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Top-rated reviews of the week (pictures)

This week our editors reviewed a superb entry-level plasma TV, the faster Facebook for iOS app, and an Editors' Choice-winning compact camera from Sony.

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100's compact, elegant design, generally excellent photo quality, bright, fast lens, and speedy performance make a great package if you don't mind spending a little more money. We gave it an Editors' Choice award. Read the review.

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Panasonic TC-P50U50

Panasonic TC-P50U50

A low price, excellent picture quality, and bare-bones features make the Panasonic TC-P50U50 a superb entry-level plasma TV value. Read the review.

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Audyssey Wireless Speaker

Audyssey Wireless Speakers

While they may not be a bargain at $250, the Audyssey Wireless Speakers deliver a combination of excellent sound quality and stylish looks. Read the review.

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Facebook for iOS

Facebook for iOS

The new version of the Facebook for iOS app is incredibly fast, and will make Facebook users much happier to use the app to get the latest friend photos and updates. Read the review.

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Escort SmartRadar

Escort SmartRadar

It's pricey, but the stealthy Escort SmartRadar (iOS| Android) detector and the Escort Live app proved to be more accurate than the competition and triggered fewer false alarms.

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Acer Aspire V5-171-686

Acer Aspire V5-171-686

The Acer Aspire V5-171-686 crams the horsepower of a full-fledged budget ultrabook into an 11-inch ultraportable, for several hundred dollars less than most equivalent products. It's a great budget laptop to consider, but sacrifices have been made to shrink down that much computer into a tiny package. Read the review.

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Kyocera Hydro

Kyocera Hydro

With Android 4.0, solid call quality, and waterproof capabilities, the Kyocera Hydro is a great prepaid device. Read the review.

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Acer Aspire V3-571G-9435

Acer Aspire V3-571G-9435

Budget laptop shoppers looking for pure performance for $800 should flock to the Acer Aspire V3-571G-9435, but those looking for a comfortable, easily portable laptop should look elsewhere. Read the review.

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Dell Inspiron 17R

Dell Inspiron 17R

If you need maximum screen size at a minimum price, this basic 17-inch Dell Inspiron 17R is powerful enough for everyday tasks, but the lower screen resolution is a constant reminder of its budget origins. Read the review.

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Pioneer VSX-1022K

Pioneer VSX-1022K

The Pioneer VSX-1022K's combination of six HDMI inputs and AirPlay looks good from afar, but this AV receiver is only worth considering if you can find it heavily discounted. Read the review.

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Motorola Photon Q 4G LTE

Motorola Photon Q 4G LTE

The Motorola Photon Q 4G LTE is hefty, but packs modern Android power, an excellent keyboard, and LTE 4G if you're lucky. Read the review.

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Canon PowerShot A2400 IS and PowerShot A2300

Canon PowerShot A2400 IS and PowerShot A2300

The Canon PowerShot A2400 IS and PowerShot A2300 are simple cameras with nice picture quality for casual snapshooters, but the price difference isn't worth sacrificing the image stabilization. Read the review.

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Wilson Electronics Sleek 4G-V

Wilson Electronics Sleek 4G-V

If you have the cash and can master the design, the Wilson Electronics Sleek 4G-V delivers the strong signal your cell phone needs. Read the review.

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