You Know You Want This 60-Inch HD Arcade Machine with Built-In Kegerator

What if you combined your three favorite things into one big toy? What's that? You would combine beer, video games, and high definition TV? No need to imagine, folks. Such a machine exists, and it only costs $5,000. » 11/22/13 5:40pm 11/22/13 5:40pm

Belkin's Got a Crazy Half-Off-Everything Sale Today (Updated)

Networking and accessories vendor Belkin is about to make your Friday spendtastic. Today only, Through September 30, you can get 50% off everything at with no minimum purchase. Just use coupon code "FB50" when you check out and you're set. » 9/16/11 12:07pm 9/16/11 12:07pm

Why Hell Is Other Peoples' Remote Controls

There's nothing that can better reduce you to a senseless ball of anxiety and clumsy flailing than trying to figure out someone else's home entertainment system. System! If you can even call it that. » 6/01/11 8:40am 6/01/11 8:40am

Video Stream App Turns Your iPhone Into a Set Top Box for Your TV

Getting all those video files you've accrued on the big screen is perhaps the most pressing challenge of our time. The newly-updated Video Stream app will let you stream files and control playback with another iOS device, no AppleTV required. » 2/02/11 8:40am 2/02/11 8:40am

Vudu HD Streaming Is Live on Boxee Boxes

A new update just brought Vudu's collection of HD streaming movies—some 4000 of them in all—to Boxee Boxes. More movies! Never a bad thing. These ones arrive in 1080p with Dolby Digital surround sound, and they'll cost Boxee owners $6 a pop for two night rentals (or $2 for regular old SD movies). The Boxee team says… » 1/19/11 4:19pm 1/19/11 4:19pm

The Best 3DTVs

Something you might not know: 3DTVs tend to be the best performing HDTVs period, 'cause the set has to scream to deliver awesome images to each eyeball separately. Well, these are the best 3DTVs around, as recommended by » 12/22/10 2:00pm 12/22/10 2:00pm

Verizon FiOS Mobile App for iPad Lets You Change Channels and Manage DVR

It's not exactly the 600-channels-of-live-TV-Holy-Grail we caught a glimpse of a few months ago, but Verizon's new iPad-optimized FiOS Mobile app lets subscribers set DVR recordings and change the channel. With a big virtual version of their remote. Mmmmk. [iTunes] » 12/21/10 11:11am 12/21/10 11:11am

The First Google TV Update Brings New Netflix, Customizable Dual View…

The first over-the-air update for Google TV is currently rolling out, bringing a handful of improvements to the fledgling platform. Two of the more exciting ones: support for the freshly-released Android remote app and customizable Dual View. » 12/15/10 12:40pm 12/15/10 12:40pm

Watch All Your TV On Your iPad With the New Slingplayer Mobile App

If you've got a Slingbox connected to your TV and have been waiting to get your iPad involved, the time has finally come! SlingPlayer Mobile for iPad lets you view and control your TV over Wi-Fi or 3G for $30. » 11/24/10 12:12pm 11/24/10 12:12pm

How Apple's AirPlay Is About to Change Your Life

Apple's AirPlay, a new feature arriving with today's release of iOS 4.2, marks a huge move into a (mercifully) wireless future, beaming music, videos, and photos to speakers and screens all over your house. Here's why it's so damn cool. » 11/22/10 1:41pm 11/22/10 1:41pm

The Olive O6HD Is a 2TB Audiophile Command Center For Your Music

When you're super rich, you don't have to rip your own CDs—you can have a $5000, 2TB audiophile command center like the Olive O6HD do it for you. They'll sound better that way, too. » 11/18/10 3:20pm 11/18/10 3:20pm

Soon, You'll Be Talking to Your DVR

Using the iPhone and Android phones as touch remotes is effectively old school at this point. Next up, telling your TV what to watch—which is what's next for AT&T and likely, U-Verse customers. » 11/17/10 7:20pm 11/17/10 7:20pm

AT&T's Windows Phone 7 U-Verse App Is What a TV Guide Should Be

AT&T's U-Verse app for Windows Phone 7 is fairly snazzy. It's got a full programming guide with DVR remote controls, and you can also download shows to watch later (no streaming yet, boo). » 10/11/10 4:02pm 10/11/10 4:02pm

The Best 3DTVs

Some 3D HDTVs actually kinda suck. The 3D effect can break down during fast movement and the active shutter glasses sometimes create a constant flickering effect. If you want decent 3D, check out these great sets recommended by » 10/04/10 2:00pm 10/04/10 2:00pm

Martin Logan ElectroMotion ESL: Insane Audiophile-Worthy Electrostatic…

"Affordable" for futuretastic electrostatic speakers means a few grand. Martin Logan's ElectroMotion ESL electrostratic speakers'll be under $2000 when they're out in March, using the cheapest full-size electrostatic transducer ever. They sounded superclean during a five-minute demo. [Martin Logan] » 9/23/10 2:59pm 9/23/10 2:59pm

Crestron Core 3 OS Lets You Control Your Entire House from Android,…

There's lot going on in home automation giant Crestron's new Core 3 OS, but up there is the fact that it runs on basically anything—from the iPhone and iPad to the Samsung Galaxy tablets sprinkled around their booth. » 9/23/10 2:39pm 9/23/10 2:39pm

Pioneer BDP-43FD: Because You Want a 3D Blu-ray Player With an Armored…

What makes Pioneer's first 3D Blu-ray player stand out? It's got an armored chassis. So you can throw remotes at it. And it's iPhone controlled. Which is all Pioneer's saying about the BDP-43FD, but expect it to be expensive. [Pioneer] » 9/23/10 1:59pm 9/23/10 1:59pm

Sharp's Skinny 3D Blu-ray Player Is What the PS3 Slim Should've Looked…

A simple, skinny rectangle, Sharp's 3D Blu-ray players pull in Netflix, Pandora and Vudu and plays back Divx files. There's no built-in Wi-Fi, but it comes with a dongle. They're $430 and $500. [Sharp] » 9/22/10 7:38pm 9/22/10 7:38pm

Sharp's Quattron 3DTVs Are the Brightest, Thanks to Yellow Pixels

Sharp's Quattron four-color pixel tech is now in its 3DTVs, which Sharp says are the brightest 3DTVs around. It's hard to say without setting them next to another 3DTV, but they are pretty bright. » 9/22/10 7:23pm 9/22/10 7:23pm