Though fast, the D-Link DHP-701AV power-line adapter kit is only slightly faster than less-expensive alternatives. Skip it for now and go with something cheaper.
The Philips Flex works OK for casual listening at midlevel volumes, but your dollar can go further with other models that sound much better.
It may not deliver fantastic sound, but the Philips Dot has a unique look and is both water- and shock-resistant.
Packing the benefits of pressure cooking into a countertop oven is a pretty clever idea. Chef Puck's oven isn't perfect, and at $249 it isn't for everyone, but crafty home cooks will nonetheless appreciate its performance.
The slimmed-down Sony PlayStation Vita doesn't reinvent portable gaming, but it's a nice refinement of the portable PlayStation platform that comes at a great price for US gamers.
Samsung squeezes in another camera in the $150 gap between its just-released NX1100 and NX300, emphasizing the touch-screen and wireless experience.
The D-Link DIR-827 is a very good true dual-band router that needs a firmware upgrade so it can live up to its potential.
The Ultrasone HFI-680 headphones' abundant bass power, forgiving treble, and isolation from external noise should make these an attractive choice for some buyers.
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Thanks to its wide range of content offerings--including Netflix, Amazon, Hulu Plus, and Pandora--the Roku XDS is the best all-around streaming media box you can get for less than $100.
As an alternative to Intel's built-in Wireless Display, the Asus WiCast is both easy to use and works on nearly any laptop--but it's also cumbersome and includes some DRM limitations.