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Why Don't Australia's TV Channels Broadcast In HD?

Finally, someone’s asking the big questions. Ed Husic, Federal Member for Chifley and Australia Tax fighter, has spoken in Parliament on the fact that Australia’s main free-to-air TV stations still don’t broadcast in HD.


TVs Explained: LCD vs. Plasma

Gizmodo Video Guide: There are two main varieties of TVs that you can buy at the moment, and each has its own set of advantages. You can buy LED and LCD TVs or plasma TVs and while both do a good job of displaying a bright and vibrant picture in your living room, they go about it a different way.


So About Those Supposedly Encrypted Samsung SmartTV Voice Commands...

Remember, oh, about a week ago when Samsung had to clarify that its new SmartTVs aren’t actually ambiently listening to every word you say? That’s all well and good — but it sounds like what those TVs do hear is being transmitted without any encryption whatsoever. Whoops.


Sony Is Betting On PlayStation, Not Phones Or TVs, To Make Money

PlayStation is Sony’s big money-spinner, but the company’s Bravia flatscreen displays and Xperia smartphones are not nearly as successful. In the future, you might not see Sony TVs and Sony smartphones on the shelves and in the display cabinets of your local electronics store.


Samsung TVs Pushing Ads Into Foxtel App Streams By Accident

As if yesterday wasn’t bad enough for Samsung Australia’s TV business, now it has a new problem to contend with. Aussie Samsung Smart TV users are reporting that their sets are forcing Pepsi ads into their Foxtel, Plex and other media streams whether they like it or not.


Samsung's Smart TV Privacy Policy Raises Accusations Of Digital Spying, So What's The Deal?

It all started with a small, tucked away sentence in Samsung’s SmartTV security policy. The head-scratching string of words was pointed out by a Redditor on last week, and has since sent websites and experts in debate over smart TV privacy, with opinions ranging from “so what” to quoted text from 1984.


Let's Make TVs Accurate, 'Not Enhanced'

AquoMotion, AquoDimming, Auto-Depth Enhancer, Motionflow, Precision Black Local Dimming, Clear Action. These are the marketing names given to common features built into today’s televisions to “enhance” the image. But while they alter the picture in a way that makes it catch your eye, the result often bears little resemblance to how it was intended to look. That’s a problem.


LG's Curved OLED TVs Now Come With Swarovski Stands Because Why Not

Image Cache: Is your $10,000 TV not sparkly enough? Why not try on LG’s new Curved OLED TVs with Swarovski stands. That’s a thing at this year’s CES.


Samsung SUHD TV (S9500): Australian Eyes On

After Samsung unveiled its new range of SUHD TVs at CES this week, I finally figured out what the S is for: it’s Samsung’s by-letter for the very first series of trendy, flagship TVs, to slot in with the range of S-branded tablets and phones. We went eyes-on with the absurdly huge 88-inch model, and it’s both eye-popping, and a little curious at the same time.


So What Makes A Netflix Recommended TV?

Earlier in the week, we brought you the news that Netflix would soon begin rubber stamping TVs to ensure the best experience for its users. So what makes for the perfect TV, according to the world’s most popular streaming service?


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