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SV Staff Posted: Aug 19, 2008 0 comments
While all the talk is about Blu-ray, Best Buy is looking at red. Russia, that is. News reports from Reuters and Russia-InfoCentre are reporting that Best Buy has registered trademark rights for the Future Shop name. Future Shop is the name of the...
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Mark Fleischmann Posted: Aug 19, 2008 0 comments
Panasonic wants to set the record straight about plasma TV longevity. The company says plasmas are getting a bad rap on the sales floor. It cites a study by J.D. Power and Associates that states a "high proportion of recommendations of LCD sets is primarily due to retail salespersons' lack of knowledge regarding recent improvements in plasma technology."
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Brent Butterworth Posted: Aug 18, 2008 0 comments

Some people have the common sense to get alarm systems. Others set up all sorts of lights and timers to make the bad guys think they're home when they're not. I thought I was pretty smart for being a member of the latter group - until last week when my neighbor asked, "Were you gone Monday and Tuesday? I noticed your light timer was on."

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SV Staff Posted: Aug 18, 2008 0 comments
Last weekend might have seemed a bit long and boring for some Netflix subscribers. No movies in their mailboxes. How did they survive? Without explanation or warning, all of Netflix's 55 shipping centers across the country experienced a massive...
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SV Staff Posted: Aug 18, 2008 0 comments
Horrible news for fans of Pandora Internet Radio.  In fact, it's not looking good for any Internet radio sites - my beloved Slacker.com is in jeopardy too. Why? Looks like the government has a hand in bringing down what might be the best thing...
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SV Staff Posted: Aug 18, 2008 0 comments
Several months ago, I lamented about how my Scientific Atlanta cable box repeatedly refused direct orders to record Survivor. Week after week I would say, "Record all showings," and week after week I looked in vain through my recorded list. My...
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Mark Fleischmann Posted: Aug 18, 2008 0 comments
Happy with what you have to be happy with.
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Kim Wilson Posted: Aug 18, 2008 0 comments
If you want bang for your buck, look no further.

The great thing about technol-ogy is that everything eventually becomes affordable. The latest generation of A/V receivers certainly demonstrates this, and the Onkyo TX-SR606 exemplifies the extraordinary features and performance capabilities of AVRs under $600.

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Mark Fleischmann Posted: Aug 18, 2008 0 comments
Toshiba showed a DVD player with advanced upconverting capabilities last week, following through on an idea mentioned by its CEO five months ago in the wake of HD DVD's demise.
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Mark Fleischmann Posted: Aug 18, 2008 0 comments
Best Buy Express is the name of a program that will put CE retail kiosks in airports. If you're waiting for a plane, would you like to buy a digital camera? Cell phone? Flash drive? Music player? Headphones, speakers, gaming portables? Surely a travel adapter or charger!

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