Don't-Miss HDTV Stories
The Sharp Aquos LC-52LE820UN offers good image quality, above-average audio, and energy efficiency, but it has serious shortcomings, and it's pricey for its screen-size class.
Though the Vizio XVT423SV isn't the best HDTV we've seen, it's consistently above average.
This sexy television has a number of good qualities, but oversaturation, moving buildings, and a weak range of viewing angles are flaws.
The Samsung LN46C650 is a dream come true for budget minded buyers who seek solid image quality in a connected HDTV with advanced features.
If you own a 27-inch iMac and want to make use of its screen to play console games, watch Blu-ray movies, or enjoy HD TV shows from a cable box or DVR, the Kanex XD can make it happen. Due to a limitation of the iMac, however, you'll have to settle for 720p resolution instead of 1080p.
Good news: The Boxee beta has come to the Apple TV. Not so good news: It's very definitely a beta.
Spank A Monkey stars Sugar, the monkey. The game's objective is to make Sugar happy by following her four simple commands: lift, shake, pinch, or spank. Do so enough times in sequence without error and you earn a banana and advance to the next level where it is more of the same.
Fire Core's aTV Flash software adds many features and abilities to the Apple TV.
In our round-up of mobile bill tracking apps, both BillMinder and BillTracker are very good options with features that some users may find more appealing than others. But in Ben Boychuk's estimation, BillMinder enjoys an edge over the competition.
The gift-giving season may be over, but you might have picked up a few bucks and a few gift cards that you're itching to spend. Now's a good time to get yourself a new Blu-ray player for your home entertainment center.
This Blu-ray player delivers very good images and Wi-Fi connectivity, but its poorly designed remote and lack of streaming extras hurt its value.
This Blu-ray player has an annoying front-panel cover, but offers terrific color performance and even has streaming video options.