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SV Staff Posted: Aug 30, 2010 0 comments
The next few months might prove to be the swansong of Blockbuster Video. According to the Los Angeles Times, the company has been discussing with movie studios its intentions to file for bankruptcy in September. Over the last week, Blockbuster...
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SV Staff Posted: Aug 22, 2008 0 comments
Branding is a big thing. Apple gets it: A Nano is a Nano, a Shuffle is a Shuffle. Cher gets it. As do Sting, Madonna, and Bono. However, most electronics manufacturers just don't. Simple, easy to read, easy to say, and easy to research names for...
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SV Staff Posted: Jun 09, 2008 0 comments
Watch out Geek Squad. Wal-Mart's coming after you. During a media tour, one of Wal-Mart's senior vice presidents told the reporters that Wal-Mart is looking at different options. Installation and repair services are one of the options. Should Best...
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SV Staff Posted: Sep 17, 2008 0 comments
PT Barnum said, "There's a sucker born every minute." Not sure if that's the market for this, but Furutech just launched a new power cable. Yup, gorgeous new power cable. How much would you pay for a Powerflux Piezo Ceramic series with...
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SV Staff Posted: Feb 12, 2009 0 comments
Did you have one of the new $7,000 Mitsubishi on your shopping list for the weekend?  Might want to hurry before they sell out. Might be a while before they're re-stocked.Mitsubishi just issued this statement: MDEA has temporarily...
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SV Staff Posted: Sep 01, 2010 0 comments
  There have been all sorts of rumors flying around about the next generation of the Apple TV. But, Steve Jobs pulled back the tiny curtain today and revealed a device that's much different than its predecessor.While the hardware...
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SV Staff Posted: Jun 30, 2008 0 comments
Finally, the execs at CBS have come to their senses. Or perhaps their higher-ups threatened to vote them off the island if they didn't do this. After 16 standard-def seasons, the new season of Survivor, based for the first time in Gabon, will be in...
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SV Staff Posted: Dec 16, 2008 0 comments
Don't you wish more companies were like this? Canadian amplifier giant Bryston is introducing their latest line of amplifiers, upgrading their SST product line.The SST "Squared" amplifiers won't win many style points, but...
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SV Staff Posted: Mar 16, 2008 0 comments
Welcome to International Night! No, that's not an official SXSW designation for the last night of the festival. But even though I've already taken you to places as far flung as Australia and the Faroe Islands, tonight I'll take you to Brazil,...
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SV Staff Posted: Mar 09, 2009 0 comments
Indie filmmaking is becoming more and more high-tech. This is evidenced in April Showers, one of the very first feature-length motion pictures to be filmed entirely in 4K digital photography. April Showers is a account of a school shooting,...


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