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Contributing Editor Yardena (Denny) Arar is a San Francisco-based freelance writer, avid online shopper, media junkie, consummate foodie, and proud possessor of a private pilot's license.

Asus joins the e-reader party

Asus may be coming late to the e-reader party, but it's definitely thinking big.

Bookeen Cybook Opus

If you've been waiting for a no-frills e-book reader that's scarcely heavier than an iPhone, check out the Cybook Opus from Bookeen.

Sony Reader Daily Edition PRS-900BC

Sony's first wireless e-book reader, though pricey, offers first-rate newspaper support--but only if AT&T's service cooperates.

Vizio shows off powerhouse home entertainment lineup

Vizio made a big splash at CES with a huge lineup of HDTVs and home entertainment components.

GeffenTV tames your TV’s wild volume swings

Gefen is introducing what it bills as a remedy to the extremely annoying problem of volume swings.

LG TVs make new connections

LG's connected HDTVs are getting more connections, including support for Skype video calls.

Blio e-book platform: no reader (yet), but great graphics

Does the world need yet another e-book platform? Blio is another e-bok platform based on Microsoft technology.

iRiver unveils super-thin e-book

iRiver is hopping on to the increasingly crowded e-book reader bandwagon.

AOC L42H961

The 42-inch AOC Envision L42H961 LCD struggles with fast-motion content, but is otherwise a decent no-frills TV at a rock-bottom price.

Review roundup: E-book readers

The number of high-quality e-readers available is mushrooming. We tested seven and gave our highest marks to one that might surprise you.

Sony Reader Touch Edition PRS-600

With the addition of ePub support, the Sony Reader Touch Edition shapes up as a formidable competitor to Amazon's Kindles.

Sony Reader Pocket Edition PRS-300

The Sony Reader Pocket Edition delivers mainstream e-book features in a highly portable package at a great price.

Interead Cool-ER

From its aspirational brand name to its hip tinted metallic case, Interead's Cool-ER e-book reader clearly strives to distinguish itself from the black-and-gray competition

Astak EZ Reader PocketPro

The Astak EZReader PocketPro has lots of great features for its price, but they don't make up for poor font options and subpar usability.

Vizio SV470M

The 47-inch Vizio SV470M LCD TV has a reasonable price and a good array of customization options, but you can find better picture quality elsewhere.