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SV Staff Posted: Oct 14, 2008 0 comments
Wow, Steve Jobs is telling it like it is. Well, telling it like he thinks it is. Engadget is reporting from Steve Job's keynote speech. The Apple Computer honcho said, "Blu-ray is just a bag of hurt. It's great to watch the movies, but the...
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SV Staff Posted: Oct 21, 2008 0 comments
What year is it? Did George Orwell's prediction just get delayed? Seems like Sony is playing Big Brother. Sony Playstation 3 users just got an email from Sony stating that the terms of service have changed. First noticeable change. Main...
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SV Staff Posted: Oct 18, 2010 0 comments
It's a one-two punch today for Netflix-loving gamers. No longer do Wii and PS3 owners need to swap out discs to watch videos over Netflix. Downloadable apps are now available on both game systems that allow users to watch Netflix's Watch Instantly...
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SV Staff Posted: Oct 05, 2009 0 comments
If you are moving your DVD catalog over to Blu-ray Discs then this deal from Amazon might be exactly what you were waiting for: Trade in $50 worth of DVDs and receive a $10 credit toward your next Blu-ray purchase on top of the Amazon gift card for...
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SV Staff Posted: Apr 17, 2008 0 comments
Hey Kids,Remember back last winter when we held that Win-an-iPhone Contest? Well it wasn't just some scam to increase our site traffic (though it did that quite nicely - thanks for coming by). Yes, we actually have a winner! Her name is Janie...
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SV Staff Posted: Jun 20, 2008 0 comments
As we predicted last month, Bond's going Blu. Blu-ray, that is. Just announced from MGM and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, the same six titles that were being released in France will be available in the States, just one day after their...
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SV Staff Posted: Feb 11, 2009 0 comments
Like the vast majority of Americans, I have never driven an electric car, so it had never crossed my mind that turning on the radio whild driving would use up juice normally reserved for making the car go. To remedy this problem in their upcoming...
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SV Staff Posted: Nov 18, 2008 0 comments
What's going on these days? Pirates are attacking everywhere. Already bored with DVD, pirates have set their spyglass on Blu-ray. Authorities in China, home of the most voracious pirates in the video business, seized a stash of over 800...
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Ken Richardson Posted: Jun 15, 2011 0 comments


"A children's book for grown-ups! I really did laugh out loud. Hilarious!"

That's none other than David Byrne singing the praises of Go the F--- to Sleep, which was published yesterday by Akashic Books.

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SV Staff Posted: Dec 30, 2009 0 comments
If you're in the market for a HDTV for your office or kitchen we found the perfect deal for you today. Get this Samsung Touch Of Color T260HD 26" 1080p LCD TV for $299 (normally $599.99). More HD and gadget deals* after the jump. ...
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SV Staff Posted: Aug 08, 2008 0 comments
No, that's not a typo. Rising from the ashes of HD DVD, the Chinese version of the format is getting ready to launch. Yup - almost a year after the demise of HD DVD,  Shanghai United Optical Disc is set to power up its production line of CBHD...
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SV Staff Posted: Sep 17, 2009 0 comments
Boston Acoustics is adding iPhone support to its Duo-i iPod dock. The new Duo-i Plus is "Works with iPhone" certified, so it can play music on iPhones as well as iPods. Granted, the auxiliary audio inputs on the original Duo-i could play music on...
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SV Staff Posted: Jan 16, 2009 0 comments
Fans of Bruce Springsteen take note: The Boss is coming to E Street Radio on Sirius XM. E Street Radio is a Sirius channel dedicated, as you could guess, to the music of Springsteen and the E Street Band -- his backup group.Along with host Dave...
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SV Staff Posted: Aug 17, 2007 0 comments
Or so the masses seem to be saying. The Compact Disc is indeed 25 years old today. On August 17, 1982, the first discs were born in Germany. They contained Richard Strauss's Alpine Symphony, but the first commercially available release would be...
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SV Staff Posted: Sep 03, 2008 0 comments
I've mentioned the LG BD300 previously, when talking about Netflix's streaming video service. Blu-ray player with support for Netflix content, like the Roku Netflix player (currently available) and the Xbox 360 (available through a free interface...