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SV Staff Posted: Sep 15, 2009 0 comments
The original SoundDock was a big seller for Bose and they're hoping that will carry over for their newest iPod sound system. It clocks in at a relatively hefty $599, but Bose is swearing up and down that it sounds great. It has two...
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SV Staff Posted: Apr 11, 2008 0 comments
NBC seems to be making all the necessary investments so that come August's opening ceremonies in Beijing, it can provide a high-definition coverage bonanza on audio and video. The broadcaster has already divulged its intentions to fan out around...
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SV Staff Posted: Sep 05, 2008 0 comments
Sure, you want a subwoofer. But, of course, the best acoustical location for it is waaay across the room from your receiver. So, you'll have to run a long wire under the carpet.  Bummer. Or, you could buy a wireless subwoofer. For example,...
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SV Staff Posted: Apr 06, 2010 0 comments
McIntosh has just announced a collaboration with Reprise Records to promote the company's first Blu-ray Disc player, the MVP881 BR. Specifically, the promotion involves Neil Young's music and the opportunity to save $25 after spending $8,000 on a...
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SV Staff Posted: Nov 12, 2008 0 comments
Usually, when referring to an electric guitar, the term "axe" is more of a metaphor than a literal description. The guitar's long neck and broad body, often pointy or otherwise sharp-looking, looks a bit like a battle axe. Gene Simmons...
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SV Staff Posted: Dec 08, 2009 0 comments
If there's a Lost TV show fan on your holiday shopping list we found the ultimate gift to give this season: Get Season 1-5 on Blu-ray for $108.99, nearly 70 percent off the list price. More HD and gadget deals* after the jump. Call of...
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SV Staff Posted: Oct 01, 2008 0 comments
If your house is like mine, you have enough remote controls lying around to fill a 10-gallon trash bin. In fact, if Panasonic's new EZ Touch Remote catches on, that's exactly where your old remotes may wind up. Most remotes are the same - slabs...
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SV Staff Posted: Aug 16, 2010 0 comments
It's been a long time coming, but the Star Wars trilogy is finally coming to Blu-ray Disc. That's the good news. The bad news, at least for some, is that it will be the Special Editions of the films and not the original cuts. The "meh" news is...
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SV Staff Posted: Dec 17, 2008 0 comments
Green is the new black. We knew that already. It's great to see how companies are living up to their responsibility to reduce power consumption and save our planet. GreenPeak is coming out with a new product line featuring wireless radio...
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SV Staff Posted: Sep 01, 2010 0 comments
  There have been all sorts of rumors flying around about the next generation of the Apple TV. But, Steve Jobs pulled back the tiny curtain today and revealed a device that's much different than its predecessor.While the hardware...
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SV Staff Posted: Jun 09, 2008 0 comments
Watch out Geek Squad. Wal-Mart's coming after you. During a media tour, one of Wal-Mart's senior vice presidents told the reporters that Wal-Mart is looking at different options. Installation and repair services are one of the options. Should Best...
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SV Staff Posted: Dec 15, 2008 0 comments
We haven't heard much from Moxi since its financial woes almost a year ago. But . . . they're back! They just released a new HD DVR that lets you grab content from your TV, PC and even the Internet. The Moxi HD DVR has a 500GB hard drive...
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Ken Richardson Posted: Apr 14, 2011 0 comments

[UPDATE: This year's event is over now, but the RSD Web site remains active all year.]

Since this is the fourth annual Record Store Day, you should know what to do: Go to your local store and buy lotsa "records," be they vinyl LPs, CDs, or whatever else your shop happens to carry.

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SV Staff Posted: Jan 14, 2009 0 comments
  A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to test drive the new Aston Martin DBS for an upcoming Sound & Vision feature. One of the coolest parts of the car's Bang & Olufsen audio system was the iPod integration. Once docked, this...
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SV Staff Posted: Aug 06, 2007 0 comments
Saw the last U.S. show of this first leg of the Police's '07/'08 tour at Giants Stadium last night. Having never caught them back during their heyday, this was a must-see gig. (Geez, did I really pay THAT MUCH [take a guess] for these tickets back...

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