Sony's DAV-X1 virtual-surround Dream System can unleash a full, enveloping sound from DVDs, but it's less satisfying with CDs.
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Simple to set up and able to provide ample throughput, Netgear's Powerline HD Ethernet Adapters are a great solution for anyone who wants the benefits of home networking but doesn't want to rewire the entire house or mess with Wi-Fi. Be forewarned, though: it's not an inexpensive solution.
If you're looking to build a home theater PC, we recommend ATI's Radeon HD 2600 XT as the midrange card to use, thanks to its nearly perfect HD video image and its no-fuss installation. But for 3D gaming, you'd be much better off looking for a good deal on a faster, older graphics card.
BenQ has introduced its W1500 projector, which features wireless streaming from WHDI devices and an emphasis on color performance.
If you want a huge, good-looking image for a little money, few come close to the BenQ W1070 projector.
The egg-sized Liquid Image Ego wins on size and simplicity, but its features -- outside of built-in Wi-Fi -- are minimal.
BenQ's W10000 delivers excellent performance for a 1080p 1-chip DLP projector, especially considering its relatively low price.
This versatile LCD compromises both computer and TV sources, but an attractive price makes its mediocre picture easier to bear.
With a shiny new interface, fast performance, and great pictures, the DSC-W80 sits on the top of the budget snapshot heap.
If you're looking for a way to connect an audio device to a home or car stereo wirelessly, this is an attractive, inexpensive option.