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DVD Burner Industry Report

The DVD Insider — September 16, 2004 20:00

DVD Burner Industry Report

PC makers see the big bucks in consumer electronics and have begun to morph their products into entertainment/home communications systems. PC makers branch out into mediocre cameras/camcorders and

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Top Ten Reasons To Buy "Cubed" Speakers

— August 29, 2004 20:00

Top Ten Reasons To Buy "Cubed" Speakers

Marketing can sometimes be the most misleading source of propaganda about a particular product, especially when it is aimed at the average neophyte consumer…

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Marketing's Influence on the Government: An Example

Steve DellaSala — August 29, 2004 20:00

Marketing's Influence on the Government: An Example

Yes, it's true, marketing can even influence our own government. The following story will disclose this very fact. Nothing contained herein is considered classified information, but you can be

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DVD Industry Insider Report - The Scoop on DVD-R9 / DVD+R9

The DVD Insider — August 19, 2004 20:00

DVD Industry Insider Report - The Scoop on DVD-R9 / DVD+R9

DVD Industry Insider Report - August 20, 2004 The Scoop on Emerging DVD-R9 / DVD+R9 Hardware, Technologies and Standards Recently…

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Impracticality of the Audioholic Addiction to Audio

Fabian Blache III — July 28, 2004 20:00

Impracticality of the Audioholic Addiction to Audio

The Endless Trend to Upgrade Components and Ignore the Obvious

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The State of the Art - Part One

toby — June 13, 2004 20:00

The State of the Art - Part One

Ask anyone to define the word "Art" and you are guaranteed to not get the same answer twice. Definitions will be as broad as deeming art to be any human creation, from an oil painting to a chromed

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Ending Sex and Violence in the Movies?

— June 13, 2004 20:00

Ending Sex and Violence in the Movies?

Walmart is now selling the world's first Progressive Scan DVD player that uses preprogrammed filters to seamlessly skip over passes in a movie that contain violence, sex, swearing, drug use, or

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State of the Art - Part Two: Lowering the Bar

toby — June 13, 2004 19:00

State of the Art - Part Two: Lowering the Bar

"Those boys can get the ball in the hoop, but they can't play basketball."

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Behind the Scenes: Field Effects Recording Part 1

Toby D. — June 13, 2004 19:00

Behind the Scenes: Field Effects Recording Part 1

It usually comes as a surprise to even the most sophisticated of moviegoers that the sound effects in the films they watch are usually recreated and added after the film has been shot.

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Behind the Scenes: Field Effects Recording Part 2

Toby D. — June 13, 2004 19:00

Behind the Scenes: Field Effects Recording Part 2

Not unlike the home theater industry, there exist manufacturer and consumer perpetuated "equipment envy" in the world of pro audio for music or film. Shiny boxes with fancy specs and fancy wiring.

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Why I Hate Going to the Movies!

toby — June 12, 2004 20:00

Why I Hate Going to the Movies!

Editorial: Why I Hate Going to the Movies! by Toby Dalsgaard 03/24/2004 I hate the movies.…

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Sam Adams Utopias - Strongest Beer in the World

Steve DellaSala — November 30, 2003 19:00

Sam Adams Utopias - Strongest Beer in the World

Anxiety got the better of me. The other evening, I requested the company of some close friends to embark on a historic journey of epic proportions, to tap an extremely rare and hard to find, bottle

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Making the Perfect Honey Mead

Steve DellaSala — November 30, 2003 19:00

Making the Perfect Honey Mead

If you are a Mead enthusiast, home brewer, wine lover or fellow beer drinker, then this article will help you learn to make and appreciate Meads. Anyone with the advanced savvy required to use a

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Pumpkin Ale - Home Brew Recipe and Commercial Microbrew Recipe

Steve DellaSala — November 04, 2003 19:00

Pumpkin Ale - Home Brew Recipe and Commercial Microbrew Recipe

Due to the awesome generosity of Matt Glass at the Winter Park, Florida Hops, I was able to enrich my meager homebrewing skills by helping brew my first 3.5-barrel (99 gallon) batch of beer. In