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Top-rated reviews of the week (pictures)

A car of cars. Depending on where you live, this Mercedes costs more than a house. And our reviewers went careening around turns in a BMW that isn't exactly cheap. Meanwhile Google is trying again to be your go-to photos choice, and CNET found some more four-star products for your home and data. See this week's reviews with the top ratings here.

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1 of 7 Antuan Goodwin/CNET

Your chauffeur will appreciate the Mercedes-Maybach S600's semi-autonomous driving features

The 2016 Mercedes-Maybach S600 represents the apex of Mercedes-Benz opulence and technology for those who can afford its astronomical asking price.

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2 of 7 Antuan Goodwin/CNET

2015 BMW X5 M: Engineering triumphs over physics

The 2015 BMW X5 M seems to defy physics with its performance technology, letting it take turns at tremendous speed, but the sports focus of this SUV takes away some of its practicality.

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3 of 7 Screenshot by Sarah Mitroff/CNET

Google Photos combines hands-off photo organization and eye-catching editing tools

Free unlimited storage, automatic backup and fun editing effects make Google Photos one of our favorite tools for wrangling photos.

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4 of 7 Josh Miller/CNET

WD My Passport Ultra is a compact, capacious and stylish portable drive

The spring 2015 My Passport Ultra has everything you'd want in a portable storage drive, plus it comes in a choice of four attractive colors.

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5 of 7 Sarah Tew/CNET

Streaming games and spinning discs make the Sony BDP-S5500 a value Blu-ray player

If you're looking for a streaming box that not only does Blu-ray movies but also plays games, then the Sony BDP-S550 is an absolute bargain.

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6 of 7 Josh Miller/CNET

Extollo LANSocket 1500 Powerline Adapter Kit: The fastest way to extend your network

The Extollo delivers everything you'd want in a power line adapter, and its pass-through feature makes the somewhat awkward beefy body easily forgivable.

This review appears on the US edition of CNET only.

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7 of 7 Tyler Lizenby/CNET

Siri-enabled Lutron Caséta Wireless Lighting Starter Kit makes a lasting impression

As the first retail-ready HomeKit product, Lutron's kit is just the beginning of Siri-integrated smart home control, but it works so well that I can easily recommend it today for any iOS users interested in plug-in lighting and dimmer products.

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