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Top-rated reviews of the week (pictures)

This week our editors were busy reviewing in-ear headphones for bass lovers, a sharp-looking $599 laptop, and an Editors' Choice Award-winning NAS server perfect for home and small-office networks

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Synology DiskStation DS412+

Synology DiskStation DS412+

Synology DiskStation DS412+ makes an excellent NAS server for advanced home and small-office networks. We gave it an Editors' Choice Award. Read the review.

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2 of 10 Antuan Goodwin/CNET

Magellan Switch series

Magellan Switch series

Rugged, waterproof, and, most importantly, accurate, the Magellan Switch series is a good GPS and ANT+ monitoring option for amateur to enthusiast athletes. Read the review.

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Velodyne vPulse

Velodyne vPulse

While they're more geared toward Apple mobile product users, the Velodyne vPulsein-ear headphones offer excellent sound for the money and will particularly appeal to bass lovers. Read the review.

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Acer Aspire S5

Acer Aspire S5

Even thinner and lighter than a 13-inch MacBook Air, the Acer Aspire S5 is a great example of an ambitious ultrabook, held back by a few flaws and its high price. Read the review.

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Sony STR-DN1030

Sony STR-DN1030

The Sony STR-DN1030 is the only midrange AV receiver with built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, making it one of best receiver values this year. Read the review.

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2012 Toyota Prius Plug-in

2012 Toyota Prius Plug-in

The 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-in vastly improves the flexibility and potential economy of the standard Prius formula with the simple addition of a power cable and a larger, more efficient battery pack. Read the review.

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7 of 10 Sarah Tew/CNET

HP Envy Sleekbook 6

HP Envy Sleekbook 6

The ultrabook-like HP Envy Sleekbook 6 is the sharpest-looking $599 laptop you're likely to find, although you'll pay a performance premium. Read the review.

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8 of 10 Antuan Goodwin/CNET

Griffin AirCurve Window Mount

Griffin AirCurve Window Mount

The Griffin AirCurve Window Mount is low-tech, but high-quality, noticeably boosting the volume of a cradled iPhone's speaker. Read the review.

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9 of 10 Josh Miller/CNET

Renew SleepClock

Renew SleepClock

The Renew SleepClock is a user-friendly gadget that also keep tabs on how well you sleep without the need for wires, headbands, or watches. Read the review.

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10 of 10 James Martin/CNET

Carved iPhone 4/4S Skins

Carved iPhone 4/4S Skins

If you dig the natural aesthetic but don't want a clunky case, Carved's iPhone 4/4S Skins are a good alternative. Read the review.

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