THX Tune-Up App: Tweak Any TV From Your Phone

While it may look great in the store, your new flat screen is going to need to be calibrated once you get it home to deliver the best viewing experience. While hardcore videophiles will want to invest in a professional service, this new calibration app from THX covers the basic adjustments that the rest of us actually… » 1/29/13 8:30am 1/29/13 8:30am

This Is the Most Expensive Penny in the Universe

This is the most expensive penny in the Universe. It's now on Mars, after an exciting $2.5 billion ride. Previously, the most expensive Lincoln penny in history was a 1943 copper-alloy cent that was sold for $1.7 million in a 1996 auction. That's peanuts compared to the cost of putting this coin up there, however. » 9/07/12 8:00am 9/07/12 8:00am

Best Buy Turns to Component Cable Deception To Sell HDTV Calibration…

We all know that Best Buy isn't above deceiving their customers into purchasing their pricey HDTV calibration service, but it looks like they have changed tactics by using different cables on side-by-side displays. » 12/29/08 4:15pm 12/29/08 4:15pm

How To Calibrate Your New HDTV (and Not Lose Your Mind)

Confession: Until a few days ago, I'd never calibrated my TV. There are a couple reasons for this. First, and most simply, I'm not down with buying a calibration disc that I will likely use once then never touch again. And second, to me, HDTV calibration is the gadget geek's equivalent to chasing the dragon. I've… » 11/28/08 2:00pm 11/28/08 2:00pm