Summary: I was checking the reviews and I wanted to clarify something for people. WiDi is a 2 part solution in your laptop. 1) is the intel chip 2) is a special Broadcom wifi chip. Just because you have i5 or i7 doesn't mean anything. If your laptop came with widi software you have it. If not its doubtful.
Summary: I initially thought it would be useful and it still may be at some point. Now that I have it, and got it working it feels more like a novelty. The slight delay form PC to monitor was very disappointing but don't panic, little adjustments to the app and graphics smooth it out nicely.
Pros: Price was right (counting the rebate), Used up all that spare time I had just lying around.
Cons: It is a retired (or soon to be) model as I discovered while troubleshooting. The new model appears to address the difficulties I encountered. Firmware needs update out of box, must establish wireless connection to update firmware, cannot establish connection without firmware... brought back memor...
Summary: My wife and I like to occasionally play games of find the hidden object, etc. And crowding around a laptop screen isn't ideal, so I thought this item would allow us to send the game to our TV screen. Not so. For whatever reasons (the game changes the resolution setting?
Summary: You need to check Netgear's website under PUSH2TV for compatibility with your computer before buying this product. Look under "Supported Laptops", choose which country and see if your laptop is listed. If it's not, it probably won't work.