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SV Staff Posted: Sep 18, 2008 0 comments
Is it live, or is it Memorex? Not sure, but we do know that finally a Blu-ray Disc player is available for well under $300 - $269.00 to be exact. The Memorex MVBD-2510 is under that magical price point that analysts have said would mark wide-spread...
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SV Staff Posted: Sep 17, 2008 0 comments
Canon's much-acclaimed new 5D Mark II is making its grand debut, living up to the hub-bub. It does it all. It's a 21-megapixal digital SLR, and it's the first still camera to shoot full HD video - 1920 x 1080 at 30 frames per second. It will...
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SV Staff Posted: Sep 17, 2008 0 comments
It seems like many in the industry are killing off Blu-ray in its infancy. This is the second story today alone on the subject. Now, a CNET blogger is going as far as saying that it's his opinion that Sony won't include Blu-ray in the next...
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SV Staff Posted: Sep 17, 2008 0 comments
PT Barnum said, "There's a sucker born every minute." Not sure if that's the market for this, but Furutech just launched a new power cable. Yup, gorgeous new power cable. How much would you pay for a Powerflux Piezo Ceramic series with...
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SV Staff Posted: Sep 17, 2008 0 comments
With only less than 10% of subscribers ordering Blu-ray Discs, Netflix is saying that Blu-ray won't have a big effect on their sales, believing that it will continue shipping DVDs for the next 10 years. Wow. That's pretty bleak if you're a Blu-ray...
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SV Staff Posted: Sep 17, 2008 0 comments
These economic times are tough on everyone. Is the TV hardware business immune from the troubles? In a conference centered around HDTV displays, the news was surprisingly optimistic. In the past, manufacturers were concerned about dropping prices...
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SV Staff Posted: Sep 17, 2008 0 comments
DVRs are great, but they tend to be so . . . limited. Whether it's the box you got from your cable company or your own shiny new TiVo, you're still relying on its built-in interface and pre-programmed features. Of course, you're probably not a...
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SV Staff Posted: Sep 17, 2008 0 comments
Must we make a choice? While DVD is still king, Blu-ray and digital downloads seem to be battling for second place attention. Why? There's no doubt that digital downloads are cheap, convenient, and almost instantaneous. But, not everyone has...
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SV Staff Posted: Sep 16, 2008 0 comments
Now this is a contest I can get excited about! Netflix is sponsoring the Netflix Movie Watching World Championship: The Quest for the Popcorn Bowl! In an attempt to snag a Guinness World Record, eight contestants will begin watching 56 movies...
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SV Staff Posted: Sep 16, 2008 0 comments
This would seem like a small mistake if it wasn't so prevalent. Hotels across the nation are upgrading to flat-panel HDTVs, tossing out those bulky CRT sets and slapping either LCD or plasma sets on the walls. Should look great, right? Seems like...

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