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Mike Mettler Posted: Apr 09, 2004 0 comments

The longtime E Street Band guitarist and Sopranos heavy (hello, Silvio) meets ME in Las Vegas to discuss his Sirius satellite radio gig and why CDs are "the biggest fraud ever perpetrated on the public.

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John Sciacca Posted: Feb 09, 2009 0 comments

We had a saying back when I worked in the golf business: "Those who can, do. Those who can't, teach." For a while, I felt like I was getting into the rut of teaching and not doing. While my Custom Installer column strives to help you get the most out of your system, I allowed technology to pass my system by.

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Posted: Jul 20, 2007 0 comments

Double Feature This vacation home is surrounded by the beauty of the Mexican Pacific coast and immersed in the latest A/V gear.

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Ken C. Pohlmann Posted: Jul 03, 2006 0 comments

What's wrong with this picture? Right this moment, you can whip out your cellphone and call Directory Assistance in Sri Lanka, halfway around the world. On the other hand, you need wires (probably poorly concealed under the carpet) to run audio from your home theater to your home office.

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Ken C. Pohlmann Posted: Feb 27, 2003 0 comments
Photos by Tony Cordoza There's no shortage of home theater systems. There are big ones and small ones, black ones and silver ones, expensive ones and cheap ones. There are systems that come all in one box, and systems that come in half a dozen.
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John Sciacca Posted: Aug 20, 2008 0 comments

Despite the awesome advances in high-def graphics and killer surround sound, a lot of people still don't even think about playing videogames on their home theater systems. But today's games offer A/V performance that often exceeds some Blu-ray Discs, while delivering excitement that lasts far beyond one or two viewings.

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Michael Antonoff Posted: Jan 07, 2007 0 comments

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Michael Antonoff Posted: Apr 29, 2004 0 comments
Every night has come down to an impossible choice. Do I revel in the convenience of my video hard-disk recorder (HDR) or exalt in the splendor of high-definition TV? Why can't a set-top box enable me to pause a premium HDTV movie as readily as an ad-glutted network newscast?
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Posted: Jan 28, 2005 0 comments

Welcome to Flatville We have seen the future of video and it is . . . skinny

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Will Greenwald Posted: Oct 13, 2010 0 comments

Sony has finally drawn the curtain from its Google TV-powered product line. In a press conference today in New York, the company announced the Sony Internet TV, a series of HDTVs equipped with Google TV connectivity features. The Internet TV products use Google's Android OS and Chrome web browser, and are powered by an Intel Atom CPU, making them effectively web-surfing computers with integrated HD screens. They come with a number of streaming media apps, including Netflix, Youtube, Napster, and Pandora.

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Sean Greer Posted: Jun 04, 2007 0 comments

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John Sciacca Posted: Mar 15, 2005 0 comments

When's the last time you got really excited about listening to the radio? For me it was when I discovered an alternative station called 99X in Atlanta . Now I actually look forward to visiting so I can tune in. During my formative listening years near San Francisco , I enjoyed an abundance of great music on FM.

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Michael Antonoff Posted: Aug 05, 2001 0 comments

When Dr. Amar Bose visited the magazine where I worked in the early 1990s, he teased staffers by hiding under a cloth the source of the luxurious-sounding music filling the room. Moments later he revealed that it was actually emanating from an unassuming clock radio. Since then, the Bose Wave radio has landed on countless tabletops and nightstands.

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Mike Mettler Posted: Apr 04, 2011 0 comments

When Robbie Robertson met Jimi Hendrix in New York’s Greenwich Village in 1966, Hendrix (then going by the name of Jimmy James) was intent on learning about a subject crucial to his future as an artist. “He only wanted to talk about songwriting,” revealed Robertson. “Because I was playing with Bob Dylan then, he thought I might know something about those secrets.” What was the best advice Robertson shared with Jimi? “If everybody is writing about one particular thing, then I would not go in that particular direction, because it’s crowded over there.

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Michael Antonoff Posted: Dec 08, 2004 0 comments

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