The Frigidaire Professional 6-Slice Convection Toaster Oven's stainless steel finish and LCD screen may draw you in, but a major design flaw makes this toaster oven little more than a pretty face.
HP's entry in the growing tabletop PC field, the 20-inch Envy Rove 20, is a fun family PC, but it really should have a full 1080p display.
If you like cheap-and-easy networking, Zyxel PL-100 HomePlug Turbo Powerline Ethernet Adapters are a no-brainer for a variety of home network scenarios.
If you can get past the supercompact design and reimagined controls, the Canon PowerShot N is a fine point-and-shoot companion for your smartphone.
The Acer Aspire S3 is the closest you can get to the look and feel of a MacBook Air for less than $1,000, but it requires a few compromises.
Toshiba's new 17-inch Satellite P305 is a well-made, inexpensive desktop replacement, but much more powerful laptops are available for just a little more money.
Chevy has turned up the wick on the Corvette, unveiling the new, supercharged Z06. It's faster than the ridiculous, outgoing ZR1, but won't be available until early 2015.
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For do-it-yourself tax preparers, H&R Block TaxCut Premium 2006 is a solid buy. TaxCut is a breeze to learn and notably less expensive than archrival TurboTax Premier.
Though the Plantronics Calisto Pro Series is easy to use and has excellent sound quality, we ultimately wanted more cell phone and VoIP integration.
QuickBooks Premier 2006 is the best upgrade in years. Its slick new interface is the best in small-business accounting, and its accounting toolkit is easy to learn. Small but growing businesses should buy it.