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Pioneer Kuro PDP-5020FD reviewed, and why Panasonic is rated higher

CNET reviews the Pioneer Kuro PDP-5020FD, and despite the hype and expectations, it's not the best HDTV of 2008.

By July 21, 2008


'Should I buy a Kuro before it's too late?': Ask the Editors

Having just reviewed the chief competition to Pioneer's well-regarded, and now-extinct, Kuro plasma TVs, CNET editor David Katzmaier recommends which one to buy.

By April 6, 2009


Are DLNA-certified HDTVs worth it right now? Ask the Editors

We explain why it's best to wait on buying a DLNA-certified television based on the televisions we tested this year.

By November 14, 2008


Pioneer Kuro PDP-20FD

Best-in-class black levels and excellent all-around performance places the Pioneer PDP-5020FD near the top of the picture quality heap, but it will cost you.

By July 17, 2008

4 stars Editors' rating July 17, 2008

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Panasonic's THX plasma goes large, gets Editors' Choice

The Panasonic TH-58PZ800U follows in the footsteps of its 50-inch brother by winning the Editors' Choice award. Here's how.

By October 3, 2008


Streaming services vs. the DIY approach

Vudu, Amazon's Video on Demand, and Netflix's instant-streaming service--what do they all have in common? They're Internet-based video-streaming services, and they also charge a fee.

By October 2, 2008


DLNA for media streamers--what does it all mean?

We demystify the technical jargon and shortcomings of DLNA.

By September 18, 2008


The case for online HDTV firmware updates

CNET editors ruminate on the positives and negatives of HDTVs getting firmware and software updates.

By September 15, 2008


Counting blurry lines: Should CNET test for motion resolution on HDTVs?

CNET reviewers explain the methodology for testing motion resolution and ask whether it should be included in HDTV reviews.

By September 5, 2008


Sony's KDL-46Z4100 DLNA capabilities disappoint

We recently looked at the network media streaming capabilities of Sony's KDL-46Z4100 front-panel LCD, and frankly there's not much to look at save for a slide show of colorful photography.

By August 21, 2008