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SV Staff Posted: Jan 06, 2008 0 comments
One of the buzzwords coming into the 2008 Consumer Electronics Show was the intriguing wireless TV. The idea is that you can shoot video or pictures from a digital video source to a TV without so much as an HDMI cable in between. But wireless TV may...
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SV Staff Posted: Jul 07, 2008 0 comments
Sales reports are usually pretty dry reading. No difference with the latest report from the Entertainment Merchants Association (EMA) following sales trends in TV, home video and video gaming. However, this time, the numbers from this 32-page...
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SV Staff Posted: May 27, 2009 0 comments
If you're in the NYC area this weekend, it might be worth the trip over to the Ziegfeld Theatre to see the new Pixar film on NEC's latest and greatest projector, the NC2500S-A. It uses a 1.2" DMD from Texas Instruments as well triple...
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SV Staff Posted: Jun 19, 2009 0 comments
  ...and you know what that means: It's an official reason/excuse for yer vinyl-centric EIC to buy more wax! Yes, it's true — the folks who bring us that wonderful annual spring event, Record Store Day, are presenting Saturday, June...
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SV Staff Posted: Mar 20, 2008 0 comments
If Sony's PlayStation 3 didn't already look like a great deal to people shopping for a Blu-ray player (it costs about $20 more than several other players but comes with an entire gaming system attached), its value proposition versus the competition...
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SV Staff Posted: Jul 31, 2008 0 comments
Is it the beginning of the end for Blu-ray?  Already? A new Blu-ray player from LG Electronics might just foreshadow the future of Blu-day, and its ultimate demise. The rumor mill has been buzzing since January and now it's official. LG will...
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SV Staff Posted: Sep 04, 2009 0 comments
Twitter might not be the most important feature for an internet-enabled home theater device, but Sonos thinks it's at least worth of some attention. According to Sonos' Thomas Meyer (over Twitter, appropriately enough), the company's CR200...
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SV Staff Posted: Oct 21, 2008 0 comments
Predictions on the success or failure of Blu-ray seems to shift daily.  Just a few days after the Blu-ray Disc Association predicted a Blu Christmas,  an analyst who specializes in the technology sector, Roger Kay, said just the...
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SV Staff Posted: Sep 29, 2009 0 comments
We have to thank one of the members of the forum for this find. Here's a used Dynaudio Contour S 5.4 Maple speaker for $3300.00. More HD and gadget deals* after the jump. Polk Audio RM6750 5.1 Channel Home Theater Speaker System (Set of...
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SV Staff Posted: Apr 16, 2008 0 comments
Sony just OLED the cat out of the bag. At a display expo in Japan this week - one that U.S. consumers and enthusiasts are hardly aware of - Sony showed that it can do a lot better than its 11-inch, 3mm thick XEL-1 OLED TV (which is already ahead of...
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SV Staff Posted: Aug 28, 2008 0 comments
Some people like their home theater components big and imposing. Some like them small and cute. For the latter demographic, Philips has introduced the CinemaOne. Very round and very cute, the CinemaOne contains a CD/DVD player, iPod dock, USB...
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SV Staff Posted: Jan 27, 2010 0 comments
You didn't think we'd go all day without addressing Apple's new announcement, did you? The Apple iPad is on its way, and pretty much everyone who ever googled "electronics" has heard about it. In summary: it's a 10-inch iPod Touch. Seriously,...
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SV Staff Posted: Nov 17, 2008 0 comments
A full week before Black Friday, we're seeing a Memorex Blu-ray player for a mere $139.99, plus a flat $5.00 shipping fee. Do you go shopping now?Depends on what you're looking for in a Blu-ray player. This is a Profile 1.1 "picture...
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SV Staff Posted: Dec 24, 2009 0 comments
How do you know a consumer electronics technology has hit the big time? When you can buy it in the grocery store. While running last-minute Christmas Eve errands in the western suburbs of Houston with my Dad, I noticed Sylvania Blu-ray players near...
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SV Staff Posted: Sep 16, 2008 0 comments
Now this is a contest I can get excited about! Netflix is sponsoring the Netflix Movie Watching World Championship: The Quest for the Popcorn Bowl! In an attempt to snag a Guinness World Record, eight contestants will begin watching 56 movies...


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