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SV Staff Posted: Jun 23, 2008 0 comments
Scientists say the human brain can process only between five and nine things at once. To that postulate, we'd add that the human brain can catalog only 25 DVDs. Here's proof: Have you ever rented a DVD that you later realized you own? Have you ever...
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SV Staff Posted: Jun 23, 2008 0 comments
On February 17, 2009, the entire fleet of RVs, all 8 million of them, will be thrown into disarray. Campers and retirees from Happy Isles campground in Yosemite, to the Wal-Mart parking lot in Yonkers, will run into the streets in full panic mode,...
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SV Staff Posted: Jun 21, 2008 0 comments
MartinLogan, known for those electrostatic speakers that audiophiles love and everybody else confuses with Japanese shoji screens, conducted its first U.S. demos of the new $25,000-per-pair, 25th-anniversary CLX flagship speaker today at Los Angeles...
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SV Staff Posted: Jun 20, 2008 0 comments
In a recent article in Home Media Magazine, movie director Jon M. Chu expresses his opinion that Blu-ray looks better than film. Chu is the director of Disney's Step Up 2 The Streets, and will be named Breakout Director of the Year by the...
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SV Staff Posted: Jun 20, 2008 0 comments
Most of the video-display headlines have centered on the LCD versus plasma big-screen competition. Kind of like McDonald's versus Burger King. But there's also Wendy's. Or, more to the point, video projectors. Love 'em or hate 'em, projectors offer...
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SV Staff Posted: Jun 20, 2008 0 comments
And you thought all speakers these days were small, plastic, and skinny. Well, most speakers are small, plastic, and skinny. Not so these classic beauties from Klipsch. The Icon W series are big and heavy, the way Paul Wilbur Klipsch meant...
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SV Staff Posted: Jun 20, 2008 0 comments
Because I'm a professional journalist, and not some hack, I'll spare you the usual "size matters" cliches. However, it's my professional obligation to inform you that Sharp's HD monitor is bigger than yours. The new Model LB-1085...
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SV Staff Posted: Jun 20, 2008 0 comments
As we predicted last month, Bond's going Blu. Blu-ray, that is. Just announced from MGM and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, the same six titles that were being released in France will be available in the States, just one day after their...
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SV Staff Posted: Jun 19, 2008 0 comments
How many times have you messed up a photo by shooting just before or after your kid flashes her pearly whites? Want to make sure you never miss a priceless moment? Sony's new HDR-CX12 flash-based camcorder has been upgraded to help you take the...
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SV Staff Posted: Jun 19, 2008 0 comments
Book your flights to Cleveland now. The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and Museum is getting ready to unveil a new exhibit that will feature one of the 4-track recorders used to record the legendary Beatles' classic, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club...

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