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SV Staff Posted: Jan 22, 2008 0 comments
When an older, accomplished actor dies, at least you can reflect back on a large body of work. When a talented young actor in his  prime passes, you're left wondering about what could have been. Such is the case with Heath Ledger, who passed...
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SV Staff Posted: Jan 22, 2008 0 comments
I just got word from Porcupine Tree's manager, Andy Leff, that the band has the following release dates scheduled for 2008: March: acoustic albumMay: Lightbulb Sun (shown above left) in surroundSeptember: live albumNovember: Steven Wilson's...
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SV Staff Posted: Jan 21, 2008 0 comments
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SV Staff Posted: Jan 15, 2008 0 comments
While everyone seems to be trying to minimize the look of the loudspeaker, a few companies including KEF, Martin Logan and Sonance are hoping to turn a few heads with theirs. The most recent entry into the designer speaker market is Waterfall...
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SV Staff Posted: Jan 12, 2008 0 comments
Pioneer is pretty much universally considered the industry leader in Plasma TV performance. Their latest series of Kuro TVs have been hailed as "best TV I've ever seen" and even "best TV in the world." And their next-gen concept...
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SV Staff Posted: Jan 11, 2008 0 comments
When CableCARD technology was announced, the hope of every man, woman and child in these great 50 states was the promise of finally, once-and-for-all getting rid of the cable box. But, with technological limitations this was not to be. Finally, our...
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SV Staff Posted: Jan 11, 2008 0 comments
Don't have time to catch up with Jack Bauer and every episode of 24? Ever wish you could take all of the programs locked away on your cable company's DVR with you on the road? Now you can with Panasonic and Comcast's new co-branded AnyPlayT...
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SV Staff Posted: Jan 10, 2008 0 comments
An unqualified hit, Sony’s Bravia line of video displays are keeping up with the times (a new XBR6, left, made its debut at CES). In particular, aside from the usual upgrades of style and size, the new Bravias are heavily into connectivity....
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SV Staff Posted: Jan 10, 2008 0 comments
Noise-canceling headphones are nothing new. Every plane I ride has several passengers who obviously won't leave home without their Bose. But the new Sony 'phones, the MDR-NC500D, bring a new wrinkle to the party. Actually, three new wrinkles....
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SV Staff Posted: Jan 10, 2008 0 comments
The state of mobile digital television is roughly where HDTV was more than a decade ago: Electronics manufacturers, broadcasters, and telecommunications giants are battling to be on the winning side of a unified standard. Among the contenders...

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