DAYS OF THUNDER
When it comes to auto-racing games, nothing can touch Sony's Gran Turismo 4, a realistic new entry for PlayStation consoles.
FROM THE COUCH
Digital Lifestyle Outfitters' iDirect infrared system ($50; dlodirect.com allows you to control your iPod via a universal remote.
Offering maps and driving directions with clarity, detail and style, Google Maps maps.google.com poses a threat to MapQuest. --By Wilson Rothman