Devices Guides

Your go-to source for device guides. See what streaming boxes, game consoles, TVs, and other gadgets are all the rage.

The popular Telstra TV box gets a substantial upgrade with its new second-generation version, adding everything from live free-to-air TV to 4K HDR video capabilities – and all in a tiny streamlined box that’s the most user-friendly entertainment device on the market.

With the free-to-air networks squeezing more new channels into their line-ups and using new technology to do so, older TVs miss out on some of the new offerings. A set top box or PVR plugged into that TV can give you access to it all without spending a fortune on a new device!

There’s plenty of great-value mobile providers to choose from, all running on one of the three mobile networks that exist in Australia. So does subscribing to those big networks themselves actually cost that much more? And what are the advantages?

With high quality LCD TVs now so cheap they’re almost an instant buy, the television market has become more about how much you’re willing to spend for increasingly small improvements in picture. Until, of course, you arrive at OLED, the game-changing display tech that’s still reserved for those with cash to spare. Here are the best TVs to buy, based on your budget.

With the NBN rolling out at ever-increasing speed and the plans, options and bundles from dozens of ISPs competing for your attention, what are the key things you should be looking for when shopping around for that all-important broadband connection?

Buying a new TV has always been one of those big purchase decisions. And now, rapid advances in TV technology mean you can get a stunning-looking upgrade for less than you might think. But what’s the best choice for your next TV – and what is OLED all about anyway?

With the ubiquitous headphone jack starting to vanish from mobile phones in the same of progress, there’s never been a better time to look into a pair of quality Bluetooth headphones. And they’ve never sounded better or been more affordable than they are now.

Bringing together all the devices you use to watch, listen and play on your TV, an AV receiver acts as the central hub of your home entertainment system, combining convenience and ease of use with big-amplifier sound quality. And you don’t need to spend a fortune to give your digital devices a welcome upgrade!

If you’re looking for a way to get streaming services such as Stan or Netflix onto your TV without having to spend a ton of money, there’s some extremely capable devices you can pick up, plug in and play – and often do a lot more with as well!

If you’re a movie or TV fan and are looking for the best picture quality around, Blu-ray is still where it’s at. And this selection of current players from well-known brands shows how easy it’s become to afford high-quality movie and TV viewing at home.

One of the biggest advances in picture quality on big-screen TVs in decades is here right now and available on the latest TV models. If you’ve got the budget for it, that is. Can HDR make a big enough difference to your TV viewing experience to be worth the money?

Instead of having to be home for the latest episodes of your favourite shows, you can just command your trusty digital video recorder to grab them for you to watch later – at full HD quality, and on multiple channels at the same time.

Even if you’ve already got a game console at home, you’ve probably heard about the new improved versions that will be competing for your dollar and wondered if you need to get your wallet ready. We take a look at the latest in the game console world.

There’s no need to spend big bucks on game consoles and streaming devices if you’ve got a nice powerful PC just waiting to be pressed into action! Here’s a bunch of ways you can get your PC or laptop’s display onto your big-screen TV without spending a fortune.

Video games have come a long way in recent years, and so have the game consoles that play them! With a huge and ever-growing library of cinematic, thrilling games on the market, you’re going to want a powerful device to keep up. The good news: current game consoles will more than satisfy your needs.