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SV Staff  |  Oct 21, 2008  |  0 comments
The economy is tanking, Circuit City is dying, and Netflix posted a 30% increase in profits. It makes sense — the cost of a night out at the movies, especially for the whole family costs more than months worth of Netflix subscription fees. ...
SV Staff  |  Jun 13, 2008  |  0 comments
Lots of little boxes, all lined up on your television set. All the little boxes you need to download movies from the Internet, satellites and cable systems, and none of them talk to each other. What is it going to take to get one source and one...
SV Staff  |  Feb 12, 2009  |  0 comments
If you haven't finished your Valentine's Day shopping yet (you've already started, right???) then this heart-shaped MP3 player should top your list.Designed to be worn as a necklace, this little player has a 1GB memory. There...
SV Staff  |  Jun 17, 2010  |  0 comments
Two of the biggest names in sound are going to get two of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)'s highest honors next week. Ray Dolby and Amar Bose will respectively receive the IEEE Edison Medal and the IEEE/Royal Society...
SV Staff  |  Nov 17, 2008  |  0 comments
The on-demand movie business is alive and well and living in the set-top box business. And competition is fierce. Climbing above the fray, Vudu is claiming to have more HD movies than anyone else. More than Netflix, Xbox 360, Apple TV, and...
SV Staff  |  Jul 08, 2008  |  0 comments
All these years you've been wandering around like a schmuck looking at the world with plain old "regular" vision. Live in shame no more! The time has come to step up to . . . HD VISION! If you're anything like me, you're tired of living...
SV Staff  |  Jun 19, 2009  |  0 comments
  ...and you know what that means: It's an official reason/excuse for yer vinyl-centric EIC to buy more wax! Yes, it's true — the folks who bring us that wonderful annual spring event, Record Store Day, are presenting Saturday, June...
SV Staff  |  Aug 03, 2010  |  0 comments
"He started a business selling FM radios in the 1950s" . . . and now he's running Newsweek magazine! Yes, Sidney Harman, whose 92nd birthday is tomorrow, has bought the ailing publication because, as he quipped to The New York Times,...
SV Staff  |  Mar 18, 2008  |  0 comments
The musicians of British heavy metal band Iron Maiden are well into their fifties, but that's no reason for them to ignore a potential new fan base of teenage download-fiends. The band said last week that it would offer a free trial download of...
SV Staff  |  Sep 29, 2008  |  0 comments
There are so many ways to interface between your home entertainment system and your home computer. The lines between the two are disappearing, but one product seemed to be stuck firmly on the entertainment side. The DVR seemed to only exist in the...

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