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practical home theater: a guide to audio and video systems

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TV Buying Guide

CNET breaks out the most important things to know when shopping for a new television.

By January 31, 2014

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Headphone buying guide

In-ear vs. on-ear, circumaural vs. supraaural, open vs. closed back -- shopping for the right pair of headphones can be tough, but CNET's on the job with a buying guide to help you narrow down your choices.

By November 26, 2013

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Home Audio Buying Guide

Buying a home audio system can be baffling, but it doesn't have to be. We tell you what's important, what to ignore, and how to get the biggest bang for your buck.

By November 27, 2013

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Camera buying guide

The most important things to know when shopping for a camera.

By October 4, 2013

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Virtual reality's next level: Seeing your hands

In this roundup, learn about YouTube's GIF maker, Facebook's take on a dislike button, and how the next Oculus Rift can track hand movements. Meanwhile, Bridget Carey learns she can't handle virtual zombies.

By December 12, 2014

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Is surround sound for music and home theater on its way out?

Music surround formats never really caught on, and now the appeal of listening to five or more speakers for movies is fading fast.

By February 9, 2014

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Build the ideal home theater with 'The Fix'

Get expert advice on finding the right TV distance, wall-mounting a TV on the cheap, and the top three ways to add audio to your home theater.

By March 10, 2014

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Ford Sync 3 dumps Microsoft for BlackBerry

We get an early peek at the next Ford Sync interface, Microsoft accepts Bitcoin payments, and Google Search adds new features for Apple's iOS.

By December 11, 2014

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Unlock hidden features on your Canon dSLR

Open up a world of possibilities with your Canon dSLR including HDR video and focus peaking, just by installing the Magic Lantern firmware. Here's how to do it.

By December 11, 2014

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Amazon Echo is a Star Trek computer for your home

Stand aside, Siri. Amazon's Echo smart speaker, with its Alexa voice assistant, has plenty to say. Also, Microsoft makes Office free to use on mobile, and most messaging apps score poorly on security.

By November 6, 2014