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SV Staff Posted: Sep 11, 2008 0 comments
There's been lots of talk about wireless HD. Yeah, no HDMI cables have to run to your TV, but they all still need power, and that unsightly power cord running up the wall. (Yeah, yeah, I know you can run all the cables and power in the wall, but...
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SV Staff Posted: Oct 12, 2009 0 comments
The real collectors' version of the new Star Trek movie might not be some multi-disc Blu-ray release. It might not even be high-def. British media shopping site Play.com has posted a limited edition Star Trek USB drive. Each drive is a 4...
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SV Staff Posted: Feb 09, 2009 0 comments
Interesting speculation from analysts on an all-Apple world. An investment banker said he expects Apple to introduce a networked TV and add DVR functionality to its Apple TV set-top box.From The Apple Insider, "We expect Apple to design a...
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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: Jun 12, 2009 0 comments
We already showed you Monster's enormous table-top remote, but they're not out of new products yet. The Turbine Pros come at a $80 premium compared to their non-Pro counterparts and are plated in a very shiny gold material that will either...
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SV Staff Posted: Jul 23, 2010 0 comments
The term "home-theater-in-a-box" has become an expletive in the A/V world. They're usually seen as catch-all, cheap, simple excuses for a carefully assembled home theater. Because of this, companies shy away from the term HTiB. Onkyo, for example,...
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SV Staff Posted: Oct 30, 2008 0 comments
If you can possibly remember back that far, back in September 2004, it looked like TiVo and Netflix would strike a deal to stream movies to set-top boxes. It was a terrifically brilliant idea. But nothing ever came of it. TiVo worked out a deal...
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SV Staff Posted: Dec 19, 2008 0 comments
You would have thought that sales of flat panel TV would be booming right now. We're 61 days away from the digital conversion. Instead of buying converter boxes, most pundits thought everyone would be rushing out to buy new digital TVs this...
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SV Staff Posted: Sep 02, 2009 0 comments
Touch screens are definitely the hot addition to any multi-media device on the market right now, and Creative is taking advantage with the updated version of last year’s Zen X-Fi. The X-Fi2, will come in 32GB ($229), 16GB ($179) and 8GB ($129)...
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SV Staff Posted: Apr 14, 2008 0 comments
Blockbuster wants in on the electronics business. First the struggling movie rentals company wants to sell a branded set-top box for downloading movies. Now it wants to buy an entire consumer electronics retail chain. Blockbuster made a buyout...
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SV Staff Posted: Dec 04, 2008 0 comments
The only single-screen movie theater left in the state of Louisiana is upgrading - in a major way. The historic Prytania Theater has just upgraded to 4K digital cinema. The Prytania is the oldest operating theater in the city, having opened in...
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SV Staff Posted: Jan 15, 2009 0 comments
Not happy with just MovieLink, Blockbuster is also partnering with Sonic Solutions' CinemaNow for Internet delivery of movies.  This new partnership will let Blockbuster package deals with hardware providers.   They're...
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Michael Berk Posted: Apr 07, 2011 0 comments

Chris Feickert (the Dr. Feickert behind turntable and turntable alignment tool) designer Dr. Feickert Analogue) has been working on Adjust+-an interesting hardware/software test suite for turntable adjustment-for a couple of years now.

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SV Staff Posted: Nov 24, 2009 0 comments
Our Custom Installer John Sciacca runs down his top options to add great bass to your home theater:JL Audio Fathom f212 Front and back views of a sealed, dual-driver 12-incher that reinforces JL’s reputation for delivering deep bass. Satin...
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SV Staff Posted: Jul 23, 2008 0 comments
A few months ago we announced a new contest that the Consumer Electronics Association and the National Association of Broadcasters were holding to encourage TV viewers to get prepared for the transition to digital television. The contest is still...

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