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SV Staff Posted: Oct 22, 2008 0 comments
We reported just a few days ago that Netflix is expecting about 500,000 subscribers, or 6% of their subscribers, to pay their Blu-ray premium. $1 a month to get Blu-ray movies delivered to your home. We thought that was good.  However, a...
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SV Staff Posted: Oct 22, 2008 0 comments
You know the saying, cutting off your nose to spite your face? You have to wonder if Circuit City might have done the same. We reported earlier this week that the mega-retailer is going to shut down 150 stores and is laying off thousands of...
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SV Staff Posted: Oct 22, 2008 0 comments
As I write this, the Dow is down another 3%, well below 9000. Retirement funds are counting losses in the trillions. Even Google, the wunderkind stock, has lost more than half its value since the start of the year. People, this is serious! But in...
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SV Staff Posted: Oct 21, 2008 0 comments
What year is it? Did George Orwell's prediction just get delayed? Seems like Sony is playing Big Brother. Sony Playstation 3 users just got an email from Sony stating that the terms of service have changed. First noticeable change. Main...
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SV Staff Posted: Oct 21, 2008 0 comments
This is gonna be short, because I've got to run. Gizmodo is reporting about a study about to be published that's found exposure to LED light daily for a few weeks caused "rejuvenated skin, reduced wrinkle levels, juvenile complexion...
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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: Oct 21, 2008 0 comments
Predictions on the success or failure of Blu-ray seems to shift daily.  Just a few days after the Blu-ray Disc Association predicted a Blu Christmas,  an analyst who specializes in the technology sector, Roger Kay, said just the...
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SV Staff Posted: Oct 21, 2008 0 comments
The economy is tanking, Circuit City is dying, and Netflix posted a 30% increase in profits. It makes sense — the cost of a night out at the movies, especially for the whole family costs more than months worth of Netflix subscription fees. ...
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SV Staff Posted: Oct 21, 2008 0 comments
As a custom installer, I love high-end gear. Milled aluminum faceplates? Awesome. 99.9999% pure silver interconnects? For sure. Laser etched engraving? Damn straight. But when I received the e-mail touting Bryston's new BR2 multifunction remote...
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SV Staff Posted: Oct 21, 2008 0 comments
It's a well-known industry "secret" that the adult film industry has been responsible for much of the growth of new formats. First VHS and then DVD, the mainstream industry owes a lot to the adult sector. However, in a strange...

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