If you're looking for the slimmest, sexiest LCD around, check out the Sony Bravia KLV-40ZX1M LCD TV ($TBA; December 2008). At only 9.9mm deep and with a weight of only 26 pounds, the ZX1 begs to be wall-mounted, and features 1080p resolution, LED backlighting, 120Hz Motionflow technology for smooth on-screen movement, Bravia Engine 2 video processing, an HDMI input, and more.
Whether you're looking for a high-end or an affordable projector to serve as the base of your home theater, Sony's new lineup of SXRD projectors have you covered. Both the VPL-VW70 ($8,000; November) and the VPL-HW10 ($3,500; September) offer 1080p resolution, Bravia Engine 2 video signal processing, and 24p True Cinema technology, but the VW70 boasts 60,000:1 dynamic contrast, brightness of 800 ANSI lumens and an Anamorphic Zoom Mode for more advanced setups, while the HW10 features a 30,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio, and a brightness of 1,000 ANSI lumens for more standard applications.
With the fall TV season set to kick off this week, your sad, cable provider-provided DVR box will be busting at the seams with recorded shows. But it doesn't have to be that way. Upgrade to the ultimate DVR. The new TiVo HD XL ($600) boasts 150 hours of HD recording space, assuring plenty of room for all your season passes. The XL is also THX certified and comes with a Series3 premium backlit remote.