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Sound bar buying guide: What you need to know

Sound bar buying guide: What you need to know

Sound bars are the cheapest and easiest way to get better sound in your living room. Here's what's important, what's not and why you should still consider a simple stereo system.


HDMI 2.0: What you need to know

HDMI 2.0: What you need to know

The long-awaited HDMI 2.0 is here, with more 4K support, higher frame rate potential, NO NEW CABLES, and more. 1


Get more from your sound bar by using your TV as a switcher

Get more from your sound bar by using your TV as a switcher

Your sound bar may only have a couple of inputs, but you can easily expand its connectivity by using your TV to switch among devices.


DIY: install a cooling fan in your media cabinet

DIY: install a cooling fan in your media cabinet

It's time to break out the drill and the jigsaw as we give you a step-by-step guide on installing a cooling fan in your media cabinet.


Beyond MP3: lossless audio, HD audio

Beyond MP3: lossless audio, HD audio

MP3s of 128Kbps should be a thing of the past. Make better rips of your CDs, or go beyond CD with HD audio. 1


ACCC 'repair, replace, refund' campaign: know your rights

ACCC 'repair, replace, refund' campaign: know your rights

Do you feel like retailers might not be telling you the whole story on consumer rights? The ACCC is here to help. 1


Convert videos fast with HandBrake

Convert videos fast with HandBrake

Get videos from phones, compact cameras and other sources into a better format with HandBrake. 2


How to restore missing ABC iView, Plus7 to your PS3

How to restore missing ABC iView, Plus7 to your PS3

If you've upgraded your PlayStation 3's firmware to version 3.7 and beyond, you may notice that the Plus7 and ABC iView catch-up TV services have gone missing. How do you get them back? 1


Make your dumb TV smart: use your laptop to get it online

Make your dumb TV smart: use your laptop to get it online

Just like 3D, the TV industry is hoping that smart TVs — that is, TVs that can connect to the internet — will halt the price slide and reinvigorate the flat panel market. 3


Connect a computer to your PS3

Connect a computer to your PS3

Your PlayStation isn't just for games. With these settings and software, you can access your computer's music, videos and photos to view on your TV. 2


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