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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

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Hertz installs cameras and microphones in rental cars

Technically Incorrect: Some of Hertz's NeverLost systems now have cameras and mics -- which the company claims it doesn't intend to use at this time.

By March 16, 2015

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Harman app teaches you to be a better listener

In its quest to deliver better audio quality in its home and automotive sound systems, Harman International trains its focus groups to listen for specific frequencies in music, using an app available to the public.

By June 5, 2015

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​Appliance Science Experiments: Mapping your microwave hot spots

Do you want to know how good your microwave is? You can see how many hot spots it has with a few bits of buttered bread, and you can measure the speed of light at the same time. Appliance Science looks at mapping your microwave.

By May 6, 2015

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Killer curves: The radically new Technics SB-C700 speakers

The Audiophiliac spends quality time with Technics new bookshelf speaker, it's amazing!

By April 11, 2015

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Engineering students extinguish fire with sound

A pair of engineering students created a new type of fire extinguisher that uses sound waves to put out flames.

By March 26, 2015

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Hear here: Isn't it about time you had your hearing tested?

Go ahead and make an appointment with an audiologist, and set a baseline for your hearing.

By March 21, 2015

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Ashley Judd says she's pressing charges against Twitter trolls

Technically Incorrect: All she did was say that the University of Arkansas basketball team was "playing dirty." Then the invective rolled in, including threats of physical violence.

By March 18, 2015

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Alright, Alright! Matthew McConaughey extolls the virtues of VHS

Technically Incorrect: Jimmy Kimmel enlists the help of the Oscar winner (and native Texan) to see if he can give a boost to Austin business Vulcan Video in a series of local ads.

By March 17, 2015

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Three judges fired for using office computers to watch porn

Technically Incorrect: In Britain, it seems the judiciary can be injudicious when it comes to using technology at work.

By March 17, 2015