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Michael Trei Posted: Jul 04, 2007 0 comments

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Ken Richardson Posted: Apr 03, 2008 0 comments

I told you about fast-growing fields of new formats intended to replace the CD. You know the place: First there was Warner's MVI, for Music Video Interactive.

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Doug Newcomb Posted: Apr 02, 2008 0 comments

Sirius Travel Link

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So where would this car A/V gear go best?
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Michael Antonoff Posted: Jan 06, 2003 0 comments
Sure, Hewlett-Packard's ambitious Media Center PC 883n ($1,999) could replace many of the A/V components in your home theater-including your DVD player, TiVo or ReplayTV hard-disk video recorder, and CD jukebox. But HP will be the first to admit that its chrome and black computer is not likely to become many families' main entertainment center.
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Posted: Jan 08, 2006 0 comments

Sirius S50 satellite radio/MP3 player in Directed Electronics Executive Dock

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Kenneth Brown Posted: Oct 21, 2008 0 comments

Ever wonder why mediocre titles like The Scorpion King 2, Scooby Doo, and Happily N'Ever After are available on Blu-ray while classic blockbusters, beloved series, and your favorite films of all time can only be found on DVD? You might be surprised to learn it has little to do with what consumers want.

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Posted: Mar 03, 2007 0 comments

PLASMA

Just 3 to 6 inches thick, plasma TVs can be set up next to or mounted on a wall, preserving precious room space. Screen sizes range from 37 inches diagonal to a cinematic 70 inches, and models as large as 108 inches have been shown.

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Michael Antonoff Posted: Jan 05, 2006 0 comments
In his CES keynote address, Microsoft chairman Bill Gates announced that an external HD DVD drive will be offered as an accessory for the Xbox 360 later this year. The add-on will turn the game console into a high-definition movie player. He didn't announce its price.

Microsoft has sided with Toshiba and Intel in the next-generation-DVD format war.

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Michael Antonoff Posted: Jun 25, 2002 0 comments
You might suppose Minerva & the Bell Ringers was a 1960s girl group, but it's actually a mechanical clock located outdoors in New York City's Herald Square. On the hour, pivoting statues strike a bell up to 12 times, temporarily dislodging a pigeon or two. A still camera is inadequate for capturing the sound and motion. If I were a tourist, I might reach for a camcorder.
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Mike Gaughn Posted: Apr 03, 2007 0 comments

On February 27, Warner Home Video released a second DVD-only cut of Oliver Stone's Alexander. Dubbed Alexander Revisited: The Final Cut, this three-and-a-half-hour version includes 38 minutes of new footage and an intermission. Stone recently talked about the importance of DVD to Alexander, and to all of his films. - Michael Gaughn

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Rob Sabin Posted: Feb 09, 2008 0 comments

Three years ago, Sound & Vision staged the first of its HDTV technology face-offs when we put a 37-inch Samsung plasma alongside a like-sized Sharp LCD, tuned them to the hilt, then fed them the same programs to see which was king of the HDTV hill ("Plasma vs. LCD," February/March 2005).

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Bob Lefsetz Posted: Jul 01, 2006 0 comments

If I hear one more old fart who grew up separating seeds from stems in the middle of a gatefold cover say we've got to save the album, my head is gonna EXPLODE!

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Posted: Nov 10, 2010 0 comments

By now, you've certainly checked out our Sony Google TV and Logitech Revue reviews, but today is the first day DISH subscribers will be able to get their eyeballs on the full google TV experience.

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