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Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga review: Yoga flexibility melded with ThinkPad muscle

A business laptop that can do downward-facing dog with the best of them.

Belkin Gigabit Powerline HD Starter Kit

This kit is twice as fast as Belkin's higher-priced AV+ Starter Kit, but lacks that model's useful 3-port ethernet adapter and desktop mounting option.

How to Improve the Picture and Sound on Your HDTV

Calibrating your HDTV and carefully setting up your speakers can make a huge difference.


How to Install Your HDTV

If you were planning to mount your new set over the fireplace, stop right now. Our tips will make sure you


How to Connect Your New HDTV Properly

The right cables can definitely make all the difference to your picture, but really expensive cables don’t necessarily give you a better picture.


How to Get the Best Video Signal for Your HDTV

To get the best picture on a new HDTV, make sure to upgrade your video sources to native HD as soon as possible.


Netgear Digital Entertainer Elite EVA9150 Review

The Entertainer Elite is simply the best and easiest way to stream video from your PC and the Internet to your HDTV, and the PlayOn support is revolutionary. We only wish it directly streamed Netflix and Amazon video too.


Netgear RangeMax Next Wireless-N Gigabit Router WNR3500

This workhorse router had very good performance and great software, but too few features for the price.

SMC Barricade N ProMax Draft 11n Gigabit Broadband Router SMCWGBR14-N

While it offers USB printer sharing and comprehensive routing features, the SMC Barricade has little else to recommend it, with below-par setup and performance and a relatively high price tag.

ZyXel PLA-401 v2 HomePlug AV Powerline Wall Mount Ethernet Adapter & ZyXel PLA-470 HomePlug AV Powerline Switch

While not an official kit, our combination of ZyXel powerline adapters delivered the goods, including a four-port ethernet switch, connection-quality indicator light, and useful software.

Belkin Powerline AV+ Starter Kit F5D4075

Multiple ethernet ports and a convenient desk-mount option, together with solid performance and plug-and-play setup, put the Belkin kit at the head of the powerline networking class.

Linksys PLK300 PowerLine AV Ethernet Adapter Kit

The lack of a connection-quality indicator and a wall-mount option hamper this otherwise very capable powerline kit.

Belkin N+ Wireless Router F5D8235-4

Belkin's Wi-Fi router is easy to set up and has handy features, but it delivers poor short-range performance.

Linksys Dual-Band Wireless-N Gigabit Router WRT320N

Linksys supplements this router's very good performance and features with optional parental controls.

Netgear XAVB101 Powerline AV Ethernet Adapter Kit

For connecting a single ethernet device to your network, the Netgear's design, ease of setup, and software utility make it the pick of the powerline litter.