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Wes Phillips Posted: Mar 04, 2001 0 comments

F<I>red A. Leuchter, Jr. Directed by Errol Morris. Aspect ratio: 1.85:1 (anamorphic). Dolby Digital 2.0. 91 minutes. 1999. Lionsgate Films 20717. PG-13. $24.98.</I>

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SV Staff Posted: Aug 28, 2007 0 comments
A recent survey by Leichtman Research Group indicates that one in five homes now has a DVR. I get that. I don't know where I'd be without mine. I never would have been able to keep up with Lost and I never would have enjoyed Desperate Housewives...
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SV Staff Posted: Nov 03, 2009 0 comments
 Some electronics industry observers may be wondering if OLED TVs should be lumped in with the flying car, the food synthesizer, and other technological no-shows. After the first OLED TV, Sony’s XEL-1, showed up in spring 2008, the cognoscenti...
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SV Staff Posted: Jul 10, 2008 0 comments
Don't think the kids at the University of California, San Diego are slacking off, surfing all day and beach-partying all night. The California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology, is showing off the world's...
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SV Staff Posted: Nov 19, 2007 0 comments
Each year at the Consumer Electronics Show, the Consumer Electronics Association highlights top new products in select categories and honors them with Innovations awards. The tech press got a peak at winners last week at a pre-CES event in New...
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Darryl Wilkinson Posted: Mar 11, 2006 0 comments
TiVo officially announced revised, "simplified" pricing plans that will go into effect for new subscribers to the TiVo service beginning the week of March 13. Previously, TiVo subscribers paid for a TiVo box and the TiVo service separately. Under the new plan, new customers will be able to "bundle" the purchase of a TiVo 80-hour Series2 box and the service together for a price based on a one-, two-, or three-year service commitment.
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Mark Fleischmann Posted: Apr 05, 2013 2 comments
Roger Ebert (1942-2013) transcended his identity as the nation's most respected movie critic to teach valuable lessons about cinema, technology, and finally about life and death.

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SV Staff Posted: Jun 15, 2009 0 comments
Chances are, you were well-prepared for the DTV switch, but those who weren't got to see something pretty interesting. This video is a collection of the local Houston, Texas, TV stations the moment of the switch. Some simply went to static,...
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SV Staff Posted: Feb 13, 2009 0 comments
Well, now that the DTV Transition deadline has moved, you don't have to rush out and do this this weekend. However, once your old analog TV  becomes obsolete (since you didn't get a converter box and they're as hard to come by...
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SV Staff Posted: Mar 28, 2008 0 comments
In the decades-old gender battle for the remote control, it appears women have begun to wrangle the device at a higher rate then men, especially when there's a digital video recorder involved. According to a new study from Solutions Research...
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Michael Antonoff Posted: Feb 12, 2014 2 comments
Companies want shoppers to think of them first—just not too deeply. If consumers start dissecting the brands synonymous with electronics, some of them are just weird.
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Jon Iverson Posted: Sep 02, 2001 0 comments

Last week, Faroudja's parent company, <A HREF="http://www.sageinc.com">Sage</A>, announced that it has launched a "video quality certification program" that authorizes the use of the Faroudja "Flying P" logo and trademark to certified licensees for product placement, literature, and packaging.

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SV Staff Posted: Oct 17, 2007 0 comments
A lot of profit, if you're talking about trusted names in consumer electronics. But some of those reassuring brands we grew up with - RCA, AT&T, Westinghouse, and Polaroid - bear no relation to the American companies we associate them with....
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SV Staff Posted: May 27, 2008 0 comments
File this one in the "Are you kidding me?" folder. Monster Cable is acting like Frankenstein's monster - out of control, and creating chaos in its wake. Monster Cable, maker of "high-end" audio and video cables and connectors...
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Mark Fleischmann Posted: Nov 13, 2008 0 comments
So Circuit City has filed for bankruptcy protection. What's in store for the nation's third largest consumer electronics retailer (after Best Buy and Wal-Mart)?

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