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TV Buying Guide
by Steve Kindig

Whether you're replacing your main TV or shopping for one for a bedroom or den, here are some tips and suggestions to help you find the best TV for you.

HDMI cables buying guide
by Steve Kindig

HDMI connections deliver outstanding picture and sound quality. This article explains how HDMI works and how to choose the right cables for your gear.

Your TV's screen size should depend on how far you'll sit from it, what you'll watch on it, and your personal preferences.

What is HDR TV?
by Steve Kindig

High Dynamic Range (HDR) is being added to 4K TVs and video content to show a much wider and more realistic contrast range, closer to what we see in movie theaters.

An outdoor TV can add a lot to your backyard or patio entertaining. But don't try to use a regular TV outside. Weatherproof outdoor TVs can live outside year round.

Over-the-air broadcasts provide some of the best-looking HDTV signals, and they're free. Take a look at what goes into choosing and installing an HD antenna.

by Steve Kindig

OLED is the newest TV display technology and delivers amazing picture quality. Here we explain how OLED and LED LCD TVs work, and why you might prefer one or the other.

Connecting Your HDTV
by Steve Kindig

Get the best picture quality you can by making the right video connections to your HDTV. In this article, we'll cover the key points you need to know.

LED-LCD vs. Plasma
by Steve Kindig

Flat-panel TVs use either plasma or LED-backlit LCD screen technology. Learn about the pros and cons of both types so you can decide which one's best for you.

Cable TV alternatives
by Jeff Miller

Thinking of ditching your cable or satellite TV subscription? Learn how to watch what you want using an antenna and an Internet connection.

Do Wi-Fi boosters work?
by Joshua Crane

Wi-Fi boosters (also known as range extenders) rebroadcast your router's wireless signal to distant parts of your house and yard. How well do they work?

TV Glossary
by Steve Kindig

Learn about the features and technical specifications terms associated with today's televisions.

Video: TV Contrast Ratio
by Steve Kindig

Learn about contrast ratio — what it means for a TV's picture quality, and how to use contrast ratio numbers when comparing TVs.

A great TV and surround sound system can make a big difference in your videogame experience. Here's how to feel like you're part of the action.

HDTVs are now the norm, but many viewers aren't making the most of their sets. This article offers tips on how to get the best-looking picture from your TV.

Understanding Aspect Ratio
by Steve Kindig

Troubled by the "black bars" that sometimes appear on your HDTV's screen? We'll explain why you see them and offer some solutions.

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