2014 Infiniti Q50S Hybrid
This week, CNET editors reviewed a little bit of everything and found some great stuff -- there's something here to please just about everyone, with the possible exception of the perpetually displeased. I mean, we've got a fitness tracker, a DVR, a couple of games, and a hybrid car that earned our Editors' Choice Award. Read on, true believers!
Despite a few minor quibbles, the 2014 Infiniti Q50S Hybrid steps up the tech for good fuel economy, handling, driver-assistance features, and cabin infotainment in a premium sport sedan.
Acer Iconia W4-820-2466
The 8-inch Acer Iconia W4 has a few advantages that help it stand out from a crowd of similar devices, including great battery life and enough ports to support basic productivity. It's also much better -- and less expensive -- than last year's W3 model, so it earns bonus points for that.
Sony's HT-XT1 sound stand is packed with features, looks sleek, and sounds great, making it a no-brainer upgrade over your TV's built-in speakers.
Withings Pulse O2
A new wristband and new firmware improve the Withings Pulse and make it a true fitness band, but it's not a big leap forward over last year.
With tons of tracks, unlockable bikes, and several quests, Trials Frontier is a great download for 2D racing fans, but beware the freemium limitations.
Synology Disk Station DS214se
The budget-minded Synology Disk Station DS214se is an excellent choice for homes with casual backup, media-streaming, and data-sharing needs.
Wayward Souls for iOS
With tons of replay value, Wayward Souls is a must-have dungeon crawler that requires both practice and precision to finish even the easiest dungeon.
Channel Master DVR+
Even if it is a little rough around the edges, the Channel Master DVR+ delivers on the cord-cutter promise of an over-the-air DVR+ without subscription fees.