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SV Staff Posted: May 14, 2008 0 comments
Toshiba changed their stripes when Blu-ray demolished HD DVD. So, in addition to abandoning red, they're going green. Methanol fuel, produced naturally from a variety of sources, is the main component in Toshiba's Direct Methanol Fuel Cells....
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SV Staff Posted: Aug 28, 2008 0 comments
We've got to say this: Perhaps it was good for most of us that HD DVD failed. It seems that failure has prompted Toshiba to really step up the developments for standard-def DVD. Not long ago, we talked about Toshiba's upscaling DVD players. Now...
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Posted: Nov 17, 2002 0 comments

<A HREF="">TiVo</A>'s stand-alone digital video recorders (DVRs) may not have taken the market by storm, but the core technology&mdash;a hard-disk recorder&mdash;has begun to appear in a range of new products now on the market or to be introduced soon.

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SV Staff Posted: Nov 13, 2008 0 comments
If you thought you were the only one with financial woes these days, well . . . you're not alone. When Pioneer stopped doing their own manufacturing of their plasma panels, their factory was left empty, and their workers looking at the...
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Barry Willis Posted: Apr 12, 1998 0 comments

Delays in tower construction could cause broadcasters in some big cities like New York and Chicago to miss their government-mandated May 1, 1999 deadline for initiating HDTV. The problem is this: The strength of terrestrially transmitted digital signals is dependent on the height of transmitting towers, and big-city broadcasters are having trouble finding the space to build them. "The rollout might be a little slower than anyone anticipated," said <A HREF="">National Association of Broadcasters</A> executive vice president Chuck Sherman at the NAB's annual convention in Las Vegas.

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SV Staff Posted: Jun 21, 2010 0 comments
Pixar just keeps making gold. Its latest film, Toy Story 3, has captured the hearts of critics and the cash of moviegoers, breaking several records in its opening weekend. According to Box Office Mojo, Toy Story 3 has had both the biggest...
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Mark Fleischmann Posted: Nov 03, 2010 0 comments
Do you want to buy that hot title on Blu-ray or stream it? If your potion is Toy Story 3, you can get both in one purchase.
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SV Staff Posted: Jan 29, 2009 0 comments
A few weeks ago, Apple's iTunes converted most of their library to higher-quality DRM-free content, so you can move it around to whatever computer or player you want that can handle the AAC format. The iTunes Plus was available for new...
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Mark Fleischmann Posted: Aug 04, 2009 0 comments
The two largest trade shows in the audio/video world are shrinking--just a bit. Since they've grown pretty large and unwieldy over the past several years, a little backtracking is not necessarily a sky-is-falling proposition.
Jon Iverson Posted: Jan 21, 2008 7 comments
New bed features loudspeakers by Anthony Gallo Acoustics
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SV Staff Posted: Jul 10, 2007 0 comments
How gratifying was it to see that The Traveling Wilburys recently debuted at #9 in the U.S. and at #1 in the U.K. with The Traveling Wilburys Collection (Rhino/Wilbury), a three-disc compilation that includes both of their albums (1988's Volume 1...
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SV Staff Posted: Jan 01, 2009 0 comments
While everyone else has been struggling, has reported their "best ever" holiday shopping season. Compared to the doom and gloom from companies such as Tweeter and Circuit City, Amazon's report is a shining light of good...
SV Staff Posted: Feb 23, 2016 0 comments
Triad has added two Dolby Atmos-enabled height modules to its InRoom Bronze and InRoom Silver speaker series.
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SV Staff Posted: Apr 28, 2009 0 comments
Triad Speakers has announced a new line of subwoofers, ranging from tiny floor-warmers to big, hidden wall-rockers. The InRoom, InWall, and InCeiling subwoofers are the first new subwoofers announced by Triad in 8 years. As indicated by their...
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SV Staff Posted: Jan 22, 2016 8 comments
Tributaries today announced the Series 8 Power Cable designed by high-end cable designer Jay Victor. The AC cable is made with 12-gauge Linear Crystal Copper (LC-OFC) “cast in a controlled environment to deliver a lower crystal count per foot,” which is said to reduce signal loss and distortion.