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SV Staff Posted: Dec 31, 2008 0 comments
Seems like an odd time of year, but tomorrow, at 6:00pm, the MLB Network is launching on a cable or satellite provider near you. In the dead of winter, the boys of summer are hitting about 50 million households. This is a 24-hour baseball...
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SV Staff Posted: Dec 31, 2008 0 comments
The FCC has just proposed a new rule - one that will drag out the analog/digital transition for another 30 days. This "Analog Nightlight" program is actually quite interesting.  Some full-power stations will be permitted to use...
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SV Staff Posted: Dec 31, 2008 0 comments
DISH Network sure is making a big deal about its latest on-demand offering. In a press release about one new addition to the lineup, DISH Network is proud to announce that The Dark Knight is currently available on its 1080p on-demand service....
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SV Staff Posted: Dec 31, 2008 0 comments
Come on, we couldn't let 2008 end without one more use of the word "maverick." Dallas Mavericks owner and HD maverick Mark Cuban has bought a large stake in the Carmike Cinema chain, and not because he loves popcorn.In an email to...
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SV Staff Posted: Dec 30, 2008 0 comments
While everyone is debating which will rule: Blu-ray or Internet downloads, some companies are hedging their bets. LG will be supporting YouTube and CinemaNow in their 2009 Blu-ray players, in addition to the Netflix support that their current...
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SV Staff Posted: Dec 30, 2008 0 comments
No, really, I want my MTV. Time Warner Cable is about to yank MTV, and 19 other Viacom channels off the air over a few cents. Viacom just issued a statement saying that Time Warner Cable is going to pull Nickelodeon, COMEDY CENTRAL, VH1, MTV -...
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SV Staff Posted: Dec 30, 2008 0 comments
Some sharp shoppers have caught a few interesting tactics being employed by Best Buy stores. In one case, a shopped noticed some discrepancies in a display promoting the store's HDTV Calibration Service. The store had two TVs set up, side by...
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SV Staff Posted: Dec 30, 2008 0 comments
Almost a year to the date after HD DVD received the mortal blow that killed off the format, a few last resources are selling off their remaining stock. If you have an HD DVD player, why not grab a few of these specials - although it...
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Thomas J. Norton Posted: Dec 30, 2008 4 comments

You know who you are. You're an experienced <I>Ultimate AV</I> reader with friends who just bought a new flat panel HDTV for the holidays. They've had it delivered and set up by Crazy Zeke's TV and Refrigerator Superstore.

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SV Staff Posted: Dec 30, 2008 0 comments
  Nothing pisses me off more than seeing people getting ripped off. And few places have the ability to legally dodge usury and predatory lending like stores that sell merchandise on a "rent to own" basis. I received this ad in the...

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