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Best phones of 2014

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Apple iPad Air 2 (gold, 16GB)

The iPad Air 2 is a nice refinement and finesse of last year's model, with a bevy of tweaks, enhancements, a much faster processor, and the welcome addition of Touch ID. Simply put: it's still the gold standard for tablets.

October 17, 2014

4.5 stars Editors' rating on October 21, 2014
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Apple iPhone 6 Plus (16GB, gold)

The iPhone 6 Plus is too big for everyone to love it, but it's Apple's best phone this year. If your budget and your pocket can make room for it, give the iPhone 6 Plus serious consideration.

September 8, 2014

4.5 stars Editors' rating on September 16, 2014
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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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Google Nexus 7 (2013)

Thanks to its stellar performance and affordable price, the Nexus 7 is the Android tablet to get.

December 23, 2013

4 stars Editors' rating on July 25, 2013

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Cree 100-watt Replacement LED Bulb (Soft White)

Cree's bigger, brighter LED is a very solid value, but it's not without legitimate competition.

March 10, 2014

4 stars Editors' rating on October 22, 2014
1 stars User rating out of 1 reviews
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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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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
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Amazon Fire HD 6 (citron,16 GB)

The smooth performing and feature-filled Amazon Fire HD 6 is unrivaled in the bargain tablet category.

September 25, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating on October 13, 2014