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SV Staff Posted: Sep 10, 2008 0 comments
Beyond TV is SnapStream Media's app for Window's to record and pause live TV on a PC. It also does things that TiVo could only dream about, such as data compression.  Well, TiVo has one more thing to worry about with the latest beta version of...
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SV Staff Posted: Aug 24, 2009 0 comments
Sanyo has a new pocket camcorder on the way, and it includes a wireless feature that until now has required a separate accessory. The Sanyo Xacti DXM-CG11 is a 720p video-shooting pocketcam with internal Eye-Fi capabilities. Eye-Fi is a memory...
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SV Staff Posted: Oct 17, 2007 0 comments
It was a lesson in perspective this week in Baja California, Mexico, where Sharp Electronics officially cut the ribbon on a $300 million LCD manufacturing plant in Rosarito. While American journalists were busy scribbling notes about screen sizes...
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SV Staff Posted: May 29, 2008 0 comments
Talk about dragging your feet. It seems like years ago that XM and Sirius proposed a merger. The Justice Department approved the merger months ago, and finally, it looks like the FCC will reach a decision by the end of June. Finally! In a report...
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SV Staff Posted: Jan 22, 2009 0 comments
Monster who?  No, you don't need to spend more than the cost of a Blu-ray movie just for the cable to connect your Blu-ray player to the TV. Meritline.com is selling packages of two HDMI cables for a whopping $5.99. These are 30 AWG...
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SV Staff Posted: Jul 07, 2008 0 comments
DreamStream, creator of military-strength encryption code, has a reason to celebrate. The MPAA has approved DreamStream's anti-piracy technology to provide a secure online file streaming system. They're claiming it's hack-proof. When will they...
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SV Staff Posted: Oct 06, 2008 0 comments
Everyone's doing it. Frequent flyer programs for airlines, frequent shopper loyalty cards for the drugstore, grocery store - even the Flying J Truck Stop I went to today (don't ask) asked me if I was enrolled in their rewards program. Sony...
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SV Staff Posted: Jan 06, 2010 0 comments
Toshiba has just unveiled CELL TV, a new image processing engine the company claims is 143 times more powerful than the engines found in previous models. At the heart of the CELL TV is the Cell Broadband Engine, the same processor used by the...
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SV Staff Posted: Oct 29, 2008 0 comments
Times are tough. Sometimes a man will do anything to feed his family. Just ask Jan Valjean. And sometimes a man will do anything so his family can watch TV. Especially HDTV. The Pocono Record in Pennsylvania carried this news item: Someone drove...
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SV Staff Posted: Mar 30, 2009 0 comments
I love Netflix. I have been a subscriber forever, so I'm a little sad to hear that the price for Blu-ray subscribers is going up again on April 27th. They announced the price increases this morning through their arsenal of social media...

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