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SV Staff Posted: Aug 29, 2008 0 comments
JVC is making a somewhat tentative step into the Blu-ray world with the new NX-BD3 home theater system. The NX-BD3 is a 2.1 channel system. Why not jump in with a full 5.1 system to really show off the audio benefits of Blu-ray? Perhaps...
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No, not the Jolly Green Giant. EngadgetHD has news from IFA about Panasonic's newest products. Plasma prototypes that are very big, very thin, or very eco-friendly. Not happy with a 103-inch screen, Panasonic debuted a 150-inch 4K plasma. I want...
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SV Staff Posted: Aug 28, 2008 0 comments
We've got to say this: Perhaps it was good for most of us that HD DVD failed. It seems that failure has prompted Toshiba to really step up the developments for standard-def DVD. Not long ago, we talked about Toshiba's upscaling DVD players. Now...
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More news from Berlin's IFA, courtesy of EngadgetHD. Toshiba has announced new additions to the Regza line of LCD HDTV's, with a greater variety of sizes and features. These additions are across many series. For example, the XV line has more...
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Join Jack Sparrow and his crew for the ultimate pirate adventure. That's right. The cannon are loaded and the fuses are lit for The Pirates of the Caribbean Trilogy, a 6-disc Blu-ray Hi-Def set. You'll get all three swashbuckling adventures...
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News out of IFA 2008 is clear. According to Sharp, you can never be too thin. At the Berlin show, Sharp was showing off their new XS1 Aquos LCD products, slated for release in the UK in October. The XS1 is available in either a 52-inch or 65-inch...
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SV Staff Posted: Aug 28, 2008 0 comments
September means only one thing: It's time for Apple's announcement of its new iPods. But it's still August, and that means that everyone else wants to steal Steve Jobs' thunder. For example, Sony has announced new additions to its line of Walkman...
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SV Staff Posted: Aug 28, 2008 0 comments
Some people like their home theater components big and imposing. Some like them small and cute. For the latter demographic, Philips has introduced the CinemaOne. Very round and very cute, the CinemaOne contains a CD/DVD player, iPod dock, USB...
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Sony just unveiled two new Bravia HDTV lines, focused on offering some of the fastest pictures or thinnest profiles on the market. Unfortunately, since they're two separate series, you're going to have to make a choice between a really thin screen...
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SV Staff Posted: Aug 28, 2008 0 comments
A short time ago, we reviewed Samsung's BD-P1500 Blu-ray player. Time really flies, because Samsung already has a new player on the way. The BD-P2500 is a follow-up and upgrade to the BD-P1500, with some new features and a fatter price tag to match....

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