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Apple v. Samsung

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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, space gray)

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 10, 2014

4.5 stars Editors' rating on September 16, 2014
5 stars User rating out of 4 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 (magenta, 16GB)

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
Editors' Take

Apple Mac Mini (2014)

With new CPUs, rearranged ports and improved graphics, the Mac Mini can be either a set-top media streamer or a budget OS X desktop.

October 13, 2014

Editors' Take

Samsung Chromebook 2 (11.6-inch, Intel Celeron)

Though the 11.6-inch laptop looks the same as its current Chromebook 2, Samsung made some changes inside and should you need help, it's now just a click away.

October 15, 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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Apple iPad Mini 3 (silver, 16GB)

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 17, 2014

4 stars Editors' rating on October 16, 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