The Samsung NX500 offers a lot of useful features, excellent video quality, and action-friendly performance that makes it a nice choice for families and travelers.
Other than its cost, the Samsung Portable SSD T1 is what any portable drive should be.
The Samsung 850 Evo has the best combination of performance, cost and capacity, making it the ideal drive for any home user.
With picture quality that outdoes that of numerous more-expensive TVs, Vizio's E series likely represents the best value of 2014.
The Panasonic DMP-BDT230 is a mostly solid Blu-ray player, except it serves up obnoxious ads in its onscreen interface.
Panasonic continues to support Blu-ray in a big way at CES 2013, with the two 3D models getting support for Miracast.
Panasonic introduced two new streaming-video boxes at CES 2013, with the high-end model supporting the full Viera Connect suite of streaming-media services.
The Panasonic DMP-BDT220 is the best Blu-ray value of 2012, with built-in Wi-Fi, tons of streaming-media apps, 3D compatibility, and a simple user interface.
With only a handful of 11-inch laptops still available, serious travelers are flocking to ultrathin 13-inch models instead. But the low price and good battery life of the Sony Vaio E keep it from being counted out.
Sony promises some cutting edge media features on its new Vaio L-Series, but it's tough to recommend when not all of them deliver.
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