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SV Staff  |  Apr 15, 2008  |  0 comments
Limitations in data storage are the only thing holding us back from iPods and personal video players that hold thousands of movies and hundreds of thousands of audio tracks. Hard drives break, and flash drives are slow. Researchers at IBM's IBC...
SV Staff  |  Apr 15, 2008  |  0 comments
Sony isn't talking about its update plans for its high-end XBR LCD series, but it doesn't have to when leaked product road maps say all that needs to be said. According to the Boy Genius Report, which published a leaked documents about the XBR...
SV Staff  |  Apr 14, 2008  |  0 comments
The Discovery Channel and BBC's "Planet Earth" series is popular among HDTV-owners eager to show off the up-close-and-personal vibrant images of wild animals, deep caves and lush forests on their large flat-screens. Spacing out in front of a...
SV Staff  |  Apr 14, 2008  |  0 comments
The whole world is slowly upgrading to high-def. While many countries can't compete with the U.S. in terms of adoption speeds, they're still latching on at their own pace. Only two percent of homes around the world watched high-definition...
SV Staff  |  Apr 14, 2008  |  0 comments
Dish Network and TiVo have been battling in court since 2004 over Dish's alleged infringement of TiVo's recording-while-watching patent, but even though TiVo keeps winning, Dish won't give up. The latest development: a Federal Circuit court ruled...
SV Staff  |  Apr 14, 2008  |  0 comments
Blockbuster wants in on the electronics business. First the struggling movie rentals company wants to sell a branded set-top box for downloading movies. Now it wants to buy an entire consumer electronics retail chain. Blockbuster made a buyout...
SV Staff  |  Apr 13, 2008  |  0 comments
Like millions of Americans, I have totally ditched my VCR and now solely rely on my DVR to record my favorite shows while I'm away from home. And the vast majority of time, my Scientific Atlanta box has my back. From Lost, to Prison Break, to The...
SV Staff  |  Apr 11, 2008  |  0 comments
NBC seems to be making all the necessary investments so that come August's opening ceremonies in Beijing, it can provide a high-definition coverage bonanza on audio and video. The broadcaster has already divulged its intentions to fan out around...
SV Staff  |  Apr 11, 2008  |  0 comments
Consumers have the best intentions when it comes to planning high-tech purchases. A Japanese survey of about 15,000 people indicates that consumers in that country really want to buy a Blu-ray Disc  recorder, they just don't know when they're...
SV Staff  |  Apr 11, 2008  |  0 comments
The music download revolution is passing audiophiles by. The quality of tracks offered by Apple's iTunes store leaves much to be desired for people who want to hear lossless music played over a high quality stereo system. For years, this has...

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