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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...
Kim Wilson Posted: Oct 21, 2008 1 comments

The remarkably low-priced $1099 InFocus X9 makes high definition projection a no brainer. This latest DLP projector offers native 720p resolution, 1800 lumens, and 2500:1 contrast ratio with a maximum image of almost 30 feet. The projector also features DLP's BrilliantColor™ image processing technology to improve optical efficiency and provide a wider color gamut.

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SV Staff Posted: Oct 21, 2008 0 comments
The economy is tanking, Circuit City is dying, and Netflix posted a 30% increase in profits. It makes sense — the cost of a night out at the movies, especially for the whole family costs more than months worth of Netflix subscription fees. ...
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SV Staff Posted: Oct 21, 2008 0 comments
As a custom installer, I love high-end gear. Milled aluminum faceplates? Awesome. 99.9999% pure silver interconnects? For sure. Laser etched engraving? Damn straight. But when I received the e-mail touting Bryston's new BR2 multifunction remote...
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SV Staff Posted: Oct 21, 2008 0 comments
It's a well-known industry "secret" that the adult film industry has been responsible for much of the growth of new formats. First VHS and then DVD, the mainstream industry owes a lot to the adult sector. However, in a strange...

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