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SV Staff Posted: Oct 12, 2009 0 comments
If you haven't seen the BBC hit Planet Earth, this deal gives you the perfect opportunity to get that collection along with Earth Biography Blu-ray for more than half off the original price. More HD and gadget deals* after the jump. Aiptek...
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SV Staff Posted: Apr 23, 2008 0 comments
Fans of Pioneer's high-end Kuro line of plasma HDTVs have been aware for some time of the company's plans to outsource panel production to Panasonic. It appears the final details of the deal are now being determined between the two companies. A...
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SV Staff Posted: May 29, 2008 0 comments
You don't need to have a business degree or know how to balance your checkbook to know this is just not a good idea. Blockbuster is launching a test program of download kiosks in their stores -- customers come in with a portable storage device or...
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SV Staff Posted: Oct 17, 2008 0 comments
LG had quite the interesting display to show off at the International Meeting on Information Display in Korea. Looking at the specs, it's certainly nothing to write home about. Pixel count is 512 x 384, reflectance ratio is 20%, color gamut is 12%,...
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SV Staff Posted: Nov 24, 2008 0 comments
So, you've downloaded a ton of HD movies and TV shows to your iPod or iPhone. Good for you. So now you have a really great picture on a really tiny screen. Not exactly what the developers of HD had in mind, now, is it?DLO is finally selling...
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SV Staff Posted: Jan 13, 2010 0 comments
 Netflix is continuing on its quest for omnipresence by sliding its way onto Nintendo's oh-so-cute Wii console later this year. According to the Associated Press, the service will work much like it does on the PS3 in that you'll need...
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SV Staff Posted: Jun 23, 2008 0 comments
Dr. Evil had it right. One billion dollars is a lot of money. Apparently, it's also the lucky number that Hollywood execs are looking for to call Blu-ray a success. They believe they'll hit that number, and are aiming for $2.5 billion at the end...
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SV Staff Posted: Feb 26, 2009 0 comments
For the last two years, Pioneer Kuro plasmas have sit squarely at the top of our HDTV heap. Both the PRO-110FD and the PRO-111FD earned their years' respective Editor's Choice award for Best Product of the Year, and they've been roundly considered...
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SV Staff Posted: Dec 29, 2008 0 comments
Philips has been slowly pulling out of the entertainment side of consumer electronics, but they're still a major player in the lighting industry. This year's Times Square Ball is going to be bigger, brighter, and surprisingly greener than...
Stan Horaczek Posted: Mar 03, 2011 0 comments

It was kind of a big deal with The Beatles finally made their way onto the ever-growing digital music behemoth that is iTunes, but we find this news just as, um, satisfying. Starting this week, 27 Stones records will be finding their way onto the audiophile music service, HDTracks.com. The tracks have been pulled from remasters that were originally created for and released on SACD in the early 2000s.

John Sciacca Posted: Nov 17, 2010 0 comments

At this year’s CEDIA Expo, held in Atlanta at the end of September, I felt that the mood on the show floor was decidedly upbeat. The positive vibe exuded by many suggested that the worst of the recession is over and that business is actually starting to pick back up.

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SV Staff Posted: Jul 15, 2008 0 comments
Bose is releasing two new versions of their 3-2-1 home entertainment systems. These are 2.1 systems that employ Bose TrueSpace Digital circuitry with Dolby Digital and DTS to create a simulated surround image from the two stereo speakers. The new...
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SV Staff Posted: Jul 30, 2009 0 comments
During his keynote address at the LG summer line show tonight at Lincoln Center, LG Electronics USA president Teddy Hwang said that the recession strategy is working, noting the company's profits in home electronics and home appliances in recent...
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SV Staff Posted: Jan 22, 2009 0 comments
Monster who?  No, you don't need to spend more than the cost of a Blu-ray movie just for the cable to connect your Blu-ray player to the TV. Meritline.com is selling packages of two HDMI cables for a whopping $5.99. These are 30 AWG...

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