3 Things You Didn't Know You Could Use Your Smart TV For

Our smart TVs are wonderful pieces of technology with many capabilities that allow you to view videos differently. People mostly use these TVs for television and streaming purposes, but they have multiple other uses. Smart TVs have many other uses when combined with other technology and used with different settings. These features allow for various applications.

Making Video and Audio Calls

Using different apps, such as Google Duo or Skype, allows you to call a person using video or audio. Any device with internet access can download these apps to call someone, and that includes smart TVs. Video calls on the computer may feel a little awkward on such a small screen, but when you use a television screen to see the person you’re talking to, it feels more convenient. Hooking up a webcam to your smart TV will allow the person to see you while you see them on the TV screen. This setup works well for virtual gatherings when multiple people want to say hello.

Using It To Browse the Web

Computers require monitors for you to operate them. Not many people realize that you can use a smart TV to search the web. The TV can search through the web and use apps while supplying a larger screen that’ll improve the visuals of whatever site you search. The remote acts as the interface and helps you move through commands to select where you want to go on the internet.

Playing Computer Games With It

Normally, people play computer games with an average computer and monitor setup. But what most people don’t know about their smart TV is they can use it to play computer games. There are numerous ways to play computer games on a TV, such as using apps that allow you to stream the gameplay to the TV while you use your mouse and keyboard. When you finish playing, you can easily go back to watching TV with the switch of an app.

The abilities of a smart TV exceed the limits that most people are aware of. Try these unique features and many others to optimize your smart TV usage.

By Dianne Pajo

Dianne Pajo is a writer based out of the Chicagoland area with a passion for music, combat sports, and animals. She enjoys competing in amateur boxing and kickboxing, but in her other leisure time, you can find her performing music around the city. She is also a dog mom of 2.