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Gizmodo TV Buying Guide 2016: Everything You Need To Know About Backlighting

If you’re buying a TV this year — and it’s a good year to buy a TV — then you have only a few choices to make before you’ve picked out a great screen. As well as working out whether you want 4K or HDR, and what screen size you’re after in the first place, and what inbuilt smart features you want, your main choice is what TV backlighting technology you want your new big-screen telly to use. We’re here to tell you the difference between edge-lit and back-lit LED, LCD and OLED, quantum dot and local dimming, and more.


LG's 'Best Ever' 4K Ultra HD OLED TVs Are Out In Australia Next Week

LG’s last couple of OLED TVs have been pretty damn amazing — we’ve thought so, at least. There’s an even better and more visually arresting TV about to hit electronics stores shelves, though; the new G6T Signature is a $10,999 OLED monster supporting the latest and greatest Dolby Vision and HDR codecs, with a built-in soundbar for serious audio.


MacBook Pros Will Reportedly Get An OLED Touchscreen Above The Keyboard

Dependable rumours suggest that the MacBook Pro is about to get major revamp. According to a new report from Ming-Chi Kuo at KGI Securities, Apple will release a dramatic redesign of the MacBook Pro in the fourth quarter. “Dramatic” might be too small a word, actually.


Hisense's New 4K ULED TVs Are Incredibly Cheap

In Formula 1, each constructors’ cars feature incredibly advanced technology that slowly trickles down into road cars over the next decade. In the world of technology, things move much faster, and that’s why Hisense’s surprisingly affordable ULED TVs have the same quantum dot colour gamut widening tech that we’ve seen on top-tier LG and Samsung screens at a fraction of the price.


LG Is Finally Selling Flat 4K OLED TVs In Australia

LG has been at the forefront of OLED TV development, and it’s still the only TV brand with OLED screens in Australia. After releasing a few curved OLED TVs last year and one pioneering panel in 2014, it’s now just answered the prayers of many a home cinema junkie — it’s now selling flat 4K Ultra HD OLED TVs around the country.


Go Sell Your Kidneys, Dell Has A 4K 30-Inch OLED Display

2016 might be the year of VR headsets and all, but some people still enjoy looking at regular screens. And the 30″, pro-level 4K OLED display Dell just announced looks like one hell of an upgrade.


LG's New 4K OLED TVs Are Just Four Credit Cards Thick

That silly sci-fi dream of invisible screens that magically display graphics is inching towards reality. Thanks to LG, the world can now lust after a television that looks like it’s nothing more than a pane of translucent glass — and a very thin pane of glass at that.


Apple Has Reportedly Opened A Secret Lab To Develop New Screen Tech

Apple has opened a secretive laboratory in Taiwan to develop new LCD and OLED screen technologies for its devices, according to a report by Bloomberg.


LG Is Making More OLED TVs, And They're Getting Cheaper

OLEDs are often seen as the holy grail for TVs, but high prices have kept them out the hands of most consumers. But now with growing demand and better technology and yield rates, you can pick up a large screen model for the price of a second hand car, instead of a new car!


LCD Versus OLED: Which Is A Better TV?

It’s an age-old question, like cats or dogs, Kirk or Picard? PlayStation or Xbox? All tough questions with equally tough answers, and the same can be said for LCD versus OLED televisions.


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