Even with its issues, Modern Combat 5: Blackout is still the best first-person shooter on smartphones and tablets.
Quibbles aside, the Audio-Technica ATH-M50x headphones are a modestly improved version of the already spectacular model they're based on, and among the best-sounding pairs you'll find for less than $200.
The Brainwavz HM5s sound great, are very comfortable, and are able to compete with high-end headphones for a relatively affordable price.
If you're looking for an easy and (relatively) affordable entry point into home automation, then SmartThings makes a lot of sense.
Asphalt 8: Airborne is probably the best arcade racing game I've seen yet, with tons of light-hearted racing fun, but you'll have to fight the urge to spend your money.
If you can overlook mismatched colors, wonky design, and a mediocre camera, the unlocked Liquid E2 brings quad-core Android Jelly Bean smarts for an affordable price.
The Seagate 600 is an impressive first SSD outing from Seagate that offers basically all you want in a solid-state drive.
Even with the freemium model, I still recommend downloading Dungeon Hunter 4 for great hack-and-slash gameplay.
The Dell UltraSharp U2713HM is an excellent monitor that will satisfy both the performance snob and the features diva alike.
A hefty investment if nicely configured, the Maingear Nomad 17 delivers for serious gaming, although the look may not be for everyone.