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Kit Guide: Connecting a Smart TV to the internet
My personal setup includes both the Apple TV and Roku 3. That said, the idea of having a single unit for all your video watching needs is attractive. Telstra unveils Connected Workplace. Wired connections A wired connection is sometimes called an 'Ethernet' or 'LAN' connection, and is simply a cable that connects from your TV to your router. You can use the TV in any room, anywhere in the house.

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Get high speed Internet service. According to Popular Mechanics, you'll need a connection which is at least 1. Locate a source for your internet TV. You can find streaming TV on the internet through sites that you pay for such as iTunes, Amazon and Netflix.

In addition, websites such as Hulu offer the latest episodes of many popular TV shows. Or you could get a standalone box such as the Roku player, which streams Netflix content and allows you to purchase TV shows from iTunes and Amazon. Hook your player or gaming system up to your TV using the reccommended cables.

But before you can use any of your TV's smart features, you'll need to get it connected to the internet. To use your Smart TV on the internet, it'll need to be connected to either a wired connection, or a Wi-Fi network - here are the differences. A wired connection is sometimes called an 'Ethernet' or 'LAN' connection, and is simply a cable that connects from your TV to your router. Most internet emabled kit these days has Wi-Fi buit-in, so it's just a case of connecting to your network in the device settings.

Once you've decided how you want to connect, follow these steps to get connected with an ethernet cable or using Wi-Fi. If your router and your TV are quite close to each other, you can plug a cable directly from your router into the 'LAN port' on the back of the TV. If the cable doesn't reach but you still want to use a wired connection, you can use 'Powerline' adapters to send the internet signal through the wiring in your house.

First, you'll need to get the Wi-Fi password, which is normally found on the back of your router. When your kit's fully broken, you need it fixed fast. Our accredited experts will get you back up and running in no time.

Connect it From getting your kit home to setting it up, we can help. Fix it When something goes wrong with your kit, we can pick up the pieces. Most new TVs come with the ability to connect to the Internet, but there are a number of ways to easily turn an existing TV into a so-called smart TV.

In most cases, this will give users either a second screen for their computer or it will mirror what they see on their machines. Of course, using a computer as a TV involves a lot of work by the user, who has to move the mouse and type out each website they want to go to. This is why digital media receivers exist. Tech we want to see in Once users have their device set up, they can log into all their accounts and begin streaming content. However, there are pros and cons to each device.

For Apple one big advantage is that it has a YouTube channel, which Roku does not. Apple fans can also use AirPlay, a feature that lets them easily send content from their Apple devices and computers to Apple TV. Using this feature, users can quickly find content on their phone and send it to their TV or they can give a presentation on their iPad that is then shown on a TV's big screen.

Apple users also have access to the company's large catalog of content available from iTunes. For Roku there are a variety of advantages, including that it has hundreds of more channels than Apple does.

Apple users also don't have any access to Amazon, which has a large collection of watchable content that can be purchased or rented. Where the cameras roll. The Roku 3 also has a motion-sensor control that can be used for some games, notably Angry Birds.

And for users who don't want to buy the Roku 3, they can also get cheaper versions of the device that come with some limitations.

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