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SV Staff Posted: 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...
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SV Staff Posted: Nov 17, 2008 0 comments
Oh happy day. We reported last week that lucky Aussie's were getting pizza through their TiVos. But, starting today, TiVo broadband subscribers can order Domino's Pizza, right from an on-screen widget on their TiVo menu. The service is...
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SV Staff Posted: Nov 17, 2008 0 comments
Movielink has been part of Blockbuster for months now, but their own website was still up and running. Well, until now, that it. Movielink.com is officially closing on December 15, 2008. No more downloads through them, but all those movies will...
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SV Staff Posted: Nov 14, 2008 0 comments
Following the success of their first flagship store in the OC, California, Pioneer just opened their second foray into the retail marketplace.Interesting, in this time of economic woes, and giant Circuit City struggling to stay alive, why would...
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SV Staff Posted: Nov 14, 2008 0 comments
Criterion Collections just announced new release dates for a tasty selection of new releases on Blu-ray. They're all pushed back by three weeks until December 16th, 2008 - we can only assume that coming from a quality label, they'll be...
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SV Staff Posted: Nov 14, 2008 0 comments
Alas, poor HD DVD owners. The last major source for new-to-you HD DVD titles is soon to be no more. Netflix just announced that effective December 15, 2008, they will no longer carry HD DVDs. Rent now  or forever watch Blu-ray. HD DVD...
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SV Staff Posted: Nov 14, 2008 0 comments
Instead of sitting back and gloating as it watches its biggest competitor flounder, Best Buy is doing whatever it can to prevent a trip down the same  path. Best Buy's President and COO Brian Dunn stated that "In 42 years of...
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SV Staff Posted: Nov 13, 2008 0 comments
Not actually, but The Dark Knight is expected to ship more than 1 million Blu-ray discs to stores in time for the December 9th street date. Iron Man, which holds the previous record, sold 500,000 Blu-ray copies the first week it hit the shelves....
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SV Staff Posted: Nov 13, 2008 0 comments
Oooh . . . someone was caught cheating. And, this one is gonna leave a mark. LG, Sharp, and Chunghwa Picture Tubes have all plead guilty to price-fixing.  Total fines? $585 million.  Life's not so good.The three were found to have...
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SV Staff Posted: Nov 13, 2008 0 comments
If you thought you were the only one with financial woes these days, well . . . you're not alone. When Pioneer stopped doing their own manufacturing of their plasma panels, their factory was left empty, and their workers looking at the...

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