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SV Staff  |  Jun 12, 2008  |  0 comments
Last month, we reported that the MPAA was petitioning the FCC to allow the MPAA to shut down the analog outputs of your cable and satellite boxes when viewing certain material. Now it's your chance to actually do something about it. The FCC has a...
SV Staff  |  Jun 12, 2008  |  0 comments
Just when you thought government spending couldn't get any more out of control, the boys and girls on the hill manage to surprise us one more time. Sure, we all understand why we needed to switch to digital television, and sure, we understand the...
SV Staff  |  Jun 12, 2008  |  0 comments
As you'll recall, Paramount came up a loser in the HD DVD/Blu-ray battle. Its exclusive support for HD DVD proved to be as adept as the $100 I put on Big Brown at Belmont. DFL, as they say. Anyway, Paramount is now embracing its inner Blu - kind of....
SV Staff  |  Jun 12, 2008  |  0 comments
Listening to music is boring, right? I mean, it's just sound. There's nothing to look at or anything. That's why you'll gladly spend $2,000 on a TV, but balk at paying $200 for speakers. Right? Well, maybe. Clearly, flat screens are all the rage,...
SV Staff  |  Jun 11, 2008  |  0 comments
Not too long ago, the only way to experience opera, if there was even an opera company in your area, was to pay up to hundreds of dollars to sit in a lousy seat next to a guy with a persistent cold trying to open the world's largest cough drop....
SV Staff  |  Jun 11, 2008  |  0 comments
A demo held today at Sony's global headquarters in Tokyo indicates that OLED display technology is even cooler than we thought. A new OLED panel Sony showed makes the company's 3mm thick, XEL-1 11-inch display seem almost like a CRT-era porker. ...
SV Staff  |  Jun 11, 2008  |  0 comments
Interesting times in Hollywood. As movie budgets grow and grow, Warner Bros. has announced they're cutting the number of films they'll produce in half for 2009. Where's their money gonna come from? In a story in Home Media Magazine, the CEO of...
SV Staff  |  Jun 11, 2008  |  0 comments
LG wasn't content with their truly attractive Scarlet HDTV models. They just had to take it to the next level. Well, beauty is in the eye of the beholder, yada, yada, but have they gone over the top this time? LG has teamed up with Swarovski,...
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  |  Jun 11, 2008  |  0 comments
Has the look of the Sound & Vision Web site grown . . . tiresome? Or maybe you're cool with our color palette and design but have trouble finding stuff? Well just wait till tomorrow. Starting thursday, June 12, you'll see a whole new...

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