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SV Staff Posted: Dec 07, 2009 0 comments
If you're in the market for a small HDTV for your office or bedroom we found the perfect deal for you today. Here's a Philips 32-inch LCD HDTV for $399.99. More HD and gadget deals* after the jump. UFC Undisputed on the Xbox 360 for...
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SV Staff Posted: Apr 14, 2008 0 comments
Dish Network and TiVo have been battling in court since 2004 over Dish's alleged infringement of TiVo's recording-while-watching patent, but even though TiVo keeps winning, Dish won't give up. The latest development: a Federal Circuit court ruled...
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SV Staff Posted: Dec 23, 2008 0 comments
You know the Nielson Co.?  You know, the folks who report on who's watching what? They have a new report out. With only 56 days until the digital transition, 6.8% of American households are completely unprepared. The latest Nielsen...
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SV Staff Posted: Dec 16, 2008 0 comments
So tell us: would you buy a movie or album on a USB flash drive? Even if it was a really good movie or album? Sony thinks you will.  They're releasing MicroVault Click flash drives with Michael Jackson's "Thriller: 25th...
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SV Staff Posted: May 15, 2008 0 comments
There have been plenty of new developments in plasma displays lately, but here's some interesting news from Samsung in the LCD world. Samsung just revealed the world's first LCD screen driven at 240Hz. The new "Blue Phase" LCD panel is a...
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SV Staff Posted: Jul 01, 2008 0 comments
The Netflix queue system was a complete mystery in the past until Sound & Vision peaked behind the curtains to see how the system worked. Unfortunately, Netflix planned on nixing one of its best features - separate user profiles that let shared...
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SV Staff Posted: May 01, 2009 0 comments
It's easy to write off movie special effects as "computer generated," and leave it at that. Take film, run it through a computer, and effects happen! Of course, the actual production of these effects is much more complex than simply feeding video...
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SV Staff Posted: Jan 14, 2009 0 comments
We reported last week about President-elect Barack Obama's desire to postpone the DTV transition, mainly because the poor and elderly weren't prepared. Now, the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) is suggesting alternatives to keep the...