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Today is a strange day for me: I'm actually agreeing with Tom Cruise on something. The something in question is regarding TV settings, more specifically the default settings on modern TVs that will leave your beautiful movies and TV shows looking like a low quality soap opera.


HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) is a set of hardware and software standards designed to support the transmission of audio and video. Unlike older standards, which required separate cables for audio and video, HDMI can handle both though a single connection.

It's now the de fact standard for connecting external devices to TVs, linking external displays to computers (although that often requires an adaptor) and even adding smart TV functions to regular TVs through devices like the Google Chromecast, Apple TV and Amazon Fire TV Stick. Let's take a walk down HDMI Lane to see what makes it tick and how to make informed buying decisions.


The Kogan Series 7 AF700019 is a 40-inch Full HD smart TV with inbuilt access to Netflix and Youtube straight from the remote. For a limited time, Kogan has slashed the price to just $299 - a saving of 25%. Here are the details.


HD TVs have come a long way since the days of the first flatscreens, but here's a little secret for you: this year's new, fancy, top line TVs aren't really going to improve much on last year's new, fancy top line TVs. If you're in the market for a new display, you're better off looking for older, discounted models.