The Logitech Harmony 1100 is an excellent touch-screen universal remote that corrects most of the shortcomings and frustrations of its predecessor, but its high price will relegate it to high-end home theaters only.
Yamaha's YSP-1100, its best-ever Digital Sound Projector single-speaker surround system, is a breeze to set up and it sounds great on DVD.
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Logitech's MX 1100 wireless laser mouse is the best in its class thanks to a wide array of features that make navigation easier. You have to pay for all of that capability, but anyone who puts serious time in front of a PC will appreciate what this mouse can do.
French startup 10-Vins plans to bring single-serve wine to the US in 2015.
If you're looking to ditch your giant AV receiver for a compact stereo amp, the NAD D 3020 is the one to get.
NAD has three new sleek-looking digital-audio components, including the D 3020 integrated amplifier, which is a new take on the old classic.
The Boxee Box by D-Link has some innovative design choices and a promising user interface, but mainstream content is mostly missing in action until future firmware updates are available.
This inexpensive camera would be good for knockabout use, though it offers limited features and less than optimal image quality.
The Toshiba D-R410 handles basic DVD-recorder functions at a budget price, but you can get better features and performance from Panasonic's DMR-EA18K, if you're willing to spend a little more.
D-Link's DI-808HV is a great way to offer a secure VPN connection to your office when you're on the road.