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Brent Butterworth Posted: Jul 11, 2013 0 comments

B&W's $4,000 mid-line flagship: The CM10 is the new top-of-the-line model in the company's mid-priced CM line. It's the only model in the CM line that features the same "tweeter on top" technology found in the company's higher-end 800 series.

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SV Staff Posted: Dec 27, 2008 0 comments
The 3D field is getting busy. Sensio, who is already working in the consumer market with JVC, is bringing live 3D broadcasts to an additional 50 cinemas throughout the US.  The first 50 licenses were sold in July. Sensio's system is...
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Michael Berk Posted: May 11, 2011 0 comments

We took a look at the Boxee Box (and some of its competitors in the connected-set-top box universe) earlier this week, and today the company announced an OS update (set to roll out over the next few da

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SV Staff Posted: Jul 30, 2008 0 comments
Last Tuesday, high-end audio/video company Meridian put on what was surely one of the most dazzling home video demos ever. The demo, which took place at Stewart Filmscreen's Torrance, CA, headquarters, featured Meridian's new 10-megapixel video...
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SV Staff Posted: Sep 03, 2009 0 comments
No, Apple isn't getting into HDTVs. That clear bezel is the frame on Philips' new Aurea HDTV, an LED-backlit screen that oozes style and color. Literally; the bezel bleeds color on the surrounding walls thanks to Philips' Ambilight technology. 250...
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SV Staff Posted: Jan 22, 2009 0 comments
For years, it seemed like the only thing consumers cared about when buying a new TV was how thin it was. You could never be too thin.  However, last year, 20% of the flat panel TVs sold has some kind of "green" feature. According...
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SV Staff Posted: Sep 05, 2007 0 comments
Steve Jobs has done it again. Stealing some thunder from another consumer-electronics confab (that would be CEDIA Expo 2007, where nearly all of S&V's editors are ensconced right now), the Apple Inc. CEO actually made not one but six big...
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SV Staff Posted: Aug 28, 2008 0 comments
Remember SACD? You know, Super Audio Compact Disc?  You know, Sony's contender against DVD-Audio? Both provided better sound quality and more channels than CD, and were supposed to replace CD? And remember how both failed in the U.S. market?...
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SV Staff Posted: Jan 22, 2010 0 comments
And so it begins. Youtube is going to start charging to watch some independent films on its service, and Hulu looks like it might be following suit. USA Today reported that YouTube will charge around $5 for access to five Sundance Film Festival...
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SV Staff Posted: Mar 27, 2009 0 comments
When iTunes introduced their one-price-fits-all model for selling music, many record labels were unhappy with the situation. The ability to buy a single song for a dollar made full records a hard sell for some artists. But it was a hit with...
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SV Staff Posted: Mar 03, 2008 0 comments
Come Tuesday, the list of to-be-released HD DVDs will be considerably shorter. Perhaps HD DVD player owners should consider shopping for a stylish vase to put on that empty shelf reserved for HD copies of  Paramount's There Will be Blood,...
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SV Staff Posted: Sep 16, 2008 0 comments
Is it just me, or do most people get a headache trying to transfigure our HD video to work from one device to the next? Wouldn't a transcoder that would take either HD or SD MPEG-4 AVC or MPEG-2 media, convert and wirelessly transmit it to another...
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SV Staff Posted: Jun 02, 2010 0 comments
There's a bit of a hitch in the previously reported rumor that a new Apple TV is coming. It turns out that Steve Jobs himself isn't very big on set-top boxes, and doesn't see much of a future in them because of the prevalence of digital cable and...
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SV Staff Posted: Aug 05, 2009 0 comments
  If you're in the market for a HTIB here's a Sony BDVIS1000 5.1Ch Blu-ray Disc/DVD Home Theater System for $599.00 (normally $999.99). And if you like that deal make sure you check after the jump for more great HD and gadget...
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SV Staff Posted: Mar 28, 2008 0 comments
At a seminar in Japan this week, Matsushita plasma group manager Susumu Tsujihara didn't say a word about subsidiary Panasonic's plans to manufacture plasma panels for Pioneer's high-end Kuro line. But everything he did say sounded like very good...

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