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Darryl Wilkinson Posted: Apr 05, 2006 0 comments
Axion says it's shipping the company's latest portable DVD system. Designed primarily for use in the car, although it comes with both AC and DC adaptors, the new AXN-6079 includes a small DVD player and two seven-inch widescreen LCD screens.
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Darryl Wilkinson Posted: Apr 02, 2006 0 comments
Atlantic Technology's newest subwoofer is a piece of gear you'll want to hide away in a corner of your home theater - but not because it looks ugly. (I've seen it, and it doesn't.) The 10 CSB is specifically designed to be placed in corner for two very good reasons.
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Darryl Wilkinson Posted: Mar 31, 2006 0 comments
HD DVD may be delayed here in North America, but that hasn't stopped Toshiba from rolling out the first commerically available HD DVD player to the Japanese market today.
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Darryl Wilkinson Posted: Mar 29, 2006 0 comments
Panasonic says its first Blu-ray Disc (BD) player, the DMP-BD10, will be available this September for under $1,500 in the U.S.
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Darryl Wilkinson Posted: Mar 28, 2006 0 comments
RCA is now shipping the impressively named LYRA X3000, the company's flagship Personal Multimedia Recorder that was unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show in January. The new portable has a 3.6-inch TFT color LCD screen with 320 x 240 resolution, weighs less than eight ounces, and is 0.75 inches thick.
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Darryl Wilkinson Posted: Mar 24, 2006 0 comments
Toshiba has decided that an HD DVD player without an HD DVD disc is like an anchor without a boat - or at least a product without a reason to buy it.
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Darryl Wilkinson Posted: Mar 11, 2006 0 comments
TiVo officially announced revised, "simplified" pricing plans that will go into effect for new subscribers to the TiVo service beginning the week of March 13. Previously, TiVo subscribers paid for a TiVo box and the TiVo service separately. Under the new plan, new customers will be able to "bundle" the purchase of a TiVo 80-hour Series2 box and the service together for a price based on a one-, two-, or three-year service commitment.
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Darryl Wilkinson Posted: Mar 08, 2006 0 comments
Can't watch the NCAA March Madness tournament in the cozy confines of your living room because your kids are watching their favorite episode of SpongeBob Squarepants (again)? Or maybe you need a way to watch the games at the office and still look like you're doing real work. The NCAA feels your pain.
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Darryl Wilkinson Posted: Feb 28, 2006 0 comments
In an effort to take the wind out of the sales of the HD DVD promotional armada heading to retail stores this month, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (SPHE), MGM Home Entertainment, and Lionsgate announced they're targeting May 23rd of this year to deliver the first batch of Blu-ray Disc (BD) titles at retail.
Darryl Wilkinson Posted: Feb 21, 2006 0 comments
A controlling interest in your home theater can turn into a wholehouse-friendly takeover.

Silly girl. My wife thinks our home theater system ought to sound great and be easy to operate. She also wants one remote control to work the gear, the lights, and whatever else she desires dominion over.