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AV Rant #244: Too Much Coffee

Tom was a bit over-caffienated for this podcast so they went a bit long and had to cut the Soup to Nuts. Tune in next week for the conclusion of Liz’s streaming advice. Tom has a few things to say about the new Pioneer Elite SC-57 (specifically the…

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AV Rant #243: Stuck on Stuff

Part two of Liz’s Soup to Nuts on streaming this week is about storage. More than you ever wanted to know about servers, clouds, and NAS (links below). Tom has a few things to say about the entire “modular design” idea. Velodyne starts…

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AV Rant #242: Swearing

Tom couldn’t be more excited about this week’s podcast. For the first time in the four years of this podcast, Tom’s cohost is tackling a Soup to Nuts topic. That’s right, hear Liz’s first in a three part series on streaming content. This week it is…

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AV Rant #241: Put a Glove On

Sorry about last week. Tom did try. This week we hear about Tom’s adventure in lamp exchange, Liz and Tom weigh in on Google+, and a primer (of sorts) on Spotify. Netflix has changed their pricing, Tom has a new review in the works (Olive 4HD), and a bit…

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AV Rant #240: Cat Bacon

Next week is sort of up-in-the-air so we’ll see what we can do. If you are a fan of Tom’s book, here is the Facebook page for you. This week Tom and Liz talk about the new Vizio CinemaWide displays. Is this a good idea? Do you want to control your…

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AV Rant #239: Primed

This week Liz and Tom take on the new $50 unlimited movie deal. “Just” $50 a month and all the in-theater movies you want. They make a few suggestions on how this might actually sell. Tom has a point about Piracy and DRM, Liz has a point about…

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AV Rant #238: The Boot

If you are wondering what those weird silences are, ask Liz. Liz and Tom take on the topic of the death of the movie theater, part deux. Tom lets everyone know how 24 could have been the greatest show ever. Which cloud service is the best? What do you think?…

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AV Rant #237: Static

No topics and Tom’s side of the audio is staticy. Sorry about that. Liz found a book she wants to share. Tom has a projector issue – followup coming. What is there to be excited about in new product releases? Not much (check out Audioholics.com for…

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AV Rant #236: Singing Sensation

If you don’t know what the title of this podcast is about, you didn’t listen long enough. A shorter one this week with only four topics. First, Liz has a rant on the Supreme Court. Tom has one on speaker manufacturers. How to make your digital…

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AV Rant #235: Sticky

Tom had an accident. Tom got a new keyboard – why he went with Microsoft (gasp!). Michael Bay and James Cameron give each other…compliments. Tom interprets. The Tunnel. Well, at least it’s free. You know have the measuring stick by which to…

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AV Rant #234: Tom Screws Up

Tom accidentally deleted his side of the podcast so this is take 2. Liz is back and talks up the Mini Cooper. There was a tornado but that’s no reason you shouldn’t have to return your cable box. A new Nook has both Tom and Liz intrigued. Who owns…

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AV Rant #233: Rob has his say

If you couldn’t tell from the title, Rob H. is on board this week. Liz will be back next week. We talk about Bose, about data caps, the true cost of a gigabyte, and about Best Buy. How does that take up an hour? OFF TOPIC!!!! Soup to Nuts this week is…

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AV Rant #232: Star Wars Roast

Clint is in today for Liz and we start off by roasting Star Wars. Sorry if you’ve heard it before but we put it at the beginning so it’d be easy to skip. Next up, Samsung’s active shutter glasses get a price break. Netflix is looking into…

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AV Rant #231: Ramble

We started with no topics, no news, and still topped an hour. Sorry guys, guess Liz just wanted to make sure you had something to remember he by. This week, not much. We’ve got a bit on Avatar, some mother’s day suggestions, piracy in poor…

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AV Rant #230: Definition of Short

Tom promises a short podcast this week cause he’s tired from almost finishing the sequel to his book. Of course, if you follow him on twitter, you know he finished it right after recording this podcast. This week cassette tapes make a return and Tom and…

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