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SV Staff Posted: Apr 29, 2008 0 comments
Paramount Studios made it official today. It is going Blu. Because HD DVD has about as much future as a snowball in hell, Paramount has dropped its exclusive support of the HD DVD format, and will start releasing flicks in the Blu-ray format. That...
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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: Jul 06, 2009 0 comments
Yamaha announced today a new A/V receiver with an impressive feature set and a price tag just shy of a grand. The RX-V1065 is a slightly more powerful version of the RX-V665 receiver. It retains all the features of its little brother, including...
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SV Staff Posted: Dec 02, 2008 0 comments
Already bored with dual-layer discs?  Plain old Blu-ray passé? Then we've got news for you! Pioneer is showing off a 16-layer 400GB optical disc. Each layer on this read-only optical disc has 25GB of storage. Pioneer was showing it off...
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SV Staff Posted: Feb 08, 2010 0 comments
Sharp and Samsung have finally settled their LCD patent dispute. According to a press release issued today, the two companies signed a settlement to their three-year dispute on Monday. The dispute revolved around LCD panel patents that both...
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SV Staff Posted: Aug 11, 2008 0 comments
Last week, we published a review of the Roku Netflix Player, a $99 box that lets you use the Internet to stream movies and TV shows straight into your TV from Netflix. It's not a perfect solution, but it's a handy, inexpensive way to get some...
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SV Staff Posted: Sep 18, 2009 0 comments
Fresh after CEDIA, Denon has announced a pair of new home theater devices, the AVR-4810CI A/V receiver and the DBP-4010UDCI Blu-ray Disc player. These two new high-end products pack some impressive features, and equally impressive price tags. The...
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SV Staff Posted: Jan 01, 2009 0 comments
Have you ever seen the after-effects of a power surge on your equipment? More importantly, have you ever paid to replace your home theater equipment after a power surge has destroyed them? Torus Power has a new product line, the new AVR...
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Al Griffin Posted: Dec 20, 2012 0 comments

If 2011 was the year that tablets took over, 2012 was unquestionably the year of the headphone. The market for headphones has exploded, and Sound+Vision has stepped up its coverage to handle the flow, with reviews of new ‘phones, along with related gear such as portable and desktop speakers, amps, and DACs appearing on a weekly basis at

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SV Staff Posted: Sep 22, 2008 0 comments
For months, it's seemed like the $300.00 price point was the magic number that Blu-ray players had to hit before they went mainstream. For a while, it looked like that $300 point is shattered, as two players - name-brand, full-featured players -...
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SV Staff Posted: Jul 05, 2010 0 comments
This has been a long time coming, but it's finally happening. Blockbuster is getting delisted from the New York Stock Exchange. According to Engadget, Blockbuster will be forced to delist from the NYSE after a failed attempt to split its stocks. ...
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SV Staff Posted: Apr 09, 2009 0 comments
Verlyn Klinkenborg has done it again. Bitstream browsers will recall that, one week ago, I linked to his New York Times editorial on Maurice Jarre. Now, in today's paper, he has submitted a similarly rhapsodic piece on the coming CD remasters...
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SV Staff Posted: Mar 06, 2008 0 comments
By Samsung's estimation, the market for combo Blu-ray/HD DVD players collapsed on itself when Toshiba exited the HD DVD business last month. Consumers still interested in purchasing such an obsolete machine will have to make do with just one...
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SV Staff Posted: May 29, 2008 0 comments
The future is now. And dorky looking too. But it's on sale, so who cares? YelloMosquito just lowered the price on their Qingbar GP300 wireless video glasses. The GP300 were the world's first wireless LCOS video glasses with a media player built...
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SV Staff Posted: Oct 17, 2008 0 comments
If digital's so good, why does it take so freakin' long to change channels? It's become painfully obvious that all this new technology has slowed down the one thing people take for granted: clicking the clicker and getting instantaneous results. ...


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