The Arc Wireless Freedom Antenna won't cure all your cell phone reception woes, but for its price, it's not a bad buy.
It's not as much of a conversation piece as the tank-like Alienware 18, but the slimmer, lighter Alienware 17 is arguably more practical for serious gamers with realistic budgets.
There's a premium to be paid, but the massive Alienware 18 is a show-off-worthy desktop replacement that takes down even the newest PC games, and is just plain fun to use.
Despite solid hardware and a slightly improved Chrome OS, the Samsung Chromebook Series 5 550 comes with far too many caveats and compromises compared with similarly priced but more-capable tablets and laptops.
The internals remain the same, but Samsung's Chrome OS-powered budget PC gets a new look.
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The Shure SE425 sound-isolating earphones are an excellent choice for eclectic listeners who demand stellar audio and a high-quality design.
You can't go wrong with Shure's SE420 earphones, despite their high price tag--unless you have the money to buy the SE530s, their more expensive cousins.
Travel-happy audiophiles will be infinitely pleased with the Shure SE530s, but these earbuds should also be a consideration for anyone who has half a grand to drop on some sweet headphones.