Components

iSocket Systems iSocket 3G
EDITORS' TAKE

iSocket Systems iSocket 3G

This plug is smart enough to know when its outlet doesn't have power, and uses cellular signal to keep you informed.

5 stars User rating out of 2 votes

MSRP: $200.00

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Creative Sound Blaster X7
REVIEW

Creative Sound Blaster X7

The Creative Sound Blaster X7 offers a ridiculous number of features for the money and sound quality is generally very good, but its appeal is limited.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on May 14, 2015
Leia
EDITORS' TAKE

Leia

Leia is a new technology that aims to revive interest in glasses-free 3D display.

Pricing not available

Verizon Jetpack MiFi 6620L
REVIEW

Verizon Jetpack MiFi 6620L

The versatile Jetpack MiFi 6620L is an excellent mobile hotspot for those who live and travel within Verizon's 4G LTE coverage.

4.5 stars Editors' rating on November 19, 2014
2.9 stars User rating out of 3 votes
Apogee ONE
EDITORS' TAKE

Apogee ONE

Hook the Apogee One to an iPhone or iPad, and you can make high quality recordings at just about any location.

Samsung LTE Mobile HotSpot Pro
REVIEW

Samsung LTE Mobile HotSpot Pro

The Samsung LTE Mobile HotSpot Pro's superfast 4G LTE speed and exceptionally long battery life make it a great buy on its own, but its juice pack feature sweetens the deal that much more.

4 stars Editors' rating on November 18, 2013

Available direct from T-Mobile.

Anker USB 24W USB Car Charger
REVIEW

Anker USB 24W USB Car Charger

If you find it at a discount, the Anker 24W USB charger is an excellent option for powering multiple smartphones or tablets while on the road.

4.5 stars Editors' rating on October 18, 2013
3.5 stars User rating out of 1 vote

MSRP: $35.99

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Netgear Zing
REVIEW

Netgear Zing ( Sprint)

The Zing is a robust and capable mobile cellular router, but make sure you're happy with Sprint's 4G LTE coverage first before getting it.

4 stars Editors' rating on July 29, 2013
3.3 stars User rating out of 2 votes

Available direct from Sprint.

Yota Ruby
EDITORS' TAKE

Yota Ruby

The makers of the wacky e-ink Yota Phone turn their attention to the humble hot spot.

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Accessory Power ReVive Series PowerUp 3P Dual USB and DC Power Adapter
EDITORS' TAKE

Accessory Power ReVive Series PowerUp 3P Dual USB and DC Power Adapter

A 12-volt car charger may be just a car charger, but the ReVive PowerUp 3P boasts a clever design and useful features.

Novatel MiFi Liberate
REVIEW

Novatel MiFi Liberate ( AT&T)

The Novatel Wireless MiFi Liberate is arguably the best mobile router AT&T has offered yet.

4 stars Editors' rating on October 9, 2012
1 star User rating out of 2 votes
Targus Space Saving Lap Chill Mat
REVIEW

Targus Space Saving Lap Chill Mat

Most laptop stands either are too big to carry, or only support smaller notebooks. The Targus Space Saving Lap Chill Mat packs down nearly flat, and can also support 17-inch desktop-replacement laptops.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on August 2, 2012
2 stars User rating out of 1 vote
Verizon Wireless Jetpack 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot 890L
REVIEW

Verizon Wireless Jetpack 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot 890L

The Verizon Wireless Jetpack 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot 890L is one of the best choices for travelers who can afford Verizon's limited and expensive data plans.

4 stars Editors' rating on June 5, 2012
0 stars User rating out of 4 votes

MSRP: $249.99

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Sierra Wireless 4G LTE Tri-Fi Hotspot
REVIEW

Sierra Wireless 4G LTE Tri-Fi Hotspot ( Sprint)

The Sierra Wireless 4G LTE Tri-Fi Hotspot offers another very good option for those who need fast Internet connection on the go to share within a small group. Those traveling within Sprint's WiMax coverage would likely find it an excellent product.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on June 1, 2012
0 stars User rating out of 1 vote

MSRP: $249.99

Energizer 5W Premium USB Wall Charger
REVIEW

Energizer 5W Premium USB Wall Charger

With its convenient and portable package, the Energizer 5W Wall Charger offers some welcome improvements over the common cell phone charger.

4 stars Editors' rating on May 23, 2012

MSRP: $24.99

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NZXT Cryo E40
REVIEW

NZXT Cryo E40

For under $30, the NZXT Cryo E40 provides efficient cooling through its movable fans, and its metal body makes it look like a more expensive accessory.

