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SV Staff Posted: Sep 29, 2008 0 comments
There are so many ways to interface between your home entertainment system and your home computer. The lines between the two are disappearing, but one product seemed to be stuck firmly on the entertainment side. The DVR seemed to only exist in the...
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SV Staff Posted: Sep 29, 2008 0 comments
Those "For Your Consideration" movie screeners are turning Blu. You know, the movies sent to members of the Academy so they can view them before voting for the Oscar winners? You didn't really think they expected voting members to see...
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SV Staff Posted: Sep 26, 2008 0 comments
No one can deny that earbuds are everywhere. You can't see a walker or kid on the train without the ubiquitous white cords going up to their ears. Ever try to pass a jogger, announcing your presence behind them, only to realize they have no clue...
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SV Staff Posted: Sep 26, 2008 0 comments
Who hasn't spent hours on YouTube checking out the latest videos? Were any of them music videos? Universal Music Group is hoping to take away a bit of that market stranglehold, and perhaps, actually make a profit while they're at it. UMG is...
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SV Staff Posted: Sep 26, 2008 0 comments
They promised, and now they've delivered. Sony has just released the firmware update for their BDP-S350 Blu-ray Disc Player to add BD-Live functionality, improved BD-Java compatibility, and better remote control sensitivity for  when the...
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SV Staff Posted: Sep 26, 2008 0 comments
Jeez. There's so much going on in Washington these days. Elections, bailouts, natural disasters. Let's add Copyright Police to the list. A new lobbying group, called Arts + Labs, just descended on DC. Their mission, on the surface, appears to be...
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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: Sep 25, 2008 0 comments
The next generation of Sling Media's Slingbox just hit the stores and online retailers. The Slingbox PRO-HD will stream HD content, from almost any source: over the air, cable, satellite, or DVR. It slings the signal to a computer in your house....
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SV Staff Posted: Sep 24, 2008 0 comments
Who doesn't love high-end home entertainment gear? Great quality, fabulous components, all the latest features, right? Somehow, Marantz missed the boat. For sale in November, the Marantz BD7003 is the answer to the BD8002 that Marantz currently...
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SV Staff Posted: Sep 24, 2008 0 comments
We go on and on about digital downloads, video-on-demand, and even mail-order movie delivery. Let's face it, there's lots to talk about there. It's easy to forget that your neighborhood Blockbuster stores are still around, and still account for...

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