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SV Staff Posted: Sep 08, 2008 0 comments
Philips has just released their latest Pronto remote - the TSU9800. Figure the "TS" in the model number stands for "Touch Screen" - maybe? The TSU9600 features a very large 6.4" VGA display.  The large size makes the...
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SV Staff Posted: Apr 25, 2008 0 comments
Few products invoke the raw, carnal "I must have you!" lust like Kaleidescape. They invented the concept of the DVD movie server and then wrapped it in an interface that would get Steve Jobs hot and bothered. Let's face it; their system is awesome....
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SV Staff Posted: Apr 29, 2010 0 comments
First Avatar became the highest grossing film of all time. Now it looks like Avatar is the most illicitly downloaded Blu-ray Disc of all time. According to BitTorrent blog Torrentfreak, over 200,000 copies of the Avatar Blu-ray Disc have been...
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SV Staff Posted: Nov 25, 2008 0 comments
Blockbuster has yet another way to get their movies into your home.  And this one looks like it could make a bit of a splash. Blockbuster has been losing the battle with Netflix, with hundreds of stores shutting down recently. Their...
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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: Jan 15, 2010 0 comments
If you are a serious Xbox 360 gamer you might want to disable your auto-renewal account for your Live membership right now, after the deal we found today: Xbox Live Gold for $30 (normally $50). And this is a perfect time for all of you who still...
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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 30, 2008 0 comments
  Nothing pisses me off more than seeing people getting ripped off. And few places have the ability to legally dodge usury and predatory lending like stores that sell merchandise on a "rent to own" basis. I received this ad in the...
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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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Dan Bracaglia Posted: Aug 02, 2011 0 comments

With the Brooklyn Bridge in the distance, the Raveonettes took the stage at Beekman Beer Garden this past Sunday, performing a free show to a packed house at the outdoor venue and drinking establishment located at Manhattan’s South Street Seaport.

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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 23, 2009 0 comments
Boxee is the software program that streams Internet content from your computer to your TV set. Easy breezy.  For some folks. If you don't have the right connections, cables, etc., it's not so simple.Boxee is actually looking at...
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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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