The Best Products of 2017

Choosing the right device can be tricky, but we're here to help.

Best smart home devices of 2016

From smart locks to smart lights, we've reviewed all kinds of connected home products this year. This category is growing rapidly, but here are our favorites so far.

Best media streamers of 2016

We've limited the list to standalone streamers, but be aware that lots of other home theater devices are competent streamers these days, from Blu-ray players to game consoles.

Best hard drives and storage devices of 2016

The devices on this page represent the best among their respective categories.

Best wireless routers of 2016

The top routers that support the new 802.11ac standard on the market. Since there aren't that many of them, all of those on this list are the best of their kind.

Best speakers of 2016

Great speakers come in all shapes and sizes. We've rounded up our favorite picks from sound bars, wireless speakers, and even full surround sound systems in this master list of speaker types, so your audio system get get as big or small as you want.

Best small appliances of 2016

Whether you want a pot of coffee, a pizza, or a steak dinner, you can find a great option to make your taste buds happy with one of our favorite small appliances.

Best vacuum cleaners of 2016

The CNET Appliances team has reviewed all kinds of upright vacuums, stick vacuums, and robot vacuums. Here are the stand-outs within all three categories.

Best printers of 2016

Whether you want a high-quality printer, an all-in-one workhorse, a compact photo printer, or a simple single-function inkjet, we've got you covered.

Best tablets of 2016

Here's a collection of the tablets rated highest by CNET editors. Visit our tablet page for all the latest news, and be sure to see our list of the Best Android tablets, highlighting only Android OS devices.

Best Blu-ray players of 2016

Here you'll find a list of our favorite Blu-ray players, with a heavy emphasis on value.

Best MP3 players of 2016

There's no one-size-fits-all MP3 or Portable Media Player (PMP) that's perfect for everybody. Whether you want something that plays MP3s, hi-res FLAC files, or even stream music from the web there's something to suit most budgets.

Best digital cameras of 2016

As the name implies, here's where you find the best of the best, our top digital cameras across the board.

Best AV receivers of 2016

While you can pay thousands of dollars for an AV receiver we've focused on the best bang-for-your-buck models between $200 and $1000. You'll generally get five-to-eight HDMI inputs, built-in networking functionality, and automatic speaker calibration.

Best coffee makers of 2016

Don't fret! Whether it's high style you crave, having the most features or you simply value brewing performance above all, there's a coffee maker here that's perfect for your needs.

Best wearable tech of 2016

A list of the highest rated smartwatches and fitness trackers as tested by CNET editors.

Best blenders of 2016

Making smoothies? How about some pesto? Maybe almond butter? Find the best blender for what you want to make.

Best monitors of 2016

The monitors listed below represent our favorites of the ones we've reviewed.

Best e-book readers of 2016

You have several e-reader options, but few we can enthusiastically recommend.

Best drones of 2016

Drones, quadcopters, unmanned aerial vehicles. Whatever you call them, there are more to choose from than ever before. Here are the models we can recommend after testing.

Best universal remotes of 2016

These remotes represent the best of the bunch, so you can find the perfect remote that lets you banish all those clickers to a drawer--forever.

Desktops

The PCs in this list represent what I consider the current best examples in computing design, and they're more than just the sum of their parts.

GPS

We've selected our Top 5 picks for in-car GPS navigation systems. We will frequently update this list as we review new GPS devices, so check back often.

Camcorders

CNET editors choose the best GoPro models, action cameras, and camcorders of 2016.

Best DVRs of 2016

CNET's picks for the best DVRs you can buy that don't come from a cable or satellite company.

Video Game Consoles

Here are the absolute best video game consoles to buy for 2015.

Headsets

Not only do they enable hands-free chatting, they also free you from dealing with tangled wires as you would have to with a regular headset. Here's a list of the Bluetooth headsets we liked best.

Best home audio products of 2016

We've selected standout products that represent some of the best values in the home audio arena.

Best home video products of 2016

We've chosen a cross-section of some of the best home video devices to round out any home theater.

Best laptops of 2016

You can dive into the various subcategories here for detailed suggestions for every need and budget, but on this page, we present the current laptops that are our personal favorites, because of style, power, value, or just because we like them.

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