Logitech’s Harmony Link—a flying saucer-like device that works like an IR blaster on steroids—accepts commands from a phone or tablet via your Wi-Fi home network. But its iOS software needs work.
The D-Link DHP-1320 and Netgear WNXR2000 routers support Wi-Fi and HomePlug AV powerline networks in the same device. Although both products could be better, D-Link's offering is more appealing.
This TV preserves Samsung's reputation for state-of-the-art technology in a full-featured, 1080p 46-inch set, but it does cost more than some very strong rivals.
The D8000 line preserves Samsung's reputation for state-of-the-art technology in a full-featured 1080p set, but it does cost more than some very strong rivals.
This passive-3D LED TV offers great image quality and features for the money.
Intuit's popular accounting software for small businesses beefs up reports, adds a sales-lead tool, and introduces batch invoicing and timesheets.
The latest version of QuickBooks offers new CRM, reports, inventory, and invoicing features.
The updated media streamer comes with a Bluetooth motion sensor remote for gaming, plus a free downloadable copy of Angry Birds; but it still doesn't support streaming personal content via your home network.
The IdeaPad Z370's strong audio and modest price tag should appeal to consumers looking for a budget portable for watching DVDs and Web video, as long as heavy-duty computing and serious gaming aren't major concerns.
Graced with Lenovo's first-rate ergonomics and a roomy hard drive, the IdeaPad S205 is a stylish traveling companion for routine computing.
These powerful and affordable cloud-based services work with Intuit's popular accounting software to address all sorts of small-business problems and needs.
With more people using cell phones and tablets, marketers are experimenting with new and more interactive ways to deliver advertising. Will their efforts make mobile products more fun, or more annoying?
Equipped with four 10GB uplinks, the new Smart Switch is designed to support virtualization, video on demand, and other high-bandwidth tasks, with a Web interface that shouldn't intimidate IT managers who aren't network experts.
Exceptionally small and lightweight, the Libre Air offers Wi-Fi integration with Kobo books and a proprietary nonbacklit LCD that's as readable as E Ink and even more responsive.
Aluratek's budget Android-based ebook reader bundles some useful extras, but falls flat in usability.