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SV Staff Posted: Jul 28, 2008 0 comments

LG4760 47-inch LCD HDTV $2,600 ($3,199 list), July/August 2008 Perhaps on the radar because of "Scarlet," its well-documented high-gloss resculpted-metal backside, LG's 47LG60 is

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SV Staff Posted: Jul 28, 2008 0 comments
I don't know about you, but I hate that celebrities get hounded by the paparazzi. Except for when they capture some truly priceless footage. When TMZ captured pop-star John Mayer trying to talk his dad through finding software on his Apple...
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SV Staff Posted: Jul 28, 2008 0 comments
DirecTV is fighting back against the competition, in a big way. Starting August 14, DirecTV will add another 30 HD channels, for a total 130 HD channels. All programming will have Dolby Digital soundtracks and be transmitted in the MPEG-4 Advanced...
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SV Staff Posted: Jul 28, 2008 0 comments
The first place to see new theatrical releases is not in movie theaters, but on online file-sharing sites and DVD. Pirated copies, ranging from hazy camcorder copies, to pristine copies from original prints, can sometimes be found circulating...
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SV Staff Posted: Jul 28, 2008 0 comments
It's official. You should receive your engraved invitation to the wedding (er, merger) any day now. On Friday, with a 3-2 vote, the FCC blessed the proposed merger of satellite radio companies Sirius and XM. This is the first marriage (er, merger)...
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SV Staff Posted: Jul 25, 2008 0 comments
Wednesday and Thursday, Samsung held a showcase of new products on New York's west side. I attended the shindig, and got a good look at some of the company's new and upcoming home theater products. The biggest pieces of gear was Samsung's new...
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SV Staff Posted: Jul 24, 2008 0 comments
How appropriate. On the same day as the one-night viewing of the early-'80s computer geek classic WarGames, WIRED.com has posted an interview with the creators of the classic movie about an innocent hacker who launches the end of the world as we...
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SV Staff Posted: Jul 24, 2008 0 comments
Wake the kids. Call the neighbors. Mark your calender. October 14. The Ultimate Matrix Collection will be released on Blu-ray. Seven discs, $129.95, from Warner Home Video. This set has long been available on HD DVD, but that format is history. Now...
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SV Staff Posted: Jul 24, 2008 0 comments
We told you that 3D movies were the next big thing. And you didn't believe us. Then, we told you again. And you still didn't believe us. Well, it's official now. 3D movies, for better or worse, are hurtling toward you (in 3D). Confirmation of 3D's...
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SV Staff Posted: Jul 24, 2008 0 comments
I took a statistics class in college, but maybe things have changed. I was taught that to have statistical significance, a survey had to pull from a broad spectrum of the population. Would you poll on the popularity of smoking in the smoking lounge...

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