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SV Staff Posted: Dec 26, 2008 0 comments
Okay.  At this very moment, it's 53 days, 11 hours and 13 minutes until the DTV transition. We keep talking about it, but the National Telecommunications and Information Administration wants everyone to hustle up and get ready. 22...
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SV Staff Posted: Dec 25, 2008 0 comments
We know it's been a dying format, but alas, VHS is officially gone. It celebrated its last Christmas, toasted its last New Year.  Back in October, the last truckload of VHS tapes were moved out of a warehouse in Florida, and anything...
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SV Staff Posted: Dec 25, 2008 0 comments
How cool is this -- at CES, LG is going to be showing off a 14.1-inch LCD panel that is lit by sunlight. No, it's not solar powered, it's actually illuminated by the sun. Instead of using the backlight, when outdoors, why not just harness...
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SV Staff Posted: Dec 25, 2008 0 comments
Latest report from the Consumer Electronics Association and CNET's Index of Consumer Technology Expectations shows that consumer confidence dropped more in the electronics sector than the general economy. Ask Circuit City what they think.The...
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SV Staff Posted: Dec 25, 2008 0 comments
Did Santa bring you everything you wanted? Need to fill in a few blank spots on your wish list? Just in time, Amazon is playing an elf.  From now until December 29th, get $150 off the price of a TiVo HD DVR when you purchase one of seven...
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SV Staff Posted: Dec 24, 2008 0 comments
The Roku box for streaming Netflix flicks is getting an upgrade that will let it support HD content. How much for the upgrade? Nothing! Not bad for a player that only cost $100 to begin with. The update is automatic, sent over an Internet...
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SV Staff Posted: Dec 24, 2008 0 comments
Ever wonder how Blu-ray is doing in other countries? According to the Blu-ray Disc Association, Europeans are taking up Blu-ray much faster than they embraced DVD after its introduction. In Blu-ray's first three years, it has outsold DVD by...
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SV Staff Posted: Dec 24, 2008 0 comments
While everyone was saying that Blu-ray wouldn't take off until the price of players dropped significantly, something odd happened. Prices jumped, and so did sales. Go figure.According to a study by PriceSCAN, the Blu-ray price index has...
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SV Staff Posted: Dec 24, 2008 0 comments
American consumer electronic retailers aren't the only ones suffering. Zavvi, one of the largest independent retailers in the entertainment biz just filed for a type of bankruptcy protection. Zavvi was created by the buyout of Virgin...
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SV Staff Posted: Dec 23, 2008 0 comments
You know the Nielson Co.?  You know, the folks who report on who's watching what? They have a new report out. With only 56 days until the digital transition, 6.8% of American households are completely unprepared. The latest Nielsen...

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