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Here’s why you’re not always getting Netflix in HD or 4K, and how to fix it

Netflix says your show is available in HD or even in 4K, but what if you're not getting a quality stream? We explain why loading takes so long, why the picture quality fluctuates, and what you can do about it.
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Banish the bunny ears (and monthly bills) with these potent indoor antennas

When transitioning away from cable and satellite, finding the best HDTV antenna for your area can be touch. To help, we've compiled our picks of the best indoor HDTV antennas you can buy.

They’re smart AF, and Nvidia’s monstrous BFGD monitors are a BFD

Today’s HDTVs are fantastically beautiful works of engineering that pump out incredible images, but they’re based on outdated assumptions. Nvidia’s Big Format Game Displays challenge the status quo, and could become the display of the…
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LED vs. LCD TVs explained: What’s the difference?

Our LED vs. LCD TV buying guide explains why these two common types of displays are fundamentally connected, how they differ, what to look for in buying an LED TV, and what's on the horizon for TVs.

Bask in millions of HD colors with our guide to the best TV deals right now

To take the guesswork out of the equation, we've rounded up the best TV deals available right now that provide you great savings, along with the peace of mind you get when you know our team has given them the thumbs up.
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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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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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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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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?