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SV Staff  |  Nov 16, 2009  |  0 comments
A Silicon Valley company today announced the launch of what it called “the third TV service.” The company and the service are named Sezmi. Sezmi service is slated to begin today in Los Angeles, and roll out gradually in most parts of the...
SV Staff  |  Sep 23, 2009  |  0 comments
Monster Cable is best known for its A/V cables, but it recently got into the headphone business. Just a few months after showing off its Turbine in-ear headphones, Monster is announcing the even higher-end Turbine Pro headphones. The company calls...
Stan Horaczek  |  Jan 20, 2011  |  0 comments

We managed to catch the trailer for the upcoming release of the Star Wars saga on Blu-ray out at CES. During the presentation, which was put on by Panasonic, they marched out an Amazon exec to announce that pre-orders were going live, but there was still no release date to be had.

SV Staff  |  Apr 17, 2008  |  0 comments
Hey Kids,Remember back last winter when we held that Win-an-iPhone Contest? Well it wasn't just some scam to increase our site traffic (though it did that quite nicely - thanks for coming by). Yes, we actually have a winner! Her name is Janie...
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  |  Feb 05, 2009  |  0 comments
Home theater in a box takes on a whole new meaning. The Sonic Bed is a home theater system built into a massive bed. The bed, designed by Kaffe Matthews uses a series of loudspeakers and six subwoofers placed in the base of the bed.The subwoofers...
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  |  May 01, 2010  |  0 comments
This past week, I was among a small group of journalists invited to attend a special donation ceremony at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History, in Washington DC. While this typically wouldn’t be newsworthy for Sound + Vision...
SV Staff  |  Mar 02, 2010  |  0 comments
Marantz has a new promotion to get people to buy its Blu-ray Disc players: free stuff. Starting today, if you buy a Marantz Blu-ray player, you can get a Roku HD for free. Specifically, you can get a full rebate for the device by printing out and...
SV Staff  |  Jul 10, 2008  |  0 comments
Belkin is introducing an amazing new product that can improve the appearance of many home theaters. Unsightly wires, or non-optimal placement of components can now be avoided. The Belkin FlyWire is a transmitter, receiver and remote control that...
SV Staff  |  Aug 21, 2007  |  0 comments
The female demographic has always been a tough nut to crack for the consumer electronics market. After all, pixel count, dB of SPL and high-octane wattage ratings are the kinds of testosterone-driven salesspeak that make most women's eyes glaze...
SV Staff  |  May 20, 2008  |  0 comments
Dish Network keeps dishing out the hits. They just revealed their latest DVR at a retailer conference, complete with a full array of Slingbox features. The 722s (the "s" identifies this unit as the Slingbox version of the previously...
SV Staff  |  Nov 11, 2008  |  0 comments
Circuit City is not going down without a fight. Just a day after filing chapter 11 bankruptcy, Bank of America comes to the rescue. To the tune of $1.1 billion. Yowza.Not sure if that's even going to be enough - the company is $2.3 billion in...
SV Staff  |  Aug 15, 2008  |  0 comments
What better way to celebrate Warner Bros. 85th anniversary than with the release of 85 of its best flicks on video on-demand?  Many of the movies will be showing in HD, so it's a great opportunity to check out some truly classic movies. How...
SV Staff  |  Jun 09, 2009  |  0 comments
We reported before that value-oriented Vizio is currently shipping more LCD TVs than anyone else in the country and it sure doesn't look like they plan on stopping. They have announced 31 new SKUs across three different product lines that will...

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