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Jon Iverson Posted: Oct 28, 2001 0 comments

According to the latest figures released by the <A HREF="http://www.dvdinformation.com">DVD Entertainment Group</A>, DVD hardware and software sales continued their rapid growth in the third quarter and are anticipated to accelerate through the holiday selling season.

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Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation has withdrawn its offer to acquire direct broadcast satellite service <A HREF="http://www.directv.com">DirecTV</A>, according to reports over the weekend of October 27&ndash;28. News Corp. had been in contention for 18 months to buy DirecTV's parent company Hughes Electronics from its corporate owner General Motors.

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Barry Willis Posted: Oct 28, 2001 0 comments

Bandwidth limitations have long been a primary obstacle to transmitting broadcast-quality video over the Internet. Even digital subscriber lines (DSL), so useful for quick access to text and graphics, are typically capable of quality video over short distances only.

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HT Staff Posted: Oct 28, 2001 0 comments
Long one of the audio industry's most respected equipment makers, Canada's Bryston has made an impressive move into the home theater market with several new products. Notable among them is the 6B-ST amplifier, a three-channel powerhouse capable of 250 watts/channel into an 8-ohm load or a whopping 400 watts into 4.
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Desktop theater fans will love this. <A HREF="http://www.samsungmonitor.com">Samsung</A> has introduced two new flat-panel TFT computer monitors with full HDTV capability, according to an October 26 <A HREF="http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20011025/NYTH013"> announcement</A>.

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Jon Iverson Posted: Oct 28, 2001 0 comments

As noted <A HREF="http://www.guidetohometheater.com/shownews.cgi?1131">last week</A>, since September 11 video rentals have mushroomed, as consumers have opted for the security of their homes instead of heading for the theater. The effects of this recent trend are being felt directly by video rental company <A HREF="http://www.blockbuster.com/">Blockbuster</A> which recently announced financial results for its third quarter ended September 30, 2001.

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Thomas J. Norton Posted: Oct 28, 2001 0 comments

<I>Guy Pearce, Carrie-Anne Moss, Joe Pantoliano. Directed by Christopher Nolan. Aspect ratio: 2.35:1 (anamorphic). Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Surround. 113 minutes. 2001. Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 06598. R. $24.95.</I>

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HT Staff Posted: Oct 28, 2001 0 comments
Many home theater fans have been holding out for affordable DLP projectors. Until recently, "affordable" was merely wishful thinking, with many Digital Light Processing™ -equipped projectors priced well above $10,000.
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SV Staff Posted: Oct 23, 2001 0 comments

Sony

Rated to deliver 110 watts of power to each of six channels, Sony's STR-DA5ES digital surround receiver is ready for 6.1-channel DVD soundtracks. If you're torn between DVD-Audio and Super Audio CD, the receiver's two sets of multichannel analog audio inputs let you hook up both at once, and one set can even handle 6.1-channel sources.

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