Ex-movie theater projectionist Steve Guttenberg covers high-end audio news and reviews.
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With a fair price, decent performance, and dead-simple setup, the SMC SMCWGBR14-N Barricade N router is about as well-rounded a Draft N router as you'll find. It also boasts impressive range and a smart design. We strongly recommend it for general home use.
Could this portable, non-electric slow cooker be the smartest appliance of all?
The Powermat isn't entirely free of wires, but it succeeds at being different and at powering your phone. On the other hand, we don't see it fulfilling a need.
The Bose SoundDock Portable is a really good iPod speaker, but it should cost less than $400.
The Logitech Portable Lapdesk N315 is great for couch-surfing if you need to use an external mouse, so long as your laptop isn't too big.
If you can get past the supercompact design and reimagined controls, the Canon PowerShot N is a fine point-and-shoot companion for your smartphone.
If you need fast, basic network storage and backup/restore capability, the Ximeta NetDisk Portable is a good bet. If you also want media server capabilities, look elsewhere.
Logitech's mm28 speakers will add style points to your decor but deliver less than satisfying audio fidelity.
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As the first "affordable" hi-fi streamer, the Pioneer N-30 puts on a good performance, but the controls could be so much easier to use.
The Belkin N+ Wireless Router is a great performer with excellent range and throughput speed. If its bulky design and lack of 5GHz frequency support don't put you off, the router is worth every penny of its $100 or so price tag.