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SV Staff Posted: Oct 14, 2008 0 comments
Bonus time for owners of Sony's Bravia Internet Video Link! Almost a full month ahead of its release on Blu-ray, Sony is offering their blockbuster hit, Hancock, starring Will Smith, as an At-Home Premiere. For just $9.99, October 28 through...
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SV Staff Posted: Oct 14, 2008 0 comments
Neil Young is known for hating early digital audio formats, and seemed to be all set to embrace Blu-ray as the format with high enough resolution to be acceptable. His Archives Vol. 1 (1963-1972) had been slated for a November 3 release, but it's...
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SV Staff Posted: Oct 14, 2008 0 comments
Perhaps trying to get your Blu-ray dollars before Black Friday, Samsung is offering a tasty combination plate. Currently, Samsung's BD-P1500 (now a Profile 2.0 player) is being sold with a great offer. The Ultimate Matrix Collection is being...
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SV Staff Posted: Oct 10, 2008 0 comments
Is Blu-ray in or out? Hot, or not-hot? It seems that pendulum swings daily. Most recently, though, it seems to be looking good for Blu-ray heading into the holiday shopping season. The Blu-ray Disc Association, made up of manufacturers and movie...
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SV Staff Posted: Oct 10, 2008 0 comments
Our good buddy, Pete Pachal, over at DVICE, makes a good point. In spite of technological prowess coming out the wazoo everywhere else, television companies just can't seem to figure out aspect ratios. Back in the day, it was pretty simple. When...
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SV Staff Posted: Oct 10, 2008 0 comments
Traditional LCD screens use fluorescent lighting components - cheap, reliable, but power-hungry. Lately, manufacturers have been using RGB LEDS in their backlight units, mainly in high-end units. While more expensive, they use less power, have...
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SV Staff Posted: Oct 10, 2008 0 comments
Even with the global economy on increasingly shaky ground, a new study out of China shows that - not  only are plasma sales booming as LCD sales fall - plasma sales are actually hitting historical highs. While you can debate on which is...
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SV Staff Posted: Oct 09, 2008 0 comments
We try to stay away from politics here - my mom said to never mix business and politics. Sorry Mom, I'm about to break that rule. The curious folks over at Gizmodo picked up on something during the last presidential debate. Apparently, in an...
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SV Staff Posted: Oct 09, 2008 0 comments
Check the weather - looks like a freeze might be coming. Back in the day, PS3 was Blu-ray, Xbox 360 was HD DVD. And, Toshiba was HD DVD, and still refuses to switch to Blu-ray. My, oh my, how times are changing. X-bit Labs is reporting that...
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SV Staff Posted: Oct 09, 2008 0 comments
We've just gotten word that a distant member of the Sound & Vision family passed on a couple weeks ago. He was the closest thing we had to a mascot and supermodel, and he was a real good sport: Buddy Butterworth, the Yellow Labrador Retriever. ...

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