To evaluate a display's performance, CNET uses a variety of DisplayMate test screens in conjunction with diagnostic equipment, and our most important tool, the human eye. Each test screen we use is specifically designed to emphasize a particular area of performance, such as text readability, color accuracy, or screen uniformity.
Test bed CNET Labs' monitor test bed consists of a 3.2GHz Core i7 960 CPU, 4GB of DDR3 RAM running at 533MHz, an ATI Radeon HD 6850-based graphics card, centered around the 32-bit version of Windows 7. We test all monitors with Windows' Display Properties set to 32-bit … Read more
The Internet has changed how we interact with each other through social networks, text messaging, and online dating. Because of this, the rules of finding love, keeping relationships alive, or sparking new ones have been completely rewritten.
On Valentine's Day, I'll be hosting a special live show called "Computer Love" at 11 a.m. PT. We'll talk about a host of topics, ranging from long-distance love to sexting. I'll talk with special guests about our personal experiences and yes, even "catfishing."
This show is what you make it. We'll be taking … Read more
It's looking to be a banner year for tech fans.
We're just two months into 2013, and we already have a long list of hotly anticipated products due by the end of the year -- everything from the PlayStation 4 to the upstart Ouya game console to the Razer Edge. And that doesn't even include the rumored (but likely) products such as the next Xbox or the new iPhone, or the more ephemeral "iWatch."
Since we originally created this list on February 8, we've added some new entries to the list based on your … Read more
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This week on Crave, Japanese scientists teach moths to drive mini trucks, and a new app called Dognition claims to improve our relationship with man's best friend. Also, we decide if a $30 million Death Star Kickstarter campaign is worth it, and Montana is apparently full of badasses! Those stories and more, plus a round of "Into It, Not Into It." … Read more