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.
The Samsung SL-M2020W is the best laser printer you can buy in the ultrabudget price range.
The Vizio S5451W-C2's extra-large sound bar and surround speakers deliver standout surround sound, if you can live with the size.
Sony's wedge-shaped KDL-W850B TV offers better picture quality, albeit for a higher price, than many big-screen LCDs.
D-Link's latest Wi-Fi Smart Plug delivers Belkin WeMo Switch functionality for less.
The $130 Samsung SL-M2020W printer bundles all the features and quality control we'd expect out of a Samsung device and even sweetens the pot with NFC connectivity and an impressive list of drive options embedded in the software.
The Vizio S2121w-D0 Sound Stand is cheap but not a good value, with quality that pales against the competition -- including Vizio's own sound bars.
Miele's new line of high-end washers and dryers includes remote connectivity and control. You can now check their status and change the settings outside of your home's Wi-Fi network.
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The wedge-shaped design of the Sony KDL-W850B makes for a unique look, and in addition to a good picture helps justify a relatively high price.
The effort aims to make it easier for programmers to include social networking functions on websites and Web apps -- and for new social networks to launch.