The Note 5 boasts a redesigned stylus and a giant screen -- and a price tag to match. It has a few flaws, and this modest upgrade of last year's Note will feel the heat from a growing battalion of cheaper competitors.
With improved speed, better cameras (plus optical image stabilization), and a pressure-sensitive 3D Touch display, and more, it's not just size that sets the Plus apart.
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The future of TV is apps, according to Apple CEO Tim Cook, but the present of TV is watching Netflix and other streaming video. And no other device delivers a more polished streaming experience than the new Apple TV. But is it worthwhile if you're not already an Apple person?
Roku's streaming platform is the best around, and the new Roku 2 is just as fast as the flagship Roku 3. Sure it lacks the fancy remote with voice search and a headphone jack, but its lower price makes it our favorite Roku.
The Google Chromecast Audio is one of the best budget audio streamers you can buy, allowing easy control of music via any audio system using your phone. But does it do enough to differentiate itself from the original video-focused Chromecast?
Startup darling Nest Labs is already in the lead with its industry-reinventing Nest Learning Thermostat. Lindsey Turrentine goes hands-on with the second generation of the popular thermostat to find out how much the device has improved.
They cost a bit more than the previous model and still don't have a cable with controller and microphone, but the Audio-Technica ATH-M50x headphones are among the best-sounding you'll find for less than $200.
The Roku 4 is the most capable Roku yet, with access to more 4K movies and TV shows than any device, a faster processor and even a remote finder. It beats any other 4K video player you can buy today, but is that enough?
For the price of a cheap family dinner, Sling TV "unbundles" traditional cable TV channel lineups with a handful of Internet-delivered channels, including ESPN, AMC, TNT, CNN and Disney. But is there a catch?
Samsung today announced the 2TB capacity of its popular solid-state drive (SSD), the 850 Evo, making it one of the top SSDs on the market with the best combination of performance, features, capacity and price. Here's CNET's full review.