Smart TV stories
Smart home device shipments fell in 2022, but return to growth expected in 2023
Global smart home device shipments declined in 2022, with smart TVs experiencing the largest drop, according to IDC.
Consumer electronics market to reach $17 billion by 2031
Global consumer electronics market to reach $17 billion by 2031, driven by increasing disposable income and smartphone adoption in APAC.
Hands-on review: Samsung QN90B QLED 4K Smart TV
Samsung's flagship 4K TV for 2022, the QN90B, delivers superb performance and sets a high standard for competitors.
Hands-on review: Panasonic 65' JZ980 OLED 4K Smart TV
We got our hands on one of the most impressive Smart TV’s Panasonic has ever produced. Ever Kiwi household should take note.
Samsung debuts new QLED technology in 2021 TV range launch
At the centre of Samsung’s announcement is the unveiling of its new display technology for its flagship televisions: Neo QLED.
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.
Samsung debuts the Neo QLED, an update to its flagship TV line
Samsung has unveiled its 2021 TV lineup, featuring the new Neo QLED technology with enhanced picture quality and sustainability measures.
Hands-on review: Samsung QLED 8K 950TS TV
Samsung's new Q950TS TV provides an unparalleled home viewing experience, but with a hefty price tag of $15,000.
Samsung launches new cutting-edge QLED TV range
Samsung Electronics New Zealand has launched its 2020 QLED TV range, featuring AI upscaling and large-format panels over 75 inches.
LG releases insane 88in 8K OLED TV
It includes the LG Alpha 9 (α9) Gen 2 processor, Cinema HDR, and LG ThinQ AI with Google Assistant support built-in and Amazon Alexa on its way.
Hands-on review: The impressive TCL C8 QUHD TV
TCL's AI-equipped Series C TV dazzles NZ, promising to become a household hub with a $2499 price tag.
Five ways smart TVs are at risk of cyber attacks
Smart TVs at hacking risk, says expert; urges tighter security measures.
Alexa to join the living room through LG TVs
LG adds Alexa to 2019 AI TVs in Australia and NZ, enhancing the smart home experience with seamless voice control.
Samsung first TV manufacturer to integrate Apple TV app
It wouldn’t be unrealistic to think they only talk via lawyers regarding smartphone patent breaches, but Samsung has now made a big announcement.
Freeview aims to transform how you watch TV
The new Freeview recorder combines the entire suite of Freeview features with the added choice of apps and extra content available through Google Play.
LG makes TVs smarter with new AI processors
Latest TVs from LG use deep learning to enhance the video and audio output and introduces integration with Alexa.
IDC - Smart speakers driving smart home device growth
Smart home device market set to surge by 31% in 2018, with smart speakers leading growth.
New Zealand outpacing global smart TV adoption
New Zealand is becoming a global leader in smart TV adoption, with a 44% adoption rate second only to South Korea, according to research firm IDC.
IDC - Smart home device sales up with no sign of slowing
The new IDC smart home device tracker forecasts solid growth for connected devices in key smart home categories.
The all-knowing Samsung TV can now tell you what song is playing on screen
Samsung releases update for 2017 Smart TV platform to support Shazam, allowing users to identify songs playing on TV shows or films.
FLocker malware targeting Android smart TVs
FLocker is the latest a malicious ransomware agent that is targeting smart TVs running the Android operating system, Norton reports.
LG's new slim range of 2016 4K UHD OLED TVs 'the perfect combination of technology'
LG launches new range of 4K UHD OLED TVs in NZ, featuring Dolby Vision and slim designs. OLED and HDR technology improve picture quality.
PHOTO GALLERY: Launch night of the Samsung 2016 SUHD TV range
Samsung recently announced the availability of their elegant new line-up of TVs at a celebratory event in Auckland - check out the pics here.
Hands-on review: Sony Android Smart TV
With competition escalating in an already tough market TV makers are striving to develop a compelling product that’ll give them a unique selling point.