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SV Staff Posted: Sep 08, 2008 0 comments
RealNetworks - remember, they're the ones who tried to offer AAC music downloads that would play on your iPod product until they got shutdown - is back with a new product. RealDVD. This may or may not be legal in the eyes of Hollywood, but they're...
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SV Staff Posted: Apr 30, 2010 0 comments
It sounds surreal, but Avatar's massive success could influence our real-life space program. According to CBS News, James Cameron has convinced NASA to use a 3D camera on its next Mars mission. The Curiosity mission, set to launch next year,...
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SV Staff Posted: Mar 20, 2008 0 comments
Display technology researchers are on a roll. A professor at University of California Santa Barbara has discovered a way to combine lighting technologies to create an even brighter, more energy efficient, longer lasting back-light than LED by...
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SV Staff Posted: Sep 01, 2009 0 comments
In the market for a new HDTV, well then check out this Sony BRAVIA 52-Inch 1080p 240 Hz LCD HDTV for $2,159.00 (normally $3,199.99). Plus more HD and gadget deals* after the jump. Panasonic SC-BT300 1250W 7.1 Channel Blu-ray Disc Home Theater...
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SV Staff Posted: Apr 08, 2008 0 comments
As a rule, you won't find me wandering the aisles of big box electronics stores. Between my own custom install showroom, all of the trade shows I attend, and getting products to review for S&V, I get my fill of the latest, high-end gear and...
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SV Staff Posted: May 16, 2008 0 comments
If you ever doubted how important the home theater market is, take a gander at this news flash. DTS, a leading innovator in surround sound, is ditching the movie business and concentrating solely on the home theater biz. They've officially sold...
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SV Staff Posted: Oct 02, 2008 0 comments
Just when you thought it was safe to watch 3D TV without the dorky glasses, theeey're back. Our buddies over at Gizmodo have found a JVC prototype TV at the CEATEC show in Japan that converts high-def 2D video into pseudo 3D, in real-time, using a...
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SV Staff Posted: Sep 02, 2010 0 comments
Panasonic has signed a deal with 20th Century Fox to exclusively offer the Blu-ray 3D version of Avatar to customers who buy Panasonic 3D plasma HDTVs. The specifics of the deal or Panasonic's plans haven't been announced, but they...
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SV Staff Posted: Nov 07, 2008 0 comments
Feeling lucky? How lucky? Do you wait until Black Friday to pick up a Blu-ray player for a great price, or trust that the price at the floundering Circuit City will be your best bet? For a limited time (guessing at that — they're listed in...
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SV Staff Posted: Nov 24, 2009 0 comments
 Our custom Installer John Sciacca reached out to subwoofer manufacturers and asked their tips for getting the most bass out of discreet installs, here's what they had to say about the best place to put your sub: Your room’s dimensions...
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SV Staff Posted: May 12, 2008 0 comments
So, you've read all the reviews, scoured all the forums, even asked your know-it-all next door neighbor for his opinion. You agonized for months, debating back and forth between plasma and LCD. You finally got permission from the significant other...
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SV Staff Posted: Jun 11, 2008 0 comments
LG wasn't content with their truly attractive Scarlet HDTV models. They just had to take it to the next level. Well, beauty is in the eye of the beholder, yada, yada, but have they gone over the top this time? LG has teamed up with Swarovski,...
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SV Staff Posted: Dec 31, 2008 0 comments
Seems like an odd time of year, but tomorrow, at 6:00pm, the MLB Network is launching on a cable or satellite provider near you. In the dead of winter, the boys of summer are hitting about 50 million households. This is a 24-hour baseball...
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Michael Berk Posted: Apr 26, 2011 0 comments

The Beastie Boys have struck back against bootleggers (who've been distibuting an unauthorized copy of the final mix of the upcoming Hot Sauce Committee, Part 2), posting a full stream

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SV Staff Posted: Dec 11, 2008 0 comments
Who doesn't love a bargain? But, how can you really tell what you're getting? Remember when generic products were all the craze? You would buy a box of chocolate chip cookies, and the cookies would have like one scrawny...

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