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SV Staff Posted: Sep 30, 2009 0 comments
Microsoft is offering Xbox live users a rare opportunity to download what we'd like to call "a giant game demo" for Fable II. It might take a while to download, but might be worth checking out before buying the game. More HD and...
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SV Staff Posted: Dec 24, 2008 0 comments
The Roku box for streaming Netflix flicks is getting an upgrade that will let it support HD content. How much for the upgrade? Nothing! Not bad for a player that only cost $100 to begin with. The update is automatic, sent over an Internet...
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SV Staff Posted: Oct 21, 2010 0 comments
There's no shortage of headphones options out there at the moment, but starting on November 15th, legendary amp-maker Marshall will be entering the fray. There isn't a lot to talk about yet, since details on the familiar-looking cans is...
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SV Staff Posted: Sep 04, 2008 0 comments
I explained most of Sony's new Blu-ray products yesterday when covering the company's press conference, but I've been saving this gadget until I could actually get a picture of it. Sony has a 400-disc Blu-ray mega-changer slated for 2009. It...
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SV Staff Posted: Mar 12, 2010 0 comments
I can't attest to how sturdy it is, and I certainly would think very carefully before trusting $20 worth of hardware to support a $4,000 projector, but I still have to applaud CrunchGear's Matt Burns' ingenuity. He built his own ceiling mount for...
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SV Staff Posted: Jan 20, 2009 0 comments
Have you ever wondered why someone would take time to write an online review of a product that rivals the depth and detail of a professional review? Some folks just feel passionately about their new purchase.  However, there is a dark...
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SV Staff Posted: Aug 24, 2007 0 comments
Just when it seemed like the Blu-ray camp was starting to gain an upper hand in the high-res DVD format war, HD DVD scored a major coup. But did the industry shoot itself in the foot again? Paramount Home Entertainment announced this week that all...
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SV Staff Posted: Sep 25, 2008 0 comments
The next generation of Sling Media's Slingbox just hit the stores and online retailers. The Slingbox PRO-HD will stream HD content, from almost any source: over the air, cable, satellite, or DVR. It slings the signal to a computer in your house....
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SV Staff Posted: Jul 26, 2010 0 comments
This year is seeing some of the greatest movies ever made hit Blu-ray. First Criterion announced that it will be releasing Akira Kurosawa's Seven Samurai on Blu-ray Disc this fall, and now Lionsgate has announced that Francis Ford Coppola's...
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SV Staff Posted: Mar 19, 2009 0 comments
My feet may be aching already, but my fingers are eager to give you the scoop on the first long day and night at the South by Southwest Music & Media Conference. Ken Richardson here, your faithful Entertainment Editor, down in Austin for my...
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SV Staff Posted: Feb 19, 2008 0 comments
  The high definition disc format HD DVD was killed today - the victim of abandonment. Toshiba Corporation, the company behind HD DVD's development, announced that it was pulling the plug on the nearly two-year-old format, effectively making...
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SV Staff Posted: Jun 03, 2008 0 comments
It's all a matter of perspective. We just received an email from a consumer group with the subject, "Blu-ray momentum continues to build!" As we reported a few weeks ago, Blu-ray sales are seriously slow. Now, another survey is out, and...
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SV Staff Posted: Nov 11, 2008 0 comments
It's the end of the world as we know it. Okay, maybe not. It's the end of the world as I know it. I've been a fan of XM Radio literally from day one, and I'm not taking too kindly to the merger. I'll get over it. What I will...
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Michael Berk Posted: Apr 06, 2011 0 comments

DISH Network today made the winning $320 million bid for the bankrupt Blockbuster, the onetime leader in brick-and-mortar physical movie rentals left reeling by the rise of Netflix and the more recent explosion of streaming services.

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SV Staff Posted: Jul 24, 2009 0 comments
The U.S. release dates are finally official for the first batch of KC on DVD-A (yes, DVD-Audio): Sept. 22 for Red, Oct. 13 for In the Court of the Crimson King, and Oct. 27 for Lizard. And as we reported some time ago, the surround mixes are...


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