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NASA's Mars 2020 rover will make oxygen, peek underground

NASA announces the payload for its next Mars rover and it's set to be even more sophisticated than the highly successful Curiosity mission.

By August 1, 2014

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Patent licensing terms still murky for next-gen video

Plenty of patents are involved in HEVC, the leading technology contender for compressing 4K video. Several big names still haven't signed up for an effort to ease licensing.

By January 17, 2014

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Push for Ultra HD 4K forces picture quality tradeoffs

It's an easy sell: Four times the resolution of HD. The numbers are easy to understand, 2160p easily identifiable as more than 1080p. Every manufacturer is pushing their top-of-the-line 4K TVs as the next generation of superlative picture quality. But resolution is just one aspect of picture quality. Is it possible that by focusing so intently on this one, easily marketed, improvement, that other aspects are getting neglected, or worse, diminished? The short answer? Yep. Here's how.

By March 26, 2014

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Home theater at CES 2014: Sound bars, streaming, and over-the-air TV

Ignore the boring Blu-ray players and clunky home-theater-in-a-box systems. The cool home theater gear at CES 2014 will be sound bars, over-the-air DVRs and new wireless audio products.

By December 24, 2013

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Behind the scenes with Dolby's new HDR TV tech

At a special sneak preview, a few of us journo types got to see upcoming High Dynamic Range technology from Dolby. And it might just improve all TVs.

By December 20, 2013

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Why Xbox One, PS4 price cuts aren't coming until 2015

Thanks to massively successful launches and finely tuned hardware, Sony and Microsoft have the luxury of waiting to begin dropping their prices.

By November 26, 2013

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Holiday deal roundup

It's time to deal so check back often to see what the latest offers are. But don't wait; many of these are limited-time and limited-quantity offers. And if you see a deal that you feel is worthy, drop us a note and we'll do our best to add it to the list.

By November 28, 2013

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PS4 launch games are all £50+ on PSN, same as Xbox One

Downloadable games from Sony and Microsoft are all several quid more expensive than their physical counterparts, despite no box or shipping costs.

By November 27, 2013

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Xbox One disc drive error 'sounds like a robot is vomiting'

Microsoft's brand-new Xbox One console is suffering from teething problems, with a disc drive fault widely reported on Amazon and YouTube.

By November 22, 2013

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Confusion reigns over 4K gaming on PS4 and Xbox One

What's really happening with 4K gaming on the next generation of game consoles?

By November 7, 2013