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Top-rated reviews of the week (pictures)

Reviewing tech products isn't always rainbows and unicorns for CNET's adventurous editors, but this week they found Samsung's best-performing TV ever, the best app for conducting searches on Android devices, and the best AT&T phablet available now. Oh, and a fun, free game that features...rainbows and unicorns.

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LG Optimus G Pro

LG Optimus G Pro

Though it lacks a stylus, the LG Optimus G Pro is not only armed with high-end specs, but it's also still cheaper than the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 -- making it the best AT&T phablet available now. Read the review.

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2 of 15 Screenshot by Jaymar Cabebe/CNET

Google Search for Android

Google Search for Android

With voice and text input options and Google Now, the Google Search app is the best way to conduct a search on Android. Read the review.

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Dell XPS 18

Dell XPS 18

The Dell XPS 18 is the best of the small handful of current tablet/all-in-one hybrids, with a subtle, sophisticated design and good battery life, but this new genre is still in its early days. Read the review.

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Kindle for Android

Kindle for Android

With convenient features like Send to Kindle and Shelfari integration, Kindle for Android is a rock-solid e-reader app, especially for anyone already invested in the Amazon ecosystem. Read the review.

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Noontec Zoro HD headphones

Noontec Zoro HD headphones

While their build quality is nothing special, the Noontec Zoro HD headphones improve on the original Zoros, offering audiophile-grade sound in a $100 pair of headphones. Read the review.

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Robot Unicorn Attack 2

Robot Unicorn Attack 2

With its vibrant graphics, ironic sense of humor, and epic New Wave soundtrack, Robot Unicorn Attack 2 is a free game that you shouldn't miss. Read the review.

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Samsung PNF8500 series

Samsung PNF8500 series

Samsung's best-performing TV ever, the PNF8500 series, pushes the plasma picture quality envelope, especially in bright rooms. Read the review.

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8 of 15 Screenshot by Jaymar Cabebe/CNET

Yahoo for Android

Yahoo for Android

More than just a news app, Yahoo for Android stands out for its customization and search tools. Read the review.

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Dots for iPhone

Dots for iPhone

Dots for iPhone is worth picking up for its fast-paced gameplay and elegantly simple graphics, but it lacks complexity. Read the review.

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Toshiba Canvio Connect

Toshiba Canvio Connect

If you're eager to try out Pogoplug PC, the Toshiba Canvio Connect is a good buy, especially if your computer supports USB 3.0. Read the review.

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Grace Digital Ecoxgear Ecoxbt Bluetooth speaker

Grace Digital Ecoxgear Ecoxbt Bluetooth speaker

The Grace Digital Ecoxgear Ecoxbt's waterproof design and affordable price make it the go-to wireless speaker for pool parties, bathrooms, and other wet environments. Read the review.

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Fitbit One

Fitbit One

The Fitbit One is a feature-rich pedometer, though it's not as convenient as the wristband-style Jawbone Up and Fitbit’s own Flex. Read the review.

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Monoprice MHD Action Camera

Monoprice MHD Action Camera

The Monoprice MHD Action Camera is a very good value. You'll just have to be forgiving of its video quality. Read the review.

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14 of 15 Screenshot by Jason Parker/CNET

Crackle for iOS

Crackle for iOS

Crackle for iOS offers a good selection of free movies and TV shows, but you'll have to suffer through annoying ads and a lack of search tools. Read the review.

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Seagate Central

Seagate Central

The affordable Seagate Central delivers as a fast and easy-to-use network storage device for home backup and entertainment purposes. Read the review.

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