John Sciacca

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John Sciacca Posted: Apr 29, 2009 0 comments
When two titans of industry join forces, you expect the results to be something special.
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John Sciacca Posted: Apr 16, 2009 0 comments

One minute, I'm standing in the lobby of a Manhattan hotel - a total nobody, utterly ignored by the throngs rushing about. The next minute, people are stopping on the street to take pictures of me, an instant celebrity, as I step into a "storm black" Aston Martin DBS.

John Sciacca Posted: Feb 25, 2009 0 comments
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$11,600 / SOOLOOS.COM / 866-606-0333
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Audiophile-level build quality and a terrific user interface let this server do much more than just manage a music collection
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John Sciacca Posted: Feb 09, 2009 0 comments

We had a saying back when I worked in the golf business: "Those who can, do. Those who can't, teach." For a while, I felt like I was getting into the rut of teaching and not doing. While my Custom Installer column strives to help you get the most out of your system, I allowed technology to pass my system by.

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John Sciacca Posted: Dec 21, 2008 0 comments
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$1,995 ($3,194 as tested) / NILESAUDIO.COM / 800-289-4434
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John Sciacca Posted: Dec 11, 2008 0 comments

For computer owners, few things bring about the sea of change like a new operating system. And for the vast majority of us, the winds (Windows?) of change are starting to blow with Microsoft's upcoming Vista replacement, Windows 7.

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John Sciacca Posted: Dec 07, 2008 0 comments
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$400 (as tested) / ARACCESSORIES.COM
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John Sciacca Posted: Dec 03, 2008 0 comments

Whether it is an iPod, a Zune, a Zen, a cell phone or something else, more people are satisfying their music Jones via portables than anything else. You can debate the merits of different codecs and bitrates or the need to go lossless, but one thing links all listeners on-the-go: Headphones.

John Sciacca Posted: Dec 02, 2008 0 comments

Fans of the Bible and of the Byrds will recognize that there is a time for everything - a time to laugh, a time to cry, a time to keep quiet, a time to speak, and so on. Accordingly, there are times when it pays to hold things close to the vest. For one, supervillains should refrain from pontificating about their master plans for world domination.

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John Sciacca Posted: Nov 23, 2008 0 comments
$1,198 / UNIVERSALREMOTE.COM / 800-901-0800
While remote controls are one of the greatest inventions ever, that pile of them cluttering up your coffee table is an example of home automation gone awry.

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