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Top-rated reviews of the week (pictures)

This week our editors reviewed a Samsung phone with a pico projector, one of the best LED TV values on the market, the Editors' Choice-winning 2013 BMW 640i Gran Coupe, and a tablet/e-reader accessory in the shape of a whale's tail.

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2013 BMW 640i Gran Coupe

2013 BMW 640i Gran Coupe

Performance tech in the 2013 BMW 640i Gran Coupe lets it be a luxury cruiser and a nimble sports car, while the cabin electronics give drivers unparalleled levels of help and entertainment. We gave this car an Editors' Choice award. Read the review.

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2 of 15 Sarah Tew/CNET

Panasonic RP-HTX7s

Panasonic RP-HTX7s

While their sound and design may not appeal to everyone, the Panasonic RP-HTX7s are excellent entry-level over-the-ear headphones that are a good bargain. Read the review.

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3 of 15 Sarah Tew/CNET

Vizio M3D0KD

Vizio M3D0KD

Very good picture quality and an extremely aggressive price make the Vizio M3D0KD one of the best LED TV values on the market. Read the review.

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4 of 15 Sarah Tew/CNET

Sony Vaio S Series 13P

Sony Vaio S Series 13P

Lightweight, comfortable, and with a good feature set, the Sony Vaio S Series 13P might be expensive compared with other Windows laptops offering a similar package, but it beats Apple's 13-inch MacBook Pro, for the same price. Read the review.

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Asus Zenbook UX32VD

Asus Zenbook UX32VD

With a Core i7 CPU, discrete graphics, and a full HD screen, the Asus Zenbook UX32VD is pretty close to being the ultrabook that has it all, but you'll pay for all those features. Read the review.

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Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion

Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion

Though it's not a complete system or interface overhaul, Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion's improved core apps and new features make it well worth the $19.99 price. Read the review.

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QNAP TS-469 Pro NAS server

QNAP TS-469 Pro NAS server

The QNAP TS-469 Pro NAS server is one of the best four-bay NAS servers on the market and will eventually justify the price you pay for it. Read the review.

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8 of 15 Sarah Tew/CNET

Octa Vacuum Dock + WhaleTail Stand

Octa Vacuum Dock + WhaleTail Stand

Though a bit overpriced, the Octa Vacuum Dock + WhaleTail Stand is a nifty accessory that works with all iPads and a variety of other tablets and e-readers. Read the review.

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9 of 15 Sarah Tew/CNET

Brother HL-5450DN

Brother HL-5450DN

Exhibiting the same high-quality prints and speedy output as its predecessor, the Brother HL-5450DN is a reliable device for busy users requiring networked access at home and abroad. Read the review.

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Samsung Galaxy Beam

Samsung Galaxy Beam

Despite weak software, the Samsung Galaxy Beam's bright projector pushes boundaries, and strong smartphone features make it a worthy standalone device. Read the review.

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Id America Spark earphones

Id America Spark earphones

Though they have some small shortcomings, Id America Spark earphones look sharp, are comfortable to wear, and sound good for the money. Read the review.

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Samsung DA-E750

Samsung DA-E750

The Samsung DA-E750 is by far the best-looking audio dock out there, with support for AirPlay and Bluetooth, but its extravagant price keeps it from being a good value for most buyers. Read the review.

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Eton Grundig G2 Reporter

Eton Grundig G2 Reporter

The Eton Grundig G2 Reporter is more than just a little portable radio, but it has some drawbacks to consider before you buy. Read the review.

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Tech21 Submariner case

Tech21 Submariner case

The design could use a few tweaks, but as a waterproof iPhone case, the Tech21 Submariner case will serve you well. Read the review.

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Satechi SCH-121 Cup Holder Mount

Satechi SCH-121 Cup Holder Mount

Depending on the position and nature of your car's cup holders, the Satechi SCH-121 Cup Holder Mount is a reasonable alternative to windshield-mounting a tablet. Read the review.

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