Home Media Center
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(Reviews) This streaming-media player is long on potential but short on execution.
(Reviews) Setup aside, this is the easiest universal remote we've found yet.
(Reviews) Sony's LF-V30 LocationFree delivers sharp video and audio, while the Slingbox Solo supports multiple devices.
(Reviews) Apple's video receiver is stylish and easy to set up, but you're confined to iTunes-supported content.
(News) Microsoft Corp. wants to play a bigger role in China's living rooms, and the company is willing to spend millions of dollars to get there.
(Reviews) This compact, easy-to-set-up streamer lacks Wi-Fi, and rival streamers provide better audio output.
(Reviews) This is a great audio server that happens to connect to your TV. Other products stream video better.
(Reviews) This player handles many formats but calls for plenty of tech savvy. You can also add your own hard drive.
(Reviews) The CS510 has nice sound and extras like weather information, but it suffers from awkward slide-show viewing.
(Reviews) The DSM-520 delivers great sound. Standard-definition video, however, was sometimes a little blocky.
(Reviews) The pricey EVA8000 offers versatile features and DRM support that you won't find anywhere else.
(News) You'll be able to buy more-powerful set-top boxes, but there will be drawbacks.
(Reviews) Wireless remote and keyboard set from Gyration includes a gyroscope sensor for easy cursor navigation.
(News) Microsoft Corp. on Thursday released a beta of documentation for a free software development kit (SDK) that helps developers build applications for its forthcoming Windows Home Server product.
(Reviews) Streaming-media hardware is simple to set up and use with iPod content, but imposes some limitations on the content you can play.
(News) Hackers, both Apple and PC users, rush to turn the new multimedia box into a full-fledged computer.
(News) Just a week after Apple Inc. shipped the Apple TV, Hewlett-Packard Co. (HP) has decided to stop developing new models of its Digital Entertainment Center line in favor of a simpler, more consumer-friendly design, HP said Wednesday.
(News) Ahead: larger HDTV sets, better color, more playback and recording choices.
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(reviews) Slim Devices' Squeezebox Wireless Network Music Player delivers music from your desktop PC to wherever you are in the same house.
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(reviews) Free Your Media
(reviews) TV, Microsoft Style
(news) HP Highlights Video Products
(news) Logitech Updates Universal Remote
(reviews) The PureAV RemoteTV system makes room-to-room streaming of multimedia content possible.
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(news) Updated OS, new consumer products expected to be introduced next month.
(news) First TVs, new printers, long-lasting inks, and projectors are targeted at living room and office.
(news) Xine media player takes advantage of video accelerators in Via chipsets.
(reviews) Devices stream music from your PC, but beware of snags.
(reviews) Subscription radio tuner brings in Sirius's 120 channels.
(news) New hardware combines the functions of one or more home entertainment center devices.
(news) VideOh adds video recording, editing functions to an existing PC.
(news) We try out the first units in a new class of devices that wed your entertainment system and PC. But the union isn't always idyllic.
(howto) Basic and ultimate home theaters, plus a killer laser game.
(news) Digital living room device routes video and tunes to your TV and stereo, but using it is a bumpy ride.
(news) Device escorts your PC's multimedia files into the living room via wired or wireless networks.
(news) Next-generation DVD recorders, a complete home theater system, smart displays, and an Internet-connected remote are on display at CES.
(news) Gateway, Alienware, ABS, and Cyberpower roll out entertainment PCs for your living room.
(news) OS turns HP's new PC into a remote-controlled entertainment center.
(news) Magnia SG20 intended to evolve into a digital hub for the home, linking PCs, stereos, TV, and more.
(reviews) Excellent video quality, quiet operation, and multiple viewing options yield a great but pricey home-theater projector.
(reviews) Pioneer's pricey PRV-9000 is a videophile's dream.
(news) New DVR stores 320 hours of video and lets you share with others.
(news) InnoMedia targets businesses with entry-level videoconferencing device.
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(news) A hands-on look at ATI's TV Wonder USB, which lets you watch and record TV on your PC (on the cheap).