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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: Aug 05, 2009 0 comments
No, that's not a demo for in-wall or car speakers, that's a finished iPod speaker dock. It's the iHome iP1, the company's new flagship iPod speaker system. iHome showed it off last night at a press event on Manhattan's west side, where it capped...
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SV Staff Posted: Oct 01, 2008 0 comments
Sirius and XM may still have separate web sites, but they're rapidly merging their resources following their announced (and FCC approved) merger. Rather then painfully having to choose one service over another (or even more painfully, having to pay...
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SV Staff Posted: Feb 09, 2009 0 comments
If you've been holding off on purchasing a Vudu Box, now's the time. Originally retailing for $400, the new price is an affordable $150. Not bad for the basic 250GB system."We are reaping the rewards of success in the retail channel...
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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: 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: May 23, 2008 0 comments
While LCD televisions are seeming to reign supreme in the marketplace, a surprising figure was revealed in a recent survey conducted by DisplaySearch, a North American research firm, about the number two spot. Picture-tube CRT TVs, in all their...
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SV Staff Posted: Jun 15, 2009 0 comments
Chances are, you were well-prepared for the DTV switch, but those who weren't got to see something pretty interesting. This video is a collection of the local Houston, Texas, TV stations the moment of the switch. Some simply went to static,...
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SV Staff Posted: Aug 16, 2010 0 comments
As I perused the latest Polk speakers at the company’s Baltimore HQ last week, I felt I’d been transported to a more civilized age—to an era before the low end of the speaker market was taken over by HTiBs and soundbars, before the middle of the...
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SV Staff Posted: Oct 02, 2007 0 comments
There's something about the electronic book that holds a lot of appeal. When Sony launched its first-edition Reader at the Consumer Electronics Show a few years ago, reporters flocked around the device - to the surprise of the Sony PR team, who...
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SV Staff Posted: Jun 19, 2008 0 comments
If you can't afford to vacation here, you could just pack up the minivan and take the family to Disney to check out the HDTV offerings at the newly renovated Caribe Royale Orlando All-Suites Hotel and the Buena Vista Suites Hotel. Besides a fresh...
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SV Staff Posted: Aug 02, 2007 0 comments
"All the characters in my films are fighting these problems, needing freedom, trying to find a way to cut themselves loose, but failing to rid themselves of conscience, a sense of sin, the whole bag of tricks." "Hollywood is like being nowhere...
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SV Staff Posted: Mar 10, 2008 0 comments
  Who knows what the future may bring? Pioneer has announced its plans for the beloved Kuro line of plasma televisions, but those plans still seem so...unpredictable. Will Panasonic really incorporate enough of Pioneer's tech innards to make...
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SV Staff Posted: Dec 26, 2008 0 comments
Okay.  At this very moment, it's 53 days, 11 hours and 13 minutes until the DTV transition. We keep talking about it, but the National Telecommunications and Information Administration wants everyone to hustle up and get ready. 22...
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SV Staff Posted: Apr 22, 2008 0 comments
Various companies and organizations are competing to standardize a wireless technology that will toss high definition sound and video effortlessly across a living room. Some of them, like WirelessHD are close, but none of them are here yet, and...

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