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  1. Does brain activity while watching TV make us more susceptible to ads?

    It’s not that brain activity completely decreases when we watch cable TV, but rather, it shifts. Plenty of conspiracy theories and “save our children” websites will teach us that this…

  2. What would it take to never see another TV in your life?

    Have you ever wondered what you’d have to do in order to avoid seeing a television for the rest of your life? Neither had I, but there’s a first time…

  3. How to Fix a Buzzing TV

    Hear that? Everyone has been forced to endure a buzzing TV at some point in his or her life. Either at the cabin because you’re lucky any signal makes it…

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  4. The future of TV? iTV (infographic).

    Click to see a slightly larger version.

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  5. Exclusive interview with viral illustrator Jon Defreest.

    If you’ve been online at all over the past year, you’ve likely seen some of Jon Defreest’s work. Jon is a designer and illustrator best known for his work on…

  6. The best graphic explanation of why movie theater attendance is falling.

    In 2011, movie theater attendance was the lowest it has been in more than 15 years. There are a lot of theories as to why this is, but here’s one…

  7. CableTV.com 2011 Year in Review

    2011 was a big year for cabletv.com. Not only did we launch the site mid-way through the year, we got a lot of great exposure from sites like AdWeek, BuzzFeed,…

  8. Why China’s ban on TV ads only hurts viewers

    Recently it was announced that ads will be banned from the middle of TV dramas in China starting January 1st, 2012. In China, this strategy is a step towards tightening…

  9. 5 ways to find the best holiday TV deals.

    Looking to get a new TV for the holidays this year? Whether you’re giving a TV away as a gift or planning to get one for yourself, there’s a lot…

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  10. The future of television? It’s in the apps.

    “When you’re young, you look at television and think, there’s a conspiracy. The networks have conspired to dumb us down. But when you get a little older, you realize that’s…