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SV Staff  |  Jan 06, 2009  |  0 comments
Leave it to California. The state that sets the bar for environmentalism awfully high is raising it yet again. Regulators in the state are getting ready to propose a new set of rules for retailers. "You can only sell the most energy-effecient...
SV Staff  |  Jan 06, 2009  |  0 comments
While we won't have an official confirmation, it looks like Samsung is planning to announce an ultra-thin Blu-ray player at CES tomorrow. This 1.5-inch thick beauty will look great with the 6.5mm HD LCD they're teasing about too. No word...
SV Staff  |  Jan 05, 2009  |  0 comments
At the past few CES's, manufacturers were all striving to produce the "World's LARGEST" TVs. We seemed to have gotten bored with that category, and really, who needs a 106-inch TV? This year, the trend is to see who can...
SV Staff  |  Jan 05, 2009  |  0 comments
Hope you didn't buy stock in Roku, the Netflix-enabled set-top box. At the moment, new LG owners have no need for that external box - or any other type of box. At CES, LG will be showing off its new line of LCD and plasma TVs with Netflix...
SV Staff  |  Jan 05, 2009  |  0 comments
We all survived Y2K with minimal impact, right? Who would have guessed that a leap year would mess up some software? And, wouldn't you think that a company such as Microsoft would have forseen a problem? On December 31st, many 30GB Zune...
SV Staff  |  Jan 05, 2009  |  0 comments
The list of applications for your iPhone is becoming more and more fun, and in many ways, useful. Sure it's great to be able to practice guitar licks from your iPhone, but what if you could control your home automation system? ...
SV Staff  |  Jan 03, 2009  |  0 comments
Parrot loves Bluetooth, so they teamed up with Phillippe Starck to create a pair of NXT-powered speakers to play nice with your WiFi and iPod-like devices. The oddly-named Zikmu speakers claim 100 W of output from two NXT panels sitting atop some...
SV Staff  |  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...
SV Staff  |  Jan 02, 2009  |  0 comments
Seems like everyone is looking to bridge the gap between your computer and TV. Yahoo and Intel are the latest to join the party. They've allied with some of the big names in the TV world, including Samsung and Toshiba. Yahoo hopes the Widget...
SV Staff  |  Jan 02, 2009  |  0 comments
Nothing catches my eye more than a headline about a "less costly, better performing" subwoofer. Who doesn't love a good subwoofer? From Canadian manufacturer PSB, the new SubSeries 500 is a 12-inch design, smaller and more affordable...

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