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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: 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: May 16, 2008 0 comments
Flying first class has never been this classy. Singapore Airlines, known for their luxurious seating, gourmet in-flight dining, and gorgeous flight attendants is making news again. On their all-business class planes flying from New York and LA to...
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SV Staff Posted: Oct 02, 2008 0 comments
Tough sledding, kids. We're not going to Wally World. I'm not paying 4 bucks a gallon to buckle you into the Hummer and drive your little butts cross-country to that place. And for the last time, we're not getting a damn Prius. But, if you agree to...
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SV Staff Posted: Aug 31, 2010 0 comments
Onkyo has unveiled a trio of home theater components ready to take their places at the top of Onkyo's product line-up. The company describes the PR-SC5508, PA-MC5500, and BD-SP808 as its new "flagship" A/V component separates. The PR-SC5508 is...
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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: Jun 11, 2008 0 comments
What happens when NBC makes a mistake that causes your Vista Media Center to miss capturing your favorite shows? Luckily, Microsoft jumps in to save the day. Imagine that!  What's up with these broadcast flags? In a report posted on Engadget,...
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SV Staff Posted: Dec 29, 2008 0 comments
We're not sure if this is art, or audiophile perfection. Angelis Labor is unveiling the Gabriel Turntable, a remarkable way to treat your vinyl.  Made in a factory that also turns out parts for Ferrari, the Gabriel is a customized...
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Michael Berk Posted: Apr 25, 2011 0 comments

Things are still looking bleak for the PlayStation Network; the gaming network (along with Sony's Qriocity streaming music-and-movie service) has been down

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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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SV Staff Posted: Jul 02, 2008 0 comments
Don't hate me. It's just my job, and they make me do it. Yes, I am one of those cursed recording engineers who mixes television commercials, and mixes them to be as loud as possible. It's not my fault, it's just the way it is. You know how loud...
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SV Staff Posted: May 08, 2009 0 comments
The MPAA is a touchy subject for a lot of folks. Nothing sparks internet debate quite like the mention of their name (unless of course you're talking about the RIAA). In this video, they demonstrate how it's possible to make "high quality" movie...
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Brent Butterworth Posted: May 31, 2013 0 comments

The Home Entertainment Show Newport Beach is growing into one of the best hi-fi shows in the U.S. This year's show, which started today and runs through Sunday, appears even bigger than last year's, which was big enough to use up all the parking in both of the hotels that house the show.


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