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Sony announces new Bravia range with cutting-edge processor
Powered by the Cognitive Processor XR, the BRAVIA TV’s use a new processing method designed to replicate the ways humans see and hear.
Sony announces bundled remote-learning solutions
It combines audio/video with edge computing capabilities for a contained package that precludes the need for major professional installation.
Sony's new Bravia TVs 'Ready for PlayStation 5'
Sony says both TVs will provide “extremely smooth gaming experiences with the PS5 console”.
Hands-on review: TCL QLED Android 55C815 TV
Since installing this 55-inch behemoth in our modest living room, I’ve come to appreciate just how hard Dr Ashley Bloomfield and Jacinda have been working.
LG's massive 88-inch 8K TV lands in Singapore
LG’s massive 88-inch OLED 8K TV is now available in Singapore, but be prepare for a rather large price tag if you want it in your living room.
Netflix to release The Witcher on December 20
In just eight days, Netflix’s latest trailer for The Witcher has gained more than 11.4 million views on YouTube, and it also hit (at least) #20 on the YouTube trending list.
LG's first 8K TV goes on sale in Australia
LG Australia is delivering its first 8K television starting from today, bringing the latest in LG’s range of premium TVs to Australians.
LG rolls out Apple AirPlay 2 on 2019 ThinQ AI TVs
Users can stream their favourite movies and television shows from the Apple TV app and other video apps as well as view photos directly on their LG AI TVs.
LG gears up for 8K OLED TV launch
LG’s new 8K OLED TV is now on sale in South Korea, but those in other parts of the world will have to wait a little longer to get their hands on the 88-inch TV set.
An 8K TV for $80,000? Samsung has you covered
8K televisions have landed in New Zealand, but they come with eye-watering price tags of up to $80,000.
Sony to launch a slew of home entertainment goodies
Sony’s latest range of TVs, home entertainment and audio are all on show at this year’s CES Las Vegas.
LG launches a 'rollable' TV that disappears into its base
Televisions are apparently too big and too intrusive these days – at least according to LG
Is snacking in front of the telly bad for Kiwi kids?
Growing dependence on digital devices and social media could be having a negative impact on Kiwi waistlines according to the Ministry of Health.
Kiwi company’s game-changing global audience demand measurement platform
Parrot Analytics’ platform lets media companies understand audience demand for content across all content distribution platforms worldwide.
NZ First hits out at billion-dollar sport spend with no free TV
NZ First says its unfair taxpayers pay nearly a billion dollars annually for sport they don't get to see, because they don't subscribe to Sky.
Samsung launches revolutionary new family of TVs
2016 SUHD TVs with Quantum dot display deliver the most true-to-life picture quality, and the world’s first curved boundless TV design.
From Goodnight Kiwi to goodnight TV
Technology has advanced a lot since Goodnight Kiwi used to appear devotedly every evening to inform us all that it’s time to turn off our TVs.
The implications of #NetflixEverywhere: The view of a (near) Netflix planet
At CES this week, Netflix announced that its online subscription service had been switched on in 130 new markets across the world.
Demand for digital signage drives display market growth
According to a new report by TechSci, the global market for flexible and transparent displays will cross $480 million in 2015.
Pacific Islands to access more NZ TV and Sport, for free
The Government has launched a new broadcasting initiative that will see several Pacific Islands have access to more NZ TV content and sports coverage.
TVNZ relaunches on-demand service
TVNZ OnDemand has relaunched its on-demand video service powered by Brightcove Video Cloud.
MTV's new fantasy show to be filmed in Auckland
MTV Networks and Sonar Entertainment are set to film the TV adaptation of the classic fantasy adventure book series ‘Shannara’ at Auckland Film Studios Limited and various locations throughout New Zealand.
Quantum Dots are Coming, Here’s Why You Should Care
The pace of change never ceases to amaze me. Take TVs as a case in point. Only a few years ago the spam was flying thick and fast as consumer electronics firms launched new TV sets at CES.
National government hindering progress in television captioning, says Green Party
On average only 25 percent of New Zealand television is captioned compared to 85 percent in Australia and 99 percent in the United Kingdom and United States of America.