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Mitsubishi Prices LaserVue at $7K

The company's super-efficient big-screen displays will debut this fall with a 65-inch model, priced at $6,999.

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RealDVD Promises Legal DVD Copying

RealNetworks' new RealDVD promises to let people legally rip their movie DVDs...by wrapping them in DRM that limits where the copies can be played.

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Hitachi UltraThin Plasmas Reach 50 Inches

Hitachi has grown the line of 1.5-inch plasmas Hitachi launched at CES to include a new 50-inch model.

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Gefen Backs Both Horses: UWB and WHDI

Folks looking for wireless high-def video solutions have been waiting for the dust to settle between UWB and WHDI...now Gefen has decided to back both technologies.

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Control4’s HC-200 Controller Under $500

Control4's new HC-200 home controller packs a wealth of home automation capabilities, and carries a $499 price tag.

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Sony Cranks Up Blu-ray Player, LCD TVs

While most Blu-ray manufacturers are trying for consumer-friendly prices, Sony opts to roll out a $2000 player...and an LCD TV with a 240 Hz refresh rate.

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Sharp Rolls Out New Aquos HDTVs

Sharp has unveiled a bevy of new Aquos HDTVs, including ultra-thin models, deep color support, and 120 Hz refresh rates...and even a tiny 19-inch widescreen unit.

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Amazon Extends Video On Demand Reach

Amazon has extended its Video On Demand offering, enabling streaming to Mac and PC Web browsers, plus rentals and purchases through Sony's Bravia Internet Video Link.

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TiVo HD XL Packs 150 Hours of HD Storage

TiVo is packing a 1 TB drive into its new TiVo HD XL, offering up to 150 hours of high-definition recording time.

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JBL WEM-1 Unwires Any Pair of Speakers

The company's wireless expansion module makes any pair of ordinary home audio speakers wireless.

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TiVo and DirecTV Re-Team For New DVR

TiVo and DirecTV have announced a re-invigorated partnership that has the companies developing a new TiVo-based high-def DVR for DirecTV subscribers.

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Sony Xross Fade DJ System

Get an all-in-one DJ system without spending thousands with the Sony Xcross Fade DJ System.

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DVDO Edge Upscales Up to Ten Video Sources

The DVDO Edge video processor can upscale up to 10 video sources to 1080p, and improve image quality using Anchor Bay's VRS technology.

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B&W Adds Four New CM Series Loudspeakers

One of the company's more conservative, mid-priced speaker lines has picked up four new models with range of improvements.

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Philips Rounds Out CinemaOne Home Theater

Philips CinemaOne home theater system packs a DVD/CD player, iPod dock, five channel amp, and subwoofer into a tiny, round box.

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