The following cars represent the most technically advanced available.
The 2012 Lexus CT 200h's good looks are complemented by its excellent practicality, but it lacks power and its cabin tech falls short of the cutting edge.
Despite its sporty appearance, the 2011 Lexus CT 200h uses its hybrid power train for fuel economy, not speed. Lexus offers solid cabin tech that falls short of groundbreaking.
As hands-free models go, the CT12 is a good one. But if you can live with a more traditional design, save your pennies and look elsewhere.
Taking a bold step into the PC market, the Vizio Thin+Light CT14 is a fresh take on the 14-inch ultrabook, held back by some first-gen jitters.
Sony's HT-CT100 soundbar/subwoofer audio system is a phenomenal value that sounds great with movies and music.
The pricey, dual-connector Shure i4c headset delivers stellar sound quality for your iPod and your cell phone, but you better have your phone on vibrate mode, or you'll miss those incoming calls.
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The Sony HT-CT260 is our go-to budget sound bar pick, with excellent sound quality, built-in Bluetooth, an adaptable design, and no major missteps.
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3 offers the type of performance and photo quality in a relatively small design many point-and-shoot graduates will like.
The Vizio CT15T-B1 is a thin, nice-looking laptop with plenty of performance and battery life. But for the money, the package should be a little more complete.
Toshiba's basic Netbook doesn't break any new ground, but offers better battery life and a faster CPU than many in the same price range.