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Top-rated reviews of the week (pictures)

This week our editors reviewed a five-star smart thermostat, a set of wired in-ear sports headphones for the athlete, and the best-sounding budget-price home theater speaker package you can buy.

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Nest Learning Thermostat

Nest Learning Thermostat

The second generation of the Nest Learning Thermostat puts this device even further ahead of the (nearly nonexistent) competition. Read the review.

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2 of 8 Sarah Tew/CNET

Pioneer SP-PK52FS

Pioneer SP-PK52FS

If you've got the space for it, the Pioneer SP-PK52FS is simply the best-sounding budget-price home theater speaker package you can buy. Read the review.

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3 of 8 Sara Tew/CNET

Monster iSport Immersion In-Ear Headphones

Monster iSport Immersion In-Ear Headphones

The Monster iSport Immersion In-Ear Headphones rank among the best wired in-ear sports headphone models out there in terms of fit and sound quality. Read the review.

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4 of 8 Screenshot by Jaymar Cabebe/CNET

My Tracks

My Tracks

Athletes may be able to find more features in other, training-specific apps, but My Tracks works well as a multipurpose GPS tracker. Read the review.

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5 of 8 Screenshot by Jaymar Cabebe/CNET

Field Trip

Field Trip

For now, Field Trip is probably best viewed as a fun and interesting novelty, not a local-search necessity. Read the review.

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6 of 8 Jaymar Cabebe/CNET

Google Play Books

Google Play Books

Google Play Books can handle all of your basic e-reading needs and then some. Just don't expect it to be capable of importing books from third-party sources. Read the review.

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7 of 8 Screenshot by Jason Parker/CNET

Granny Smith

Granny Smith

If you're looking for a fast-paced platformer with excellent physics-based gameplay, don't let the tame name fool you. Granny Smith is both challenging and a lot of fun. Read the review.

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8 of 8 Sarah Tew/CNET

Vizio E601i-A3

Vizio E601i-A3

The Vizio E1i-A3 series is the best value yet among big-screen LED TVs. Read the review.

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