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Top-rated reviews of the week (pictures)

Wait, how is the year almost over already? Must be that whole "time flies while you're reviewing stuff" thing we're always hearing about around here. Among the things helping the time go by, CNET editors reviewed one of our current favorite home security systems, a couple of nifty iPad Air accessories, and an impressive automotive duo. Read on!

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SimpliSafe Home Security

Wait, how is the year almost over already? Must be that whole "time flies while you're reviewing stuff" thing we're always hearing about around here. Among the things helping the time go by, CNET editors reviewed one of our current favorite home security systems, a couple of nifty iPad Air accessories, and an impressive automotive duo. Read on!

SimpliSafe Home Security

Home security options are evolving rapidly, but SimpliSafe is one of our current favorites. If you want a comprehensive, easy-to-use system that features live monitoring, you'll have a hard time finding a better option at a better price. Read the review.

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2 of 9 Sarah Tew/CNET

Belkin Qode Ultimate Keyboard Case for iPad Air

Belkin Qode Ultimate Keyboard Case for iPad Air

If you prefer your iPad Air keyboard bonded to a complete case, the Belkin Qode Ultimate Keyboard Case for iPad Air lives up to its name and delivers a great experience. Read the review.

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2014 Audi A7 TDI

2014 Audi A7 TDI

The 2014 Audi A7 TDI includes some of the best connected tech available today in an automobile, and those inclined to put up with a few diesel drivetrain quirks will be rewarded with significantly higher fuel economy than from the gasoline equivalent. Read the review.

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Ball FreshTech Automatic Home Canning System

Ball FreshTech Automatic Home Canning System

For many, I think the convenience of the Ball FreshTech Automatic Home Canning System will be worth the price. It's a fantastic starter kit and a great option for experienced canners who want to complete a batch in less time. Read the review.

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5 of 9 Sarah Tew/CNET

Logitech FabricSkin Keyboard Folio for iPad Air

Logitech FabricSkin Keyboard Folio for iPad Air

The top-of-the-line Logitech FabricSkin Keyboard Folio for iPad Air is a sturdy spill-resistant case companion that's thinner than the previous version for iPad, but it's not the best keyboard accessory we've seen. Read the review.

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6 of 9 Sarah Tew/CNET

LG BP530

LG BP530

The LG BP530 Blu-ray player has built-in Wi-Fi and a good selection of apps. Read the review.

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2014 Infiniti QX70 3.7 AWD

2014 Infiniti QX70 3.7 AWD

The 2014 Infiniti QX70 3.7 AWD gets a new name, but it's the same FX that it's always been. Fortunately, that's a good thing. Read the review.

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Cal

Cal

Download Cal (for Android) (for iOS) for its unique, photo-focused design, and solid event-planning features. Read the review.

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9 of 9 Sarah Tew/CNET

Vizio S4221w-C4

Vizio S4221w-C4

The Vizio S4221w-C4 is an excellent budget sound bar, with great sound quality, an excellent remote, and built-in Bluetooth, but its design won't work in every setup. Read the review.

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