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Samsung’s 2018 QLED displays go on sale today, starting at R22k

Samsung has unveiled its 2018 range of QLED TVs at an event in Johannesburg today. The company will be bringing nine models into South Africa, divided into 7,8, and 9 Series. Screen sizes start at 55in, but the company says its expecting the 65in models to be the best performers. Pricing starts form R22,000 for the entry-level 55in, and climbs to well over R100,000 for the gigantic 82in models. Wa...[Read More]

Netflix’s new satirical advert pokes fun at archaic installations

By now, we all know that there’s tension between the local paid-TV broadcaster (DStv parent Multichoice) and the international video-on-demand (VOD) streaming service, Netflix. There’s no love lost, and Netflix has just released a very South African-flavoured ad that takes a not-so-gentle dig at its satellite-focused competitor. Netflix published a video on Twitter this week that pokes fun a...[Read More]

Apple rumoured to be working on a bundled service of video, music and magazines

Apple has been a busy little corporation, and is rumoured to be plotting sneaky acquisitions and service bundle schemes behind the scenes. The planned streaming service could bundle streaming video with a subscription to magazines, Apple Music, and iCloud storage. According to multiple sources, Apple wants to create a single subscription offering that would encompass its original TV shows, music s...[Read More]

Screen therapy: the best TVs of CES 2018

We may not have qualified this time around but a whole lot of football teams are going to be kicking balls in the 2018 World Cup this year and that means only one thing in the world of tech: loads of people are about to get a new TV. So CES 2018 has delivered in a big way with a slew of 4K, HDR sets from the likes of Sony, LG, Samsung and plenty of others. As anyone who’s got themselves a bargain ...[Read More]

It’s easy to hide the LG 65-inch rollable OLED TV

Obviously CES 2018 was always going to bring us some of the most interesting (and unconventional) new tech we’ll see all year, but even we weren’t expecting yoga mat TVs. No, really. LG Display has just shown off a prototype of their 65-inch OLED screen that can be rolled up and hidden when it is not in use. This makes it easier to install and move, but most importantly it can be hidde...[Read More]

Skyworth showcases full-line intelligent household appliances at IFA 2017

IFA 2017, one of the world’s three largest trade shows for consumer electronics, opened in Berlin, Germany on September 1st. During this year’s IFA, Skyworth revealed its full line of smart household appliances with the aim of showcasing its achievements and enhanced presence in the smart home market. Skyworth displayed its leading products across TV, refrigerator and washing machines, air conditi...[Read More]

Screen time is about more than setting limits

In today’s media-rich world (or media-saturated, depending on your view), one rarely has to look far to find parents concerned about the ways that kids engage with technology. Recently, managing “screen time” seems to be on everyone’s mind – particularly during these summer months when kids find themselves with more time on their hands. As someone who has spent the majority of my career studying k...[Read More]

Why Dolby Atmos is about to make your TV better than ever

A good movie experience comes down to two things – great pictures and awesome sound. With 4K and HDR handling the former pretty darn well, it’s down to 3D audio formats such as Dolby Atmos to make sure the sound side is up to scratch. You might have heard of Dolby Atmos in cinemas, but the format is arguably making more moves at home now, thanks to an ever-increasing number of Blu-ray discs ...[Read More]

Are esports the next major league sport?

In late 2016, a sports championship event was held in Chicago, drawing 43 million viewers during the series finals. That was 12 million more people than watched the 2016 NBA Finals. It wasn’t soccer, or football, or even the World Series of Poker. Instead, it was the “League of Legends” World Finals, an esports competition. Video games have been popular for more than 30 years, but competitive gami...[Read More]

Meet the S9300: A mighty eye-catching 65″ Skyworth OLED TV

OLED, an acronym you’ve probably heard before in reference to the highest-grade television sets on the market, has become important to home entertainment lovers. OLED stands for Organic Light-Emitting Diode, with “organic” referring to the carbon film inside the panel before that of the glass screen. Unlike other TV enterprises which were sitting on the fence years ago, Skyworth ...[Read More]

LG OLED65E6V – TV of the Year 2016

You could probably get a decent second-hand car for the price of LG’s whopping OLED65E6V set, but what the E6V lacks in wheels it makes up in… TV stuff (plus you can’t hang a 2007 Prius on the wall and watch Mr. Robot on it). This isn’t even LG’s most expensive model — that honour goes to the G6 Signature — but that doesn’t mean that the E6V has a se...[Read More]

Skyworth Cast TV – Cast your favourite content from your smart device directly to your Cast TV

Developed by Skyworth with Google ECO system, the Cast TV plays HD, FHD and 4K television shows or home audio systems by directly streaming through Wi-Fi connections or a local network. Any of the 1000+ Cast-enabled apps, 200000+ TV shows and movies, 30000000+ songs available on Google Chromecast can be enjoyed with the all-new Skyworth Cast TV. You can use your mobile device to stream your favour...[Read More]

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