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MagnaLev ML5 Isolator Electromagnetic AV Rack

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MagnaLev ML5 Isolator Electromagnetic AV Rack

— March 31, 2007 20:00

When I say that it is RARE that we review anything that truly takes us by surprise, I mean it. We've seen just about everything and the trade shows ensure that we aren't typically taken by surprise

Ask OPRA – Tell us what you REALLY think OPRA

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Ask OPRA – Tell us what you REALLY think OPRA

— March 27, 2007 10:52

We here at the OPRA Opine Omnibus Org pride ourselves in knowing stuff and talking about it. Whether you like it or not. Well, not necessarily knowing as much as suspecting. And not necessarily

The Cult of AV

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The Cult of AV

— March 06, 2007 21:50

I never meant for any of this to happen.. the pain, the suffering… I thought I was doing the right thing. That I was being a good steward of my money. I had no idea the web of intrigue and lies and…

The History of Audioholics.com

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The History of Audioholics.com

— March 01, 2007 18:00

This isn't the first time Audioholics.com has undergone a transformation, but until this one they have always been superficial - dealing with the look or aesthetics of the home theater website.

Return Policy or Policy of Exclusion?

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Return Policy or Policy of Exclusion?

— February 26, 2007 16:56

Here at Audioholics (and really all over the Internet) we often hear horror stories of customer service. Few companies are immune to such complaints though a bit a research will quickly bring to

Olevia LCD Deinterlacing Problem

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Olevia LCD Deinterlacing Problem

— February 23, 2007 12:19

Back in October we reviewed the Syntax Olevia 542i LCD. While overall we gave the display a positive review, we noticed that with certain DVDs, the top of the picture would “tear” or be skewed to the

Why Apple's Advice on DRM Won't Be Heeded

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Why Apple's Advice on DRM Won't Be Heeded

— February 06, 2007 19:00

Apple's CEO and Lead Strategist, Steve Jobs, wrote an open letter to consumers and executives alike this past week outlining three basic strategies for solving the problem with DRM-encoded music.

Convenient Explanations

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Convenient Explanations

— January 30, 2007 00:45

You know what’s fun? Interpreting events the way that serves your own political, social, or moral ends. Take this Newsweek article for example, The Low Cost of (Guitar) Heroism. The author laments

CES Wrapup: Just One (or two) More Things

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CES Wrapup: Just One (or two) More Things

— January 22, 2007 19:00

Now that I have been home from the Consumer Electronics Show in Vegas for a few days, and have actually slept a little bit, I have had time to think back, remember, and reflect on some of the cool

Windows Vista DRM: World's Longest Suicide Note?

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Windows Vista DRM: World's Longest Suicide Note?

The DVD Insider — January 03, 2007 16:07

The Vista Content Protection specification could very well constitute the longest suicide note in history. Vista's content protection mechanism only allows protected content to be sent over

XGameStation – A Creative Outlet for an Uncreative World

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XGameStation – A Creative Outlet for an Uncreative World

— December 06, 2006 19:00

Sick of the current new game console madness? Want one of the new ones but don't want to stand in lines for hours…

5 Years After Launch of iPod, Music Industry Tries MP3

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5 Years After Launch of iPod, Music Industry Tries MP3

— December 04, 2006 17:18

In an amazing act of ingenuity, daring and trend-setting acuity, the Music industry is starting to experiment with... wait for it... selling MP3s online direct to consumers.

Super Bowl XLI Party Wrap-up at Audioholics

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Super Bowl XLI Party Wrap-up at Audioholics

— December 04, 2006 11:18

It's never too early to plan for next year's event. It will be especially "hot" (pun intended) since the 2008 game will be hosted at the new Cardinals Stadium in Glendale Arizona. As for this year's

Truth, Lies, and OPRA

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Truth, Lies, and OPRA

— November 27, 2006 19:00

Just when you thought he had finally gotten fired for trying to steal Gene's speakers, Clint's projector, or J's… um Mac? OPRA is back with a load of…

PS3 or Xbox360?

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PS3 or Xbox360?

— November 21, 2006 19:00

The folks at GizmoCafe.com had a chance to play with the PS3 for awhile and overall they seemed to be much more…

The Audiophile

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The Audiophile

— October 29, 2006 19:00

There you are - sitting in your home theater/listening room, sipping an adult beverage, feeling the music wash over and move you. The kind of transcendent experience that only spending thousands of

Drive-Up Movie Theater

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Drive-Up Movie Theater

stanton — October 26, 2006 20:00

I have always wanted to combine my love of movies with a neighborhood "get together", so when I first heard about the idea for a home-made outdoor movie theater (using the space within your garage),

How to Succeed in Business the Microsoft Way

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How to Succeed in Business the Microsoft Way

— October 18, 2006 19:00

Microsoft , the software giant, released their new version of Internet Explorer yesterday. Version 7 touts increased security, is easier…

Why you won’t be able to take a picture of your burning laptop using your Sony digital camera.

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Why you won’t be able to take a picture of your burning laptop using your Sony digital camera.

— October 09, 2006 20:00

An Audioholics Public Service Message by: …

Is Sony Finally Releasing 50Gig BD?

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Is Sony Finally Releasing 50Gig BD?

— October 06, 2006 20:00

Rumor has it Sony will announce the official release of its first dual layer Blu-ray discs today. Sources inside the industry have…

Online Gaming: The Next Great Frontier or Darwin at Work?

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Online Gaming: The Next Great Frontier or Darwin at Work?

— October 05, 2006 20:00

World of Warcraft, Lineage, Everquest, City of Heroes… the list goes on. I've read more and more about people meeting within one of these games and ending up getting married.

3 TB of Data on a Standard CD?

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3 TB of Data on a Standard CD?

— September 25, 2006 20:00

We were alerted to an article on TechnologyReview.com today that talks about a Harvard research team that has piloted a way to bust…

CEDIA '06 – The Arrival

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CEDIA '06 – The Arrival

— September 15, 2006 20:00

Audioholics has fallen into a tradition of reporting all our "experiences" in getting to whatever trade show we are covering. In…

Toshiba Announces first HDMI 1.3-enabled HD DVD Player for European Market

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Toshiba Announces first HDMI 1.3-enabled HD DVD Player for European Market

— September 05, 2006 20:00

Today Toshiba announced today the introduction on the market of the European-wide first commercially available HD DVD Players. The HD-E1 is due…

Audioholics CEDIA 2006 Coverage: What the Heck Are We Doing?

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Audioholics CEDIA 2006 Coverage: What the Heck Are We Doing?

— September 05, 2006 20:00

Well, we're fast approaching the 2006 CEDIA Expo. This is a convention specifically geared towards custom installers and integrators. While that may not…

The OPRA Awards! Sign up now!

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The OPRA Awards! Sign up now!

— August 24, 2006 20:00

As CEDIA looms close, OPRA Inc. has decided to instigate the long standing tradition held by many veritable print publications - Our own awards. Yes, the OPRA Award is likely to become the most

RF Remote Controls: Is It Time for You to Step Up?

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RF Remote Controls: Is It Time for You to Step Up?

— August 20, 2006 20:00

A Discussion of RF Universal Remotes vs. Traditional IR

Audioholics On (permanent?) Location: LAX

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Audioholics On (permanent?) Location: LAX

— August 09, 2006 20:00

8/10/06 - Los Angeles: