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SV Staff Posted: Aug 24, 2009 0 comments
If you're in the market to add some extra kick to your home theater why not check out this Polk Audio Monitor Series PSW10 10-Inch Powered Subwoofer (Single, Cherry) for $149.99 (normally $239.95). Plus more HD and gadget deals* after the...
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SV Staff Posted: Apr 04, 2008 0 comments
In 2008, 14% of all television-watching will happen online, according to a study from Convergence Consulting Group. It would be reassuring to also hear that approximately 14% of television-watching will take place outside of a home environment...
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SV Staff Posted: Sep 24, 2008 0 comments
Who doesn't love high-end home entertainment gear? Great quality, fabulous components, all the latest features, right? Somehow, Marantz missed the boat. For sale in November, the Marantz BD7003 is the answer to the BD8002 that Marantz currently...
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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: Nov 05, 2008 0 comments
Just when you finally got your 5.1 speaker system dialed in, Iosono comes out with a system that will totally blow away your old system. Introduced at the 2008 SMPTE Conference, this new system can use from 200 - 500 speakers, completely ringing...
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SV Staff Posted: Nov 12, 2009 0 comments
For obvious reasons, Microsoft has never been a big fan of people alter their Xbox 360 consoles to play copied games. Their standard punishment usually comes in the form of a quick swing of the Xbox Live banhammer, which disallows modders to play...
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SV Staff Posted: May 07, 2008 0 comments
Not long ago, the Big News was Blu-ray versus HD DVD. Now, it's all about the avalanche of new Blu-ray players. Everyone loves a winner. Pioneer has jumped into the fray with not one, but two new BD players: the BDP-05FD and the BDP-51FD. Both...
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SV Staff Posted: Jun 03, 2008 0 comments
What did you get your dad for Father's Day this year? Another crappy tie? Ugly coffee mug? Electric shaver? Wouldn't you like to know exactly what dear old dad wants? Circuit City did just that. They surveyed 4,100 fathers, and the results are...
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SV Staff Posted: Nov 11, 2008 0 comments
Sesame Street just turned 39!  Happy Birthday! To celebrate, Sesame Street is hitting the Internet, in a big way. They're heading to iTunes, YouTube, and Hulu. Talk about covering all your bases. It makes sense - their target audience...
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Michael Berk Posted: Apr 05, 2011 0 comments

Altec Lansing's newly announced Octiv 650 iPhone/iPod Touch dock makes your mobile companion the centerpiece of your living room.

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SV Staff Posted: Dec 09, 2008 0 comments
Early year-end present for Netflix! They had hoped to have 500,000 subscribers paying an extra $1/month to be able to get Blu-ray discs by the end of the year. They've already met that goal, a few weeks ahead of schedule. Do the math -...
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SV Staff Posted: Apr 20, 2010 0 comments
Pioneer has just announced two new Blu-ray Disc players that feature built-in iPhone control compatibility. The BDP-LX53 and BDP-330 feature the same iControlAV app as the previously announced VSX-1020 A/V receiver. iControlAV is an app you can...
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SV Staff Posted: Jun 26, 2008 0 comments
DTS better book some tickets to Beijing. First class, all the way. NBC just selected Linear Acoustics to supply its UPMAX:neo mixers which feature DTS surround sound technology for the 2008 Summer Olympics, beginning 8/8/08. This follows NBC's...
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SV Staff Posted: Mar 11, 2009 0 comments
After a career spanning nearly four decades, Definitive Technology co-founder and president Sandy Gross is retiring. He will work his last day at the company on March 31, after which Executive Vice President Dave Peet and Vice President of...
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Michael Berk Posted: Aug 30, 2011 0 comments

MOG, the streaming service that emerged victorious in our showdown with Spotify, comes to yet another venue - the Boxee Box, the digital media receiver S+V's Geoffrey Morri

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