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Are curved TVs a gimmick?

For the first time since the death of the CRT, numerous nonflat televisions will make it onto store shelves. But has the drive to differentiate and turn a profit bent these boob tubes far beyond beneficial?

By January 10, 2014


Should I upgrade my CRT HDTV? (Morrison's Mailbag)

CNET Reader Chris D wants to know if it's time to upgrade his CRT HDTV. Geoff Morrison helps him out.

By February 10, 2012


New LG LED TV gets '70s styling

A television fashioned after an old-school CRT TV, with two oversize dials and a front speaker, looks like something Don Draper might like.

By August 13, 2013


EU hits Philips, LG, Samsung, others with $1.9B antitrust fine

European regulators impose massive penalties on a series of TV and display makers for "cartel" activity affecting now-outmoded CRT products.

By December 5, 2012


iPad in a TV evokes the past

Frog Design's creative director assembled a CRT-like wooden enclosure from an iPad dock to recreate an emotional connection to familiar home appliances.

By August 12, 2010


Friday Poll: Where will you watch the big game?

It's highly unlikely you'll be watching it on a 19-inch CRT TV from 1992. No, you're stoked for Sunday because it's the day your home theater is made for. Right?

By February 5, 2010


The 404 440: Where the 404 Hotmail password is 123456

"Oh man, I was hanging out with this girl and we walk into her bedroom and she has this BEAT UP old Compaq computer connected to a freakin' CRT monitor there! So I just made up a lie about not feeling well and just left." That's a deal breaker, ladies!

By October 7, 2009


ABS Ultimate X5 - P4 3.2 GHz - Monitor : CRT 19

The ABS Ultimate X5 is a decent choice for gamers who want a system that can moonlight as a DV-editing box when the gaming day is done.

By April 15, 2004

3.5 stars Editors' rating April 15, 2004

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Tackling LCD "burn-ins", and dead/stuck pixels

One of the major problems with old CRT displays was burn-ins, where after a length of displaying the same image or pattern on the screen, a shadow of that image would persist even when the image had changed. With modern LCD displays, you might experien

By June 5, 2009


Velocity Raptor Special Edition - P4 3.2 GHz - 21 CRT

The Raptor Extreme Edition provides a delicious computing experience, provided you can stomach the price tag.

By October 30, 2003

4.5 stars Editors' rating October 30, 2003

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