Aaron Colter

Aaron Colter

Sony Vaio U50 Review

Sony's U50 is a Japanese-market ultra-portable PC not much bigger than a PDA. With full-fledged PC functions and accessories it will turn some heads, and lighten some wallets.

  • Pros: Highly portable; included docking station and accessories;…
  • Cons: Not an 'instant-on' device; Japanese-only product; a bit too…

HP Scanjet 4600 Review

The HP Scanjet 4600 is a stylish flatbed scanner with a see-through design that offers 2400 dpi and 48-bit color for fast and quiet photo-quality scanning.

  • Pros: Sleek design, small form factor, ease of use.
  • Cons: USB/Power combo cable

Hy-Tek Tek Panel 300 Review

The Tek Panel 300 is a high-performance all-in-one computer or HTPC integrated into a 30-inch widescreen LCD. This just might be the ultimate gaming machine.

  • Pros: All-in-one design, high-end components, large display…
  • Cons: Might be hard to find a good location for it, no-name RAM…

Samsung HLN617W Review

The new Samsung HLN617W displays 61 inches of breathtaking wide screen viewing area and fits where others don't. Don't let the large size of this set scare you, its all love.

  • Pros: Excellent picture quality, good black levels, ample inputs
  • Cons: Input configuration confusing

APC Back-UPS ES 725 Review

The APC Back-UPS ES 725 is an affordable and functional UPS that offers excellent protection and peace of mind from power outages and other events.

  • Pros: Protects computer, monitor and peripherals from power…
  • Cons: A few quirks in the monitoring software

Slim Devices Squeezebox Review

With a host of analog and digital outputs, a bright display and connectivity to wired or wireless networks, the Squeezebox is great for anyone who wants to listen to their digital…

  • Pros: Digital and analog outputs, intuitive navigation…
  • Cons: No support for WPA encryption, display hard to read at a…

Gateway M675CS Review

The Gateway M675 series offers the power and graphics of a high-end desktop with the portability and convenience of a notebook at an affordable price.

  • Pros: Between the ultra-fast hard drive and speedy video card this…
  • Cons: Touch pad is not recessed enough causing you to "brush" it…

Kenwood HTB-506 Review

The HTB-506 system reviewed here is one of the latest home-theater-in-a-box offering from Kenwood. Featuring the new VR-707 receiver as its base, the HTB-506 has a lot to offer.

  • Pros: Great for home theater applications
  • Cons: Slight trace of boxiness in the overall system sound

Panasonic Toughbook W2 Review

The W2 is one of those rare head turners. No one in the States has probably seen one, and it looks different from everything else on the market. Read on as we put the cool…

  • Pros: Extremely light, excellent battery life, stylish design
  • Cons: Poor switch and port placement, memory is only upgradeable…

Jamo A 210PDD Review

The the A 210PDD speaker system is one of Jamo's versatile solutions for someone who wants all-round sound for use in a small room.

  • Pros: Affordable, better than most small systems of this size
  • Cons: The A 2SUB lacks the punch for a good action movie

How to Installing a Video Card

Yeah, we understand that you know how to install a video card, but are you really doing it right?


Philips 34PW9818 Review

Among the latest entries to these super TVs is the Phillips 34PW9818. This set is a wonder of technology making almost every aspect of television viewing as easy as possible.

  • Pros: More features and luxuries than a Lexus
  • Cons: Somewhat over designed

NHT SB-2, SC-1, SW10 Review

NHT's trademark look in the past has been glossy black and sharp edges. The new look is still predominantly glossy black, but the sharp edges have been replaced by the rounded and…

  • Pros: Design screams high-end
  • Cons: Vertical dispersion of the SC-1 is rather narrow