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SV Staff  |  Jun 23, 2008  |  0 comments
On February 17, 2009, the entire fleet of RVs, all 8 million of them, will be thrown into disarray. Campers and retirees from Happy Isles campground in Yosemite, to the Wal-Mart parking lot in Yonkers, will run into the streets in full panic mode,...
SV Staff  |  Aug 07, 2017  |  3 comments
Don’t worry, you won’t have to trade in your new 4K/Ultra HDTV for an 8K model any time soon but that doesn’t mean 8K technology isn’t moving forward.
SV Staff  |  Sep 23, 2008  |  0 comments
Sony's Blu-ray Disc writer is hitting its third incarnation. The new BWU-300S is the third-generation burner, and the price ain't too shabby. Suggested retail price is $400 for this single- or dual-layer burner. It burns at up to 8X speed, which...
SV Staff  |  Jul 02, 2008  |  0 comments
We reported last week on Sony's initiative with bold business plans to carry through 2010 and beyond. What got lost in the shuffle was Sony's commitment to make 90% of its electronics network-enabled by 2010. That means your computer talks to your...
SV Staff  |  Nov 17, 2015  |  2 comments
What’s your favorite thing to do while watching TV besides watching TV? Compare your answer with the results of TiVo’s annual Multitasking and Social Media TV Survey.
SV Staff  |  May 10, 2010  |  0 comments
I stumbled upon this site today, and I just had to share it. Since I was a kid, I remember going through the Radio Shack catalog and its hundreds of pages of components and electronics. My father kept a huge stack of them in the attic, and going...
SV Staff  |  Sep 02, 2016  |  0 comments
For crowdfunding to succeed you need a strong concept/design for a product people will want or at least deem useful and a solid plan to execute production when the money comes flowing in. But the money doesn’t always come flowing in as Sonic Blocks recently learned.
SV Staff  |  Nov 22, 2016  |  0 comments
When it comes to Black Friday deals, 2016 is no different than past years. Those who are prepared to venture out into the land of brick-and-mortar will find plenty of blowout TV deals.
SV Staff  |  Jul 03, 2007  |  0 comments
Time and tide wait for no man, and neither do DVD release dates. Somehow these excellent boxed sets managed to avoid getting reviewed by me, but I think they deserve a plug anyway, and what better place for plugging than a blog. So here's a dozen...
SV Staff  |  Jun 23, 2008  |  0 comments
Scientists say the human brain can process only between five and nine things at once. To that postulate, we'd add that the human brain can catalog only 25 DVDs. Here's proof: Have you ever rented a DVD that you later realized you own? Have you ever...