Panasonic DVD-S47S Video
The Panasonic DMP-BDT210's built-in Wi-Fi, simple user interface, Amazon Instant streaming and blazing fast disc-loading speeds make it our favorite Blu-ray player of 2011 so far.
The Oppo BDP-83 is an outstanding universal disc player with excellent performance on Blu-rays and DVDs and lightning-fast operational speed, but most home theater fans will balk at the high price.
The Oppo DV-983H is pretty much the ultimate standard-def disc player, but its high price means videophiles on a budget can get a better bang for their buck.
The iLuv iMM173 is one of the better iPhone-compatible alarm clocks we've tested, and the extra built-in dock makes it a great choice for couples.
Though it lacks style and high-end extras, the LG F9100 makes up for it with a host of powerful messaging features.
For DVD junkies seeking to reduce clutter, this relatively inexpensive changer makes navigating hundreds of discs a bit easier.
Apple's new $799 Mac Mini demands that you abandon disc-based media, and that you surround it with considerable, potentially expensive extra hardware to realize its full benefits. It makes most sense for those that need it for a specific niche-case, or for those that simply value style over functionality for the dollar.
The low-buck, high-value Vizio VP42HDTV deftly avoids most of the picture quality pitfalls of inexpensive plasma TVs.
Panasonic's 54-inch TC-P54G10 offers superb image quality, plenty of features, and great value, making a strong bid for your big-screen buck.
Five years after Pionner's Kuro and a few before OLED becomes mainstream, Panasonic's ZT60 plasma TV now owns the picture quality crown. But is it worth the extra cost?