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macroblocking

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What is the blockiness in my TV's picture?

Ever wonder why your TV's picture breaks up into little blocks? It's not your TV.

By Mar. 11, 2013

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What is HEVC? High Efficiency Video Coding, H.265 and 4K compression explained

High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC), also known as H.265, promises twice the compression possible with Blu-ray’s best video compression methods. But how does it work, and is it enough to get us better-looking 4K content?

By Apr. 18, 2014

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How we test: Blu-ray players

Learn about CNET's testing procedures for Blu-ray players.

By Feb. 10, 2014

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When HD isn't HD

Just because you have an HDTV doesn't mean you're watching or seeing HD video.

By May. 2, 2012

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Three TV improvements more worthwhile than Ultra HD 4K

4K Ultra HD is four times the resolution of 1080p. Here are three improvements far more worthwhile.

By Oct. 30, 2012

Review

Samsung UNF9000 series

Despite excellent all-around picture quality, the Samsung UNF9000 4K TV offers almost no improvement over cheaper 1080p TVs that cost much less.

By Oct. 24, 2013

3.5 stars Editor's rating Oct. 24, 2013
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Oppo DV-981HD

Performing nearly as well as players costing four times the price, the Oppo DV-981HD is an unbeatable bargain for videophiles and enthusiasts.

By Feb. 8, 2007

4 stars Editor's rating Feb. 8, 2007

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