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SV Staff Posted: Mar 30, 2010 0 comments
Things are going from bad to worse for Blockbuster. Store closings, bleak financial statements, and now the company could potentially be dropped from the New York Stock Exchange. According to Forbes today, Blockbuster has fallen below the market...
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SV Staff Posted: Oct 27, 2008 0 comments
In case you didn't know, "Good Life. Great Price." is the slogan used to market Sears. Don't feel bad, it didn't ring a bell with me either. At least not like "Always Low Prices. Always."In any case, if you need a...
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SV Staff Posted: Oct 15, 2009 0 comments
We're not entirely sure why Sony didn't make this info official back when they released the 120 GB version, but it hardly matters now. From the release, it looks like more storage space will be the only thing that extra $50 gets you....
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SV Staff Posted: Apr 25, 2008 0 comments
That's what my photographer son Tony and I accomplished last Saturday (April 19) on the first annual Record Store Day. As I announced here previously, RSD is an effort (spearheaded by indie-shop organizations) to remind people that, yes,...
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SV Staff Posted: Sep 29, 2008 0 comments
LG has an interesting view of the future of mobile phones. According to a report on Gizmodo, LG voiced their opinion on convergence at a meeting in London. While showing off their new KC-910 phone, they're implying that there's nothing stopping...
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SV Staff Posted: Aug 09, 2010 0 comments
Once again it's time to look at a clever, elegant DIY home entertainment project. Charles "The B-Roll" Visnic has put together a guide to making your own attractive, wireless outdoor speakers. All you need is a pair of $99 Rocketfish wireless...
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SV Staff Posted: Nov 26, 2008 0 comments
Not ready to plunk down five grand on Canon's latest camera with HD capabilities? Creative Labs comes to the rescue.  Joining the ranks with Kodak and Flip Mino HD, the Vado HD 720P pocket video camcorder is the latest mini with HD...
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SV Staff Posted: Jan 26, 2010 0 comments
HDMI cables are packed full of conductors and they tend to be pretty stiff. So if your equipment rack's up against the wall, you might have a tough time bending the HDMI cables to make the 90-degree turn into the back of your receiver. There are...
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SV Staff Posted: Jun 06, 2008 0 comments
Relative newcomer Vizio is in some awfully hot water. A veritable who's-who of electronics manufacturers, including Sony, Philips, Samsung and Mitsubishi have filed suit against the maker of affordable flat-panel TVs. What did Vizio do to piss off...
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SV Staff Posted: Dec 03, 2008 0 comments
  The dust has settled and 99.99% of us have survived Black Friday and Cyber Monday for another year. So, with the economy in the dumper, were you enticed out of your home for any crazy tech deals this year? Give it up... Begin the healing or...
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Michael Berk Posted: Apr 12, 2011 0 comments

U2 will be webcasting the third and final show of the Sao Paulo stop of their U2360° tour; things get started at 9:30 EST. If you're in South America you can tune in gratis (check here for details and a list of URLs) to check out the action from Morumbi Stadium.

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SV Staff Posted: Dec 30, 2008 0 comments
No, really, I want my MTV. Time Warner Cable is about to yank MTV, and 19 other Viacom channels off the air over a few cents. Viacom just issued a statement saying that Time Warner Cable is going to pull Nickelodeon, COMEDY CENTRAL, VH1, MTV -...
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Brent Butterworth Posted: Mar 20, 2012 0 comments

TRADITIONAL two-channel audio never went away. But there’s no denying that since the early ’90s, stereo has been overshadowed by home theater. Most of the audio industry devoted most of its effort to adding more speakers, more channels of sound, and more complexity to our systems.

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SV Staff Posted: Jun 27, 2008 0 comments
Obviously, there's no love lost between most customers and their cable companies. In fact, there's no love lost between a cable company and itself, either. So it's not surprising that more people are satisfied with their direct broadcast satellite...
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SV Staff Posted: Apr 15, 2009 0 comments
Audio company JBL and clothing makers Roxy have announced a partnership to produce a line of fashion-minded portable audio equipment. Next month, the companies will release a series of Roxy-branded ear buds and headphones targeted at...

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