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SV Staff  |  Jan 14, 2009  |  0 comments
We reported last week about President-elect Barack Obama's desire to postpone the DTV transition, mainly because the poor and elderly weren't prepared. Now, the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) is suggesting alternatives to keep the...
SV Staff  |  Jan 13, 2009  |  0 comments
Lost in the shuffle of CES was rather interesting news from iTunes.  The iTunes stores is going offer all of their music in iTunes Plus -- DRM-free (without copy-protection) and at a higher-quality bit rate. The 256 kbps AAC files were...
SV Staff  |  Jan 13, 2009  |  0 comments
Sony has always seemed a fortress in the electronics world - unshakable, until recently.  Sony is expected to post a loss of about $1.1 billion for 2007 and 2008 -- the first loss posted by the corporation in 14 years. Ouch.  What...
SV Staff  |  Jan 12, 2009  |  0 comments
A ninety-nine cent double-cheeseburger is about 1.5-inches thick, but looking inside one of those isn’t too interesting. Actually, looking inside one of those is equal parts scary, sadness and curiosity. What is interesting is taking a peek inside a...
SV Staff  |  Jan 12, 2009  |  0 comments
This year, a lot of TV manufacturers demonstrated how they are integrating the Internet into their sets. Whether the Web is used for checking the weather, news or sports scores, or streaming You Tube or Netflix videos, once your TV is Web-enabled...
SV Staff  |  Jan 12, 2009  |  0 comments
One of the big video stories from CES 2009 was 3D. Whether it was LCD, Plasma, DLP, flat panel, front projection or rear projection it seemed like every booth had a crowd of people standing around wearing plastic glasses with polarized ...
SV Staff  |  Jan 12, 2009  |  0 comments
Like many of the questions that have haunted us from the dawn of man – why are we here? Why do hot dogs and hot dog buns come in different quantities? Why do super models always go for the grungiest rockers? – Samsung has managed to answer the age...
SV Staff  |  Jan 12, 2009  |  0 comments
Despite the amazingly simple remotes churned out by the likes of Harmony and Universal Remote Control, remotes festooned with buttons continue to baffle, confuse and anger many users. Panasonic demonstrated a concept called the "Easy...
SV Staff  |  Jan 12, 2009  |  0 comments
If you’re still sitting on your couch to game, you’ve just officially become lame. Simcraft displayed their Apex SC830 racing simulator that is designed to “blur the line” between gaming and reality. (Or “blur the line” between being rich and...
SV Staff  |  Jan 12, 2009  |  0 comments
Typically, 3-chip DLP projectors come in HUGE chassis. The kinds of behemoths that dominate large tabletops or need to be cosseted away behind a piece of glass in a projection room. Sim2 demo'd their C3X 1080, the world's smallest 3-chip 1080p...

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