The Belkin tablet case provides a firm fit and basic protection, but its design conforms better to midsize tablets than 7-inchers.
The Samsung HU9000 has straight-up great picture quality, design and features, but the gratuitous curved screen adds very little to the viewing experience and way too much to the price.
If you can get past the lackluster design, MyFitnessPal is a must-download if you're watching what you eat.
The Nike+ FuelBand SE is a minor upgrade to last year's FuelBand, adding Bluetooth 4.0 and a few new motivational wrinkles to its software, but the band's design is more successful than its package of features.
Bing Weather is well worth the free download for its pretty, dead-simple design and comprehensive weather reports.
Even though Foursquare for Windows Phone's design can be overwhelming at first, it's an essential app for finding local attractions.
This mostly biodegradable "green" keyboard ships soon for around $99. And yes, it's made out of real bamboo.
Armed with a few tricks, the Nike FuelBand can be very effective as a motivator for casual exercise, but its limitations will leave serious athletes disappointed.
For runners looking to keep track of their workouts, the Nike+ SportWatch GPS offers a very attractive and simple solution, but it's on the pricier side.
In a post-iPad era, Toshiba's expensive and needlessly bulky Portege M780 is a convertible tablet notebook that feels like a design relic from five years ago.