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If you're one of those people who buys a brand-new TV, spends hours straining your back trying to place it in your home entertainment centre (or affix it to your wall) and starts watching your favourite show to celebrate... you missed a crucial step. Your television, new or old, comes with a bunch of settings that are worth exploring to get the best picture quality — or, at least, a picture you're pleased with.

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You've bought a new smart TV and you're keen to pair a media server with it. You can't just browse the videos on your file server using the TV's user interface — you'll need a middleman — but before you rush out and grab a Pi, NUC or install Plex on your desktop machine, make sure your humble NAS can't do the job first.

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It's that time of year when all the major television makers show off their latest technologies in the war for Aussie lounge rooms. In one corner, Samsung continues to back the LED-backlit LCD camp (let's just call it LED). In the other corner, LG's Ultra HD OLED. Adam Turner recently tried out the 2017 flagship models from both manufacturers. Here is his verdict.

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If you just bought a brand new Android TV, or a box that runs the Google OS, you probably want to dive straight in and explore all of the new features. You'll notice right away that it's similar to Android for your phone, but built for the big screen. Still, it can occasionally be tricky to navigate. Here are 6 tips to get you up and running as quickly as possible.

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Sony has slashed the RRP on a range of 4K TVs as part of its Click Frenzy sale. If you're looking for a cheap(ish) 4K TV, this is a pretty good bet: each model comes with HDR functionality, 4K X-Reality PRO processing, voice search and in-built Android TV.

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If you're looking to upgrade your TV, today is the day to act: JB Hi-Fi is slashing 20 per cent or more off its TV range, including 4K panels from Sony, Panasonic, Samsung and LG. Here are the best deals from JB Hi-Fi's massive TV sale with links to buy online. Prices start at under $200.

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So you've just bought yourself a new TV. Whether it's an entry level HD TV, a state-of-the-art 4K panel or something in-between, the second you set it up, there are a few small tweaks that you can do to make it look better than it already does. You can spend zero dollars on this or you can spend a couple of hundred, but the result that you get will be a noticeable improvement.

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It's been a while since we've featured an Aldi TV on Dealhacker, but this offer is definitely worth a shout-out: for 799 dollarydoos, you get an enormous 65-inch Ultra HD TV with inbuilt USB media playback and PVR recording. Here's a look at the specifications.

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Dear Gizmodo, my fiancée and I are about to move into our first home, and our current TV is too big and bulky to mount in the house on the wall where we want our TV. We're not TV connoisseurs and we don't need all the latest and greatest features, we simply want the thinnest TV we can get with adequate image quality. Ideally the TV will be between 42 and 47 inches and $750 or less. Used/refurbished TVs are okay with us. What should we get and where should we look?

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Last night, we attended Samsung's 2014 TV launch where the company unveiled its latest 4K television range: the bizarrely curved HU9000 series. According to Samsung, the curvature of its new panels draws the viewer into the image in a way flatscreens don't. But how do they stack up in reality? Watch our side-by-side video and decide for yourself.