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SV Staff Posted: Aug 21, 2015 0 comments
Would you like to explore space without having to shell out $250k for a seat on Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo? A startup called SpaceVR plans to offer a virtual reality experience that may be the next best thing. If they succeed, all you’ll need is a subscription and a VR headset .
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SV Staff Posted: Feb 05, 2009 0 comments
Think you do the funniest things with your computer? Spout the wittiest comments on your YouTube videos? Wouldn't you love a pair of these speech bubble speakers perched next to their computer monitor to make sure you hear every funny blurb,...
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SV Staff Posted: Oct 07, 2008 0 comments
It seems that anything can be turned into a speaker. These little cuties were created for the London Design Festival, and they are pretty darn adorable. With bodies made from expanded polystyrene, the Speaker Buddies are meant to be used in pairs....
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SV Staff Posted: Aug 31, 2009 0 comments
Designer Yoshihiko Satoh has put together an iPod speaker and a purse and made a surprisingly fashionable iPod speaker-purse. According to e-select.st (and Google Translate), this kicky, wooden bag packs a 3-inch speaker that can handle up to 30...
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SV Staff Posted: Oct 14, 2009 0 comments
No doubt about it — speakers have come a long way, and continue to get even better. The range of speaker options is staggering: You can choose anything from diminutive satellites to mighty towers, skinny soundbars to rotund subwoofers. If you can’t...
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SV Staff Posted: May 21, 2008 0 comments
If you're the kind who struggles trying to make your home theater as unobtrusive as possible, Sony's got something just for you. Size does matter in some cases, and in this case, smaller is better. The new Sony HT-IS100 is a 5.1 speaker system,with...
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Ultimate AV Staff Posted: May 15, 2006 0 comments

<I>The Home Entertainment Show 2006, running June 1&ndash;4 at the Sheraton Gateway Hotel in Los Angeles, is only weeks away. Here is a sampling of some of the giveaways and special events that will take place at the Show. Several of these should be of particular interest to home theater enthusiasts.</I>

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HT Staff Posted: May 15, 2006 0 comments
The Home Entertainment Show 2006, running June 1–4 at the Sheraton Gateway Hotel in Los Angeles, is only weeks away. Here is a sampling of some of the giveaways and special events that will take place at the Show. Several of these should be of particular interest to home theater enthusiasts.

Ladies' Day
It's Ladies' Day on Sunday, June 4, and XM Satellite Radio—Oprah's digital radio home is inviting all ladies to attend the Show for free! Each woman who attends the show and is accompanied by another adult who has purchased a ticket—will receive free admittance to the Show!. Sunday, June 4, from 10am to 5pm.

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SV Staff Posted: Sep 29, 2009 0 comments
It's hard to say much about custom audio gear makers Specimen's Little Horn speakers, other than that they're big horns. Each speaker consists of a 36-inch-tall fiberglass horn mounted on an 8-inch plywood cube. Almost four feet tall isn't exactly...
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SV Staff Posted: May 02, 2008 0 comments
No sooner than the government gives you a break from the doom and gloom of the dismal economy, Circuit City has great news! Come in before Saturday, and spend your tax rebate! Now, of course, the government wanted the rebates to be an economic...
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Jon Iverson Posted: Sep 09, 2001 1 comments

In a low-key rollout last week, <A HREF="http://www.hd.net">HDNet</A>, which bills itself as "the world's only all-high definition national television network", went live on DirecTV channel 199 with a broadcast of the Minnesota Twins at Texas Rangers. HDNet, with offices in Dallas and Denver, says that this is the first of 15 Major League Baseball games it intends to air throughout the month.

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SV Staff Posted: Nov 18, 2015 0 comments
Everyone knows Netflix is the No. 1 in video streaming but what other services would make a top 10 list based subscriber numbers?
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Jon Iverson Posted: Apr 18, 1999 0 comments

Last week, an important milestone in the development of broadcasting in China was marked with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the <A HREF="http://www.dvb.org">Digital Video Broadcasting Consortium</A> (DVB), a group committed to designing a global family of standards for the delivery of digital television, and the Academy of Broadcasting Science (ABS) of the State Administration of Radio, Film, and Television of China. The ABS is a research organization responsible for formulating recommendations for digital-television standards for China.

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SV Staff Posted: Jul 04, 2007 0 comments
Misunderstood teenagers + (aloof parents x other cold authority figures) + doomed lovers. Do the math, and the answer is: 1957. The year of West Side Story, right? Two nights ago, I felt like it was indeed 50 years ago as I watched a similarly...
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Thomas J. Norton Posted: May 31, 2010 0 comments
Comes the spring and a young person's fancy turns to thoughts of…3D?

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