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SV Staff Posted: Mar 07, 2008 0 comments
[UPDATE TO THIS UPDATE: Pioneer has officially announced that it's no longer in the plasma-making business. Go to the end of this post for a link to a Pioneer press release.] Don't give up on the super display qualities that made Pioneer's Kuro...
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SV Staff Posted: Mar 06, 2008 0 comments
They say the waiting is the hardest part. For HD DVD early adopters and other Blu-ray hold-outs, a Blu-ray player priced around $200 would be the only motivation needed to make the plunge into that high-def format. Unfortunately, its going to be a...
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SV Staff Posted: Mar 06, 2008 0 comments
Okay, plasma-lovers. Take a deep breath. We know that news of Pioneer's plans to exit the plasma-making business caught a lot of you off guard. Not because all home theater enthusiasts own a beautiful, industry-leading model from Pioneer's Kuro...
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SV Staff Posted: Mar 06, 2008 0 comments
By Samsung's estimation, the market for combo Blu-ray/HD DVD players collapsed on itself when Toshiba exited the HD DVD business last month. Consumers still interested in purchasing such an obsolete machine will have to make do with just one...
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SV Staff Posted: Mar 05, 2008 0 comments
According to a Circuit City employee tip-off to Gizmodo, the retailer plans to take back HD DVD players from consumers who've become casualties of the high-def format war. Instead of its typical 30-day return policy, Circuit City will extend...
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SV Staff Posted: Mar 05, 2008 0 comments
If you've said it once, you've said it a thousand times: An HDTV without an HD signal is like sugarless cake, non-alcoholic beer, or a Lamborghini running 87-octane gasoline. It works, but it isn't right, and its definitely no fun. All the...
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SV Staff Posted: Mar 05, 2008 0 comments
Here's a chance for TiVo Salvation: a 40% off sale. At one-product-per-day retailer Woot.com, refurbished Tivo HDs are selling for $179.99 (MSRP for the unit is $299) with three months service included. For HDTV owners pained daily by their...
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SV Staff Posted: Mar 05, 2008 0 comments
Reports in the Japanese business daily Nikkei that Pioneer Electronics is planning to cease production of plasma panels shocked the consumer electronics industry on Tuesday. Along with Panasonic, Pioneer has been one of plasma’s greatest...
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SV Staff Posted: Mar 04, 2008 0 comments
If it seems lately that some of your jumpy Netflix discs have been around the block a few times, maybe they have. Newsweek reports this week that video stores, and even public libraries, are gobbling up subscriptions to the online DVD retailer,...
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SV Staff Posted: Mar 04, 2008 0 comments
No wire hangers Monster Cables ever! Audiophiles are used to hearing abuse about high end cables. High pricing and boastful marketing claims make many home theater-enthusiasts skeptical about differences in cable performance. Here's a test that...

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