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SV Staff  |  Dec 03, 2008  |  0 comments
 This one is personal. Tweeter, and its stores, HiFi Buys and Sound Advice, are no more. Gone. Someone hacked their site today, but now there is nothing. "Server not found." They announced bankruptcy last year - notable to me...
SV Staff  |  Dec 03, 2008  |  0 comments
Who needs a real fireplace when you can enjoy a faux fireplace - in HD no less? Did everyone grow up in areas that broadcast Yule Logs? WPIX in NY City had it every year when I was growing up. It wouldn't be the holidays without it. Now, HD...
SV Staff  |  Dec 03, 2008  |  0 comments
  The dust has settled and 99.99% of us have survived Black Friday and Cyber Monday for another year. So, with the economy in the dumper, were you enticed out of your home for any crazy tech deals this year? Give it up... Begin the healing or...
SV Staff  |  Dec 03, 2008  |  0 comments
Studios: Your Blu-ray pricing is making the discs unsaleable! I love home theater. And I own a Blu-ray player. So, when Pixar's Wall-E came out on disc, I headed down to Wal-Mart on launch day to pick up the movie on Blu-ray. But when I saw the...
SV Staff  |  Dec 03, 2008  |  0 comments
Come on. 'Fess up. How much stuff do you have backlogged on your TiVo? Me? I've got 27 shows in a folder called "Everest," 34 episodes of House, and a stack of movies that I record whenever HBO or Showtime has a free preview...
SV Staff  |  Dec 03, 2008  |  0 comments
Did you buy into SACD? Stocked up on every new DVD-Audio that came out? Been wondering what the heck you were gonna do with those discs if you upgraded to Blu-ray?Denon's new DVD-A1UDCI to the rescue! Claimed to be the world's first...
SV Staff  |  Dec 02, 2008  |  0 comments
Sure, you can say you're prepared for the DTV transition, but is your whole city? Wilmington, NC has already done a full test switch, literally pulling the plug on their analog TV. Boston isn't going quite that far, but the city is doing...
SV Staff  |  Dec 02, 2008  |  0 comments
Grab a pencil and paper - it's time to make a list. What are the top ten things you are wishing for this year? The results of a recent CEA (Consumer Electronics Association) survey will surprise you. Blew me away, actually. Black Friday has...
SV Staff  |  Dec 02, 2008  |  0 comments
Already bored with dual-layer discs?  Plain old Blu-ray passé? Then we've got news for you! Pioneer is showing off a 16-layer 400GB optical disc. Each layer on this read-only optical disc has 25GB of storage. Pioneer was showing it off...
SV Staff  |  Dec 02, 2008  |  0 comments
Did you pick up a new Netflix Roku player on Black Friday? Have one waiting under the tree? You better check on it, because it's not feeling too good. Roku owners have been experiencing a bug. A bad bug at that. Seems like owners are...

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