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How to buy a new phone: The CNET smartphone buying guide

The most important things to know when shopping for a cell phone.

By December 16, 2014

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Philips PFL8900: LED backlight gets laser assist

Philips' Smart Laser LCD TV supposedly improves on standard LED backlights by using a red laser to enhance color. (Note that the TV featured in this video is a prototype, and does not reflect the full final design of the product.)

By January 5, 2015

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Philips TVs combine Android, 4K resolution with moody backlighting

TP Vision, trying to find a way to excite TV buyers, reveals three models at the IFA trade show that marry Google's smart-TV technology with lots of pixels.

By September 4, 2014

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Sony 4K TVs coming in May, starting at $1,300, according to leak

Pricing and availability for Sony's 2015 lineup of 4K TVs has leaked, targeting a release date of May for all of the models and prices from $1,300 up to $8,000.

By February 27, 2015

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New TV tech for 2015: Improving the LCD

Confused about quantum dots, HDR, MEMS and other new TV tech? Here's what all of 2015's TV buzzwords mean.

By January 27, 2015

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High Dynamic Range arrives at CES 2015

HDR, or High Dynamic Range, was one of the big TV tech announcements at the show. Multiple companies, including Samsung, Sony, Dolby, and Netflix, discuss a contrasty future.

By January 8, 2015

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Sony TVs go flatter, 4K and Android-powered at CES 2015

Sony introduced 10 new 4K resolution TVs at CES 2015, including the thinnest LCD TV on the market, and announced it was ditching its homebrew Smart TV software for Google's Android TV.

By January 5, 2015

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CES 2015 TVs predictions

The Consumer Electronics Show is almost upon us. Here are my predictions for what TV trends and announcements we'll see at the show.

By December 18, 2014

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LG leaps quantum dot rivals with new TV

Samsung is widely expected to launch a line of LCD TVs with "quantum dot" technology at CES 2015, but LG has pipped it to the post with the first official announcement.

By December 16, 2014

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Seven TVs that defined 2014

If 2014 was the best of times for TVs, it was also the worst of times. The death of plasma, the birth of OLED. The emergence of 4K. And the dumbing down of smart TV. Join us for a tour, won't you?

By December 16, 2014