Most modern laptops equipped with the HDMI or a more compact version of Mini-HDMI.In this case, the easiest way is to simply buy a HDMI cable and connect the laptop through it.This ensures the best image quality.It is transmitted in digital format, distortions do not occur.
older laptops only have a VGA output for connecting an external monitor.Some TVs have a SmartTV connector.It is called the PC.You can easily find it on the back of the TV.In this case it will be enough cable VGA.If your TV has only a component input (RCA-jack three "Tulip"), you need an adapter, shown in the photo.Also in specialty shops you can find adapter cables.
If you do not want to use a wire, you can use special software provided TV manufacturers.For example, it is called the Samsung Smart View.If you connect the TV to a laptop and a Wi-Fi network, you can watch movies directly from the screen of laptop SmartTV-device.
For owners of today's notebooks, built on chipset Intel, there is another possibility - the technology WiDi (Wireless Display).On-board video compresses the image on the screen and sends it via Wi-Fi to devices that support the technology."Out of the box┬╗ WiDi support, for example, some models SmartTV from LG and Samsung.These TVs can select a source WiDi.For others need to buy a special adapter, an example of which is shown in the figure.In this case, connect to a TV You can any modern smartphone or tablet.
To use WiDi laptop to a Windows 8.1 do the following.On the start screen to hold the mouse in the right tap of the screen and choose from the appearing menu "Devices".Then click "Send screen" and "Add" wireless display projectors in the group.Follow the instructions on the TV and the laptop.