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by: buratti January 17, 2011 6:09 PM PST

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Stream my desktop wirelessly to my HDTV?

by buratti - 1/17/11 6:09 PM

So I have this shiny new 55" LCD along with a shiny new enterainment PC laptop w/ bluray player and HDMI output for connecting to TV. I am researching this product: "Warpia Wireless USB Audio and Video PC to TV/Projector Display Converter Kit (HDMI + VGA)". The reviews on this are 50% good/bad. Does anyone have any information on this product or know of any other similar device that will wirelessly stream my laptop display to my TV? My main purpose for this type of device is to view Bluray movies from my Bluray drive on my laptop on my HDTV wirelessly, preferably extended display, so I can still work on my laptop while my son is watching his movies on the TV (The above mentioned product does support and actually suggests extended display). My research says this product has capabilities of only 720p (or i, I cant remember or know the difference anyway), so my concern is how much quality is reduced from a Bluray movie when dropped down to 720, assuming that the 1080 is what makes a Bluray a Bluray.

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