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The Right Home Entertainment Set-Up for a Grand Final

The Right Home Entertainment Set-Up for a Grand Final

The first weekend in October will undoubtedly be the biggest of 2015 for Aussie footy fans. Two grand finals, back to back. 160 minutes of AFL and NRL over two days, plus pre-shows and presentations. That’s a lot of TV time for one weekend!

But, before that we’ve got a four weeks of finals to go through – so what better time to make sure your home entertainment set up is up to scratch?

Picture-Perfect Plays

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What You Need to Know About OLED TVs

When it comes to TVs, there are already so many acronyms to know (LED, LCD, HD, 4K, etc), but this is one you’ll want to know. OLED stands for Organic Light Emitting Diode. The key thing to understand is that OLED TVs are thin. Incredibly so – the thinnest that have been shown are less than a centimetre thick! That makes them super light and thin, while still retaining outstanding picture quality.

Getting Curvy

This great technology has enabled manufactured to ...

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The Betta Guide to Streaming Services

When it comes to entertainment, we’ve got more choices than ever before on what to watch. Gone are the days of strictly prime-time viewing, or heading down to the shops to rent a movie; now it’s all at your fingertips. But, with so many choices for entertainment, how do you differentiate between the services? Let us be your guide!

Netflix

Below, you’ll find an explanation of the main services available, how to access them, ...

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3 Reasons Christmas is Betta with an HD TV

3 Reasons Christmas is Betta with an HD TV

There’s plenty to love about Christmas time that gets you up and out of the TV room. There are family lunches and dinners, hitting the park or the beach, and a host of other fun activities to fill the holiday. But, there is definitely something to be said for enjoying some quality time in front of the TV too. With that in mind, here are three reasons why we think Christmas is better with an HD TV!

Of course, ...

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Upgrading Your TV with LG

Upgrading Your TV with LG

Between the World Cup, Wimbledon, and the State of Origin, there’s been a whole lot of incredible sport to catch over the past month.  All broadcast around the world in HD, anyone with a TV not quite up to scratch didn’t get the full experience. For anybody whose TV is a little worse for wear, it’s worth checking out the latest range of screens.

Once upon a time (well, only a few years ago, really), upgrading the TV was quite a ...

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webOS Smart Tvs

webOS Smart Tvs

At Betta, it’s no secret that we love our Smart TVs! After a few years on the market, they’re getting even better, and LG are leading the charge with their new webOS-powered units. When they were unveiled earlier this year, tech fans were incredibly excited over the new TVs and all their possibilities. Now, they’ve arrived in-store!

What is webOS?

Every device you use has an operating system. This refers to the base software that runs everything like the apps ...

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Twin Tuner TVs – What’s All The Fuss About?

Twin Tuner TVs – What’s All The Fuss About?

by Clinton D’Silva

The roll-out of digital TV signals has put more great stuff on our TV screens than ever before, and sometimes it’s hard to decide what to watch (we know – it’s a very nice problem to have). Anyway, for recording TV, we’ve generally had to use external devices, like DVD recorders and Personal Video Recorders (PVR).  Newer models brought that functionality inside the actual TV itself, but most only allowed you to record the same thing you ...

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Smart Ways to Shop

Smart Ways to Shop

by Adrian Mitchell

Online Reviews

When it comes to large purchases, whether it’s an appliance or a piece of furniture, it’s always good to do your research.  Whatever the item you’re after, there are usually plenty of reviews online, where previous purchasers report on their own shopping experiences and their time with the product.

One of the most important parts of looking at reviews online, but not quite the easiest, is working out whose reviews to trust. Most reviewers are regular people ...

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Get Ready for Footy Season

Get Ready for Footy Season

Everyone whose life has been missing a little something for the last five months can breathe a sigh of relief – footy season is nearly upon us. It’s a glorious time, and if you’re going to be leaping off the couch and screaming at the TV, you might as well do it to a shiny new screen! Plenty of people traditionally upgrade their TVs around grand final time, but we think it’s better to put the horse before the cart, ...

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Enjoy Movies in Style with a Panasonic SC-BTT880GNK Blu-ray Home Theatre

Enjoy Movies in Style with a Panasonic SC-BTT880GNK Blu-ray Home Theatre

When it comes to the home entertainment experience, a great TV is incomplete without a Blu-ray Home Theatre System to provide the best experience. The combination of crystal clear images and powerful surround sound can transform a humble living room into a home theatre sanctuary. Soon you’ll be skipping the cinemas to chill out at home with a movie, or one of those TV box sets Santa left in your stocking. Sound good? Our tips for creating a theatre experience ...

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