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December 2016
December Editor's Commentary
Take a look at what's new this month, including the debut of the Mini NES Classic, Google Home, and Microsoft Surface Studio.
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Months on list: 2
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Google Pixel

With the help of an Assistant, Google's first in-house designed Pixel phone makes a kickass debut.
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Apple iPhone 7

Beneath a familiar design, the iPhone 7 adds some great improvements, including more speed, water resistance, and a better camera. But there is one thing missing.
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Months on list: 2
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Amazon Echo Dot (2nd Generation)

The Editors' Choice-winning Amazon Echo Dot is back and even better than before -- all for almost half the price of the original.
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Months on list: 8
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Roku Streaming Stick

While the number of devices that support it will probably grow, the Roku Streaming Stick is still a niche item when compared with every other Roku device.
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Change in rank: 3
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Highest rank: 5
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Months on list: 10
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Amazon Echo

Amazon's smart speaker was arguably the breakout product of 2015. Now, for 2016, we're giving it a fresh review.
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Months on list: 3
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Apple iPhone 7 Plus

Apple's larger iPhone has a few distinct advantages, and its dual cameras can pull off some clever tricks. Here are your reasons to upgrade.
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Months on list: 9
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Samsung Galaxy S7

We reviewed the new Samsung Galaxy S7 in London, Berlin, San Francisco and Sydney. It's the best all-around phone you can buy right now -- and one of the best phones ever made.
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Months on list: 14
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Microsoft Surface Pro 4

Packing more pixels into a slimmer body, and adding a redesigned keyboard, the Surface Pro 4 is the best Windows tablet/laptop hybrid to date.