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Is this impressive bulb bright enough to outshine its predecessor?
Samsung's midprice Series 5 UltraTouch looks and feels like a more expensive machine, but keeps it simple by skipping the complex hybrid mechanics of so many new Windows 8 systems.
This midprice slim laptop gets a new body, plus a touch screen and backlit keyboard.
The 4-pound Samsung Series 5 isn't as light and portable as some slim 14-inch laptops, but this AMD-powered version can be found at a significant discount if you shop around.
If your iPhone 5/5S has become your go-to video camera, the iOgrapher case helps make your results so much better.
How compelling is a hybrid laptop/tablet solution with Windows 8? Samsung's ultraportable solution follows a form we're likely to see a lot of this fall.
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If you can stand its speakers, Sony's XBR-X900B will reward you with the best combination of audio and video quality you've ever seen (or heard).
The Sony KDL-W800B series is a classy television with excellent color and shadow detail, but in pure bang-for-buck terms, its black level can be bettered for much less.
Excellent picture quality, well thought-out features and distinctive design make the Vizio M-Series seem like a much more expensive TV than it really is.
While the entry model is less of a bargain than it used to be and configurations are limited, the thin, aluminum-clad Dell Inspiron 14 7000 remains an attractive option for its looks, performance, and price.