While the i5 3470 will give system integrators some wiggle room on price, we're fans of sticking to the i5 3570K for everyone else.
The Sound Blaster Wireless System for iTunes and Receiver is a painless way to stream audio from your PC or Mac to a set of speakers or AV receiver.
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.
Leia is a new technology that aims to revive interest in glasses-free 3D display.
Hauppauge's WinTV-PVR-500 MCE is a good choice if you want to record two programs simultaneously, but it assumes you have a Media Center remote and the correct decoding software.
This plug is smart enough to know when its outlet doesn't have power, and uses cellular signal to keep you informed.
The proof-of-concept motherboard-chassis hybrid combines to make it easier to install new components, but it's not perfect.
Intel's new second-generation dual-core chip draws less power, leaving the door open for system builders to use it in new desktop designs. The performance picture still needs clearing up, but our preliminary results show some improvement over Intel's lackluster first-generation dual-core Pentiums.
If you find it at a discount, the Anker 24W USB charger is an excellent option for powering multiple smartphones or tablets while on the road.
Whether you're looking to turn your PC into a DVR or simply want to watch TV on your desktop, the Hauppauge WinTV-PVR-150 does the job at a reasonable price.
Hook the Apogee One to an iPhone or iPad, and you can make high quality recordings at just about any location.
The Monster Central Power Control Kit sits behind the competition on features, making its $140 price point completely outlandish.
The Vantec NexStar Hard Drive Dock is a good, affordable tool for computer technicians and those who work with internal hard drives.
The reasonably priced Creative Xmod does a remarkable job of making audio sound brighter, deeper, and more vibrant.
The Novatel Wireless MiFi Liberate is arguably the best mobile router AT&T has offered yet.
For wealthy gamers, the Razer Core might be a dream come true. For the rest of us, it's worth waiting a little longer.
We recommend the AMD A8-3850 to mainstream desktop PC users in search of capable gaming power and multithreaded application performance.
Nvidia GeForce 6800 Ultra