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SV Staff Posted: Mar 10, 2010 0 comments
3D content is steadily marching onward, but there still aren't too many choices out there. There are several animated movies from the last few years and Avatar will be hitting DVD and Blu-ray soon enough, but that's not a whole lot of 3D....
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SV Staff Posted: Feb 09, 2009 0 comments
If you've been holding off on purchasing a Vudu Box, now's the time. Originally retailing for $400, the new price is an affordable $150. Not bad for the basic 250GB system."We are reaping the rewards of success in the retail channel...
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SV Staff Posted: Jun 09, 2010 0 comments
At the Culver City studios of Sony Pictures, Sony execs today rolled out their plans for what they hope will be domination of every aspect of the 3D business: movie/TV production, professional gear, and consumer electronics products. According to...
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SV Staff Posted: Apr 09, 2008 0 comments
Manufacturing and marketing LCD TVs, especially in the U.S., is a tough gig. The margins are thin and the competitors are fierce, which is why may companies are outsourcing everything but their brand name to Asian manufacturers. Royal Philips...
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SV Staff Posted: Jul 18, 2008 0 comments
Scrubs has moved from SD on NBC to HD on ABC. Alphabet soup aside, all those letters might not matter much if rumors are true that this is the last season for the comedy.  Scrubs was on NBC in standard def, surrounded by HD shows for way too...
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SV Staff Posted: Nov 07, 2008 0 comments
Nothing's safe anymore, is it? The folks over at the Doom9 forum just posted an update to their Blu-ray disc copying software. What's included now?The software is one of the first, as far as we know, to copy the BD-Live extension. Blu-ray...
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SV Staff Posted: Mar 09, 2009 0 comments
Indie filmmaking is becoming more and more high-tech. This is evidenced in April Showers, one of the very first feature-length motion pictures to be filmed entirely in 4K digital photography. April Showers is a account of a school shooting,...
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SV Staff Posted: Jul 20, 2010 0 comments
Our neighbors to the north have been sadly lacking in streaming video content over Netflix. While we've been able to watch the service's thousands of movies and TV shows over our HDTVs, Blu-ray Disc players, and game consoles, Canada has gone...
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SV Staff Posted: Nov 13, 2008 0 comments
If you’ve wondered what the heck all the fuss is about BD-Live, perhaps, here’s something that might pique your interest. Universal Studios just announced that those in possession of the just-released Hellboy II: The Golden Army, and who own a...
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SV Staff Posted: Jun 12, 2009 0 comments
We already showed you Monster's enormous table-top remote, but they're not out of new products yet. The Turbine Pros come at a $80 premium compared to their non-Pro counterparts and are plated in a very shiny gold material that will either...
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SV Staff Posted: Jul 26, 2007 0 comments
That would be Mike Bloomberg (at left in photo), a.k.a. Michael R. Bloomberg, a.k.a. The Mayor of New York City. And the TV is indeed the world's largest 1080p plasma set, a.k.a. the professional model TH-103PF9UK - which can be yours, too, for...
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SV Staff Posted: May 12, 2008 0 comments
An interesting press release crossed my desk (read: popped into my e-mail Inbox) on Friday: "John Mellencamp's Life, Death, Love, and Freedom, from Hear Music, July 15." Buried down in the fourth paragraph is this: "The album will...
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SV Staff Posted: Aug 19, 2008 0 comments
While all the talk is about Blu-ray, Best Buy is looking at red. Russia, that is. News reports from Reuters and Russia-InfoCentre are reporting that Best Buy has registered trademark rights for the Future Shop name. Future Shop is the name of the...
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SV Staff Posted: Sep 11, 2008 0 comments
Ion Audio made news a while ago with their LP 2 CD turntable that made it easy to transfer your old vinyl records to CD. It just got even easier to get music to your computer. The new LP 2 FLASH plays your albums and converts them to MP3, then...
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SV Staff Posted: Aug 06, 2009 0 comments
It seems the rumors were (mostly) unfounded. 80-year-old electronics fixture Radio Shack is keeping its full name (sans space). While "The Shack" will play a part in the company's future ad campaigns, it is still keeping its beloved full name. ...

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