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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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How we test: Blu-ray players

Learn about CNET's testing procedures for Blu-ray players.

By February 10, 2014

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Amazon Basics vs. Monoprice: Which HDMI cable to buy?

When it comes to cheap HDMI cables, what's the better option, AmazonBasics or Monoprice? We take a look.

By August 11, 2014

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CEDIA Expo home theater roundup: OLED, Lasers, Atmos, and more

The yearly Custom Electronic Design & Installation Association Expo took place in Denver last week, and we got to see demos of new OLED TVs, laser projectors, Dolby Atmos, and more. Here are some highlights.

By September 15, 2014

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QuickFlics archives your smartphone videos to DVD

If you're tired of your videos languishing in cloud or small-screen obscurity, this service will deliver them on disc to your door.

By August 27, 2014

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Roku TVs marry cheap prices, proven smarts (hands-on)

The Roku TVs introduced at CES in January are now available for preorder. In addition to offering our favorite streaming platform built right into the TVs, the initial wave of models is priced even lower than mainstays like Vizio.

By August 18, 2014

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Dolby Atmos at home: Ears on

Dolby Atmos will change the way you hear movies in the theater, and now at home. We put on our listening ears and check it out.

By August 13, 2014

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What is Audio Return Channel (ARC)?

Audio Return Channel is a useful feature, in certain situations, built into TVs, receivers, and soundbars. It lets you send audio from a TV back down to a soundbar or receiver. Here's why you might want it, and why you might not.

By August 8, 2014

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Lip-sync error: Causes, solutions

Is there a delay between hearing a voice, and seeing the lips move on screen? Do you see an actor's lips move, then them speaking? These problems are called lip sync errors, and you might be able to fix them.

By August 7, 2014

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10 best TV technologies

Not every flat-screen feature is created equal. Here are a few of our favorite technologies of the high-definition TV era.

By August 4, 2014