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It's a WiDi shootout! Actiontec's ScreenBeam Pro vs. Netgear's Push2TV

Where to buy

At a Glance

ActionTec’s ScreenBeam Pro provides everything you need to setup a WiDi display, but video isn’t always smooth or reliable.

Price when rated: $70
Lowest price: $70.00 via Microsoft Store

Pros

  • Wirelessly streams HD video from a WiDi-capable device to a display
  • Also works with Android and Apple smartphones and tablets
  • HDMI cable included

Cons

  • Setup can be finicky
  • Prone to minor video artifacts and spontaneous disconnects
  • Requires AC power
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Where to buy

At a Glance

NetGear's Push2TV WiDi adapter offers an inexpensive way of mirroring a mobile display on an HDTV, and it’s small enough to carry in a shirt pocket.

Price when rated: $60
Lowest price: $60.00 via Sears.com

Pros

  • Wirelessly streams HD video from a WiDi-capable device to a display
  • Also works with Android and Apple smartphones and tablets
  • Can be powered by the host notebook

Cons

  • Initial setup can be finicky
  • HDMI cable not included
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