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SV Staff Posted: Aug 18, 2008 0 comments
Horrible news for fans of Pandora Internet Radio.  In fact, it's not looking good for any Internet radio sites - my beloved Slacker.com is in jeopardy too. Why? Looks like the government has a hand in bringing down what might be the best thing...
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SV Staff Posted: Aug 18, 2008 0 comments
Several months ago, I lamented about how my Scientific Atlanta cable box repeatedly refused direct orders to record Survivor. Week after week I would say, "Record all showings," and week after week I looked in vain through my recorded list. My...
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SV Staff Posted: Aug 17, 2008 0 comments
We professional journalist types are too careful to call La Sphere the strangest-looking speaker ever created, so let's just say it's in our top five-and we can't think of what the other four might be. The $140,000-per-pair speaker from French...
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SV Staff Posted: Aug 15, 2008 0 comments
If you've been using Inteset's Movie Collection to rip and organize your movie collection, today's your lucky day.  Well, lucky if you're adding Blu-ray Discs to your collection. Simply insert a Blu-ray (or DVD) and the application will scan...
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SV Staff Posted: Aug 15, 2008 0 comments
What better way to celebrate Warner Bros. 85th anniversary than with the release of 85 of its best flicks on video on-demand?  Many of the movies will be showing in HD, so it's a great opportunity to check out some truly classic movies. How...
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SV Staff Posted: Aug 15, 2008 0 comments
Trivia question: Where was the plasma display invented? Answer: University of Illinois (1964). Since then, it has grown into a formidable technology, widely used in televisions.  It particularly dominated the 40-inches and bigger market. ...
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SV Staff Posted: Aug 14, 2008 0 comments
Remember those funky old cathode-ray TV/VCR combo units?  Thought combo units were a thing of the past? Not so fast, there, Buck Rodgers. Funai might not be the most popular name you see on the shelf of your local big-box retailer, but you do...
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SV Staff Posted: Aug 14, 2008 0 comments
Hopefully more than just a rebranding, MTV's high-def MHD music channel is changing names to Palladia. MTV Networks is promising more premier, HD programming. The new name kicks in on September 1. The old channel suffered from lack of content and...
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SV Staff Posted: Aug 14, 2008 0 comments
Our friends at Akihabara News are reporting that Harman International's web site is featuring an interesting new item.  The JSB-1 speaker/equipment isolation cone kit will be released in September. Audiophiles are no strangers to various...
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SV Staff Posted: Aug 14, 2008 0 comments
Samsung is showing off their new YA-SBR510 Bluetooth stereo speaker. This little beauty is designed for Samsung's lineup of MP3 players, providing wireless playback from a docked player. The speaker features Bluetooth 2.0, with an advertised...

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