The Gadget Girl: High-tech holiday cheer ranges from décor-friendly acoustic treatment to eggnog on wheels

There's no better time than the holidays to make your movie-watching even merrier by adding some special touches to your home theater. • Tame reverberation in your room while adding a decorative touch: Noise Out pillows, filled with The Right Stuffing, are engineered to handle a room's excess acoustical reflections. Call 877-NOISEOUT for a free consultation; an engineer, using proprietary software, will determine how many "units" you need to bring your room to its acoustic ideal. Then select pillows, carpet padding, or even wallpaper to absorb the noise. Prices vary.

Media Décor's line of plasma frames and mirrors transforms your flat-panel TV into museum-style artwork. The top-of-the-line HideandChic QX ($11,750) includes a robotic picture frame with a tilt/swivel function and more than 500 art selections to choose from. Basic frames start at $1,650; options abound. • Too comfortable to get up for a drink? Excalibur's radio-controlled, battery-operated Beverage Buggy ($50) brings the hearty brews to you.

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