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Stop Netflix from automatically playing the next episode

Netflix's Post-Play feature can now be disabled in your account settings.

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Get your TV (and other devices) football-ready

With the annual Big Game coming up, now's the time to make sure your TV is set up perfectly. Here are CNET's best tips for making sure your living room is ready for some football.

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How to watch YouTube videos on your TV

Even a "dumb" TV can stream flash-mob dances and piano-playing cats. You just need the right source.

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Find out how to mirror your phone's display on your TV so that you can enjoy music, video, and games on the big screen.

Miracast: Everything to know about mirroring Android

Get to know the wireless tech that lets you duplicate your Android device's screen on your TV so you can watch HD movies, play music, or supersize your favorite apps.

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How to set up Chromecast using your iOS device

Google released a new app that allows iPhone and iPad users to manage their Chromecast using only their iOS device. Here's how to set it up.

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Tips and tricks to improve your Chromecast experience

These simple tips will make streaming from your computer to your TV more enjoyable.

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Here I've doctored the image to show what combing artifacts look like, and why interlaced video isn't great with fast motion. This is exaggerated, obviously.

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.

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How to keep your TV from falling over

All TVs are tall, heavy, and have pointy parts. Best not to let them fall on you (or smaller versions of you that cohabitate in your abode).

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How to connect an iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch to your TV

Connecting your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch to your TV is simple, but you have to select the right cables first.

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How to turn your Galaxy S4 into a universal remote

With the built-in IR blaster, use your Galaxy S4 as a universal remote that controls many components and offers personalized recommendations on what to watch.

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The big picture: Projection screen basics

Thinking about getting a projector? Don't forget the screen!

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The image on the left is correct. The image on the right is a simulation of what the same image would look like with the Contrast control set too high. Notice how the clouds lack all detail, and are merely white blobs.

How to set a TV up by eye

Sometimes you don't have access to a setup disc but want to do a rough setup using the tools in your head. This guide should help you get a TV watchable.

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