The CNET 100 leaderboard tracks tech's hottest products using our exclusive algorithm. Find out what's on top this month.
APRIL 2014
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HTC ONE M8
1
Change since last month: 0
0
Highest position: 1
1
Reader Popularity: 1
1

Stunning new phone steals the show

Elegant style, raw power, and sophisticated features make the HTC One M8 an excellent smartphone choice for anyone but the most exacting photographer.
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New to the 100
2
Change since last month: -1
-1
Highest position: 1
1
Reader Popularity: 2
2

Samsung Galaxy S4

Its laundry list of features require time and effort to truly master, but the Galaxy S4 is the top choice for anyone looking for a big-screen, do-everything smartphone.
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New to the 100
3
Change since last month: -1
-1
Highest position: 2
2
Reader Popularity: 4
4

Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Though its plastic skin doesn't do its high price justice, Samsung's Galaxy Note 3 makes the most compelling case yet for a supersize phone.
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New to the 100
4
Change since last month: 17
17
Highest position: 4
4
Reader Popularity: 3
3

Google Chromecast

Google's $35 Chromecast stick is a cheap and easy way to add streaming video and music to your TV, but it still isn't as fully featured as similarly priced Roku boxes.
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New to the 100
5
Change since last month: 29
29
Highest position: 5
5
Reader Popularity: 16
16

Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro (8.4-inch)

When it comes to tablets, 8-inch is the new 7-inch, and Samsung's Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 rocks the runway with a high-end user experience to match its high-end price tag.
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New to the 100
6
Change since last month: 12
12
Highest position: 6
6
Reader Popularity: 5
5

iPad Mini (with Retina Display)

The new iPad Mini somehow shrinks down the iPad Air into an even more compact package, sacrificing nearly nothing. It's more expensive than before, but it's also the perfect smaller tablet.
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New to the 100
7
Change since last month: 8
8
Highest position: 2
2
Reader Popularity: 8
8

Apple iPad Air

Functionally, the iPad Air is nearly identical to last year’s model, offering only faster performance and better video chatting. But factor in design and aesthetics, and the iPad Air is on another planet. It’s the best full-size consumer tablet on the market.
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New to the 100
8
Change since last month: -5
-5
Highest position: 3
3
Reader Popularity: 7
7

HTC One

A few quibbles notwithstanding, the powerhouse HTC One is a beautifully crafted, near-ideal smartphone.
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New to the 100
9
Change since last month: 53
53
Highest position: 9
9
Reader Popularity: 26
26

Apple iPhone 5C (16GB White)

The iPhone 5C is a great $99 phone that basically replicates the well-reviewed iPhone 5 in a more colorful case.
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New to the 100
10
Change since last month: 13
13
Highest position: 6
6
Reader Popularity: 28
28

Apple TV (2012)

While it's still a step behind the Roku 3, the Apple TV is an excellent streaming box, especially for those invested in the Apple ecosystem.