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Connected Blu-ray Players for Any Budget

PCWorld put six popular Blu-ray players through their paces. We compared them on image quality and Internet options to help you find the best match for your home theater.

Toshiba Mini N410 Netbook: Good Looks, Average Performance

The Toshiba NB305-N410 is a basic netbook with solid specs, but its chiclet-style keyboard is a bit of a disappointment.

SXSW Festival: Top Five New Apps from Austin

The best apps I saw here are social, location-aware, useful and entertaining. And pretty geeky.


Cisco's FlipShare TV Lets You Watch Your Videos on TV

Streaming box aims to make viewing video on your television a simple affair, but the price is a bit steep.

Downloads for Managing Your Media

With these ten free and low-cost programs, you can organize and edit everything in your digital video and audio collection.

The Best Blu-ray Disc Players

Thinking about upgrading to a Blu-ray player? We tested ten of the latest models--have a look.

Insignia NS-2BRDVD Blu-ray Disc Player

The inexpensive Insignia NS-2BRDVD Blu-ray player offers terrific high-def visuals and an excellent design--but it handles DVD upconversion poorly.

Memorex MVBD2510 Blu-ray Disc Player

The Memorex MVBD2510 Blu-ray player has a disappointing design and offers unexceptional images, but at least the price is right.

Panasonic DMP-BD55K Blu-ray Disc Player

The Panasonic DMP-BD55K costs a bundle, but it delivers top-grade image quality for the price.

Sharp Aquos BD-HP50U Blu-ray Disc Player

The Sharp Aquos BD-HP50U Blu-ray player is slow, overpriced, and clumsy to use.

The Best Blu-ray Disc Players: From Blu-Plate to Blu-Chip

We tested ten of the latest Blu-ray players, including several cheapies and a few pricey units. Though you can get a good to great high-definition picture from any of them, we identified a few standout models.

Sony BDP-S350 Blu-ray Disc Player

The Sony BDP-S350 is an exceptionally good Blu-ray player that packs in the most important features and delivers pleasing images.

Samsung BD-P2500 Blu-ray Disc Player

The Samsung BD-P2500 outputs terrific images, but it's expensive and has a few shortcomings.