4 stars Editors' rating on May 18, 2012
Seagate GoFlex Desk Thunderbolt adapter
REVIEW

Seagate GoFlex Desk Thunderbolt adapter

All things considered, the Seagate GoFlex Desk Thunderbolt adapter is currently the best investment for those who want a superfast storage device to use with a Thunderbolt-enabled Mac.

4 stars Editors' rating on March 15, 2012
T-Mobile Sonic 4G Mobile HotSpot
REVIEW

T-Mobile Sonic 4G Mobile HotSpot

Well-designed and reliable, the T-Mobile Sonic 4G Mobile HotSpot makes a very good travel companion.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on November 1, 2011
1 star User rating out of 2 votes

T-Mobile - $99.99

AMD A8-3850
REVIEW

AMD A8-3850

We recommend the AMD A8-3850 to mainstream desktop PC users in search of capable gaming power and multithreaded application performance.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on June 30, 2011

MSRP: $135.00

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Verizon Jetpack 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot SCH-LC11
REVIEW

Verizon Jetpack 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot SCH-LC11 ( by Samsung)

Business users who need a superfast mobile Internet connection will be happy with the Samsung 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot SCH-LC11. Others should be aware of its expensive data plans and hot temperature.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on May 10, 2011
1 star User rating out of 10 votes

MSRP: $269.99

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Sprint MiFi 4082 3G/4G Mobile Hotspot
REVIEW

Sprint MiFi 4082 3G/4G Mobile Hotspot

For mobile users who travel within good Sprint 4G coverage areas--especially those traveling with laptops-- the Sprint MiFi 4082 3G/4G Mobile Hotspot makes a good companion.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on April 21, 2011
Elgato EyeTV Hybrid
REVIEW

Elgato EyeTV Hybrid

If you're a Mac user who's been looking for a way to add live TV and DVR functionality to your computer, the Elgato EyeTV Hybrid could be the solution you've been waiting for. However, in a world of ever-increasing streaming video options, you might find your needs for live TV recording to be ever diminishing.

3 stars Editors' rating on April 18, 2011
2 stars User rating out of 1 vote

MSRP: $149.95

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Roxio Game Capture
REVIEW

Roxio Game Capture

While the Roxio Game Capture system might satisfy the ultranovice game capturer, many average users and do-it-yourselfers will be better served seeking alternatives.

2.5 stars Editors' rating on April 12, 2011
2.5 stars User rating out of 2 votes
XCom Global MiFi Hotspot
REVIEW

XCom Global MiFi Hotspot

The XCom Global MiFi Hotspot is pricey, but if you need reliable Internet coverage abroad, the cost will be worth it.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on February 24, 2011
2 stars User rating out of 6 votes
Samsung Galaxy S Battery Charger with Stand
EDITORS' TAKE

Samsung Galaxy S Battery Charger with Stand

Samsung Galaxy S Battery Charger with Stand

MSRP: $49.99

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Idapt i3 Universal Desktop Charger
REVIEW

Idapt i3 Universal Desktop Charger ( black)

Though it's not flawless, the Idapt i3 Universal Charging Dock does a good job at simultaneously powering up to three devices, but a few annoyances keep it from being a must-buy.

3 stars Editors' rating on June 30, 2010

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Sprint Overdrive 3G/4G Mobile Hot Spot
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Sprint Overdrive 3G/4G Mobile Hot Spot

For road warriors, the Sprint Overdrive mobile hot spot offers reliable and fast 4G speeds, provided you live in a coverage area. If not, it does 3G, too; we just wish it had a longer battery life.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on April 1, 2010
0 stars User rating out of 1 vote

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Ineo USB 3.0 HDD Docking Station
REVIEW

Ineo USB 3.0 HDD Docking Station

The Ineo USB 3.0 HDD Docking Station is a good hard-drive docking station for those who work frequently with internal hard drives. It saves time and negates the need to open the computer's case.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on March 13, 2010

MSRP: $44.99

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Powermat Portable Mat
REVIEW

Powermat Portable Mat

The Powermat isn't entirely free of wires, but it succeeds at being different and at powering your phone. On the other hand, we don't see it fulfilling a need.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on January 13, 2010

MSRP: $79.99

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Targus AWE55US Lap Chill Mat
REVIEW

Targus AWE55US Lap Chill Mat

The Targus Lap Chill Mat is among the least-ugly laptop fan stands we've seen, helping it rise above the generic-looking competition.

4 stars Editors' rating on October 11, 2009
1 star User rating out of 2 votes