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SV Staff Posted: Jul 22, 2008 0 comments
It's no secret that LCD TVs are outselling plasma displays, but a new study by J.D. Power and Associates and Market Force Information have unearthed one clue as to why. And, apparently, those online ads for mystery shoppers aren't complete scams....
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SV Staff Posted: Jul 22, 2008 0 comments
In our Top Five Tech Trends for 08, we picked 3D television as one the most exciting. Laugh all you want at the funny glasses (and we've done our share of laughing too) but 3D TV is the real deal. Movie studios are ramping up production of 3D movies...
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Scott Wilkinson Posted: Jul 22, 2008 17 comments

Colin Robertson, a thoughtful commentator on many <I>UAV</I> blogs, is facing the age-old question as he contemplates upgrading from 2-channel to surround sound:

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SV Staff Posted: Jul 22, 2008 0 comments
Recently, we reported on an environmentally unfriendly aspect of LCD screen manufacturing - the use of nitrogen trifluoride as a cleaning agent in the production process. (Some sites are incorrectly reporting that NF3 is contained in LCD TVs...
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SV Staff Posted: Jul 22, 2008 0 comments
While everyone is chomping at the bit waiting for some big-screen OLED displays, Toshiba and Matsushita's joint display group is making news at the other end of the spectrum. Their new factory, Toshiba Matsushita Display Technology Co. is set to...
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Mark Fleischmann Posted: Jul 22, 2008 0 comments
Microsoft and the University of Washington are jointly working on a new video display technology that would more efficiently use the backlight in flat-panel displays, potentially cutting power consumption in these increasingly energy-conscious times.
Al Griffin Posted: Jul 21, 2008 0 comments
The Short Form
$2,400 ($3,200 list) / PANASONIC.COM / 888-843-9788
Snapshot
Panasonic continues its long-running plasma winning streak with this THX-certified model
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Brent Butterworth Posted: Jul 21, 2008 0 comments

Don't get us wrong - today's top TVs are great. But where do we go from here? What's going to get us video enthusiasts really excited? Broader color spectra arising from LED-based technologies? Frame rates moving up to 240 Hz?

Parke Puterbaugh Posted: Jul 21, 2008 0 comments
Reprise
Music •••½ Sound ••••

This is the first Tom Petty album that doesn't have his name on the cover.

Billy Altman Posted: Jul 21, 2008 0 comments
Columbia
Music ••• Sound •••

On his new CD's bonus DVD, Steve Winwood notes that musicians aren't necessarily music lovers - that they often lis

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