Yamaha YST-FSW100 Video
The Yamaha YAS-70's included subwoofer and affordable price tag make it a tempting choice for virtual surround fans, but it lacks the impressive sonics of its pricier Digital Sound Projector siblings.
The Yamaha Digital Sound Projector YSP-4000's addition of enhanced video-connectivity options cements Yamaha's already excellent projector technology as the go-to choice for single-speaker surround sound.
Despite the tiny size of its speakers and subwoofer, the Mirage MX 5.1 surround sound system delivers excellent sound quality.
Yamaha's YSP-800 Digital Sound Projector is more affordable and easier to set up and sounds better than last year's model.
If you don't need the HDMI connections found on the step-up model, the Yamaha YSP-900 single-speaker surround system delivers exactly the same overall sound quality for less money.
At DemoMobile in La Jolla, Calif., Brother Industries releases a pint-size printer with built-in Bluetooth connectivity for mobile devices including PDAs and cell phones.
The Iriver LPlayer is a pint-size version of the well-received Clix. You get most of the same features in a smaller package offered at a pared-down price point.
There's supposedly a new iPad in the works. Apple is expected to unveil a pint-size version of the tablet on Tuesday at an event in San Jose, Calif. CNET's Sumi Das has a preview.
The MCX-SP10 speakers are a worthwhile add-on to Yamaha's MCX-A10 wireless digital media receiver for those who value aesthetics over sound quality.
The Yamaha YSP-5100 sound bar has an outstanding assortment of features and best-in-class virtual surround, but it's very expensive and doesn't sound much better than the step-down YSP-4100.