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SV Staff  |  Dec 09, 2008  |  0 comments
''Tis the season indeed! Have you seen this gorgeous display at NY's Grand Central Station? Get yourself quickly down to check out the AQUOS Experience, complete with a 26-foot tall tree created from 43 Sharp AQUOS LCD TV. To create...
SV Staff  |  Dec 09, 2008  |  0 comments
If you were hoping that the digital TV switch would be a good reason to ditch your car, well, you're out of luck. Like some folks who sell the car because the ashtrays were full, others were probably getting ready to  turn in the keys...
SV Staff  |  Dec 09, 2008  |  0 comments
Early year-end present for Netflix! They had hoped to have 500,000 subscribers paying an extra $1/month to be able to get Blu-ray discs by the end of the year. They've already met that goal, a few weeks ahead of schedule. Do the math -...
SV Staff  |  Dec 09, 2008  |  0 comments
  Yikes. Tough times even for the giants of industry. Sony just announced plans to lay off 8,000 full-time employees worldwide. Ouch. An additional 8,000 contract and temp employees will also be getting the ax. With a global workforce of...
SV Staff  |  Dec 08, 2008  |  0 comments
Who doesn't long for a wireless way to connect your high-tech gear? The Acoustic Research HDP100 tries to answer the calling. It transmits HDMI information through powerlines. So, if you have AC power running to your HDTV, that's all you...
SV Staff  |  Dec 08, 2008  |  0 comments
Well, I might as well cancel my tickets and hotel reservations now. Looks like no one is going to attempt to out-size the 150-inch TV display at CES (Consumer Electronics Show) this year. Why bother going if not to gawk at the latest prototype...
SV Staff  |  Dec 08, 2008  |  0 comments
If you've been putting off getting a TiVo, now might be the time. Looks like TiVo and Netflix are cozying up, in a really attractive way. Who needs a limited pay-per-view schedule when you can have the Netflix library at your fingertips?TiVo...
SV Staff  |  Dec 08, 2008  |  0 comments
Have you noticed a distinct push lately towards Blu-ray this holiday season? The latest Disney release (Horton Hears a Who) had a commercial solely for the Blu-ray release. No mention of the DVD until the tag. Disney has a whole Blu-ray...
SV Staff  |  Dec 08, 2008  |  0 comments
  This world has enough problems without a DVD/VCR combo that upscales to 1080P. Have you actually watched a VHS tape lately on your new HDTV? As if those family videos of uncle Bob in a Speedo weren't horrifying enough, now we're...
SV Staff  |  Dec 08, 2008  |  0 comments
  Just days ago I bitched about the high price of Blu-ray discs. (For the record, I broke down and bought Wall-E Blu-ray for $25 on line.) Well, it seems like the powers that be heard me. First was Leslie's earlier post about super Blu...

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