While Bluetooth proximity unlocking and the GPS locator features of Viper SmartStart and SmartKey come in handy, it is a fairly big installation and will apply to limited scenarios and vehicles.
Formerly known as the Vita TV, the micro game console will be available for $99 or in a $139 bundle with a controller. We gave it a try at E3 2014.
With their 360-degree rotating screens, the new 13.3-inch Pavilion and 15.6-inch Envy x360 convertibles join the budget-friendly 11.6-inch x360 from earlier this year.
If you're looking to get started in the world of Chrome OS, the Asus Chromebox is a very good starting point--so long as you don't mind bringing your own peripherals.
A basic multimedia laptop starting under $600, with higher-end display, graphics, and storage upgrades.
The 20-inch monitor's low price is a good deal, if you don't mind its low resolution.
LG's first device to run Google's Chrome OS is a 21.5-inch all-in-one desktop.
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If you're looking for an easy and (relatively) affordable entry point into home automation, then SmartThings makes a lot of sense.
The Dell Venue 7 offers a simple design and smooth performance for the right price, but the Nexus 7 is a significant upgrade for not much more.
The HP Pavilion X2 comes in both 11- and 13-inch screen sizes, but at $599.99 is it too expensive to compete with other cheaper hybrids also hitting the market this year?