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Ultra HD '4K' TV refresh rates are all lies (basically)

"ClearMotion," "TruMotion," "Motion Rate 240" and "Effective" refresh rates are not true refresh rates. Here's why.

By August 2, 2015


Google Doodle circles creator of Venn diagram

Google celebrates the 180th birthday of John Venn, the man responsible for so many fascinating PowerPoint diagrams.

By August 4, 2014


Netflix just made binge-watching your favorite shows way better

Netflix brings the smart home to your video-streaming experience with a DIY Wi-Fi switch designed to simultaneously turn on the TV, silence your phone, order food, and even dim the lights.

By September 28, 2015


I took me out to a ball game, where tech called balls and strikes

Technically Incorrect: The two-game series between the San Rafael Pacifics and the Vallejo Admirals claimed to be the first to use Pitchf/x tech to make decisions.

By July 30, 2015


How to install the OS X El Capitan public beta

If you can't wait until the official release of the next Mac operating system this fall, then you should consider getting the public beta of El Capitan right now. Here's how to install it.

By July 14, 2015


Why lasers are the future (of projectors)

In projectors designed for both the cinema and at home, lasers are starting to replace traditional lamps as the light source of choice. This is potentially awesome. Here's why.

By June 30, 2015


​With an infrared rainbow, IBM optical chip outpaces copper wires

Big Blue's researchers have demonstrated fiber-optic technology that could help computers break through today's speed limits by transferring data faster.

By May 12, 2015


Microsoft downplays new report of Windows flaw

Researchers say a new variation on an old flaw could allow hackers to steal log-in credentials from users of every version of Windows. Microsoft doesn't seem too worried.

By April 13, 2015


​After refit, Large Hadron Collider resumes hunt for new Higgs

The European particle accelerator takes an important step in the second phase of its hunt for more Higgs bosons, dark matter and other mysteries of the universe.

By April 5, 2015


Scientists capture the first image of light behaving as both a particle and a wave

Researchers have achieved the first ever pictorial evidence that light can simultaneously behave as a particle and as a wave.

By March 3, 2015