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SV Staff Posted: Sep 15, 2010 0 comments
Audio processing technology company Audyssey has come out with its own hardware, in the form of an iPod dock. The Audyssey Audio Dock: South of Market Edition is a one-piece speaker dock with wireless capabilities and loaded with Audyssey's audio...
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SV Staff Posted: Aug 17, 2007 0 comments
As I write this, we're in shipping-madness mode here at the S&V offices, trying to get the October print edition out the door - and having just proofed Feedback, Sound & Visionary, an Installation feature, three Test Reports (Rob Sabin just...
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SV Staff Posted: Jun 13, 2008 0 comments
Sure, your TV is big. But is it wall-sized? (Hopefully, it's not wallet-sized). Japanese electronics manufacturer Shinoda Plasma Corp. is demonstrating a TV that may provide a convincing argument that you need a bigger house. What's more, their...
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SV Staff Posted: Jan 08, 2009 0 comments
While everyone is talking about Blu, Sony is going green. In all fairness, almost every company mentioned some environmentally-friendly comments in their press conferences - from energy-saving designs to electronics recycling programs. Sony's...
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SV Staff Posted: Feb 27, 2009 0 comments
I haven't had much use for 3-D. But with the advent of RealD — and since I am, after all, the entertainment editor of this magazine — I figured it was high time for me to check out the latest state of the 3-D art. And what better film to do...
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Michael Berk Posted: May 06, 2011 0 comments

Two recent surveys have come to different conclusions on whether or not American consumers are abandoning cable in favor of Web-based on-demand and streaming media.

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SV Staff Posted: Feb 05, 2008 0 comments
Seven years ago, when we launched our coverage of DVD-Audio in the February/March 2001 double issue, we ran an exclusive interview with Neil Young, where the "legendary rocker and CD-hater" sang the praises of the new format. ...
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SV Staff Posted: Jul 07, 2008 0 comments
DreamStream, creator of military-strength encryption code, has a reason to celebrate. The MPAA has approved DreamStream's anti-piracy technology to provide a secure online file streaming system. They're claiming it's hack-proof. When will they...
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SV Staff Posted: May 28, 2009 0 comments
Beverages and movie-watching go together like, well, beverages and virtually any other activity. Beverages are just that great. You can keep a cube fridge in your home theater to ensure a frosty drink is always available, but that just seems so...
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SV Staff Posted: Jul 22, 2009 0 comments
During the last two years, PSB has been overhauling the look of its speakers—but only for customers with big bucks to spend. The company's latest line brings its newly winning industrial design down to much more practical price points. The...
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SV Staff Posted: Mar 26, 2008 0 comments
Quick, to the Batcave! Fox Home Entertainment wants you to enjoy a souped-up Blu-ray version of the original Batman movie in the privacy of your home theater weeks before Warner's newer Batman Begins shows up in Blu-ray and The Dark Knight appears...
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SV Staff Posted: Jul 31, 2008 0 comments
Don't you hate it when your perfectly tuned, acoustically isolated sound system is ruined by the steady hum of your DVR? Hitachi just announced two new hard drives destined for DVR use that tackle that problem, combine high storage with low power...
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SV Staff Posted: Oct 27, 2008 0 comments
One silver lining to the economic crisis, if there is one, is that we get bizarre new vocabulary. For example, Jimmy Carter brought us the fun new word, "stagflation." Now, we have another fun new word, "staycation."That is being...
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SV Staff Posted: Sep 07, 2009 0 comments
digg_url = 'http://digg.com/movies/A_sneak_peek_at_Warner_s_restored_Wizard_of_Oz'; At Warner Bros. Studios in Burbank, Warner Home Video recently gave a small group of journalists an advance look at some of the restored scenes from the...
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SV Staff Posted: Oct 14, 2009 0 comments
If you are in the market for some high res HDMI cables, we found this deal that you can't miss. More HD and gadget deals* after the jump. Sony STR-DH500 5.1 Ch Home Theater Receiver for $154.95 (normally $199.99). Yamaha 5.1-Ch...

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