We realize that part of the thrill of owning high-tech gear is gazing at its sophisticated industrial design, but many distaff members of our species would rather all that high-tech paraphernalia be hidden away. Call a truce with the Reversible Media Center, with a swiveling mounting panel to which you attach the objects of your techno-desire.
It's big enough for 42- to 50-inch LCDs or plasma displays, which you can flip around to reveal a book case and no one will know there was ever a TV there, even the burglars. You might think you're getting burgled by buying one, though—$7000 takes it home, and it's just made of cherry veneer. That might be worth it if it had a motorized opening mechanism triggered by moving one of the books a certain secret way.