Ex-movie theater projectionist Steve Guttenberg covers high-end audio news and reviews.
CNET editors choose and review the best thin and light laptops, notebooks, and ultrabooks.
The design of Toshiba's high-end Kirabook hasn't changed since last year, but it has aged gracefully. The components get an update and the battery life gets a big boost, making this an all-around excellent, but expensive, ultrabook.
Although it doesn't have LTE, the ZTE Nubia 5's impressive specs and reliable performance make it a great value for an unlocked, high-end phone.
Small-screen gaming laptops are rare because they require serious engineering sleight of hand. The EON13-S walks the line between power and portability, but it would be so much cooler with a custom body.
Although its lovely frame is packed with well-executed features, the flagship-priced LG LA8600 series LED LCD TV has the picture of a midrange model.
Polk Audio's new Woodbourne speaker has a gorgeous mahogany wood top and supports both Bluetooth and AirPlay.
Asus adds a lot of what I've been looking for in a hybrid to the Transformer Book, but no one has yet really nailed the perfect laptop/tablet combo.
Despite some issues, Parrot can make a case for its Ziks being the Porsche of Bluetooth headphones.
The 2014 Silverado High Country is a big, beefy truck that boasts a level of standard and optional tech and amneities that's nearly comparable with one of GM's luxury sedans.
Early versions of the Dell XPS 13 had promise, but lacked must-have features. Over time, the system slowly added a high-res display, then a touch screen, making the new 2014 version an ultrabook that hits nearly all the marks.
The Toshiba Satellite S55t-A5277 comes close to being a great mainstream slim gaming laptop, but it's undone by an unimpressive display.