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NASA vet weighs in on 'Gravity': 'Spectacular realism'

Mark Uhran, a 28-year NASA veteran with the International Space Station, outlines his thoughts on "Gravity," the terrifyingly realistic new film about free drifting in space starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney.

By October 4, 2013

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Ultra HD 4K TV color, part I: Red, green, blue and beyond

With new technologies and standards well on their way, TV color realism will significantly improve for the first time since the dawn off color TV. Behold, the technicolored future.

By March 20, 2015

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Brooding, brutal 'Daredevil' shows the shadows of the Marvel universe (spoiler-free review)

The rain-soaked alleys and intense punch-ups of this new Netflix show are a million miles from the colourful adventures of the Avengers.

By April 9, 2015

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'Imagine grenades going off around you': Halo's Mike Colter on acting for games and being a Marvel hero

As "Daredevil" lands on Netflix, we meet the next Marvel superhero to talk Luke Cage, Marvel's web of secrecy, and why actors shouldn't be fanboys.

By April 9, 2015

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Ultra HD 4K TV color, part II: The (near) future

We're on the cusp of a revolution in TV color. Whether via DCI P3 or Rec. 2020, richer, more lifelike colors are coming soon to content and TV screens near you. Here's what you need to know.

By March 20, 2015

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New TV tech for 2015: Improving the LCD

Confused about quantum dots, HDR, MEMS and other new TV tech? Here's what all of 2015's TV buzzwords mean.

By January 27, 2015

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High Dynamic Range arrives at CES 2015

HDR, or High Dynamic Range, was one of the big TV tech announcements at the show. Multiple companies, including Samsung, Sony, Dolby, and Netflix, discuss a contrasty future.

By January 8, 2015

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Prosthetic 'smart' skin can feel all of the things

A stretchy synthetic skin is embedded with sensors to replicate a skin-like sense of touch for prosthetics.

By December 9, 2014

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Post-4K OLED TV: Where does picture quality go from here?

Now that there are 4K OLED televisions, can picture quality get any better? Have we achieved perfection? If so, where do we go from here? Here's a list of next steps.

By October 7, 2014

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Elon Musk thinks you could travel to Mars really soon

The SpaceX founder hopes to put humans on Mars in the mid-2020s, but that's just the first tiny baby step toward creating his vision of a Martian metropolis.

By October 3, 2014