Sony's Stream of Sound

As with most Sony products, the sound on this wireless digital music streamer is top-notch, and once you get past the bewildering setup it's a handy way to play your tunes at home

Editor's Rating:

The Good: Inexpensive, good sound, easy to use, portable

The Bad: Complicated setup, limited Internet radio options, hard-to-read display

The Bottom Line: A compact, low-priced way to stream music wirelessly from a PC to other rooms without having to connect with an existing receiver

Anyone who stores music on a computer knows the chore that playing those songs on a home stereo system can be. There are bigger problems known to man, but I'd rather not flip open my laptop in the den or dock a loaded MP3 player in the living room. The good news is that there are a growing number of options for folks like me. Among them is Sony's VAIO VGF WA1 Wireless Digital Music Streamer, which I've been trying out in my quest to ship music from my PC to other rooms, preferably without wires—or hassle.

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