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SV Staff  |  Aug 20, 2009  |  0 comments
digg_url = 'http://digg.com/gaming_news/10_Beatles_Songs_We_Wish_Rock_Band_Included'; This week 44 of the 45 tracks off of The Beatles: Rock Band video game have been announced, leaving the mystery 45th track up in the air until the Sept. 9...
SV Staff  |  Jan 21, 2010  |  0 comments
There are all kinds of reasons to buy an HDTV at a big box electronics store. Maybe you found a really good price in one of their ads. Maybe you have a family member who's suspicious about getting a big-ticket item over the web. It doesn't...
SV Staff  |  Sep 09, 2009  |  0 comments
digg_url = 'http://digg.com/gaming_news/10_Dreamcast_Games_Still_Worth_Playing_Today'; tweetmeme_url = 'http://bitstream.soundandvisionmag.com/blog/2009/09/10-dreamcast-games-still-worth-playing-today.html'; Before Xbox, Game Cube and...
SV Staff  |  Sep 17, 2009  |  0 comments
digg_url = 'http://digg.com/gaming_news/10_Giant_HD_Screens_We_d_Die_to_Game_On'; tweetmeme_url = 'http://digg.com/gaming_news/10_Giant_HD_Screens_We_d_Die_to_Game_On'; Getting a TV...
SV Staff  |  Aug 25, 2009  |  0 comments
digg_url = 'http://digg.com/music/10_Iconic_Music_Voices_That_Would_Sound_Great_In_Your_GPS'; You may not want to hit the mute button on your GPS during your next cross-country trip, because that annoying computerized voice might be...
SV Staff  |  Sep 01, 2009  |  0 comments
digg_url = 'http://digg.com/movies/Bitstream_10_Movie_Scenes_We_Want_To_See_On_Yoostar'; There was no shortage of wannabe actors trying to recreate their favorite movie scene on the internet before. But, now that YooStar has made its way to...
SV Staff  |  Nov 25, 2015  |  3 comments
Whether you hit the stores 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day or wait a few hours (or days, if not weeks…), we've revisited our Top Pick selections over the past year and come up with a tidy 10 for your consideration...
SV Staff  |  Nov 05, 2015  |  1 comments
A decade ago Sony was scrambling to recover from the infamous CD Rootkit Fiasco, brought about when Sony BMG, then the second largest music group, placed copyright protection software on 52 CDs.
 |  Oct 17, 1999  |  0 comments

In the past 12 months, 1.8 million homes have signed on to <A HREF="http://www.skydigital.co.uk/">British Sky Broadcasting</A>'s digital Direct Broadcast Satellite service, the company reported in mid-October. Approximately 45% of them are completely new subscribers. With an estimated half-million homes connected to the COFDM DTV service, the total market penetration of digital television in the United Kingdom is now 2.3 million homes, or slightly more than 10%. By comparison, market penetration of digital delivery services (cable and DBS) in the US is now about 12%, after five years of service from <A HREF="http://www.directv.com/">DirecTV</A>, <A HREF="http://www.echostar.com/">Echostar</A>, and digital cable.

SV Staff  |  Apr 02, 2010  |  0 comments
This is a genuinely impressive graphic for anyone who's enjoyed Pixar's films. Chilean artist Juan Pablo Bravo has produced a huge picture depicting 100 Pixar characters, from the company's mascot Luxo to Up's Kevin, drawn to scale. Well, sort of...
SV Staff  |  Nov 12, 2008  |  0 comments
. . . honestly, I don't quite know, myself. But all those things came together at Madison Square Garden last week. Light heavyweight boxing champion Roy Jones Jr. faced off against Alexandra Richards (Keith Richards' daughter) in a Wii...
HT Staff  |  Jan 16, 2003  |  0 comments
Samsung Electronics is going where no manufacturer has gone before, but where many are certain to follow.
Darryl Wilkinson  |  Jun 29, 2005  |  0 comments
Mitsubishi Digital Electronics America, Inc. is claiming bragging rights to being the first rear-projection HDTV maker to bring Texas Instruments' 1080p DLP technology to your corner TV store. Mitsubishi (sometimes called by customers shopping for big screens "Mister Bushi" - as in, "Let me see one of those Mister Bushi TVs" - seriously, I'm not making this up) says they'll claim their rightful place in the consumer-electronics history books when they begin shipping the 52-inch WD-52627 to certain lucky (or brown-nosing) Southern California retailers on June 30th. National distribution of the widescreen HDTV will commence in the following weeks. The suggested retail price of the WD-52627 is $3,699 (plus local taxes and applicable delivery charges).
Mark Fleischmann  |  Feb 15, 2011  |  0 comments
The most popular resolution in LCD HDTVs is now 1080p. The majority of LCD sets sold last year have 1080p resolution, Quixel Research has revealed in its LCD TV Market Review.

While 1080p was already dominant in 40-inch-plus models, it is now dominant in all models, as of the fourth quarter of 2010. The market share of 1080p was 51 percent in 2010 overall and rose to 54 percent in the fourth quarter of that year.

Darryl Wilkinson  |  Nov 02, 2006  |  0 comments
NeoDigits says the company is now shipping the only DVD player on the market with built-in upscaling that's capable of providing output resolutions up to 1080p through HDMI and component connections. The new H4000 can also send 1080i or 720p via the player's VGA/RGB-HV outputs.

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