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SV Staff Posted: May 30, 2008 0 comments
Harman Kardon just announced a sexy little iPod dock designed to work seamlessly with HK's new A/V receiver line. The Bridge II is an iPod dock that's compatible with all dockable iPods except the Shuffle. The snazzy number is a complete controller...
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SV Staff Posted: Jun 19, 2008 0 comments
How many times have you messed up a photo by shooting just before or after your kid flashes her pearly whites? Want to make sure you never miss a priceless moment? Sony's new HDR-CX12 flash-based camcorder has been upgraded to help you take the...
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SV Staff Posted: Feb 09, 2009 0 comments
 Sleek and shiny new LG Blu-ray players will be hitting the shelves, but only in Japan. The BD370 is a networked Blu-ray player, with BD-Live and YouTube support. Alas, no Netflix, no CinemaNow. For now. Set for a Q2 release in Japan,...
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SV Staff Posted: Jan 30, 2009 0 comments
Philips hasn't been eager to divulge many details about their upcoming 56-inch 21:9 TV, but some lucky British reporters got a chance to see it in person. You can't really tell much from the video, but we know it has five HDMI ports...
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SV Staff Posted: Jun 28, 2007 0 comments
Yes, high-def fans, there is music on those formats. There just isn't much of it, relatively speaking. Back in the January 2007 issue of Sound & Vision, I rounded up the first batch of titles in a review called Found What We're Looking For!...
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SV Staff Posted: Jul 10, 2008 0 comments
It seems we're breaking news every day on the newest OLED technological advance. Sony's 11-inch XEL-1 was the first, and they announced last week progress on a 27-inch OLED model, with a 40-inch model far in the future. Now, Japanese powerhouses...
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SV Staff Posted: Jul 08, 2009 0 comments
Yesterday, Sharp announced its newest HDTV line, the Aquos LED series. As its name implies, the Aquos LED HDTVs use LED backlighting instead of conventional CCFL. Because LEDs lack the toxic chemicals of CCFL backlights, use far less energy, and...
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SV Staff Posted: Apr 30, 2009 0 comments
Yesterday, Audyssey Labs announced DSX, a new technology designed to add extra channels to a 5.1 or 7.1 surround-sound system. DSX, or Dynamic Surround Expansion, adds two front height-channel speakers, just as Dolby’s new Pro Logic IIz technology...
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SV Staff Posted: Oct 30, 2007 0 comments
I hate to admit this, but despite the appeal and all the hard work that go into the extras supplied with DVD movies, I rarely have taken the trouble to access that content. Part of it is that I don't like to be interrupted when I'm engrossed in a...
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SV Staff Posted: Aug 11, 2008 0 comments
Blockbuster is taking aggressive steps to push Blu-ray and download services. While known as a DVD rental giant, Blockbuster is busting out of the mold. The stores are pushing Blu-ray with software and hardware displays and kiosks in a joint...

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