The 15-inch Sony Vaio S does gaming, Blu-ray, and a lot more, all while keeping the design thin and light.
The Samsung Intensity II is a good midrange phone for teens, thanks to its various social networking and communications tools. While there are some drawbacks, the moderate price is a draw.
The FileMaker Pro 6.0 relational database provides power without forcing you to learn a programming language like Access does. For newcomers and business experts alike, FileMaker is a powerful, intuitive, less expensive alternative to Access.
The Sony NV-U44 offers a few useful features that competing manufacturers have not yet implemented on their entry-level models.
While it has its flaws and is a bit expensive, the ultrasimple Flip Video MinoHD produces impressive video for a camcorder of its size.
The Handycam DCR-TRV460 offers an excellent upgrade from an 8mm or Hi8 camcorder, with digital video recording and the ability to view and transfer your old tapes. But if you don't need 8mm or Hi8 compatibility, competing MiniDV cameras offer superior quality in smaller packages.
The Toshiba Satellite A105 combines Windows XP Media Center Edition with an inexpensive starting price and decent performance, making it a good entry-level media center laptop.
The Samsung WEP460 is certainly an affordable and easy-to-use headset, but we suggest looking elsewhere for one with better sound quality.
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With heavy image noise and merely decent performance, there are better budget cameras available than the Canon PowerShot A460.
While it's not going to dazzle anyone, the Toshiba Satellite U845T is a great example of exactly how much laptop $799 should buy in 2013.