CNET editors choose and review the best thin and light laptops, notebooks, and ultrabooks.
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While their sound and design may not appeal to everyone, the Panasonic RP-HTX7s are excellent entry-level over-the-ear headphones that are a good bargain.
Love or hate its styling, the 2012 Mini Cooper Coupe John Cooper Works is easily one of the best-performing front-wheel-drive cars we've tested. Unfortunately, it's also priced about $10,000 too high.
The 2011 Mini Cooper Clubman John Cooper Works is very fun to drive and offers useful connected cabin tech. But it is hard to justify this car's price tag when the Cooper S Clubman is nearly as good.
The impressive-sounding Nuforce NE-770 earphones are a very solid value at $49.
The Deck 82 keyboard's space-saving design, adjustable backlit luminescence, and low price tag make this fully customizable keyboard a win for mechanical keyboard typists.
With or without its new Fusion hybrid drive, Apple finally has a Mac Mini that competes well against mainstream Windows PCs in the same price range.
The $129 BlueAnt Pump HD may not sound stellar but it offers a secure fit and a waterproof design that makes it an appealing workout headphone.
The newly redesigned MacBook Pro with Retina Display combines an amazing screen with just enough of the MacBook Air design to feel like a new animal, and to take its place as the best of the current MacBook breed.
The Samsung Highlight doesn't offer anything you haven't seen before, but it works quite well as an entry-level touch-screen phone.
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With a slick new design, brighter screens, and a growing library of fun and innovative games, the Nintendo DS Lite is an impressive improvement over the original DS.