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Top-rated reviews of the week (pictures)

Ah, love is in the air. And here at CNET, we love all kinds of stuff from all kinds of companies (no matter what you may have read in the comments section). This week, for example, we reviewed a stylish spherical storage device, a fitness-tracking game that adds a little intrigue to your daily activity, and a smartphone that rocks a gorgeous screen as well as loads of features. And that's not all...

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1 of 13 Josh Miller/CNET

Nokia Lumia Icon

Ah, love is in the air. And here at CNET, we love all kinds of stuff from all kinds of companies (no matter what you may have read in the comments section). This week, for example, we reviewed a stylish spherical storage device, a fitness-tracking app that adds a little intrigue to your daily activity, and a smartphone that rocks a gorgeous screen as well as loads of features. And that's not all...

Nokia Lumia Icon

The feature-packed Nokia Lumia Icon has a gorgeous screen, a fast processor, and a proven 20-megapixel camera. Read the review.

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2 of 13 Screenshot by Kelsey Adams/CNET

The Walk: Fitness Tracker Game

The Walk: Fitness Tracker Game

Despite its complex interface and high download price, The Walk: Fitness Tracker Game is an excellent way to make your daily walk interesting again. Read the review.

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3 of 13 Screenshot by Jason Parker/CNET

Threes

Threes

Threes offers a dead simple interface, graphics that are easy on the eyes, and challenging strategic gameplay that makes it more than worth the price. Read the review.

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4 of 13 Antuan Goodwin/CNET

Pioneer AppRadio 3 SPH-DA210

Pioneer AppRadio 3 SPH-DA210

The Pioneer AppRadio 3 SPH-DA210 is significantly improved over the previous generation and is one of the best choices for drivers wanting safe access to smartphone apps while on the road. Read the review.

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5 of 13 Sarah Tew/CNET

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon

The third version of Lenovo's ultralight 14-inch laptop, the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon, gets nearly all the basics right while adding a few new twists, including a function key row that changes app by app. Read the review.

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LaCie Christofle Sphere

LaCie Christofle Sphere

The LaCie Christofle Sphere isn't a storage device that you need, but it's one you'll want for its great look and fast performance. Read the review.

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7 of 13 Screenshot by Jason Parker/CNET

Shazam for iOS

Shazam for iOS

With new features and a redesigned interface, Shazam is a top app for music identification and discovery. Read the review.

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8 of 13 Screenshot by Jason Cipriani/CNET

Launch Center Pro

Launch Center Pro

Launch Center Pro easily automates common tasks on your iPhone and is worth the high price tag, but only if you're willing to learn the ropes. Read the review.

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9 of 13 Sarah Tew/CNET

Pebble Watch

Pebble Watch

With a major software update and new app store, the original Pebble Watch gets a new lease on life -- a less stylish but arguably better value than the newer Steel. Read the review.

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10 of 13 Josh Miller/CNET

Toshiba Encore 8

Toshiba Encore 8

The Toshiba Encore 8 offers a lot for its price, such as Windows 8.1, zippy performance, and a microSD storage expansion slot. Read the review.

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11 of 13 Sarah Tew/CNET

LG Tone Ultra

LG Tone Ultra

With a little help from JBL, the LG Tone Ultra wireless stereo headset gets a design and sound-quality upgrade -- along with an unwelcome price bump, alas. Read the review.

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12 of 13 Sarah Tew/CNET

Acer Chromebook C720P

Acer Chromebook C720P

The Acer Chromebook C720P manages to get better at all the key things, adding up to a little laptop alternative that's better than any budget Chromebook we've seen before. Read the review.

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13 of 13 Sarah Tew/CNET

Monoprice MHD Sport Wifi

Monoprice MHD Sport Wifi

An inexpensive option for capturing your exploits for YouTube, the Monoprice MHD Sport Wifi offers just enough value to make it an entry-level action cam worth considering. Read the review.

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