There are a number of ways you can plug a computer into a larger screen. You can use HDMI or VGA cables to do so or even connect through wifi. 


Here's a site that walks you though the steps, and gets you to identify the kind of computer and TV you are using, and suggests ways to connect the two: 

http://hookpctotv.com/


Here's an article you can look through to identify the kind of connections you have on your computer and TV. 

http://www.cablesforless.com/How-Do-I-Connect-My-Computer-To-My-TV.aspx


Here is a video explaining some of the basics of how to connect your computer to your TV. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X9P3iulnN4Y


The solution we like here in the office is an Apple TV and a laptop with OSX Mavericks installed on it using a feature called AirPlay

Apple TV: http://www.apple.com/ca/appletv/ 

AirPlay: http://www.apple.com/ca/airplay/


If you are on a PC or Google device, you can use a technology called Chromecast to watch content from your computer/phone/tablet on your TV

Read more here: https://support.google.com/chromecast/answer/6006232?hl=en-CA