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SV Staff  |  Aug 09, 2007  |  0 comments
How's this for a double bill - Vanilla Fudge and Deep Purple at Radio City Music Hall on Tuesday night (8/7). Or, to be more specific, the original Vanilla Fudge and Deep Purple Mark 8. Either way, it was a must-do event. Local Long Island boys...
SV Staff  |  Sep 11, 2008  |  0 comments
Ion Audio made news a while ago with their LP 2 CD turntable that made it easy to transfer your old vinyl records to CD. It just got even easier to get music to your computer. The new LP 2 FLASH plays your albums and converts them to MP3, then...
SV Staff  |  May 06, 2008  |  0 comments
Audio purists, just turn away. Really, just skip down to the next blog post. You'll never believe this one anyway.  Atlantic Technology just introduced an in-wall dipole/bipole speaker that is THX Ultra certified. The new THX IWTS-30 SR (In...
SV Staff  |  Jan 10, 2009  |  0 comments
It's tough for a projection screen company to put on a captivating press event, but Da-Lite pulled it off yesterday at CES when it demonstrated a final production sample of the new JKP Affinity series screen. The screen was designed in...
SV Staff  |  Aug 17, 2009  |  0 comments
Quentin Tarantino's Nazi-killing extravaganza Inglourious Basterds is hitting theaters this Friday, Eli Roth has been on the public appearance trail. Specifically, Mr. Roth hit up New York geek fixture Forbidden Planet, one of the city's foremost...
SV Staff  |  Jan 12, 2008  |  0 comments
Pioneer is pretty much universally considered the industry leader in Plasma TV performance. Their latest series of Kuro TVs have been hailed as "best TV I've ever seen" and even "best TV in the world." And their next-gen concept...
SV Staff  |  Jun 02, 2008  |  0 comments
New music is discovered in a variety of ways. Films often launch new music and hit songs, either within the soundtrack or in the coveted final credits. Lately, TV shows are a sure-fire vehicle for hit new music. Go to iTunes and  you can grab...
SV Staff  |  Aug 05, 2008  |  0 comments
We all know and love noise-canceling headphones. Who can bear to fly without them, right? Now, imagine that same technology used in your home theater? Come on, who here has a completely acoustically quiet home theater? Between air-conditioners,...
SV Staff  |  Feb 06, 2009  |  0 comments
Would you spend more on a remote than many people would spend on their entire home theater? The Logitech Harmony 1100 touchscreen universal remote is quite an amazing remote. It features a customizable touchscreen, anodized black aluminum body,...
SV Staff  |  Nov 25, 2009  |  0 comments
Well, color me genuinely surprised. According to a recent survey conducted by Frank N. Magid Associates and reported by Home Media Magazine, 13% of people haven't even heard of high-definition television. Over 1 out of 10 Americans don't know what...
SV Staff  |  Mar 24, 2008  |  0 comments
Any self-respecting gear-hound has tried his hand at haggling at least once, but, depending on the merchant, the product (sheep, for instance - see photo), the state of the economy or the persistence of the haggler, it may not have worked. Give it...
SV Staff  |  Jul 29, 2009  |  0 comments
If you're looking to upgrade to a larger HDTV, check out this 52-inch Sony Bravia for under $1,600. And make sure you check after the jump for more great HD and gadget deals*. The Rock [Blu-ray] for $14.99 (normally $29.99). King...
SV Staff  |  Sep 10, 2010  |  0 comments

Comcast has its own portable device app. Time Warner Cable is "working on its own app. Now, Cablevision has released its own app for iOS and Android.

SV Staff  |  Jun 25, 2008  |  0 comments
The uber bloggers over at Gizmodo are reporting that the Sankei Shimbun newspaper is rumoring that Panasonic will join the OLED parade in 2011, right behind Sony (in current production), Samsung (rumored for 2009) and LG (also rumored for 2011). In...
SV Staff  |  Aug 29, 2008  |  0 comments
We've known for a while that Disney has been planning on its first Blu-ray release, Sleeping Beauty, to hit the streets on October 7. Finally, we have word of some of the other classics that will be coming out over the next two years in the...

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