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SV Staff Posted: Oct 29, 2008 0 comments
Companies can't seem to stop trying to outdo themselves in the wackiest of ways. We've seen transparent screens and flexible screens. Big screens and tiny screens. Samsung was showing off once again at the FPD International 2008 show....
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I'm not sure what to make of this. First, the facts: An outfit called Royal Digital Media has announced it will market an optical disc format to rival and surpass Blu-ray. Possibly developed by, and named for, Dreamstream, the new format would...
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Wow. That's a lot of letters. Lemme sort that out for you. Verizon's FiOS TV is offering ABC video-on-demand, in high-definition. But, (and you knew there would have to be a "but") there's a catch. Intentionally, ABC is...
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Times are tough. Sometimes a man will do anything to feed his family. Just ask Jan Valjean. And sometimes a man will do anything so his family can watch TV. Especially HDTV. The Pocono Record in Pennsylvania carried this news item: Someone drove...
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No question about. Everyone likes nice, round numbers. So it caught our attention when The Hollywood Reporter noted that Blu-ray has reached the 1,000-title milestone. Sort of. By their count, as of last week, more than 1,000 Blu-ray Discs...
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Gotta admit this: Most whole-home system manufacturers are a bit, well, boring. Really, how interesting can an in-wall speaker be? Well, the folks at Proficient Audio Systems have a bit of a sense of humor. And, a bit of creativity too!This...
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In a surprising move, Sony executives called a press conference today and announced that Sony and other licensees would abandon the Blu-ray disc format. According to the Sony spokesperson, "After considerable thought, we've decided that we...
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SV Staff Posted: Oct 28, 2008 0 comments
This is bad. I wanted to post this 12 hours ago. Wanna know why I'm sooo late? Well, I've been busy. Really, really busy. See, MTV Music just launched, and they have every video ever made!  Well, okay, probably not every video, but...
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You settle in to watch the latest HD streaming content only to be constantly interrupted by stutters and stops as the buffering stalls your video. Nothing like taking an hour and a half to watch an hour long (or 44 minute long) show, right?As...
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Red's an interesting company, creating buzz like no other. There's been so much hype about their new Scarlet camera months before it even exists. Well, they're upping the hype once again.Without giving any real specifics, Red CEO Jim...

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