The iCircle is a clever multipurpose iPad back cover/stand, but its high price and somewhat flimsy feel don't add up to a smart purchase for most people.
Harman Kardon announced two new sound bars, one of which is the 1.25-inch thick Sabre SB35, which includes built-in Bluetooth and three HDMI inputs.
The Boston Acoustics TVee sound bars offer a sonic upgrade to flat-panel televisions and can be wall mounted.
The Samsung EH4000 is one of the best TVs available at the size and price, with above-average picture quality and a svelte design.
The Lifx shows great potential and powerful performance, but it isn't smart enough to compete with the Philips Hue line quite yet. Wait for this smart bulb to gain a few IQ points before making a purchase.
MovieFactory 4.0 Disc Creator Edition is a terrific option for burning discs, although we wish its tools were a little more flexible. We still recommend Nero for hard-core users and Roxio EasyCD for the less tech savvy, but this is a worthy contender.
HP's Envy line has always been a reliable high-end PC laptop line, and this new redesign adds some useful features, such as a volume wheel, while keeping the upscale look and feel.
The Sony DCR-HC26 provides impressive size, zoom power, and features for a bargain-basement camcorder, but its substandard video quality is disappointing.
Excellent print quality, speed, and add-ons make this a great monochrome laser printer for a fast-paced office.
OneNote 2003 is better than your word processor at taking notes, but it's expensive. Instead, we recommend EverNote, which is free.