Archive for the ‘TV, Audio & Electronics’ Category

How to make your home theatre more like the movies

June 29th, 2015 by

Going to the movies is fun, but it’s not always the most economical night out. Think about it  - you’re going out to stand in a line, then squeeze into a dark room with a mob of strangers for two hours. Is that really worth the ticket prices? source: wikipedia Here’s our guide to recreating the cinema experience in your very own home, where you can control the ... Read more

All about that bass: how to set up subwoofers

June 20th, 2015 by

Whether you're listening to a new album or the soundtrack of your favourite movie or TV show, it'll always sound better on an amazing audio system. source: regan76 on Flickr But if you want to not only hear the sound from your speakers, but feel its rumble in your bones, then you'll need an audio system featuring one or more subwoofers to really bring home the bass. Do I ... Read more

How to find a lost remote control

June 17th, 2015 by

Picture this: You’re settling in for a lazy evening at home. You’ve ordered some takeaway, got a few relaxing drinks standing by, and tossed some extra-comfortable cushions onto your couch in preparation for a prolonged sitting session.  Only one thing is missing… Where’s the TV remote? You swear you had it just a second ago. The TV is on, its volume still turned obnoxiously loud from the other ... Read more

Product review of the Sennheiser MM550-XTRAVEL noise cancelling headphones with bluetooth – Fabulous for the frequent flyer

June 13th, 2015 by

Appliances Online recently expanded into the consumer electronics market, giving our customers the confidence of a one stop shop for home appliances, audio visual and personal electronic devices, such as digital Cameras, mobile phones, and headphones. Our buying team has been working hard on securing accounts with the best-of-the-best in terms of audio companies so we can bring you premium quality electronics at competitive prices. And one of ... Read more

Life hacks – Simple solutions for how to clean your TV screen

May 21st, 2015 by

We all know how annoying it is having finger prints, smudges and other oily marks impairing the TV Screen while you're watching your favourite show. Our advice to avoid unwanted grimy distractions - TV screens should be cleaned on a regular basis for the best viewing experience. [caption id="attachment_32222" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Image courtesy of phanlop88 at[/caption] You should also try to keep them dust free, as dust can ... Read more

Buying Guide: What is the best TV for me?

May 19th, 2015 by

Do you use your TV to recreate the cinema experience at home?  Prefer to kick back with a sitcom after work?  Or is the TV mostly for keeping the kids entertained? source: wikipedia Whatever your household, you'll want a TV that's been designed and built with the right features and specifications to suit your particular unique needs. Here are a few popular ways to enjoy a TV, along with ... Read more

What is a Smart TV and 7 other commonly asked appliance questions

May 15th, 2015 by

On any given day, hundreds of visitors to the Appliances Online website ask us appliance-related questions. These questions can range from the probing “What is the best vacuum cleaner?” to the less testing “How many doors does a double-door fridge have?” Let’s reveal the most popular appliance questions in Australia: 1. What is a Smart TV? So what is a smart TV? Like the smartphone did for the mobile phone, a ... Read more

Life hacks – Top tips on how to keep your cables clean throughout your home theatre system

May 14th, 2015 by

At Appliances Online we have a huge catalogue of home theatre products, each of which can be put together to create the perfect home entertainment experience. You can simulate a grandstand with surround sound, or create a home movie den with the latest visual technology. But this can all come with the downside of knotted cables, cords and plugs. Not matter how nice your setup is, the spaghetti-like tangle ... Read more

Samsung soundbar HW-J551 review – Stylish sound for sexy TVs

May 6th, 2015 by

So you’ve got yourself a new TV with all the bells and whistles. Not only is the picture quality fantastic, it also connects to the Internet! This gives you access to services like Netflix, and YouTube, as well as a wide range of apps, including games, fitness and heaps of other content to keep you busy for hours. The only downside to your new TV is the sound. ... Read more

The Perfect NetFlix Companion

May 2nd, 2015 by

Unless you have been tucked away in your home without a WiFi connection or access to the TV, you will no doubt have heard about the arrival of NetFlix to Australia. NetFlix was born way back in 1997, and for many years was restricted to American viewers only. This lead to thousands of users seeking software that could trick NetFlix into thinking they were in America. The ... Read more

Three things you’ll need to be ready for the Netflix Australia launch

March 16th, 2015 by

Netflix, the streaming service that’s been changing the way people enjoy TV, will finally be touching down on Australian shores on 24 March 2015. Haven’t heard of Netflix? In short, it’s kind of like joining a library, but for TV shows and movies. Pay a subscription, and legally stream anything in the Netflix library straight to your TV, whenever you want. No more waiting until a show’s ... Read more

Is it time to upgrade your TV?

February 23rd, 2015 by

Once upon a time, your old TV would last for decades, and only need replacing if knocked over and smashed by a disobedient pet or stupid householder. But modern TVs, just like computers, phones and Doctor Who stars, need to be replaced every few years to keep up with the times. Sure, nobody likes the extra expense and hassle of upgrading their TV technology. But in the end, ... Read more

May the bass be with you – Star Wars™ headphones available now!

November 14th, 2014 by

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away… *record scratch* Actually, right now, right here at Appliances Online, a collection of Star Wars™ themed headphones are available from SMS Audio, the headphone company of rap superstar 50 Cent. Each set of these foldable headphones delivers awesome sound quality, complete with passive noise cancelling so that nothing can distract you from your unforgettable John Williams score. Wear your ... Read more

Be Dad’s favourite this Father’s Day with a new Panasonic TV!

August 28th, 2014 by

With Father's Day a week or so away, let us take a moment to appreciate everything that our Dads do for us. When it comes to showing Dad your appreciation this Father's Day, it's best to do so using actions, not words. So instead of a hilarious greeting card or perfunctory box of chocolates, show Dad your appreciation with a gift you know he'll definitely use and enjoy, ... Read more

Appliances for Entertaining

August 13th, 2014 by

Whether you’re hosting a dinner party, celebrating a birthday or anniversary, or having your mates over for the grand final, a few well-chosen appliances can make a big contribution to your evening's success. Here's a selection of handy appliances for entertaining - before your guests arrive, while you're entertaining them, and when they've left: Pre-Party Appliances Freezer for ice No matter the season or time of year, chances are your ... Read more