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Smart TV or media streamer?

Since most TVs are now "smart" TVs, what's the point of media streamers? Which is better: TV apps, or a dedicated streaming device?

By July 29, 2014

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Beyond basic TV settings

Once you’ve got the basics (contrast, brightness, color, etc.) set, there are still dozens of adjustments on your TV. What do they mean, and what’s the right setting? I’m glad you asked.

By April 15, 2014

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HDMI vs. DisplayPort vs. DVI vs. VGA: Which connection to choose?

If you're looking to connect a computer to a TV or monitor, your choices are HDMI, DisplayPort, DVI, and VGA. What's the best connection?

By December 10, 2013

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Behind the scenes with Dolby's new HDR TV tech

At a special sneak preview, a few of us journo types got to see upcoming High Dynamic Range technology from Dolby. And it might just improve all TVs.

By December 20, 2013

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Hands on with the massive Samsung UN-85S9 85-inch 4K TV

The UN-85S9 is massive, and massively expensive. At a special event in LA, we got to spend some time with it, watching 4K, Blu-ray, some test patterns ... even DVD.

By October 28, 2013

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Budget TV resolution rumble: 720p plasma vs. 4K LED LCD

Surely an $1,100 Ultra HD 4K TV can beat out a $500 plasma. Right?

By August 23, 2013

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Brighter is not necessarily better

It's easy to get caught up in the brightness arms race, but it's not all it's cracked up to be.

By August 20, 2013

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1080i and 1080p are the same resolution

The 1080i your cable box sends out is the same number of pixels that your 1080p TV has.

By August 11, 2013

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Input lag: How important is it?

CNET's measuring input lag, but how important a measurement is it?

By June 25, 2013

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Benchmark test Blu-ray helps you set up your TV like a boss

We go hands on with the second edition of the "Spears and Munsil HD Benchmark" test Blu-ray.

By May 20, 2013