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SV Staff Posted: Apr 03, 2006 0 comments

We've added five products to The List this month. The Sony and HP rear projectors in this issue are both highly recommendable. The Qsonix Digital Music System, while pricey, is so distinctive and lovable that we had to include it despite its being a work in progress (at least it's upgradable). Garmin's nüvi Digital Travel Assistant is also expensive but beautifully executed.

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SV Staff Posted: Oct 21, 2008 0 comments
Why pay for new when you can get a used previously owned Canon HD Cam? These Canon HV20 high-definition camcorders are refurbished units, and they were available from Vann's for just $449.77. Compare that to their new price: $999. These...
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SV Staff Posted: Mar 09, 2009 0 comments
[Note: this review is spoiler-free, and major plot points outside of the very beginning of the film are not mentioned.] I'm a comic book fan, and for the last few years I've been anticipating the Watchmen movie with a mixture of hope and...
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SV Staff Posted: Oct 09, 2007 0 comments
It's all about the relationship. That was the message at the official rollout of TiVo and Real Networks' new partnership at  the Arena club in Manhattan this week. Emcee Chris Harrison, host of The Bachelor, opened the festivities, leaving...
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SV Staff Posted: Dec 05, 2008 0 comments
Everyone's talking about waiting for the price of Blu-ray players to come down to an acceptable price, but what about movies? Until Blu-ray movies are closer in price to DVD, folks aren't about to make the switch, are they?Wal-Mart has...
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SV Staff Posted: Feb 29, 2008 0 comments
Now that it's a Blu-ray world in high-definition video discs, expect to see a lot more product available on both the hardware and content sides. That gives you a wide range of options when it comes to allocating your bucks. Amazon reports that the...
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SV Staff Posted: Aug 26, 2008 0 comments
Hot off the rumor mill: the firmware update for Sony's PS3 is going to have an exciting new feature. Screen grabs. Why, you ask? Simple. To prove that high score. Or, to save (and maybe zoom?) into your favorite movie scene. You know, movies like...
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SV Staff Posted: Jul 31, 2009 0 comments
If you have a Blu-ray player and want to pick up Dance Flick for your movie collection on September 8, you're all set. If you have a DVD player, you're not so lucky. If you prefer to watch better movies, it doesn't really matter. Paramount has...
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SV Staff Posted: Sep 25, 2008 0 comments
There are so many ways to interpret statistics. Lately, there have been a rash of stories, reports, and blogs on the rise or fall of Blu-ray. One of the more fascinating reports was over on Engadget. They report on how - depending on what week you...
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SV Staff Posted: Nov 18, 2008 0 comments
It's official. The merger of XM and Sirius is a done deal, and the new system is up and on-the-air. How do you think they've handled the transition?I was the first to complain (okay, among the first) online about the new XM channel...


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