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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: Jan 14, 2009 0 comments
Oh happy day - my DTV converter box coupons came in the mail today. How exciting, right? Two plastic cards, as requested.  But, on the bottom of the page they were attached to was some interesting reading.Listed were eight locations,...
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SV Staff Posted: Nov 02, 2003 0 comments
Gateway Your plasma-TV dreams have a little room to grow now that Gateway's 50-inch GTW-P50M203 flat-panel HDTV monitor is on the scene. Not only can the 1,366 x 768-pixel screen bring you true high-def images, but the widescreen set is only $7,000.
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SV Staff Posted: Jun 11, 2008 0 comments
Has the look of the Sound & Vision Web site grown . . . tiresome? Or maybe you're cool with our color palette and design but have trouble finding stuff? Well just wait till tomorrow. Starting thursday, June 12, you'll see a whole new...
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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: Feb 13, 2009 0 comments
Got game? Blockbuster Total Access wants your business. The company is starting a new program to offer video game rentals as part of its movies-by-mail service. They're going to start with a limited number of subscribers when the program...
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SV Staff Posted: Aug 13, 2007 0 comments
The answer is: Dying within two weeks of each other, these three titans influenced visual media immeasurably. Who were Ingmar Bergman, Michelangelo Antonioni, and Merv Griffin? That's correct for $1,000! Ah yes, in the Arts & Entertainment...
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SV Staff Posted: Jul 24, 2008 0 comments
Homeowners, rejoice. Finally, a digital solution standard is in the works to solve your home theater dilemmas. Industry giants are teaming up with AMIMON to create a standard that will bring wireless HD to homes, supposedly by the end of 2008....

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