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SV Staff  |  Oct 14, 2010  |  0 comments
We've been waiting on surround sound from Netflix online streaming for quite some time and now it seems that the PS3 will be the first box to bring it to us next week. According to an announcement made today, Netflix has teamed up with Dolby...
SV Staff  |  Jun 11, 2008  |  0 comments
What happens when NBC makes a mistake that causes your Vista Media Center to miss capturing your favorite shows? Luckily, Microsoft jumps in to save the day. Imagine that!  What's up with these broadcast flags? In a report posted on Engadget,...
SV Staff  |  Jul 15, 2009  |  0 comments
Verizon must think we don’t get enough social-media updating via our computers or hand-held devices, with its new plan to bring those types of services to our TVs. Just announced today, Verizon FiOS Tv has worked with social media giants...
SV Staff  |  Jan 09, 2008  |  0 comments
In response to the proliferation of TLAs (Three Letter Acronyms), the electronics industry is rolling out a new generation of FLAs (Four Letter Acronyms). For example, Clarion has introduced the MiND (Mobile Internet Navigation Device) concept...
SV Staff  |  Jun 30, 2008  |  0 comments
Gasoline may be expensive as hell, but summer's arrival means road trips (just ask AAA). Heeding the season's call - or rather that of Ron Stimpson, SVS's co-founder and Director of Product and Marketing - I grabbed some CDs, hopped into my wagon,...
Timothy J. Seppala  |  Aug 09, 2011  |  0 comments

The Resistance series has never had it easy. The original title launched alongside the PS3 back in 2006, and remained largely overlooked in the furor surrounding Sony’s $600 asking price for their new console.

SV Staff  |  Aug 13, 2009  |  0 comments
You may have heard by now, but the music world lost a true icon today. Les Paul (Lester William Polfus) left the world at 94 years of age, leaving behind a musical legacy that has guitar players around the world strumming sad chords. His musical...
SV Staff  |  Apr 10, 2008  |  0 comments
It happens every spring. Birds chirp, flowers bloom, and high-definition broadcasts of Major League Baseball games show up on TV - on TBS HD, to be precise. The season started a couple weeks ago, just about the same time that Sound & Vision...
SV Staff  |  Jan 19, 2009  |  0 comments
The latest Terminator is going to be released at IMAX theaters, but it will look different from the previous films in the series, hopefully, in a good way.  While the third was a bit, well, sad, Terminator Salvation is going for a darker...
SV Staff  |  Jul 18, 2008  |  0 comments
Sony's new Blu-ray player is making news on many accounts. They're currently shipping the BDP-S350 that is about 55% smaller than previous models, uses approximately 52% less packing materials (when will they replace packing peanuts with cheese...
SV Staff  |  Oct 13, 2009  |  0 comments
Get in the Halloween spirit with this deal on some new horror flicks on Blu-ray. More HD and gadget deals* after the jump. Polk Audio Monitor 40 2-Way Bookshelf Speakers (Pair, Cherry) for $119.99 (normally $349.95).Canon PIXMA MP560 Wireless...
SV Staff  |  Aug 28, 2008  |  0 comments
We've got to say this: Perhaps it was good for most of us that HD DVD failed. It seems that failure has prompted Toshiba to really step up the developments for standard-def DVD. Not long ago, we talked about Toshiba's upscaling DVD players. Now...
SV Staff  |  Oct 22, 2008  |  0 comments
We reported just a few days ago that Netflix is expecting about 500,000 subscribers, or 6% of their subscribers, to pay their Blu-ray premium. $1 a month to get Blu-ray movies delivered to your home. We thought that was good.  However, a...
Al Griffin  |  Dec 20, 2012  |  0 comments

If 2011 was the year that tablets took over, 2012 was unquestionably the year of the headphone. The market for headphones has exploded, and Sound+Vision has stepped up its coverage to handle the flow, with reviews of new ‘phones, along with related gear such as portable and desktop speakers, amps, and DACs appearing on a weekly basis at soundandvisionmag.com.

SV Staff  |  Sep 14, 2009  |  0 comments
Most home theater PCs are either big bricks or tiny set-top gadgets, always tethered to your system. Next month, Asus is changing that with a system the size of a computer keyboard that wirelessly pipes video to your screen. The Eee Keyboard is...

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