The Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 is a smooth-performing midrange slate, but it's overpriced compared to similar tablets.
Wunderlist for Windows Phone is fast, free, task-management app that works anywhere you do, and couples cross-platform support with simple collaboration tools.
Despite its sluggishness, the Bookviser Reader for Windows Phone is a great way to get free classic literature on your Windows Phone.
Skype for Windows Phone is a simple and stable app for free video calls and messaging, but poor video quality will disappoint power users.
Bing Weather is well worth the free download for its pretty, dead-simple design and comprehensive weather reports.
A pleasing design and stable performance make Bing News a must-have free app to effortlessly keep up with the news.
Despite its undesirable design and occasionally slow performance, Netflix for Windows Phone is worth the free download to watch videos on your phone.
Pandora's easy-to-use interface and massive music library make the app a must-download for music fans with Windows phones.
The JVC SL is a series of edge-lit LCDs, boasting a slimline look and some unique features. Unusually it peaks at just 47 inches.
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Samsung's midprice Series 5 UltraTouch looks and feels like a more expensive machine, but keeps it simple by skipping the complex hybrid mechanics of so many new Windows 8 systems.