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SV Staff Posted: Jan 05, 2009 0 comments
We all survived Y2K with minimal impact, right? Who would have guessed that a leap year would mess up some software? And, wouldn't you think that a company such as Microsoft would have forseen a problem? On December 31st, many 30GB Zune...
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SV Staff Posted: Jul 15, 2008 0 comments
You're not the only one feeling the pitch in these economically troubled times. TV manufacturers are feeling it too. Their inventories are swelling as people are more worried about paying for gas than buying the latest new HDTV set. To entice...
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SV Staff Posted: Jul 30, 2009 0 comments
If you want the latest albums from bands on EMI, you should stay away from indie record stores. The music giant has decided that it will no longer be selling albums to smaller stores, only massive big-block operations. Wal-Mart and Best Buy will...
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SV Staff Posted: Jan 29, 2009 0 comments
In the rollercoaster ride that is American politics, the bill proposing a delay to the digital transition, yet one more time, just days after the House shot down the latest proposal. Goodness, will someone just put this to bed already?House...
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SV Staff Posted: Oct 09, 2007 0 comments
It's all about the relationship. That was the message at the official rollout of TiVo and Real Networks' new partnership at  the Arena club in Manhattan this week. Emcee Chris Harrison, host of The Bachelor, opened the festivities, leaving...
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SV Staff Posted: Aug 14, 2008 0 comments
Samsung is showing off their new YA-SBR510 Bluetooth stereo speaker. This little beauty is designed for Samsung's lineup of MP3 players, providing wireless playback from a docked player. The speaker features Bluetooth 2.0, with an advertised...
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SV Staff Posted: Sep 30, 2009 0 comments
Lady Gaga, Dr. Dre, Interscope chairman Jimmy Iovine, and Monster Cable CEO Noel Lee held a joint press conference earlier today announcing the launch of Monster's new "Heartbeats by Lady Gaga" in-ear headphones. Like Monster Cable's previous...
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SV Staff Posted: Apr 24, 2009 0 comments
In one of those nice instances of serendipity, classical music — specifically, Beethoven — is the foundation of a new play and a new film.On Broadway is Moisés Kaufman's 33 Variations. The play was first seen in 2007 in Washington, D.C., and...
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SV Staff Posted: Mar 11, 2008 0 comments
Good thing this rumor doesn't have legs. If it did, we'd have to break them. Since early January, reports have surfaced that Microsoft is interested in acquiring peripheral-maker Logitech for close to $10 billion. Finally, Logitech chairman...
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SV Staff Posted: Sep 04, 2008 0 comments
Amazon has boxed up Unbox and just announced that starting immediately, Mac and PC customers can instantly watch movies on either a Mac or PC with Amazon Video On Demand. Using the old Unbox app, material had to be downloaded first, to either a PC...
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SV Staff Posted: Mar 11, 2010 0 comments
March Madness has gotten a little bit more mad. CBS Sports is going to show the NCAA Final Four live in 100 movie theaters across the country. Oh, and it'll be in 3D. Locations haven't been nailed down yet, but details should be finalized before...
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SV Staff Posted: Jan 09, 2008 0 comments
The specs for Blu-ray discs and players hold the promise of loads of cool features, including stuff like games, Web-based interactivity, and video picture-in-picture where you can see the director discussing the movie on an inset box onscreen...
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SV Staff Posted: Aug 24, 2009 0 comments
If you're in the market to add some extra kick to your home theater why not check out this Polk Audio Monitor Series PSW10 10-Inch Powered Subwoofer (Single, Cherry) for $149.99 (normally $239.95). Plus more HD and gadget deals* after the...
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SV Staff Posted: Apr 04, 2008 0 comments
In 2008, 14% of all television-watching will happen online, according to a study from Convergence Consulting Group. It would be reassuring to also hear that approximately 14% of television-watching will take place outside of a home environment...
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SV Staff Posted: Sep 24, 2008 0 comments
Who doesn't love high-end home entertainment gear? Great quality, fabulous components, all the latest features, right? Somehow, Marantz missed the boat. For sale in November, the Marantz BD7003 is the answer to the BD8002 that Marantz currently...

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