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What is screen resolution and why is it important?

What is screen resolution and why is it important?

Everyone wants amazing video quality, but do you really know what screen resolution is and what the numbers mean? While resolution really matters, choosing the right display, monitor, or TV means knowing how to pick the best one for your needs. 1. What is screen resolution? First, let’s set the screen resolution. A computer screen …

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What is Google Widevine DRM and why do you need it?

What is Google Widevine DRM and why do you need it?

If you stream content from services such as Netflix and Hulu, you may have seen a prompt to install Google Widevine. Depending on your device and browser, it may already be integrated by default. Either way, many users want to know exactly what it is and what it does. The good news is, it’s not …

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HDR: what is it and what should you look for?

HDR: what is it and what should you look for?

If you don’t know much about the tech, HDR can seem like an unnecessary mess, abstractly promising “better picture quality,” much like 3D TVs promising to be immersive. HDR is actually an amazing technology that can accomplish visually spectacular things, but it can also be a lot more complicated than it needs to be. There …

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