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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: Oct 31, 2008 0 comments
Verizon, along with some other providers, have been kicking and screaming about tru2way and CableCARD systems. Instead of jumping reluctantly on the tru2way bandwagon, they've developed VueKey as a way to grant plug-and-play access to your...
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Michael Berk Posted: Mar 30, 2011 0 comments

Like everybody else who covers media technology, we were excited by yesterday's announcement of Amazon's Cloud Drive remote storage and associated Cloud Player streaming media

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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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SV Staff Posted: Jun 25, 2008 0 comments
The uber bloggers over at Gizmodo are reporting that the Sankei Shimbun newspaper is rumoring that Panasonic will join the OLED parade in 2011, right behind Sony (in current production), Samsung (rumored for 2009) and LG (also rumored for 2011). In...
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SV Staff Posted: May 02, 2008 0 comments
Think you've got the biggest TV on the block? In the neighborhood? Not so fast there, buddy. Big Moving Pictures (BMP) is announcing a plan to produce the world's first mobile LED screen that's going to dwarf anything currently out there. Working...
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SV Staff Posted: Mar 05, 2009 0 comments
In a rather short press release issued this morning, Dish Network announced that it has terminated 10 retailers across 7 states and Puerto Rico. The company believes that the ten retailers have "engaged in illegal activity including fraud and...
John Sciacca Posted: Jul 01, 2011 0 comments

Friday the 13th is nothing to fear this month as remote control giant URC releases the first wave of its new Total Control platform of housewide automation, control, and audio distribution components today.

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SV Staff Posted: Dec 04, 2008 0 comments
Most people compare things like contrast ratios and black levels. As I stare at my flickering TV screen, I'm glad that PC World has done a study on HDTV reliability.The study looked at five factors: problem on arrival, any significant...
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SV Staff Posted: Mar 17, 2010 0 comments
Yes, Iggy wept. I mean no disrespect to the shortest sentence in the Bible, but seeing Iggy Pop choke up at Monday night's induction of the Stooges into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame was, if not Biblical, then at least Shakespearean....
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SV Staff Posted: Jul 17, 2008 0 comments
John Mellencamp's latest album, Life, Death, Love and Freedom is coming out in an interesting format included with the usual CD release. (And downloads available from hearmusic.com. Use the code LDLF8 for two free cuts.) The new release will come...
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SV Staff Posted: Aug 05, 2009 0 comments
A few months ago, Onkyo broke into the realm of height channels with the TX-SR607, the world's first Dolby Pro Logic IIz-equipped A/V receiver (reviewed in the latest issue of Sound & Vision). The 7.2-channel receiver could use Dolby PLIIz to turn...
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SV Staff Posted: Jan 06, 2009 0 comments
Today marks the return of your favorite gadget guys, The Sharper Image. They were at CES showing off the products that will be showing up shortly in stores near you. Their retail shops are long gone, but their products will be back - in...
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SV Staff Posted: Jun 21, 2007 0 comments
USA Today reports that PricewaterhouseCoopers is predicting that HDTV sets will be in 59% of homes in 2011, up from 12.7% at the close of 2006. As for DVRs, 39% of all homes will have 'em in 2011, up from 11.8% in 2006. Coolness. Me, I've got three...

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