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SV Staff Posted: Jan 08, 2009 0 comments
Samsung showed two new Blu-ray Disc players at its press event on Wednesday, the BD-P4600 and BD-P3600. According to the company, the lozenge-shaped BD-P4600 (shown at left), is the world’s slimmest BD player, measuring only 1.5 inches deep....
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Michael Berk Posted: Mar 31, 2011 0 comments

 

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SV Staff Posted: Jul 06, 2007 0 comments
It's the day before Live Earth (actually, it's only 6 hours away from when the global concert starts in Sydney, Australia), so for all of you Bon Jovi fans who will be heading out to see the band at the Giants Stadium finale, here's something I...
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SV Staff Posted: Jun 25, 2008 0 comments
While we've been poking fun at Comcast lately, you have to be impressed with this latest feat. They've bestowed the Comcast Center in Philadelphia with a 2,100 square foot media wall with five times the resolution of current HDTVs. Designed for...
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SV Staff Posted: Mar 10, 2009 0 comments
Audio company Bowers & Wilkins has just announced that Steve Van Zandt is the newest Fellow in the company's Society of Sound. Van Zandt is a longtime member of Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band, as well as a solo artist and actor (best known for...
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SV Staff Posted: Feb 05, 2009 0 comments
Plenty of companies make outdoor speakers or waterproof speakers that can go near your pool.  What about speakers that go in the pool? Don't have a pool?  Replace your rubber duckie in the tub with these too. These speakers are...
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Michael Berk Posted: Aug 15, 2011 0 comments

You've no doubt heard by now that Google's forked over somewhere in the neighborhood of $12.5 billion to acquire Motorola Mobility,  the mobile device business Motorola spun off at the beginning of this year.

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SV Staff Posted: Nov 12, 2007 0 comments
Monday, Monday / Entrust that date: Comes word this morning (at 6:03 a.m., to be exact) that the regular CD of Radiohead's In Rainbows will now be released on January 2, 2008. (See my post immediately below.) The parent label is indeed the ATO...
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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: Aug 07, 2009 0 comments
Sweden's Transmission Audio might have developed the most expensive speaker to date. For a hefty $2 million (that's a 2, followed by six 0's), you can purchase the company's Ultimate system, a massive speaker setup containing several dozen drivers...
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SV Staff Posted: Jun 02, 2009 0 comments
Slingbox is great for getting content when you're a world away from your precious DVR, but it's not always easy to find the required bandwidth. AMD's newly announced ATI Theater HD 750 can grab HDTV/DTV/analog broadcast signals...
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SV Staff Posted: Mar 13, 2008 0 comments
To design a consumer electronics product and ramp up its production costs lots and lots of money. To shut down the conveyor belts after marketing is already in full swing costs even more. Still, it sure hurt: Japanese business paper The Nikkei...
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SV Staff Posted: Aug 19, 2008 0 comments
We have previously reported on LG's Scarlet plasma TVs. Maybe you've seen the provocative commercials. We have also previously reported on RED Digital Cinema's Scarlet video camera. The question is, did they confuse you? That issue may be decided...
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SV Staff Posted: Mar 26, 2008 0 comments
Runco is showing a prototype of a weatherproof TV you can watch in direct sunlight. It’s really not that hard to make a TV that can weather a rainstorm, but making one that can compete with the sun? Now there’s a trick. Runco just may have pulled...
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SV Staff Posted: Oct 19, 2009 0 comments
Let's talk about audiophile equipment and component connections. It's no secret that the more high-end a receiver or other audio device is, generally the more jacks will be on the back. More complex means more advanced, after all. Except...

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