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Nintendo 3DS XL

Three years in, the Nintendo 3DS handheld has become a seriously good game device -- especially for fans of Nintendo's classic gaming franchises -- and the XL is the one you should buy.

By Feb. 21, 2014

4 stars Editor's rating Feb. 21, 2014
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Nintendo Wii (original, Wii Sports bundle)

If you don't mind the dearth of HD graphics, the Nintendo Wii's combination of motion-sensitive controllers, included Wii Sports titles, and emphasis on fun gameplay make the ultra-affordable console hard to resist.

By Nov. 13, 2006

4 stars Editor's rating Nov. 13, 2006
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Nintendo Wii U

Despite some clever dual-screen gaming mechanics, the Wii U's lack of compelling exclusive software and an overall unpolished user experience make it tough to recommend in its current state.

By Nov. 17, 2012

3 stars Editor's rating Nov. 17, 2012
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Nintendo 3DS

The Nintendo 3DS successfully offers a glasses-free 3D experience that needs to be seen to be believed. A weak start out of the gate has been all but forgotten thanks to a bevy of compelling releases on online downloadables since launch.

By Mar. 16, 2011

3.5 stars Editor's rating Mar. 16, 2011
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Nintendo 2DS

At $130, the 2DS offers a huge array of compelling software and makes for a great entry-level gaming system to the uninitiated first-time gamer. Just be sure to buy a protective case along with it, too.

By Oct. 2, 2013

3.5 stars Editor's rating Oct. 2, 2013
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Nintendo Wii Mini

The bare-bones Wii Mini gets rid of many Wii features to just focus on playing disc games, but the stripped-down experience isn't worth the savings.

By Nov. 25, 2013

2.5 stars Editor's rating Nov. 25, 2013
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Iris Home Management System

Iris charges $10 per month for full system functionality, making it difficult to recommend over fee-free competitors like SmartThings, iSmartAlarm, or Insteon.

By Dec. 19, 2013

3 stars Editor's rating Dec. 19, 2013

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Ninja Cooking System

If you're just looking for a simple "set and forget" countertop cooker, there's no reason to spend this much. Still, with unique functions like searing and steam baking, creative home chefs will love having the Ninja in their culinary arsenal.

By Feb. 11, 2014

3.5 stars Editor's rating Feb. 11, 2014
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Beep

Beep uses a stylish metallic dial to wirelessly stream your music, but Pandora is the only service supported at launch.

By Feb. 6, 2014

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With the Wii U Nintendo is now an 'entertainment company.' Again.

The Wii U marks a significant change of pace for Nintendo, a brand up until now exclusively associated with Mario and Zelda. Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aime met with CNET to discuss this transformation.

By Oct. 26, 2012