10 High-tech Media Room Ideas

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With the advent of the Internet, home media has gone from trips to the video store to on-demand entertainment with the touch of a button. Thanks to high-definition TV, going to the movies often means heading to your home theater to catch a flick. And with the right equipment, you can stream a movie online, sometimes the same day it's released in theaters.

Media rooms are no longer just for wealthy recluses. They're more common than ever before because high-tech equipment has been scaled toward the masses, so the expense for consumers isn't what it was in the 80s and 90s. Of course, there's still tons of fun stuff to spend a bunch of money on, depending on how fancy you want to get. Here are 10 high-tech ideas that will make your media room over the top.