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SV Staff Posted: Sep 16, 2009 0 comments
If you need to get your hands on a home theater receiver for a great deal why not check out this Onkyo TX-SR806 7.1 Channel Home Theater Receiver for $599.99 (normally $1,049.00). More HD and gadget deals* after the jump. Sony BRAVIA XBR Series...
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SV Staff Posted: Jun 11, 2008 0 comments
Interesting times in Hollywood. As movie budgets grow and grow, Warner Bros. has announced they're cutting the number of films they'll produce in half for 2009. Where's their money gonna come from? In a story in Home Media Magazine, the CEO of...
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SV Staff Posted: Apr 14, 2008 0 comments
Blockbuster wants in on the electronics business. First the struggling movie rentals company wants to sell a branded set-top box for downloading movies. Now it wants to buy an entire consumer electronics retail chain. Blockbuster made a buyout...
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SV Staff Posted: Jan 01, 2009 0 comments
While you hear a lot about movie studios doing everything in their power to prevent illegal pirated copies, a new approach is emerging. Instead of fighting it, some Blu-rays come bundled with a DVD that contains Digital Copy versions of the movies....
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Michael Berk Posted: Apr 26, 2011 0 comments

Sony's PSN and Qriocity network outage may be ongoing, but the company's pressing forward on the mobile hardware front.

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SV Staff Posted: Nov 13, 2008 0 comments
A new technology, developed by NPR, Harris Corporation and Towson University is changing how the deaf and hard-of-hearing "listen" to radio. Not an oxymoron, radio for the deaf and hard-of-hearing is something the more than 77% of...
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SV Staff Posted: Dec 14, 2009 0 comments
If you still need to do some last-minute shopping for that video-game fan on your list, is having a huge sale starting Midnight PT on Dec. 15 on PS3 games. Check the site for the latest updates and after the jump we have more HD deals* to...
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SV Staff Posted: Jul 07, 2008 0 comments
NBC is making history, not just with unprecedented coverage of the 2008 Olympics from Beijing, but with how they're presenting and measuring that coverage. No other Olympics have had the technology available for new viewing opportunities, and NBC...
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SV Staff Posted: May 11, 2009 0 comments
Home theater equipment manufacturer Denon just announced several new products for the coming year, including a whopping 9 A/V receivers and a pair of Blu-ray Disc players. Every new receiver, from the $349 retail-channel AVR-590 to the $1,999...
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Geoffrey Morrison Posted: Jun 12, 2013 0 comments

I'm the wrong person to cover E3. I loathe it. True, I'm a gamer of the 1st degree, but being a E3 has nothing to with being a gamer. It has everything to do with the shouty, misogynistic, terrified-of-the-new, big-business industry of gaming.

Also, I fraking hate crowds of aimlessly wandering people. Haaaaaaaate.

That said, this year was less horrible than year's past. Here are some pictures and highlights. 

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SV Staff Posted: Dec 18, 2008 0 comments
Say that three times fast.  The Internet-based set-top box is getting bigger. Not physically, but the features and sites it connects to is growing. The latest? YouTube, Flickr, and Picasa, plus on-demand TV from the NBC family, ABC, CBS,...
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SV Staff Posted: Sep 03, 2010 0 comments
Toshiba took some time accepting that Blu-ray won the high-def format war, and it has waited even longer to go into 3D playback. The company finally announced its first 3D-capable Blu-ray player, the BDX3100KB, which has an HDMI 1.4a port for...
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SV Staff Posted: Jul 28, 2008 0 comments
I don't know about you, but I hate that celebrities get hounded by the paparazzi. Except for when they capture some truly priceless footage. When TMZ captured pop-star John Mayer trying to talk his dad through finding software on his Apple...
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SV Staff Posted: Aug 31, 2009 0 comments
It might be a long-standing DVR fixture in the United States, but down in the land of kiwis TiVo hasn't shown up at all. That's changing this November, when the service finally reaches New Zealand. Unfortunately, TiVo comes with some caveats in...
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SV Staff Posted: Jan 14, 2009 0 comments
Oh happy day - my DTV converter box coupons came in the mail today. How exciting, right? Two plastic cards, as requested.  But, on the bottom of the page they were attached to was some interesting reading.Listed were eight locations,...


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