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SV Staff Posted: Jan 08, 2008 0 comments
I raced back from the Las Vegas Convention Center to fire up the computer I'd left in my hotel room to catch the East Coast feed of the Nightly News at 3:30 pm thinking that Brian Williams would be broadcasting live from the CES convention floor....
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SV Staff Posted: Jun 26, 2008 0 comments
It's not an officially sanctioned marriage, but more like common law. With a little effort, you can stream NetFlix movies over your Xbox 360 video game console. It isn't even really a hack - just a clever application of a Vista Media Center...
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SV Staff Posted: May 31, 2004 0 comments

SamsungHere we go folks - both your video playback and recording needs are handled by Samsung's DVD-VR300 combo DVD/VHS recorder. Each side can record from an external source or from a disc or tape loaded in the other side (though neither will let you dub copy-protected movies).

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SV Staff Posted: Jan 26, 2009 0 comments
The Simpsons will have their 20th season premiere on February 15th, and you're gonna see a big change. Now, they haven't aged on bit, yet they're coming of age. The high-definition age, that is. After 20 years, The Simpsons will be...
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SV Staff Posted: Mar 20, 2008 0 comments
Industry analysts like to say that part of the reason Blu-ray won the high-def format war against HD DVD was because of Blu-ray promised Hollywood rock-solid copy protection against illegal pirating of movies. Well, that was short-lived. This week...
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SV Staff Posted: May 26, 2010 0 comments
ESPN is serious in seeing 3D technology develop. The company is launching a dedicated 3D network, ESPN 3D, which will be available through Comcast and DirecTV starting June 11. ESPN is now planning to broadcast over 100 3D events over the next...
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SV Staff Posted: Jul 14, 2009 0 comments
 HD radio is still playing catch-up to terrestrial and satellite, and they’re hoping the first portable rig will be a step in that direction. You can go to Best Buy tonight and buy it for $50 with no added subscription fee. The Insignia...
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SV Staff Posted: Aug 30, 2007 0 comments
Whoulda thunk that the company that invented the portable music player would years later play catch up to a computer company and some of its biggest TV rivals? But that's what happened to Sony and the Walkman in the digital age. Today's...
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SV Staff Posted: Apr 09, 2009 0 comments
Verlyn Klinkenborg has done it again. Bitstream browsers will recall that, one week ago, I linked to his New York Times editorial on Maurice Jarre. Now, in today's paper, he has submitted a similarly rhapsodic piece on the coming CD remasters...
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SV Staff Posted: Sep 24, 2010 0 comments
If you're near New York City and want a taste of 3D home theater technology, head to the Discovery Exhibition on 44th street, at Times Square. It's home to the public exhibit of the 3D Experience, a 3D entertainment and technology event sponsored...


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