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SV Staff Posted: Feb 17, 2009 0 comments
The hot mess that was the transition to digital TV was supposed to happen today. At midnight. Some stations went ahead and pulled the plug - it was their option, and for many stations, it was too expensive to keep both analog and digital...
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SV Staff Posted: Sep 25, 2010 0 comments
Definitive Technology is a company closely associated with bipolar speakers due to its longstanding use of that design approach in its products. At CEDIA, Def Tech is showing a family of four brand-new bipolar SuperTowers, all of which feature...
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SV Staff Posted: Mar 03, 2008 0 comments
Come Tuesday, the list of to-be-released HD DVDs will be considerably shorter. Perhaps HD DVD player owners should consider shopping for a stylish vase to put on that empty shelf reserved for HD copies of  Paramount's There Will be Blood,...
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SV Staff Posted: Jun 17, 2008 0 comments
The year is 2208. The bad news: the earth is so toxic that even intergalactic invaders avoid the planet like the plague, which in fact is rampant here. The good news: Your great, great, great, great, great grandchildren can be bored out of their...
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SV Staff Posted: Sep 15, 2008 0 comments
It seems to be a common business model. Look at Hyundai. They hit the US market with very cheap affordable cars that were good, reliable modes of transportation. Get a reputation for building good, solid cars, then hit the market with luxury cars...
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SV Staff Posted: Sep 02, 2009 0 comments
Critics and fans agree: the Star Trek reboot was pretty awesome. It re-imagined the classic story with spot-on actors, fantastic action scenes, and a storyline that managed to both honor and remain consistent with the original series. Well, if you...
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Ken Richardson Posted: May 03, 2011 0 comments

Well, not all.

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SV Staff Posted: Mar 28, 2008 0 comments
At a seminar in Japan this week, Matsushita plasma group manager Susumu Tsujihara didn't say a word about subsidiary Panasonic's plans to manufacture plasma panels for Pioneer's high-end Kuro line. But everything he did say sounded like very good...
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SV Staff Posted: Jul 09, 2008 0 comments
Complete details are sketchy at the moment, but LG is launching four new TVs in celebration of the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Called "Smart Time Machines," these all contain hard disc recorders, built right into the TV set. Not sure if we're...
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SV Staff Posted: Oct 09, 2008 0 comments
Check the weather - looks like a freeze might be coming. Back in the day, PS3 was Blu-ray, Xbox 360 was HD DVD. And, Toshiba was HD DVD, and still refuses to switch to Blu-ray. My, oh my, how times are changing. X-bit Labs is reporting that...
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SV Staff Posted: 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...
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Brent Butterworth Posted: Jul 11, 2013 0 comments

B&W's $4,000 mid-line flagship: The CM10 is the new top-of-the-line model in the company's mid-priced CM line. It's the only model in the CM line that features the same "tweeter on top" technology found in the company's higher-end 800 series.

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SV Staff Posted: Nov 21, 2008 0 comments
Who doesn't love a juicy rumor? Especially one that has real facts backing it up? Rumors are flying around North Carolina that AT&T's U-verse may be coming, specifically to Cary, NC, as early as December. That's just days...
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SV Staff Posted: Jul 17, 2009 0 comments
If you haven't watched Band of Brothers on Blu-ray yet, you're missing out. And for less than $50, this is the perfect opportunity. More chances to fatten up your BD collection* after the jump. 'Ghostbusters' Blu-ray for...
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SV Staff Posted: Dec 26, 2008 0 comments
Warner Music Group can't catch a break. While most music labels are trying to find any revenue they can, Warner just pulled out of a contract with YouTube. Considering how many people go to YouTube to find new music, this move is pretty...

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