World Cup 2014 begins on Thursday, June 12.
It may not deliver fantastic sound, but the Philips Dot has a unique look and is both water- and shock-resistant.
Though they look a little cheap, the JVC Flats are lightweight, comfortable on-ear headphones that sound surprisingly good for sub-$15 headphones.
The new Jawbone Up is comfortable and durable, but limited support means this gadget won't make sense for many phone users.
Panasonic's very affordable RP-HJE355 series in-ear headphones sound as good as many earphones that cost twice as much.
Despite some shortcomings in the design and comfort department, the Panasonic RP-HX40s deliver impressive sound for the money and are a good value at around $20 online.
The Canon PowerShot A480 may be a basic low-priced compact camera, but at least it takes good photos.
The Canon PowerShot A2200 is a solid point-and-shoot for basic snapshot needs with just enough extras to make it worth its price.
The Canon PowerShot A3100 IS is a very good simple point-and-shoot, even though it doesn't do much beyond that.