Ex-movie theater projectionist Steve Guttenberg covers high-end audio news and reviews.
If you have primarily carpets in your home and want a sub-$200 vacuum cleaner that can help with your allergies and get pet hair and fine particles out of your carpets, the Hoover would make a good addition to your cleaning lineup.
Oppo may have packed the Find 7 with the latest and greatest specs, but it faces stiff competition from the LG G3, which has similar specs but a better design.
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Cramming the most high-end parts into a massive 17-inch body will top $4,000, but you also get a powerful laptop that has more next-gen gaming muscle than any living-room console.
While their design isn't for everybody, the Miles Davis Trumpet earphones sound really good.
Hoover's $179 stick vacuum may look plain, but it offers Dyson-level performance.
The $149.99 Fluance Fi30 is arguably the best wireless Bluetooth speaker we've heard for the money.
A dual-GPU gaming laptop that's powerful, but not pretty
The Linksys E3200 is an excellent high-performance Wireless-N router for both novice and experienced users.
The advance model monitor is designed for color-critical work with a 2,560x1,600-pixel resolution and 16:10 aspect ratio.
The LG 60PH6700 offers plenty of extras and a mostly good picture but the plasma competition is a little too fierce.