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Five steps to a better-looking TV
Created: 01/31/2014New TVs ship with settings that make them look good in the store, not in your living room. Sharon Vaknin shares some easy ways to get your picture looking the way you want it.
Find the perfect spot for your TV
Created: 01/24/2014Even if you can see your big-screen set from across the room, that doesn't mean you should sit that far away. Sharon Vaknin shows you how to place your TV in your home theater's sweet spot.
Access hidden Chromecast features
Created: 12/05/2013Google's $35 TV dongle is capable of doing more than you think. From mirroring your entire screen to playing local files; here's how you can get the most out of your Chromecast.
Add private channels to Roku
Created: 12/03/2013Learn how to easily find and install private channels on your Roku streaming-media player.
Make a giant projection screen
Created: 10/09/2013CNET's Donald Bell shows you how he created a giant, collapsible projection screen for around $100.
Fix a dented speaker cone
Created: 08/22/2013Did someone poke in the center of your speaker? CNET's Donald Bell shows you how to take the dents out of a damaged speaker dust cap.
Set up the Google Chromecast
Created: 07/25/2013Is Google's Chromecast media streamer as easy to set up as they say? CNET's Donald Bell walks you through the process.
Set up the ultimate home theater PC
Created: 04/09/2013From configuring your PC to choosing the right accessories, Sharon Vaknin shows you what you need to turn your PC into the ultimate TV companion.
Calibrate your TV by eye
Created: 02/14/2013Fine-tuning your TV's settings doesn't have to be expensive or time-consuming. With these simple tips, you can make any TV more pleasing to your eye in a matter of minutes.
Netflix tips and tricks
Created: 01/22/2013From better recommendations to Rotten Tomatoes integration, get more out of your Netflix subscription with these valuable tips and tricks.
Transfer VHS tapes to your computer
Created: 08/10/2012Learn how to digitally record old analog VHS home movies onto your computer using one simple cable and some free time.
Three ways to use a USB drive with your PS3
Created: 06/01/2012Those USB ports on the front of your PS3 aren't just for charging your controllers. Sharon Vaknin offers three ways to use a USB drive to transfer media files, game save data, and more.
Set up a Peel Universal Remote
Created: 12/14/2011The Peel Universal Remote Control is a unique mix of hardware and software, giving you control of your home theater from your smartphone or tablet. It can be tricky to hook up and configure, though, so let Brian Cooley walk you through it.
Program a Harmony Remote
Created: 12/02/2011CNET's favorite line of universal remotes takes the pain out of the setup process, letting you configure everything with your PC. Brian Cooley shows you how to get started.