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SV Staff Posted: Dec 08, 2009 0 comments
Welcome to A/V cable overkill. Cable manufacturer Wireworld has introduced its new Platinum Starlight HDMI Cables, a new top-of-the-line cable that costs $1,000 per meter. Yes, that's a grand per meters, or approximate price of a fully-equipped...
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Michael Berk Posted: Apr 19, 2012 0 comments

This Saturday, April 21, marks the sixth edition of Record Store Day, a holiday for vinylphiles worldwide. In an age of music streaming services and online shopping, it's a chance to give a little back to the independently owned brick and mortar shops that nurtured your addiction in the first place, and help keep it alive today.

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SV Staff Posted: Dec 03, 2008 0 comments
 This one is personal. Tweeter, and its stores, HiFi Buys and Sound Advice, are no more. Gone. Someone hacked their site today, but now there is nothing. "Server not found." They announced bankruptcy last year - notable to me...
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SV Staff Posted: Aug 07, 2009 0 comments
If you've been waiting for Gladiator to hit Blu-ray your wait is nearly over. Pre order it here for a great price and check out more great HD and gadget deals* after the jump. Samsung PN50B650 50-Inch 1080p Plasma HDTV for $1,399.00...
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SV Staff Posted: Sep 06, 2007 0 comments
As LG prepared its second-generation combination Blu-ray/HD DVD player for market, we held out hope that Sharp's oft-delayed foray into next-gen DVD was the result of rethinking its commitment to a standalone Blu-ray player. Our hopes were dashed...
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SV Staff Posted: May 22, 2008 0 comments
The very thing that people love about Blu-ray could very well be the thing that people are going to hate. For the first time, home theaters are able to display every single, subtle detail of your favorite old films, as they've only been visible...
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SV Staff Posted: Aug 28, 2008 0 comments
A short time ago, we reviewed Samsung's BD-P1500 Blu-ray player. Time really flies, because Samsung already has a new player on the way. The BD-P2500 is a follow-up and upgrade to the BD-P1500, with some new features and a fatter price tag to match....
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SV Staff Posted: May 11, 2010 0 comments
3D console gaming is finally picking up some momentum, at least in Korea. According to LG's Flickr, the company is now bundling Xbox 360s with the 3D-capable LX9500 HDTV, specifically to highlight 3D gaming on the Xbox 360. Over 1,000 stores...
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SV Staff Posted: Jan 02, 2009 0 comments
After abruptly shutting the doors after changing its bankruptcy filing from Chapter 11 to Chapter 7, customers who had previously purchased merchandise from Tweeter were left helpless. With urging from Connecticut State Attorney General Richard...
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SV Staff Posted: Oct 27, 2009 0 comments
If you want to get a good scare out of your party guests on Halloween then there's no better movie to do that than Poltergeist. And we just happened to find a deal on the Blu-ray just before the holiday. More HD and gadget deals* after the...
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SV Staff Posted: Mar 04, 2008 0 comments
Sony began phasing out its classic Trinitron television brand in 2004, but March 2008 marks the final stopping point for the CRT displays - tech's original "series of tubes." Sony said Monday it would cease all production by the end of...
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SV Staff Posted: Jun 18, 2008 0 comments
Portable speakers are great for listening to your iPod, but they suck down batteries like a sweaty runner sucks down Gatorade. Just in time for a summer full of long days on the beach is the K3000 ST Solar, a solar-powered speaker system iPod dock....
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SV Staff Posted: Sep 16, 2008 0 comments
Pioneer just announced two exciting new products for Japan: two Blu-ray Disc recorders, both with built-in HDDs. The BDR-WD900 has a 1 TB drive and the BDR-WD700 has a 500GB hard drive. Prices aren't available yet. Want more info? These HDD/BD...
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SV Staff Posted: Jan 07, 2008 0 comments
If you can, try to imagine a football having sexual relations with a hard-boiled egg. Their offspring might be a Rolly — making its Sony CES debut this year. Robotics meets boombox, Rolly is a playback device like none other. Its 2GB flash memory...
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SV Staff Posted: Jan 29, 2009 0 comments
A few weeks ago, Apple's iTunes converted most of their library to higher-quality DRM-free content, so you can move it around to whatever computer or player you want that can handle the AAC format. The iTunes Plus was available for new...

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