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Best home video products

We've chosen a cross-section of some of the best home video devices to round out any home theater.

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Microsoft Vista Home Basic

Windows Vista Home Basic is essentially warmed-over Windows XP, Windows XP SP3. If you're currently happy with Windows XP SP2, we see no compelling reason to upgrade. On the other hand, if you need a new computer right now, Windows Vista is stable enough for everyday use.

By Jan. 24, 2007

3.5 stars Editor's rating Jan. 24, 2007
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Iris Home Management System

Iris charges $10 per month for full system functionality, making it difficult to recommend over fee-free competitors like SmartThings, iSmartAlarm, or Insteon.

By Dec. 19, 2013

3 stars Editor's rating Dec. 19, 2013

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Viper Home

Due to the lower monthly fees, Viper Home is a more intriguing option than Oplink if you want to add accessories like a camera and a siren. If you don't, stick with iSmartAlarm.

By Nov. 15, 2013

4 stars Editor's rating Nov. 15, 2013
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SimpliSafe Home Security

Home security options are evolving rapidly, but SimpliSafe is one of our current favorites. If you want a comprehensive, easy-to-use system that features live monitoring, you'll have a hard time finding a better option at a better price.

By Dec. 9, 2013

4.5 stars Editor's rating Dec. 9, 2013

MSRP: $519.84

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Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 2030

The Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 2030 offers a decent image and a good mix of features at a low price, but is still bettered by rivals.

By Mar. 7, 2014

3 stars Editor's rating Mar. 7, 2014
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Vbox V@Home TV Gateway

The V@Home DVR enables users to stream cable and satellite TV on their Wi-Fi connected mobile devices.

By Feb. 23, 2014

MSRP: $149.00

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Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 5030UB

The Epson 5030UB projector is better then ever, with excellent picture quality for the money and class-leading light output, making it shine in both dark and moderately lit rooms.

By Feb. 14, 2014

4 stars Editor's rating Feb. 14, 2014
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Revolv Smart Home Solution

Enthusiasts will appreciate Revolv's attempt to bring order to the smart home universe, but those still dabbling with one or two connected devices should wait for this market to expand.

By Nov. 12, 2013

3.5 stars Editor's rating Nov. 12, 2013

MSRP: $299.00

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Food Cycle Science Food Cycler: Home

This luxurious in-home composter promises to recycle your food waste in a matter of hours.

By Feb. 28, 2014

MSRP: $499.00

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Ball Freshtech Automatic Home Canning System

For many, I think the convenience of the Ball Freshtech Automatic Home Canning System will be worth the price. It's a fantastic starter kit and a great option for experienced canners who want to complete a batch in less time.

By Dec. 10, 2013

4 stars Editor's rating Dec. 10, 2013

MSRP: $299.99