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Top-rated reviews of the week (pictures)

This week our editors reviewed one of the best Android tablets yet, a rugged version of some favorite headphones, and a few hot cars and cool e-readers.

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Google Nexus 10

Google Nexus 10

The Google Nexus 10's superior design and swift performance make it one of the best Android tablets to date. We expect post-launch updates from Google to make it even better. Read the review.

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Google Search

Google Search

With access to Google apps, the most popular search engine, and Voice Search results that even Siri can't match for speed, Google Search is a must-download. Read the review.

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Klipsch Image S4i Rugged in-ear headphones

Klipsch Image S4i Rugged in-ear headphones

While serious runners may find the Klipsch Image S4i Rugged in-ear headphones won't stay in their ears that securely, they're an excellent pair for gym and everyday use. Read the review.

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2013 Ford Focus ST

2013 Ford Focus ST

A very rewarding car to drive, the 2013 Ford Focus ST will satisfy enthusiasts on weekend runs and the daily commute, but the cabin tech is a mixed bag, with the excellence of Sync offset by the navigation system interface. Read the review.

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Pandora for iOS

Pandora for iOS

Pandora for iOS is an excellent app for listening to and discovering new music. The ads are nowhere near as intrusive as broadcast radio, and for a tailored music experience, they are a small price to pay. Read the review.

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HTC Windows Phone 8X

HTC Windows Phone 8X

With top specs and a striking design, the HTC Windows Phone 8X makes a smart choice for anyone ready to dive into the Windows Phone OS. Read the review.

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2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek

2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek

Although lacking cutting-edge cabin tech, the 2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek covers the basics very well, and offers excellent practicality and easy drivability. Read the review.

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LG Nexus 4

LG Nexus 4

The competitively priced LG Nexus 4 delivers a pure and polished experience with Android 4.2 Jelly Bean, it's powered by a snappy quad-core processor, and it's packed with new photo-editing and camera features. Read the review.

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Barnes & Noble Nook HD

Barnes & Noble Nook HD

The Barnes & Noble Nook HD can't match competing tablets in media-library breadth, but as long as you're not looking for bells and whistles, its sharp screen and comfortable body make it an ideal tablet choice for reading books and magazines. Read the review.

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Sony Reader PRS-T2

Sony Reader PRS-T2

The Sony Reader PRS-T2 is a perfectly good touch-screen e-reader the only sin of which is that it doesn't have any competitive advantages over Amazon's and Barnes & Noble's e-readers. Read the review.

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Kingston SSDNow KC100 Upgrade Bundle Kit

Kingston SSDNow KC100 Upgrade Bundle Kit

The Kingston SSDNow KC100 Upgrade Bundle Kit makes a great buy for first-time SSD upgrader. Read the review.

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