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Jon Iverson Posted: Dec 17, 2000 0 comments

A new report released by analyst and consulting company <A HREF="http://www.ovum.com">Ovum</A> suggests that, as digital television opens new frontiers, competition between telecommunications giants and the TV industry will increase rapidly. Ovum also predicts that digital television connections will grow from 62 million in 2001 to 350 million in 2006, creating numerous opportunities for companies throughout the new media sector.

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Mark Fleischmann Posted: Mar 02, 2009 0 comments
Would you like to subscribe to both satellite radio and satellite television in one convenient package? You might get a chance if Liberty Media's John Malone gets his way. He's thinking of bundling Sirius XM, in which he now owns a minority interest, with DirecTV, in which he owns a controlling interest.
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Posted: Mar 19, 2000 0 comments

As part of its mission "to provide home entertainment however consumers want to receive it," <A HREF="http://www.blockbuster.com">Blockbuster</A> announced last week that it has taken a "significant first step" in the development of a national program to deliver movies and games to the home. Under a home-delivery agreement with Food.com, Blockbuster says that its videos will be delivered by Food.com through Takeout Taxi, a restaurant delivery service. Blockbuster has also <A HREF="http://www.guidetohometheater.com/shownews.cgi?623">recently announced</A> a deal with MGM to develop digital streaming technologies for movie delivery.

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Darryl Wilkinson Posted: Jul 12, 2006 0 comments
HDNet took a break from filming high-definition bikinis on beaches to bag veteran news anchor Dan Rather who will produce and host a new program called "Dan Rather Reports". The show will premiere exclusively on HDNet beginning in October.
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SV Staff Posted: Jun 16, 2010 0 comments
Sometimes kids get all the great audio equipment. WowWee, makers of the RoboSapien robot and Flytech remote controlled helicopters, is releasing a line of music gear for kids. Paper Jamz is the company's newest series, a collection of ultra-thin...
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Timothy J. Seppala Posted: Jun 13, 2012 0 comments

The dust has settled, E3 is over, and I have a notebook of nigh indecipherable scratches and scribbles left over from my week in LA. Covering E3 as one person and seeing everything is impossible, but I was able to check out a lot of very cool stuff.

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Brent Butterworth Posted: Jun 03, 2013 0 comments

T.H.E. Show Newport Beach wrapped up yesterday evening, and I think everyone in attendance would agree that it's a harbinger of good things to come. In its third year, the show has matured into an event that would impress even the most jaded audiophile. There was something for everyone, from half-million-dollar systems to some that cost less than $500.

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Michael Berk Posted: Sep 06, 2011 0 comments

Traditionalist jazz trumpet titan Wynton Marsalis and British blues-rock guitar master Eric Clapton may have begun their careers very differently, but as both men have made the transition to elder statesmanship they've repeatedly reaffirmed their love for and dedication to the blues forms that gave rise to jazz and rock in the first place.

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Darryl Wilkinson Posted: Aug 15, 2006 0 comments
Planar Home Theater is a new division of the parent company, Planar Systems (primarily known for commercial and industrial flat-panel displays), aimed at bringing unique video technologies to the specialty home theater market. The new division's first product is a front-projection screen, the Planar Xscreen.
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SV Staff Posted: Feb 06, 2009 0 comments
I, like almost every movie lover, can think of at least two more trilogies that I would like to see on Blu-ray before I would ever even think of asking for X-men. But, on April 21st you'll be able to recapture all of the, um, inconsistency...
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HT Staff Posted: Nov 22, 2001 0 comments
Many home theater fans have multiple systems---a serious home theater, perhaps a dedicated music room, and often, a multi-zone audio system that provides background music throughout the house.
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SV Staff Posted: Mar 07, 2008 0 comments
Sure, the high-def format war was tense and bloody, though it had nothing on Call of Duty 4 or Assassin's Creed. But for gamers who don't already own both a PlayStation 3 and an Xbox 360, the format war may have left them feeling just a little...
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SV Staff Posted: Aug 11, 2009 0 comments
The Xbox 360 has just gotten a major software update, adding a bunch of tweaks and features to its different non-gaming functions. Most notable is the newest Netflix features, which promise to make browsing and watching streaming videos much more...
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SV Staff Posted: Jul 15, 2008 0 comments
Got Xbox?  Hope you didn't spend all your lunch money on a Roku box, because you're about to become redundant. I hate it when that happens. Netflix's online streaming library is going to be available on Xbox 360 systems, most likely this...
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SV Staff Posted: Feb 02, 2009 0 comments
Xbox 360 has had a problem ever since NXE went live - the HDMI outputs haven't worked. Not for NXE, any other games or even movies or streaming.  Sucks for you, right?Luckily, Microsoft has finally admitted that it's a problem on...

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