The 2015 BMW M5 tries to be all things to all drivers: comfortable, configurable, and brutally fast. With the aid of a lot of expensive technology, it delivers on nearly all fronts.
After 3 long years Olympus overhauls its midrange interchangeable-lens camera with significantly better movie-recording features and performance improvements.
Samsung continues to try and match the Sonos ecosystem, with a new smaller Shape speaker to go along with the original M7.
Cowon's iAudio M5 is essentially a stripped-down and slightly less-expensive version of the iAudio X5, but it lacks a color screen and doesn't play videos or show photos.
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If you're on a market for a high-end solid-state drive for your computer, be it a PC or a Mac, look no further than the Plextor M5 Pro Xtreme.
Considering the total package of features and price, the Acer Aspire M5 feels like a safe bet if you want an all-encompassing Windows 8 laptop with touch that won't cost a fortune.
With its power and high-tech handling, the 2013 BMW M5's potential feels wasted on public roads, yet its driver-assistance and cabin-tech systems are the best in the business for road trips and daily commutes.
Fast and compatible with all systems, the Plextor M5 Pro would be a great solid-state drive for anyone who can afford it.
Yes, it's heavier than the average ultrabook, but if you're looking for an excellent value in a full-featured thin laptop, the Acer Timeline U M5 is hard to beat.
If you're looking for something a lot better, faster, and more sophisticated than a point-and-shoot that can stand up to your adventures, the Olympus OM-D E-M5 is a great choice.