CNET reporter Daniel Terdiman travels to Europe for his annual Road Trip adventure.
An attractive, solidly built 15.6-inch thin laptop with overall good performance, the Asus VivoBook V551LB-DB71T is held back by its lackluster display.
The TextBuster system makes good on its promise to bust text-messaging and apps, but paying hardware prices for what's basically a software solution is a hard pill to swallow.
The Audiovox IPD-UNVBT is physically firm, functionally flexible, and relatively inexpensive mounting option for entertaining rear seat passengers with the tablet that you already own.
Scout offers a better feature set, including excellent help for daily commuters, than either Google Maps or Apple Maps, with similarly good route guidance.
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Though it has last year's specs, the PadFone X marries two mobile devices into one convenient form at an affordable price.
The hefty price aside, the Asus AC2400 RT-AC87U is the most complete 802.11ac router to date, capable of satisfying all your home networking needs.
TomTom's app for Android is a premium-caliber turn-by-turn app, but it comes at a premium price and lacks critical features that most casual navigators would want.
With Asus' slickest user interface yet, included keyboard, and a competitive starting price, the small but chunky Transformer Pad TF103 is an attractively affordable tablet hybrid.
The Asus MeMo Pad 8 is an affordable slate with tons of features, but if performance is king, faster options can be had for only $30 more.
The VivoBook S500CA offers a big-screened touch-screen Windows 8 laptop for a bargain price -- and without many extras.