Geek Gestalt hits the heartland.
Once it's up and running, McAfee Internet Security 2009 is competitive with Norton on speed, detection, and removal of malicious software.
The Flip Video UltraHD may not be the sexiest mini camcorder out there, but it offers a respectable feature set and some of the best video we've seen from this type of cheap, YouTube-friendly camcorder.
The Callpod Dragon is comfortable and user-friendly, but we wish the sound quality was better.
For people who type a lot or suffer sore fingers and hands, Dragon NaturallySpeaking 9 is the best tool available for dictating text and commanding a Web browser by voice, despite the gradual adjustments needed to conform to your personal manner of speaking.
Dragon NaturallySpeaking Professional 8 does a great job of letting you take care of most computing needs with voice commands instead of the keyboard--a godsend for those who suffer from repetitive stress injuries.
With near-perfect accuracy and expanded software support, Dragon NaturallySpeaking 7.0 takes the prize as the best personal speech-recognition software.
The Callpod Dragon V2 is a Bluetooth headset with a unique array of features as well as a form-fitting design, but it takes awhile to wear it properly.
Dragon NaturallySpeaking 10 isn't perfect, but it's the best dictation software available. We don't find this upgrade necessary for the most basic dictation, although new features may benefit heavily accented English speakers and those who rely heavily on voice commands.
With a slick new design, brighter screens, and a growing library of fun and innovative games, the Nintendo DS Lite is an impressive improvement over the original DS.
A two-seater, the 2009 Nissan 370Z works best as a weekend sport driver and track day car, or, with the cabin tech package, a grand tourer good for short road trips.
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