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Samsung app update suggests Chromecast-like streaming on HDTVs

Potentially useful for anyone that's interested in purchasing a new Samsung television, a recent app update alludes to the addition of mobile device casting from popular video apps like YouTube and Hulu.
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How to make your HDTV squeaky clean for not much green

Not sure how to clean the LCD, OLED, or plasma display that's become the cornerstone of your living room? You don't need to spend money on expensive cleaning solutions to clean your HDTV -- we'll teach you how to do it with simple household…
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What happened to my Netflix?! Here’s why you’re not always getting HD

Netflix says the show you want to watch is available in HD, but that's not what it looks like. We explain why loading times take so long, why the picture quality fluctuates so much and what, if anything, you can do about it.
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Banish the bunny ears (and monthly bills) with these potent indoor antennas 4:47

When transitioning away from pay-TV service, finding the best television antenna for your area can be troublesome. We have tested some excellent solutions for indoor antennas that can be used within apartments and homes.
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Panasonic announces OLED pricing, affordable in two to three years

While the price tag on Panasonic's first 4K OLED television is incredibly steep, the potential for price reductions over the next few years due to increased competition may bring OLED to the average consumer.
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MH…what? Here’s an explanation on MHL and how it works with your TV

There are more ways to mirror your smartphone or tablet on your HDTV than you might think. Check out our rundown of MHL for everything you need to know about the new industry standard and its convenient functionality.
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Ultra HD Blu-ray finalized, 4K discs headed to the home theater

Potentially good news for anyone that's an early adapter of Ultra HD television technology, specifications for Ultra HD Blu-ray discs are now complete and production on software as well as hardware can begin.
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A mom just shot her 50-inch TV because her kids watched too much of it

Arguably a surefire and ill-advised way to drive children away from embracing the life of a couch potato, an Illinois mom thought it would be a brilliant idea to shoot her 50-inch HDTV while the kids were watching it.
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TV calibration 101: How to tune up your new HDTV

You’ve got your new HDTV out of the box, but now what? Our TV calibration guide takes you through the simple steps to getting the best picture from your LCD or plasma TV.
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Best Buy shoppers are already in line waiting for Black Friday

Seeking a killer price on new high definition television sets, two women in California will end up spending just over three weeks camped out in front of a Best Buy before Black Friday deals kick off.
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TV and movies are melting into the same thing, and tech is stirring the pot

Serialized movies are coming out every year like TV shows, and TV shows are pushing creative boundaries like only movies used to. The line between the two is clearly blurring, but why? And what does it mean for viewers?
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RCA releases 12 new ‘Roku-ready’ HDTV models

RCA TV revealed that it has a dozen new HDTVs that are "Roku-ready" thanks to a pre-installed Roku Streaming Stick. The 12 new models, with screen sizes ranging from 28 to 65 inches, offer convenient onboard access to the Roku Channel Store…