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How Android 5.0 lets you get raw for better photos

Programmers have begun unlocking a new feature in Google's new Lollipop mobile OS: the ability to shoot photos in raw format, which adds new flexibility in image quality.

By December 19, 2014

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4K Blu-ray discs arriving in 2015 to fight streaming media

Those who want movies with the very highest quality will be keen on 4K Blu-ray's better resolution, color, and dynamic range. Yet millions seem happy with streaming video, despite its shortcomings.

By September 5, 2014

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Sound bite: Despite Pono's promise, experts pan HD audio

By raising $4.3 million on Kickstarter, Neil Young's startup shows an appetite for better sound quality. The only hitch: experts say there's little point going beyond CD quality.

By March 20, 2014

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How we test: Desktops

Learn about CNET's testing procedures for desktops.

By February 12, 2014

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Behind the scenes with Dolby's new HDR TV tech

At a special sneak preview, a few of us journo types got to see upcoming High Dynamic Range technology from Dolby. And it might just improve all TVs.

By December 20, 2013

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Blu-ray set to make 4K decision later this year

The Blu-ray Disc Association has confirmed that a task force is evaluating proposals for adding new features such as 4K playback to the format.

By April 25, 2013

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Ultra HD 4K and beyond: Rec. 2020 glimpses the future of TVs

The ITU Radiocommunication Assembly has put out new recommended standards for Ultra HD TVs. What do they mean to you?

By February 25, 2013

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Three TV improvements more worthwhile than Ultra HD 4K

4K Ultra HD is four times the resolution of 1080p. Here are three improvements far more worthwhile.

By October 30, 2012

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Revamped DNG format shows new Lightroom possibilities

Adobe's updated raw-image format now handles stitched panoramas and HDR photos, part of a plan to attract more photographers and allies. Adobe hopes to see the features used -- but isn't promising anything.

By October 17, 2012

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Why 4K TVs are stupid (still)

Some interesting comments still aren't convincing. 4K resolution in TVs is still a dumb idea.

By August 14, 2012