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By Chris Dannen | 04-12-2011 | 3:39 PM
How to Buy a Future-Proof TV
Pick a Brain
A lot of high-end TVs distinguish themselves by adding WiFi, apps, and even QWERTY keyboard remotes for surfing the Web. Meh. Don't take the bait. TV manufacturers aren't exactly UI experts, if memory serves, so you're probably better off getting your Netflix or MLB.com experience from an Apple TV, XBox, Boxee or other set-top device. The latter also tend to get more frequent software updates than smart TVs do, which means you get new apps and features faster.