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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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Banish the bunny ears (and monthly bills) with these potent indoor antennas

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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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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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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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 and thousands of…

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YouTube launching new app design on set-top boxes, consoles

Attempting to meld the mobile and big screen interface into one design, the YouTube team has launched a new version of the YouTube application that brings more attention to subscribed playlists and channels.

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Sceptre’s Easter egg-colored 32-inch TVs now sport an on board DVD player

It's not quite "revolutionary" in our book, but Sceptre's addition of DVD functionality to its Color Series line of 32-inch HDTVs may be welcome news to parents of small children and anyone else that can find a use for a brightly colored TV.

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Are curved TVs a gimmick? Yup, but we still love them. Here’s why

Curved TVs may be getting a rap as a cheap sales gimmick to sell premium TVs, but they don’t hurt image quality, and they certainly create a spectacle in your living room. So what’s wrong with a good gimmick?

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Vizio aims to redefine value with its full-array M-Series LED TVs

Vizio unveils some serious upgrades for its new M-Series HDTVs, including a host upgrades to the display, a slimmer, more attractive design, and key new features. The series rolls out today to retail outlets nationwide.

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Hisense releases feature-packed H6 Smart TV with Android 4.2.2

Hisense swings for the fences with its new H6 smart TV, which boasts a 55-inch screen, Android's OS with Chrome browsing, and a pile of apps for only $700. Click the link to find out more.

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SunBriteTV cuts the fat, tames the heat with next-gen weatherproof LED HDTVs

By switching to LED panels and using a new heat-management system, SunBriteTV's latest outdoor HDTV is 50-percent slimmer, as well as being brighter and lighter. The Signature Series SB-3270HD can withstand temperatures from minus-24 degrees to 130.

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