Awards we give
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Below you'll find links that provide specific information about the awards we give and how winners are determined. For those who win an esteemed award from CNET, we have information on how to use the award seal and where to get it.
The award is the hallmark of good product performance, design, quality, and value, and signifies a product that is the best of breed in its category. It's the seal of approval people look for when shopping for gadgets and consumer electronics.
This designation signifies a best-in-class product among the thousands of software downloads available on the Web site. The award is given to software downloads that get perfect scores in five categories: Interface, Features, Functionality, Stability, Download.
Awarded at the CTIA (International Association for Wireless Telecommunications Industry) show each spring, these awards represent the top products at a prestigious mobile show, as determined by CNET editors.
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