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Sony XPERIA Z3 (black)

The Sony Xperia Z3 is Sony's most formidable to date with a formidable display and promising features that easily give Android competition from HTC, LG and Samsung a run for their money.

August 5, 2014

4 stars Editors' rating on September 30, 2014
4 stars User rating out of 1 reviews
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Apple iPhone 6 (16GB, space gray)

The iPhone 6 delivers a bigger screen while remaining easy to handle, with plenty of features to satisfy everyone -- and the promise of Apple Pay on the horizon to potentially sweeten the deal even further.

September 10, 2014

4 stars Editors' rating on September 16, 2014
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Amazon Fire HD 7 (white, 8GB)

For an inexpensive tablet, the Fire HD 7 satisfies with a practical, family-friendly operating system, but those interested in a 7-inch tablet can find models with better build quality in the same price range.

October 14, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating on October 22, 2014
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Acer Switch 10

The Acer Aspire Switch 10 is a budget hybrid that skips the more-common fold-back or button-clasp hinges and instead attaches its screen via a magnetic connection. It shares the same hardware limitations as other small hybrids, but can be easier to use.

April 29, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating on August 1, 2014
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Samsung Galaxy S5 Sport (electric blue)

Sprint's Samsung Galaxy S5 Sport inches ahead of the original S5 by combining identical performance in a slightly more polished package.

August 27, 2014

4.5 stars Editors' rating on August 5, 2014
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Samsung Galaxy S 5 Active (AT&T - Ruby Red)

Though it's only marginally more durable than the original Galaxy S5, the Galaxy S5 Active's physical buttons and high-end features keep it in Samsung's hit parade.

June 12, 2014

4.5 stars Editors' rating on June 6, 2014
3 stars User rating out of 2 reviews
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Bowers & Wilkins C5 S2 (Black)

The Secure Loop design may not be a perfect fit for every ear, but the Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2 sounds better than the original and is one top in-ear headphones for less than $200.

October 21, 2014

4 stars Editors' rating on October 24, 2014
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Sony Xperia Z3 Compact (white)

Although it's a disappointment Sony hasn't increased the screen resolution along with its size, and the camera's quirks are rather odd, the Xperia Z3 Compact's improved design, vast amounts of power, decent battery life and waterproof body help it maintain its position as one of the best mini flagships around.

September 10, 2014

4 stars Editors' rating on September 25, 2014
5 stars User rating out of 1 reviews
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Samsung GALAXY S5 Mini (black)

If you've been hoping for a fully-fledged flagship phone with all the bells and whistles of the the other elite mobiles just in a more compact size, prepare to be disappointed. The Galaxy S5 Mini matches the regular S5 in name and looks, but not in specs. If you're after a comfortable to use phone with the Samsung name and enough power for everyday use, it'll suit well. For a true compact flagship, look towards Sony's Xperia Z3 Compact.

July 1, 2014

3 stars Editors' rating on September 11, 2014
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Apple iPad Mini 3 (gold, 128GB, 3G/4G)

One of last year's best, the iPad Mini 3 is still a compelling choice despite the lack of upgrades. However, the nearly identical and significantly cheaper iPad Mini 2 is a smarter buy.

October 19, 2014

4 stars Editors' rating on October 16, 2014