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SV Staff Posted: Nov 05, 2009 0 comments
Over the next few months, Dolby is driving a tricked-out surround sound truck around southern California to promote its surround sound technology. The Dolby Truck features Definitive Technology speakers, Toshiba HDTVs, Pioneer Elite receivers, and...
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SV Staff Posted: Jan 14, 2009 0 comments
  A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to test drive the new Aston Martin DBS for an upcoming Sound & Vision feature. One of the coolest parts of the car's Bang & Olufsen audio system was the iPod integration. Once docked, this...
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SV Staff Posted: Aug 06, 2007 0 comments
Saw the last U.S. show of this first leg of the Police's '07/'08 tour at Giants Stadium last night. Having never caught them back during their heyday, this was a must-see gig. (Geez, did I really pay THAT MUCH [take a guess] for these tickets back...
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SV Staff Posted: Sep 08, 2008 0 comments
What better way to celebrate a 40th anniversary of producing audio components, than to debut a new flagship loudspeaker? Infinity Systems did just that, showing off its new Prelude Forty loudspeaker. This high-end tower features Maximum Radiating...
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SV Staff Posted: Apr 26, 2010 0 comments
DRM measures may be preventing some Avatar DVDs from playing on Blu-ray players, according to The Consumerist. Based on first-hand consumer reports on Amazon.com, several DVD players simply aren't playing Avatar correctly. Users have noted...
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SV Staff Posted: Feb 12, 2009 0 comments
Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow, and alas, another few weeks of winter for most of us. You'll need to keep your ears warm and toasty, but most earmuffs get in the way of your earbuds. Bummer.For about $20, you can get these Earmuff...
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SV Staff Posted: Jan 09, 2008 0 comments
THX wants to take the headaches and confusion out of the audio/video/gaming experience for consumers. The company is meeting with journalists and companies at CES to promote its fledgling Media Director program that's designed to take the digital...
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SV Staff Posted: May 15, 2008 0 comments
Woohoo!!! Celebrate good times, come on! Let's celebrate! TiVo's Lifetime Service is back! For fans of the TiVo service, this can be great news. Plus, unlike what others are reporting, a quick phone call to TiVo customer service revealed that the...
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SV Staff Posted: Oct 02, 2008 0 comments
Does the gentleman in the picture (and on the cover of Time magazine) look bummed to you? Well, you would be too, if shareholders took your name off your own company, the one you founded and poured your heart and soul into. Not that there's...
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SV Staff Posted: Aug 26, 2010 0 comments
Axiom Audio has just revealed a service that it claims makes it the "world's most customized loudspeaker shop." The company now offers the "Customize Yours" service, which lets customers dictate exactly how their speakers look. Instead of just a...
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SV Staff Posted: Oct 01, 2009 0 comments
Take a look at this deal we found on a Polk Audio CS2 Channel Loudspeaker for $109.99 normally $299.99. More HD and gadget deals* after the jump. Logitech Harmony 670 Universal Remote for $49.99 (normally $149.99).LG 26LF10 26-Inch 720p LCD...
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SV Staff Posted: Apr 16, 2008 0 comments
This won't affect North American and European consumers, but Japanese shoppers may soon observe a noticeable lack of JVC LCD TVs for sale. That's because JVC is looking to exit the business in its home country, and will probably make its decision...
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SV Staff Posted: Jul 01, 2008 0 comments
Why won't Sony's CEO Howard Stringer make up his mind? First, he claimed movie downloads would never take off. Now, he's changed his tune entirely. Sony's hoping Will Smith's latest release, Hancock will change the way we watch movies. Hancock...
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SV Staff Posted: May 01, 2009 0 comments
Today through Sunday, Star Trek fans are meeting in Bonn, Germany for Fedcon, Europe's largest Star Trek convention. If you're stateside right now, you're probably not heading to Fedcon. Fortunately, if you have the Star Trek Season One Blu-ray...
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Timothy J. Seppala Posted: Jun 06, 2012 0 comments

With the first day of this year's Electronic Entertainment Expo behind us, it's time to make sense of what the three console manufacturers showed at their annual media briefings. What was shown is just as important as what wasn't and reading between the lines is key.

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