The following cars represent the most technically advanced available.
With an all-wheel-drive system, more than two seats, and cargo space, the FF holds a few SUV characteristics, but its handling and engine note are pure Ferrari.
The Honda Fit EV shows range similar to that of other compact electric cars on the market and drives well enough, but ultimately feels like a retrofit project car rather than a fully realized futuristic production vehicle.
The 2013 BMW 320i is a more accessible 3 Series, with driving dynamics similar to its more powerful siblings. However, techies will want to look further up the line for gadgets.
The Roku LT is the best budget streaming-media device, easily topping the $35 Chromecast.
They may not be a bargain at $300, but the new Beats Studio headphones are lighter and better-built, and sound significantly better than the original Beats Studio model.
The new Asus PadFone isn't available in the US, but with its Snapdragon 800 processor and impressive build quality, we're scratching our heads as to why.
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The 2013 Volkswagen Tiguan suffers from a high price and inferior cabin electronics, compared with other compact SUVs, and struggles to make a compelling argument for itself.
The 2013 Chevrolet Sonic RS may not be a true hot hatchback, but it brings good, forward-thinking tech and great value to the B-segment.
The 2013 BMW Z4 sDrive35is is an expensive toy with great power and tech, but at this price we'd recommend that driving enthusiasts choose the Porsche Boxster.
The 2013 Kindle Fire HD works perfectly as an e-reader with a few extra tablet features, but users looking to take full advantage of Amazon's ecosystem should pay more for the Fire HDX.