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Netflix Is Cropping Your Movies

It's cutting off the sides to fill screens

(Newser) - Hey, film fans: If you're using Netflix, you may be missing out on what's happening at the edge of the frame. Apparently, the service is bowing to those viewers who want films to fill their screens, even at the risk of chopping some off. The movies in question... More »

Why Your TV Isn't Getting the Whole Picture

(Newser) - The proliferation of wide-screen televisions and the rising tide of high-definition programming have created viewing troubles on both sides of TV’s technological divide, the Minneapolis Star-Tribune reports. On older models, with a 4:3 screen aspect ratio, new HD shows often have a huge chunk of picture missing; old... More »

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