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SV Staff  |  Nov 25, 2008  |  0 comments
TiVo has offered remote scheduling via cell phone for a while now, but it wasn't exactly a simple process, and it wasn't available to everyone. Until now. TiVo just launched TiVo Mobile, a free website optimized for the mobile phone...
SV Staff  |  Jun 26, 2007  |  0 comments
Not always, really, but a lot. So I like it when people start talking about something I consider important but largely overlooked — color, for example. Maybe we take color for granted, or maybe it’s just too vague. The things people get hung up...
SV Staff  |  Sep 22, 2008  |  0 comments
Now, I'm all for women-specific products. I'm a cyclist, and I know for a fact there are some bicycle parts made for men that just should not be allowed near my feminine form - bicycle seats and shorts come immediately and painfully to mind. But,...
SV Staff  |  Jun 10, 2008  |  0 comments
A few weeks ago, we reported that Philips is working on a 3D prototype. Now, that speculation has become a reality. Debuting at InfoComm 2008, a new 52-inch LCD display gives a 3D 'look-around' effect, no funky 3D glasses required.   The 3D...
SV Staff  |  Apr 28, 2010  |  0 comments
After two years, Sanyo is finally rolling out a follow-up to its 3LCD PLV-Z3000 home theater projector. The PLV-Z4000 is a 1080p home theater projector with a 120Hz refresh rate, a 1,200 lumen lamp, and Deep Color and x.v.Color compatibility....
SV Staff  |  Mar 15, 2010  |  0 comments
No matter how neurotic you are about storing and maintaining your records, they're going to collect dust, dirt, smoke and scads of over gross things that you could only hope to see with a fancy microscope. Obviously, all of that stuff is going...
SV Staff  |  Dec 30, 2008  |  0 comments
Almost a year to the date after HD DVD received the mortal blow that killed off the format, a few last resources are selling off their remaining stock. If you have an HD DVD player, why not grab a few of these specials - although it...
SV Staff  |  Aug 02, 2007  |  0 comments
"All the characters in my films are fighting these problems, needing freedom, trying to find a way to cut themselves loose, but failing to rid themselves of conscience, a sense of sin, the whole bag of tricks." "Hollywood is like being nowhere...
SV Staff  |  Oct 21, 2008  |  0 comments
As a custom installer, I love high-end gear. Milled aluminum faceplates? Awesome. 99.9999% pure silver interconnects? For sure. Laser etched engraving? Damn straight. But when I received the e-mail touting Bryston's new BR2 multifunction remote...
SV Staff  |  Jul 01, 2008  |  0 comments
The Netflix queue system was a complete mystery in the past until Sound & Vision peaked behind the curtains to see how the system worked. Unfortunately, Netflix planned on nixing one of its best features - separate user profiles that let shared...
SV Staff  |  Jan 23, 2009  |  0 comments
We just showed off the prototype boxee set-top box, and now, boxee is in the news again. If you missed the premiere of Lost this week (no you didn't!) fear not: boxee just added support for ABC.com streaming. This brings shows like Grey's...
SV Staff  |  Jan 08, 2008  |  0 comments
The days of waiting for information to come to you on TV are over. Samsung, Sharp and Sony announced at the Consumer Electronics Show TV services that enable you to instantly pull in data from the Internet for information such as news, stock quotes...
SV Staff  |  Jul 16, 2010  |  0 comments
Criterion has confirmed its October releases, and they include one of the most famous and influential films ever made. Alongside four other movies, Akira Kurosawa's Seven Samurai will be seeing a Criterion Collection Blu-ray Disc release this Fall....
SV Staff  |  Jul 24, 2008  |  0 comments
Homeowners, rejoice. Finally, a digital solution standard is in the works to solve your home theater dilemmas. Industry giants are teaming up with AMIMON to create a standard that will bring wireless HD to homes, supposedly by the end of 2008....
SV Staff  |  Mar 21, 2008  |  0 comments
Mark Cuban loves HDTV, which is why he founded all-high-def network HDNet. But he also loves NBA basketball, which is why he owns the Dallas Mavericks. Why, then, is he pitting his two loves against each other by urging people in Dallas to leave...

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