CNET editors choose and review the best thin and light laptops, notebooks, and ultrabooks.
With the Y50 Touch, Lenovo has created a reasonably priced, not-too-big gaming laptop that doesn't look like a throwback. But the most serious PC gamers may want to hold out for a better display and faster GPU.
The HP X7000 Wi-Fi Touch Mouse frees up USB ports by pairing through a wireless adapter, but its hypersensitive touch dial and accident-prone design make it frustrating to use.
For less than $35, this SD-card-size adapter lets you connect mobile devices and computers to your camera for wireless viewing and transferring of pictures and videos.
The Koubachi Wi-Fi Plant Sensor makes comprehensive garden care as easy as possible, but for those willing to be more hands-on, it's not worth the cost.
The Lifeband Touch, LG's crack at a smart fitness band, has moments of promise, but just doesn't add up to an experience that's useful or fun compared with the competition.
The Selia Touch-Free Kitchen Faucet from Pfister balances tech with functionality. You can turn it on with a wave of your hand, or keep it simple with an old-fashioned handle.
As long as you respect its limitations and keep the camera steady, the Polaroid XS100i is a good easy-to-use budget-friendly option for dabbling in hands-free video.
Belkin's NetCam HD+ is a fantastic option for budget-minded DIY security enthusiasts, but you'll need to pay the monthly fee to get the most from this entry-level IP camera.
D-Link needs to partner with IFTTT and fix performance inconsistencies to match the versatility and convenience of Belkin's WeMo Switch and WeMo Insight Switch.
Don't get yourself worked up into a lather over cleaning up in the kitchen. This hands-free faucet remote lets you wash dishes without spreading germs and contaminating surfaces.