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Apple MacBook Pro with Retina Display (13-inch)

While the Retina MacBook Pro is easily the most desirable 13-inch Mac laptop to date, the high price and lack of discrete graphics make it a tough call versus either the more powerful 15-inch Retina Pro or the more affordable 13-inch Air.

October 24, 2012

4 stars Editors' rating October 24, 2012
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Philips Shoqbox SB7200

The Philips Shoqbox SB7200 is built to survive the great outdoors and manages to sound better than most competing Bluetooth speakers at the same time.

January 28, 2013

3.5 stars Editors' rating January 28, 2013
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Is Iris worth it?

The home management system from Lowe's covers all of the automation bases, but how well?

By December 31, 2013

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Are the Google Play Edition smartphones worth it?

CNET's Marguerite Reardon helps a reader decide if the Google Play Edition of the Samsung Galaxy S4 or the HTC One is right for him. And she offers some advice about turning any Android phone into a "pure" Google phone.

By July 5, 2013

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Are expensive speakers worth it?

High-end speakers look and sound better than the more affordable alternatives, but no one needs them -- or an iPhone 5, BMW or the latest digital camera.

By January 2, 2013

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Are TV extended warranties worth it?

Every store will try to sell you an extended warranty "service plan." Are they a good buy?

By November 20, 2012

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Vodafone does 12-month smart phone rental, but is it worth it?

Vodafone has a new programme that lends you a phone for 12 months. We crunch some numbers to see if it's a good deal.

By November 15, 2012

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Is the iPad Mini worth it?

The iPad Mini has arrived and we'll give you our first impressions, Apple's management gets a shake-up, and Google's Voice Search comes to iOS.

By November 1, 2012

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Is the iPad Mini worth it?

The iPad Mini has arrived and we'll give you our first impressions. Apple's management gets a shakeup and Google's Voice Search comes to iOS.

By November 1, 2012

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Is the 13-inch Apple MacBook Pro with Retina display worth it?

At $1,699, the new Retina Pro is much more expensive than Apple's other 13-inch laptops, but offers an incredible high-res screen.

By October 29, 2012