at least when it comes to technology. The family of five from northeast Sydney, live and breathe all things tech. They’ve automated their house so that almost everything is activated without them having to flick a switch or […]

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