2016 Results for

basics

Review

Urge Basics Soundbrick Bluetooth speaker

While it doesn't do much to distinguish itself from the competition, the Urge Basics Soundbrick is a decent enough wireless Bluetooth speaker that has an attractively understated design and a built-in speakerphone.

13 August 2013

3 stars Editors' rating 13 August 2013

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Asus Transformer TF103C

With Asus' slickest user interface yet, included keyboard, and a competitive starting price, the small but chunky Transformer Pad TF103 is an attractively affordable tablet hybrid.

17 July 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating 17 July 2014

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Adobe Lightroom mobile (iOS)

Dedicated Lightroom fans will find Lightroom mobile a fine lean-back photo-editing experience, but it needs a little bulking up before it's enough to attract new subscribers to the fold.

19 June 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating 19 June 2014

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AFilter for iOS

With an enormous amount of filters, textures and useful editing tools, AFilter is a great option for iPhone photographers.

17 May 2014

4 stars Editors' rating 17 May 2014

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Acer Iconia A1-830

The Acer Iconia A1-830 is a sleek and simple tablet for basic use, but you need only spend $50 more to upgrade to a slate with faster performance and better features.

2 April 2014

3 stars Editors' rating 2 April 2014

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Review

AmazonBasics Portable Bluetooth Speaker BTV1

The AmazonBasics Portable Bluetooth Speaker BTV1 is one of the better "generic" mini wireless Bluetooth speakers and a good value at $60.

30 January 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating 30 January 2014

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Toshiba Excite 7

Though low-priced, the Toshiba Excite 7 fails to offer as much value as other budget tablets.

21 November 2013

3 stars Editors' rating 21 November 2013

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Hamilton Beach Smoothie Smart Blender

This blender is a great budget option that will make smoothies and other simple snacks without complaint. Just don't expect anything extraordinary from it and you won't be disappointed.

26 October 2013

3.5 stars Editors' rating 26 October 2013

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Editors' Take

Sony Alpha NEX-5T (with 16-50mm lens

The NEX-5T gets a few tweaks over its predecessor, the 5R.

27 August 2013

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Review

DragonBox+ for Android

No matter how old you are, DragonBox+ is a great tool for learning how to solve basic algebraic equations, even considering its hefty price tag.

4 April 2013

4 stars Editors' rating 4 April 2013

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