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LG L70

LG's modest L70 serves up Android 4.4 on a sure-to-be-budget device.

By Feb. 23, 2014

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iPhone 5C

The iPhone 5C is a great $99 phone that basically replicates the well-reviewed iPhone 5 in a more colorful case.

By Sep. 17, 2013

4 stars Editor's rating Sep. 17, 2013
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Nokia Lumia 1520

Though it lacks some features found in its big phone rivals, the Nokia Lumia 1520 is a great buy for Windows Phone fans seeking a supersize smartphone with premium hardware.

By Nov. 18, 2013

4 stars Editor's rating Nov. 18, 2013
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Skydog Web App and Smart Family Wi-Fi Router w/Cloud Service Subscription

Though feature-rich, the Skydog's hardware is too slow and limited to justify its high cost and ongoing subscription pricing.

By Jan. 27, 2014

3 stars Editor's rating Jan. 27, 2014
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12-year-old builds low-cost Lego braille printer

A seventh grader's science fair project turns into a quest to develop a customizable low-cost printer for the blind.

By Feb. 14, 2014

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Will Lenovo kill the low-cost Moto X and Moto G?

In this edition of Ask Maggie CNET's Marguerite Reardon offers her perspective on whether Lenovo will continue Google's strategy for Motorola of offering low-cost, high-quality unlocked smartphones.

By Jan. 31, 2014

Editors' Take

Alcatel One Touch Pop S3

Packing a 4-inch display as well as a quad-core processor is this budget LTE handset from Alcatel that won't break the bank.

By Feb. 23, 2014

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Samsung Galaxy Discover

The Samsung Galaxy Discover is an affordable prepaid Android choice, but weak call quality and short battery life make the Kyocera Hydro a better Cricket option.

By Sep. 25, 2013

3 stars Editor's rating Sep. 25, 2013
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Trendnet TEW-818DRU Dual Band Wireless Router

With top performance and friendly pricing, the Trendnet TEW-818DRU is a excellent choice for those wanting a robust home network.

By Mar. 19, 2014

4 stars Editor's rating Mar. 19, 2014
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Gateway SX desktop

Budget desktops might not be all that exciting, but the Gateway SX2870-UR10P slim tower shows you can still find a worthwhile day-to-day PC for under $500.

By Jul. 30, 2012

3.5 stars Editor's rating Jul. 30, 2012