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SV Staff Posted: Jan 26, 2009 0 comments
I am an idiot for having missed The Dark Knight during its first run in IMAX. Luckily, Batman returned (get it?) to the really big screen this past weekend and I finally got to enjoy the best movie of last year (you heard me, Academy) the way it...
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SV Staff Posted: Sep 12, 2007 0 comments
Rumors were flying last week, but today it's official: Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, and John Paul Jones will play one concert as Led Zeppelin on Monday, November 26, at London's O2 arena (capacity: 22,000). They'll be joined by Jason Bonham, son of...
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SV Staff Posted: Jul 22, 2008 0 comments
Intel Corp just went lobbying. A road trip to the FCC. Oh how fun! Seems that Intel wants the FCC to require Ethernet ports with IP capability on all cable set-top boxes. How convenient for them. The filing said, "Given the marketplace...
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SV Staff Posted: Aug 17, 2009 0 comments
My hat's off to Steve Breen of the San Diego Union-Tribune for marking the death of Les Paul so wittily. But two other things are off about this cartoon. Can you figure them out? Answers below the jump. If we are to assume that Breen...
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SV Staff Posted: Apr 07, 2009 0 comments
That's right, the press release just arrived this morning at 9 o'clock on the dot. Here it is, in full. And stay tuned to our Bitstream blog in the coming days because, after I've had some time to mull over the press release myself,...
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SV Staff Posted: Mar 05, 2008 0 comments
If you've said it once, you've said it a thousand times: An HDTV without an HD signal is like sugarless cake, non-alcoholic beer, or a Lamborghini running 87-octane gasoline. It works, but it isn't right, and its definitely no fun. All the...
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SV Staff Posted: Aug 22, 2008 0 comments
Branding is a big thing. Apple gets it: A Nano is a Nano, a Shuffle is a Shuffle. Cher gets it. As do Sting, Madonna, and Bono. However, most electronics manufacturers just don't. Simple, easy to read, easy to say, and easy to research names for...
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SV Staff Posted: Nov 13, 2009 0 comments
Straight from the "getting blood from a stone" files, YouTube has announced that it will begin streaming 1080p video next week. Until now, the highest resolution YouTube could stream was 720p, and that was only a minority of videos. The move to...
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SV Staff Posted: Jun 28, 2007 0 comments
For those who are camping out all night waiting for an iPhone (they go on sale tomorrow at 6 pm), I say save your money. Check out and read more. And if you do go ahead and get one, drop me a note and let me know what you think. ...
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SV Staff Posted: Aug 13, 2009 0 comments
If you liked this summer's action flicks and can't wait until they come out on Blu-ray then check out these pre-order deals on X-Men Origins: Wolverine and Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen. More great HD and gadget deals* after the jump. ...
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SV Staff Posted: Apr 01, 2008 0 comments
As if your cell phone didn't already try to perform too many functions at once, a slew of consumer electronics manufacturers want to add in one more feature: A digital projector. That's right, a mini-version of the home-theater grade projectors...
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SV Staff Posted: Sep 08, 2008 0 comments
Philips has just released their latest Pronto remote - the TSU9800. Figure the "TS" in the model number stands for "Touch Screen" - maybe? The TSU9600 features a very large 6.4" VGA display.  The large size makes the...
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SV Staff Posted: Apr 29, 2010 0 comments
First Avatar became the highest grossing film of all time. Now it looks like Avatar is the most illicitly downloaded Blu-ray Disc of all time. According to BitTorrent blog Torrentfreak, over 200,000 copies of the Avatar Blu-ray Disc have been...
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SV Staff Posted: Oct 30, 2008 0 comments
Now, I'm venturing out on a limb here, but I'm willing to bet Mamma Mia! isn't anywhere near the top of your "must buy" list of Blu-ray releases when it hits the streets December 16th. But, if we tell you about a neat new...
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SV Staff Posted: Oct 30, 2009 0 comments
If you are looking for a deal on a Plasma HDTV check out this one we found on a 42-inch Panasonic. More HD and gadget deals* after the jump. Logitech Harmony 1100 Advanced Universal Remote Control for $304.99 (normally $499.00).Command &...


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