Adrienne Maxwell Posted: Dec 07, 2007 1 comments
Technology and green living converge in the LivingHome.
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Mark Fleischmann Posted: Dec 07, 2007 0 comments
Consumer electronics products saw a six percent sales increase during the week after Thanksgiving. Why isn't this good news for the industry? Because it marks the first time growth has been measured in mere single digits since NPD started tracking data six years ago. In contrast, 2006 saw a 12 percent hike in dollar volume, and in 2005 it was 15 percent.
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Gary Dell'Abate Posted: Dec 06, 2007 0 comments

The guys at S&V asked me to put together my holiday wish list. So, in no particular order, here goes:

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SV Staff Posted: Dec 06, 2007 0 comments
So says the headline of a press release we received about the first annual High-Def Disc Awards, presented primarily by the weekly B2B trade publication Home Media Magazine. Specifically, 300 won two different awards for its two different...
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Thomas J. Norton Posted: Dec 06, 2007 2 comments

Judging from the DVD section in my local Costco, the hot items to put under the Christmas spruce this year are boxed sets of a television series. Not just single seasons, but the whole magilla. You can get everything from the <I>X-Files</I>, complete with a Sing Along (the writers are on strike, but not the songwriters), to <I>24</I>, with a Day Timer (11:00PM: Whip terrorists’ butts; 11:59PM: Leave on hiatus).

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Mark Fleischmann Posted: Dec 06, 2007 0 comments
Blockbuster is taking serious punches and hanging on the ropes. First one of the two stores in my neighborhood closed (always a bad sign). Then came the announcement that earnings had slid from $5.5 billion in 2006 to $1.2 billion in the first three quarters of this year--ouch. Now along comes CEO Jim Keynes with a rescue plan.
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Rob Medich Posted: Dec 05, 2007 0 comments

Except for the color bursting from the reception-area movie posters - The Double Life of Veronique, Black Orpheus, and the Beastie Boys Video Anthology among them - the Criterion Collection's new Park Avenue South headquarters in Manhattan are styled in the same palette as many of the films that the company painstakingly restores and releases on DVD: black and white, with profound gray area

Ken C. Pohlmann Posted: Dec 05, 2007 0 comments
Onkyo TX-SR605 receiver 751398007583 Onkyo TX-SR605 The question I get asked the most often: "Which speakers should I buy?" My answer is frustratingly subjective: Buy whatever sounds best to you.
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Michael Antonoff Posted: Dec 05, 2007 0 comments

Portable media players with touchscreens have been captivating users ever since Apple's introduction this summer of the iPhone. No need to wonder why: Imagine all your music, videos, and photos stored in a device slim enough for your pocket and available for playback at, literally, the touch of a finger.

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