SV Staff  |  Jan 30, 2018  |  0 comments
20th Century Fox has announced that the season six of the award-winning series Homeland will arrive on Blu-ray and DVD February 6.
Daniel Kumin  |  Jan 29, 2018  |  4 comments
It's not a simple argument, but the net-neutrality one is far from over.
SV Staff  |  Jan 29, 2018  |  0 comments
Sonos closed its store in New York City’s trendy Soho district yesterday and blacked out its windows to protest the FCC’s December ruling lifting “net neutrality” regulations enacted to ensure equal access to the internet. Repeal of the regulations gives internet service providers greater control over the internet “pipe.”
SV Staff  |  Jan 29, 2018  |  0 comments
American adults are expected to spend a whopping $15.3 billion on purchases related to 2018 Super Bowl, a significant part of which will be earmarked for new TVs, according to a survey released by the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Prosper Insights & Analytics.
Leslie Shapiro  |  Jan 29, 2018  |  0 comments
Manly. Tough. Diesel. Heavy Duty. All-Beef Patty. Extra Cheese. Get out of my way. My truck is bigger than your truck. It has bumper stickers, lots of bumper stickers, all of them politically incorrect. And mudflaps. Say hello to my good buddy, the Ion Raptor.

Bob Ankosko  |  Jan 28, 2018  |  19 comments

15 Minutes with Apple’s Phil Schiller

On Friday, Apple announced that it will begin taking pre-orders for the HomePod. We reached out to Phil Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of worldwide marketing, for an inside look at the company’s entry into the burgeoning smart speaker space.

SV Staff  |  Jan 26, 2018  |  1 comments
Are you ready for Super Bowl LII? How about your TV? Is it of suitable size and quality? 4K? Ready to put you on the field as the Patriots and Eagles fight for pigskin supremacy?
Josef Krebs  |  Jan 26, 2018  |  0 comments
Shot on a budget of $5 million, acquired for $12 million, and promoted with a $20-million marketing budget, The Big Sick grossed $50 million worldwide and claimed much acclaim. For me, The Big Sick initially came across as The Big Suck, but on a second, more sobering screening, it made sense, building from the characters’ youthful shallowness to emotional growth into something like near-human depth.
David Vaughn  |  Jan 26, 2018  |  0 comments
When an extraterrestrial being is left behind on Earth, he befriends a 10-year-old boy named Elliott who, as luck would have it, is in dire need to be loved and wanted. He’s the middle of three children, and his parents’ recent divorce has put a strain on the household. The pair share a bond that leads to some trouble at school for Elliott, but in the end, E.T. just wants one thing—to go home—and Elliott and his family are more than willing to help this happen.
Rob Sabin  |  Jan 26, 2018  |  5 comments
As we turn 60, it’s all about analog. Who’da thunk?

There’s some real irony in our February/March print issue, and it wasn’t planned. Well, maybe a little...