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essential

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Neato XV Essential

This robot vacuum is a whopping $320 less than the iRobot Roomba 880 and performed similarly well. However, its cheap filter makes it hard to use -- if you want a Neato, stick with the $399 XV Signature or the $449 XV Signature Pro.

January 29, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating January 29, 2014

MSRP: $379.00

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DJI Phantom 2 Vision+

The ready-to-fly camera-carrying quadcopter can now be controlled from more than 2,000 feet away, while a new three-axis gimbal keeps your shots nice and steady.

April 6, 2014

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Lenovo Essential G570

The Lenovo Essential G570 is a surprisingly good deal for a 15-inch Core i5 laptop, but offers few frills.

September 15, 2011

3.5 stars Editors' rating September 15, 2011

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Lenovo Essential B470 Intel Core i5-2410M

The Lenovo Essential B470 is priced alongside Intel Core i5 laptops from other PC makers, but at least tosses in an entry-level GPU.

September 19, 2011

3.5 stars Editors' rating September 19, 2011

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4 essential tips for using Windows 8.1

CNET's Dan Graziano shares with you a few simple tips that can improve your Windows 8.1 experience.

By August 14, 2014

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Five essential tips on setting up your MacBook

These customized settings will get you up and running so you can get the most out of your MacBook.

By August 12, 2014

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Comcast extends 'Internet Essentials' program indefinitely

Comcast extends its subsidized broadband program beyond its June 2014 commitment. The cable giant started the program back in 2011 as part of its conditions for its merger with NBC Universal.

By March 4, 2014

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8 essential apps for back to school

Time to hit the books, but not without a few apps to help you out this school year.

By August 7, 2014

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My Book Essential Edition

The Western Digital MyBook Essential Edition external hard drive is a slightly pared-down version of the MyBook Premium Edition. It's a good option if you need additional storage without backup software.

June 15, 2006

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An essential gadget: The machine-gun water pistol

Powered by a CO2 canister, it's based on the Gatling gun and shoots water 40 feet. Because, well, you've always wanted to do that.

By July 1, 2014