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LED local dimming explained

The term "local dimming" gets used frequently in LED LCD marketing. It's one of the few such terms that can actually denote improved picture quality, but not all local-dimming methods are created equal. Here's the difference.

By Jan. 22, 2014

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HDTV settings explained

An HDTV's settings have a dramatic effect on the TV's performance. Knowing what each does is the first step to ensure your TV looks its best.

By May. 3, 2011

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Car Tech 101: Power steering explained

CNET's Brian Cooley demystifies the innovations connected to your steering wheel.

By Apr. 1, 2014

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What is FLAC? The high-def MP3 explained

CNET explains what FLAC is, as well as where to buy music in the FLAC format, and how to play it on your iPhone, computer, or MP3 player.

By Oct. 18, 2012

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New HTC One 'Duo Camera' explained

A leak from an Australian carrier ad says that the handset will feature two cameras to enhance post-picture-taking editing.

By Mar. 11, 2014

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Samsung's Galaxy S5 fingerprint sensor explained

A report citing inside sources says the upcoming smartphone will come equipped with fingerprint reading technology within the device's home button.

By Feb. 17, 2014

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What is 4K UHD? Next-generation resolution explained

From the World Cup to Netflix, in 2014 you're going to start hearing a lot more about 4K resolution or 'Ultra HD.' But what is it? And more importantly, do you want it?

By Jan. 23, 2012

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Extraordinary earthquake lights explained -- they're not UFOs

The rare and colorful lights sometimes seen before major earthquakes could come from electric charges in certain types of rock.

By Jan. 6, 2014

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Home networking explained, Part 9: Access your home computer remotely

CNET editor Dong Ngo points you in the general direction of how to access your home network remotely using a Dynamic DNS service.

By Feb. 21, 2014

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LED LCD backlights explained

The LEDs in "LED TVs" come in several different configurations, and some are better than others.

By Mar. 8, 2013