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JVC Flats headphones

JVC Flats headphones

Though they look a little cheap, the JVC Flats are lightweight, comfortable on-ear headphones that sound surprisingly good for a sub-$15 pair. Read the review.

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Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

It has its limitations, but the Canon PowerShot SX500 IS is a good camera choice for zoom addicts on a budget. Read the review.

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Microsoft Office 2013

Microsoft Office 2013

Familiar tools coupled with new features and a simplified and redesigned interface make Microsoft Office 2013 well worth the paid upgrade. Read the review.

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Dell Inspiron One 2330

Dell Inspiron One 2330

The workmanlike Dell Inspiron One 2330 all-in-one won't change your life, but it will meet all of your basic mainstream desktop needs while also providing a few useful extras. Read the review.

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iHeartRadio for Android

iHeartRadio for Android

The best free streaming-radio app on the market, iHeartRadio takes some of (but not all) the best features from TuneIn Radio Pro and combines them with Pandora-like functionality. Read the review.

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Aperion Aris wireless speaker system

Aperion Aris

The Aperion Aris is a high-performance streaming speaker with an intimate sound, but its reliance on Windows streaming is a low note. Read the review.

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BlackBerry Z10

BlackBerry Z10

Though it's not quite enough to draw committed iPhone or Android owners, the BlackBerry Z10 smartphone's modern design and features give BlackBerry fans what they've hungered for. Read the review.

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BlackBerry 10 OS

BlackBerry 10 OS

BlackBerry lovers who can get past the rookie mistakes will find a polished-looking operating system that's packed with interesting and useful features, but happy Android and iOS users won't find a reason to switch to BlackBerry 10 OS. Read the review.

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2013 Infiniti M56 review

2013 Infiniti M56 review

The 2013 Infiniti M56 is plenty powerful, but its true strengths are its safety and its cabin, so save your money and opt for the smaller engine. Read the review.

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SanDisk Ultra Plus

SanDisk Ultra Plus

If you're moving up from a hard drive, the SanDisk Ultra Plus is totally worth its price. Read the review.

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Philips Shoqbox SB7200

Philips Shoqbox SB7200

Despite unavoidable sonic limitations imparted by Bluetooth compression, the Philips Shoqbox SB7200 is built to survive the great outdoors and manages to sound better than most competing Bluetooth speakers at the same time. Read the review.

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Asus Taichi 21

Asus Taichi 21

More of a clever proof-of-concept than a practical product, the Asus Taichi 21 still delivers on its basic promise, combining two displays for a unique take on the laptop/tablet/hybrid genre. Read the review.

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