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SV Staff Posted: Oct 22, 2008 0 comments
We love reports from DisplaySearch. They completely break down all the industry trends so we can all understand what's going on. Their latest report indicates that the recent downturn in flat panel sales isn't a short term slump, but a...
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SV Staff Posted: Oct 22, 2008 0 comments
We reported just a few days ago that Netflix is expecting about 500,000 subscribers, or 6% of their subscribers, to pay their Blu-ray premium. $1 a month to get Blu-ray movies delivered to your home. We thought that was good.  However, a...
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SV Staff Posted: Oct 22, 2008 0 comments
You know the saying, cutting off your nose to spite your face? You have to wonder if Circuit City might have done the same. We reported earlier this week that the mega-retailer is going to shut down 150 stores and is laying off thousands of...
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SV Staff Posted: Oct 22, 2008 0 comments
As I write this, the Dow is down another 3%, well below 9000. Retirement funds are counting losses in the trillions. Even Google, the wunderkind stock, has lost more than half its value since the start of the year. People, this is serious! But in...
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Mark Fleischmann Posted: Oct 22, 2008 3 comments
Since the advent of the iPod, the stature of portable audio products has risen. Still, some taboos have remained unbroken. You can make audiophile-approved choices in what you load into your player, what headgear you plug into it, and even what iPod docks and iPod-friendly systems into which you plug it. But the notion that a portable audio system might approach the go-anywhere versatility of the iPod itself has languished. Oh, there are good ones, and some are even rechargeable, but they're still more for briefcase or knapsack than for purse or cargo-pants pocket. That may change thanks to what soundmatters calls the foxL personal audiophile speaker.
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SV Staff Posted: Oct 21, 2008 0 comments
What year is it? Did George Orwell's prediction just get delayed? Seems like Sony is playing Big Brother. Sony Playstation 3 users just got an email from Sony stating that the terms of service have changed. First noticeable change. Main...
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Kenneth Brown Posted: Oct 21, 2008 0 comments

Ever wonder why mediocre titles like The Scorpion King 2, Scooby Doo, and Happily N'Ever After are available on Blu-ray while classic blockbusters, beloved series, and your favorite films of all time can only be found on DVD? You might be surprised to learn it has little to do with what consumers want.

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SV Staff Posted: Oct 21, 2008 0 comments
This is gonna be short, because I've got to run. Gizmodo is reporting about a study about to be published that's found exposure to LED light daily for a few weeks caused "rejuvenated skin, reduced wrinkle levels, juvenile complexion...
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SV Staff Posted: Oct 21, 2008 0 comments
Why pay for new when you can get a used previously owned Canon HD Cam? These Canon HV20 high-definition camcorders are refurbished units, and they were available from Vann's for just $449.77. Compare that to their new price: $999. These...
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SV Staff Posted: Oct 21, 2008 0 comments
Predictions on the success or failure of Blu-ray seems to shift daily.  Just a few days after the Blu-ray Disc Association predicted a Blu Christmas,  an analyst who specializes in the technology sector, Roger Kay, said just the...

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