123 Results for

dimming

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Philips Hue Wireless Dimming Kit

Leave your phone in your pocket -- for $40, the Philips Hue Wireless Dimming Kit gives you a smart bulb and a handy switch that doubles as a remote.

By August 24, 2015

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Sharp TV adds dimming and dots

The LC-65N9000 packs all the high-end fixins' from curved to local dimming to quantum dots.

By January 6, 2016

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Sony's slim TV still packs in HDR, local dimming

Sony says the the XBR-X930D uses an improved LED backlight technology to deliver more precise dimming and great High Dynamic Range performance from an ultra-slim chassis.

By January 5, 2016

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Secret way to dim iPhone screen for nighttime reading

Go beyond what the brightness slider allows in Control Center for an ultra-dim display for low-light situations.

By December 1, 2015

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Smart features are pretty dim on this gas oven

The LG LDG4315ST disappoints, from its frustrating app to its uneven baking results.

By September 25, 2015

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Looking for a great deal on a TV? Super Bowl time is the right time

In this edition of Ask Maggie, CNET's Marguerite Reardon offers thoughts on when to get a bargain on a TV and why this year in particular is likely to offer some great deals.

By February 7, 2016

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Find out if it's time to replace your Windows laptop battery

Eventually, your once high-endurance laptop might only last a couple hours. Here's how to find out if you need a new one.

By January 24, 2016

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How to control your smart lights with Android Wear

It's not always convenient to reach for your phone to turn off the lights. Use your Android Wear watch to control your lights from your wrist instead.

By January 28, 2016

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Focus on the task at hand with Mac app HazeOver

Avoid distractions by highlighting your active window and dimming the rest.

By January 14, 2016

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SUHD, Super UHD, uLED, Quantum Dots and nits: What do they all mean?

It's a new year with a bunch of new TVs and plenty of confusing tech terms. Here's what they mean, and if they should matter to you.

By January 25, 2016