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SV Staff Posted: Oct 26, 2009 0 comments
We completely understand the value of expensive equipment. $20,000 tower loudspeakers? If they sound great, totally worth it. $8,000 receiver? If it puts out enough power and has all the features you want, sounds like a steal. $148 power outlet? Now...
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SV Staff Posted: Oct 06, 2010 0 comments
Logitech has revealed many of the details behind its upcoming Google TV set-top box, the Logitech Revue. The complete package will retail for $299, but will be available for $179 to Dish Network customers. For that price, customers will get the...
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SV Staff Posted: Aug 16, 2007 0 comments
Another big announcement today. Complete press release below. And how's this for an excellent new photo? -Ken Richardson FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 16, 2007 Bruce Springsteen's Magic Set for October 2 Release on Columbia Records Magic, Bruce...
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SV Staff Posted: Feb 11, 2010 0 comments
We don't often talk about the Nintendo Wii on this blog, and for good reason. It doesn't support high-def, it isn't as good with audio as its competitors, and it's simply not very impressive for home theater buffs. At least, it's not very...
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SV Staff Posted: Oct 14, 2009 0 comments
No doubt about it — speakers have come a long way, and continue to get even better. The range of speaker options is staggering: You can choose anything from diminutive satellites to mighty towers, skinny soundbars to rotund subwoofers. If you can’t...
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SV Staff Posted: Oct 27, 2008 0 comments
For those who tried to enter our Dress Your Gear for Halloween contest over the weekend, an email glitch may have prevented delivery of your entries. So try again!Specifically, our email address soundandvision@hfmus.com seemed to be not...
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SV Staff Posted: Apr 10, 2008 0 comments
Blockbuster is firing on all cylinders in an attempt to bring movies into your living room every possible way. The company is so eager to please that its backing all movie delivery strategies - even conflicting ones. Its latest effort? A...
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SV Staff Posted: Dec 26, 2008 0 comments
Okay.  At this very moment, it's 53 days, 11 hours and 13 minutes until the DTV transition. We keep talking about it, but the National Telecommunications and Information Administration wants everyone to hustle up and get ready. 22...
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SV Staff Posted: Nov 11, 2008 0 comments
Sesame Street just turned 39!  Happy Birthday! To celebrate, Sesame Street is hitting the Internet, in a big way. They're heading to iTunes, YouTube, and Hulu. Talk about covering all your bases. It makes sense - their target audience...
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SV Staff Posted: Jun 24, 2010 0 comments
SRS Labs has just announced that Samsung will start producing HDTVs using the company's newest audio technology, SRS TheaterSound. TheaterSound is an all-in-one audio technology that performs dynamic equalizer adjustments, volume normalization, and...
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SV Staff Posted: Oct 08, 2010 0 comments
First, the Playstation 3 had Blu-ray Disc support. Then, the Xbox 360 had Netflix Watch Instantly streaming. Then, the PS3 and Wii got Netflix support. Now, the game console home theater arms race has reached another level, as the Xbox 360 will...
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SV Staff Posted: Feb 28, 2008 0 comments
Sony gave the press and dealers a peek into the interactive features of next-gen Blu-ray Disc players this week at its Open House in Las Vegas. Don Eklund, executive vp of advanced technologies for Sony Pictures, was on hand to wax on the...
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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: Jan 15, 2010 0 comments
If you are a serious Xbox 360 gamer you might want to disable your auto-renewal account for your Live membership right now, after the deal we found today: Xbox Live Gold for $30 (normally $50). And this is a perfect time for all of you who still...
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SV Staff Posted: Nov 24, 2008 0 comments
Don't you wish your life had TiVo? I do. A few weeks ago, we told you all about the first BD-Live chat with the director of Hellboy II: The Golden Army, Guillermo del Toro. The chat, accessible only through Universal Studio's BD-Live...

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