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SV Staff Posted: Jun 24, 2008 0 comments
What happens when you have the coolest new technology and no one cares? That seems to be what's happening with wireless HDMI. A report by ABI Research says sales for wireless HDMI systems won't hit one million until 2012, calling the market's...
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SV Staff Posted: Oct 07, 2009 0 comments
If you've ever gone for a long stroll inside a Super Wal-Mart, you've probably seen the DVD orchards, where vast rows of discs sit fresh on the shelf, ready to be picked. At the end of most rolls, there is are great new release trees, where the...
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SV Staff Posted: May 20, 2008 0 comments
Just last week, we reported about the somewhat dismal adoption of Blu-ray among consumers. We said it seemed that $300 was the magic number that would entice more folks to whip out the credit card and go Blu. Seems like Wal-Mart was taking notes....
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SV Staff Posted: Nov 04, 2008 0 comments
The folks who shop at Wal-Mart aren't what people typically think of as audio- or videophiles, nor necessarily trendsetters. But, they do represent Main Street, America. So, when Wal-Mart speaks, we all listen.After CD sales dropped by almost...
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SV Staff Posted: Nov 02, 2009 0 comments
Sometimes a cigar is just of cigar, and sometimes a "Wall of Sound" is just a... wall of sound. At over 3 feet wide by 4 feet tall, the Brothers Wall of Sound is one of the largest iPod docks on the market, and at almost $4,500, it's certainly one...
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SV Staff Posted: Dec 05, 2008 0 comments
Everyone's talking about waiting for the price of Blu-ray players to come down to an acceptable price, but what about movies? Until Blu-ray movies are closer in price to DVD, folks aren't about to make the switch, are they?Wal-Mart has...
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SV Staff Posted: Sep 02, 2010 0 comments
Panasonic has signed a deal with 20th Century Fox to exclusively offer the Blu-ray 3D version of Avatar to customers who buy Panasonic 3D plasma HDTVs. The specifics of the deal or Panasonic's plans haven't been announced, but they...
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SV Staff Posted: Nov 16, 2009 0 comments
You'll be in for a disappointment if you decide to rent Disney/Pixar's Up instead of buying it, especially if you're hard of hearing. According to the Consumerist, copies of Up distributed to rental chains like Blockbuster, Netflix, and Redbox are...
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SV Staff Posted: Aug 15, 2008 0 comments
What better way to celebrate Warner Bros. 85th anniversary than with the release of 85 of its best flicks on video on-demand?  Many of the movies will be showing in HD, so it's a great opportunity to check out some truly classic movies. How...
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SV Staff Posted: Mar 23, 2010 0 comments
If you prefer to get your movies from Netflix or a kiosk rather than a rental store, you'll be waiting a full month longer than everyone else to get the latest Warner Bros. movies. Warner Bros. has signed an agreement with Blockbuster to let them...


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