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SV Staff Posted: May 16, 2016 0 comments
If you’ve been thinking about getting an antenna to see how many local HDTV channels you can pull in over the air for free, Mohu has a unique product it hopes you will consider: An indoor antenna made from recycled paper…and cable boxes.
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Al Griffin Posted: May 16, 2016 9 comments
Got a tech question for Sound & Vision? Email us at AskSandV@gmail.com

Q I have been reading about the new TVs for 2016 that were shown at CES. I’ve also read about ATSC 3.0, the proposed new broadcast standard (also shown at CES) for 4K “over-the-air” transmission. Will any of the TVs coming out this year be upgraded to ATSC 3.0 via a software update? —Paul Binder / via email

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SV Staff Posted: May 15, 2016 266 comments
Register to win a pair of SVS Ultra Bookshelf Speakers (MSRP $999.98) and SVS SoundPath Ultra Speaker Cables (winner to choose length and terminations (MSRP $47.99 - $95.98). Total MSRP of all prizes $1,048.00 – 1,096.00.

According to the company:

An incredible accomplishment that redefined the bookshelf speaker category, Sound and Vision's Mark Fleischmann remarked, “The Ultra’s performance is through the roof, I recommend not only to those planning a purchase in this price category, but even to those who were planning to pay more.”

[This Sweepstakes is now closed]

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Geoffrey Morrison Posted: May 14, 2016 2 comments
I recently finished The Night Manager just in time to watch the first few episodes of the show. I have some thoughts.

No spoilers without warning though.

First, a recommendation…

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Corey Gunnestad Posted: May 13, 2016 0 comments
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I sometimes wonder if the filmmakers behind those cheesy science-fiction/horror B films of the 1950s ever believed that they were creating high art. Certainly films like Creature with the Atom Brain, Invasion of the Saucer Men, and I Married a Monster from Outer Space must have seemed pretty ridiculous to the moviegoers of the time too, don’t you think? And yet since then, those films have been elevated to a near-mythic cult status.
Chris Chiarella Posted: May 13, 2016 1 comments
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Andy Weir’s bestselling novel The Martian was justly lauded for its clever use of hard science facts to tell a thrilling yet believable tale of science fiction. Of course, the characters needed to be compelling as well if this bold survival epic was to work, and on screen as well as on the page, the futuristic drama is a smashing success. We begin a couple of decades from now as a manned Mars expedition is cut short due to a violent storm on the surface of the Red Planet.
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SV Staff Posted: May 13, 2016 0 comments
The Hi-Res Music logo adopted by music industry in 2015 as a way to help music enthusiasts identify the highest quality digital audio files and the retailers that sell them will be available for adoption by streaming services on June 1, according to the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) and its member companies, including Universal Music Group, Sony Music Entertainment, and Warner Music Group.
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Rob Sabin Posted: May 13, 2016 5 comments
The launch of Ultra HD Blu-ray reminds me of the trials and tribulations of a highly anticipated and far more complicated product launch 10 years ago that you may remember.
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Barb Gonzalez Posted: May 13, 2016 2 comments
Hulu has announced plans to offer a live TV streaming service as an alternative to traditional cable. Slated to launch in 2017, the service aims to offer “live sports, news, and events” and a limited number of cable and network channels at a price that undercuts the price of cable TV.
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SV Staff Posted: May 13, 2016 Published: May 06, 2016 1 comments
One week from today diehard Klipsch fans will descend upon the small town of Hope, Arkansas to pay homage to Paul W. Klipsch who founded Klipsch Audio 70 years ago and to celebrate their collective passion for the special brand of speakers he created.

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