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Mike Mettler Posted: Jun 21, 2011 0 comments

The Big Man has left the building.

Clarence Clemons, the powerful tenor saxophonist of the E Street Band and onstage foil for Bruce Springsteen for 40 years, died Saturday at age 69 due to complications from a recent stroke.

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SV Staff Posted: Jun 20, 2008 0 comments
Because I'm a professional journalist, and not some hack, I'll spare you the usual "size matters" cliches. However, it's my professional obligation to inform you that Sharp's HD monitor is bigger than yours. The new Model LB-1085...
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Thomas J. Norton Posted: Oct 18, 2004 0 comments

The first meeting of the new Blu-ray Disc Association, or BDA, a larger, more formally organized version of the original Blu-ray Disc Founders group, was held in Tokyo, Japan on October 4, 2004. It was formed to promote the Blu-ray format and finalize its technical standards.

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SV Staff Posted: Nov 04, 2016 Published: Nov 03, 2016 0 comments
Boombotix, San Francisco-based maker of headphones and stylish voice-controlled Bluetooth speakers, has launched a Wi-Fi-based smart speaker on Kickstarter designed to “totally revolutionize the way you listen to music.”
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SV Staff Posted: Jan 16, 2009 0 comments
Fans of Bruce Springsteen take note: The Boss is coming to E Street Radio on Sirius XM. E Street Radio is a Sirius channel dedicated, as you could guess, to the music of Springsteen and the E Street Band -- his backup group.Along with host Dave...
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Billy Altman Posted: Mar 16, 2012 0 comments

"How important can this speech be if we're doing it at noon?" joked Bruce Springsteen as he began his keynote speech on Thursday at South By Southwest. "I mean, is any musician up at noon?" 

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SV Staff Posted: Jan 12, 2008 0 comments
Pioneer is pretty much universally considered the industry leader in Plasma TV performance. Their latest series of Kuro TVs have been hailed as "best TV I've ever seen" and even "best TV in the world." And their next-gen concept...
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Posted: May 19, 2002 0 comments

French-speaking Canada's premier A/V, home theater, and new technologies publication, <I><A HREF="http://www.quebecaudio.com">Quebec Audio-Video</A></I> has once again offered its readers an opportunity to attend <A HREF="http://www.homeentertainment-expo.com/">Home Entertainment 2002</A> in New York City for free! Franco Moggia, editor of <I>Quebec Audio-Video</I>, says, "After the tragic events of September 11, we had to support our American friends and colleagues by repeating last year's contest."

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Michael Berk Posted: May 11, 2011 0 comments

While 3D makes immediate and perfect sense in certain contexts (games, horror), there have been a few dissenters as the revamped medium has slowly taken over big and small screens everywhere.

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Joe Leydon Posted: Jan 12, 1998 0 comments

D<I>VD. Anna Magnani, Aldo Fabrizi, Marcello Pagliero, Maria Michi. Directed by Roberto Rossellini. Aspect ratio: 4:3. Dolby Digital. 105 minutes. 1945. Image Entertainment ID4102DSDVD. Not rated. $29.95.</I>

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Dave Thompson Posted: Sep 27, 1998 0 comments

P<I>eter Weller (Robert John Burke in 3), Nancy Allen, Daniel Herlihy. Directed by Paul Verhoeven (1), Irvin Kershner (2), Fred Dekker (3). Aspect ratio: 1.85:1. Dolby Digital Surround. 103 minutes (1), 116 minutes (2), 105 minutes (3). 1987, 1990, 1993. Image Entertainment ID4071ORDVD (1), ID4072ORDVD (2), ID4073ORDVD (3). Rated R, R, PG-13. $24.95 each.</I>

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SV Staff Posted: Jul 10, 2008 0 comments
The crystal-ball gazers over at SNL Kagan are predicting that the various new telecommunications building projects in the U.S. (and around the world) will lead to intense competition among programming providers. Their research suggests that within...
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SV Staff Posted: Feb 01, 2010 0 comments
We all know what's tomorrow: the Lost season premiere. The beginning of the end of one of the most enigmatic sci-fi shows of the decade. Amazingly, before the last season even gets off the ground, the complete series collection on Blu-ray has been...
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SV Staff Posted: Dec 31, 2008 0 comments
DISH Network sure is making a big deal about its latest on-demand offering. In a press release about one new addition to the lineup, DISH Network is proud to announce that The Dark Knight is currently available on its 1080p on-demand service....
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SV Staff Posted: Jan 26, 2009 0 comments
I am an idiot for having missed The Dark Knight during its first run in IMAX. Luckily, Batman returned (get it?) to the really big screen this past weekend and I finally got to enjoy the best movie of last year (you heard me, Academy) the way it...

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