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Top-rated reviews of the week (pictures)

This week our editors were busy reviewing a budget laptop from Dell that can compete with more-expensive systems; Wipeout, a fun game based on the popular TV show; and the 2013 Ford Mustang GT.

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2013 Ford Mustang GT

2013 Ford Mustang GT

The 2013 Ford Mustang GT looks very cool and churns out tons of power, yet its reasonable fuel economy, easy driving manners, and useful cabin tech make it a fun daily driver. Read the review.

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Parallels Desktop 8

Parallels Desktop 8

Any Mac user who needs to use Windows or Linux software or needs to test software in different environments will appreciate Parallels Desktop 8's seamless integration, with plenty of little features that make the switching experience as smooth as possible. Read the review.

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PhotoToaster

PhotoToaster

There are tons of image editors in the App Store, but PhotoToaster is easy to recommend, with a slick and simple interface, helpful menus to get you started, and extremely impressive results. Read the review.

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HP Pavilion m6

HP Pavilion m6

This near-ultrabook packs in processing and graphics power, along with an optical drive, at a reasonable price. The only real knock against the HP Pavilion m6 is that some of HP's higher-end systems hardly cost more. Read the review.

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Wipeout

Wipeout

If you like the popular TV show or just want a platformer that's different from the rest, grab Wipeout for a fun diversion that challenges you, looks great, and makes you laugh while you play. Read the review.

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Monster Digital Daytona

Monster Digital Daytona

The Monster Digital Daytona will give you a typical solid-state drive experience in terms of both performance and cost. Read the review.

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Quora for Android

Quora for Android

While Quora for Android has its share of minor issues, it's still an impressive app that offers most of the functionality you need to engage with the Quora community while on the go. Read the review.

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LG Motion 4G

LG Motion 4G

MetroPCS' LG Motion 4G is worth it for price-conscious customers who want a contract-free 4G LTE-enabled device, Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, and a swift processor. Read the review.

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Write: Tablet Notepad/Journal

Write: Tablet Notepad/Journal

If you're looking for power features, Write: Tablet Notepad/Journal doesn't have them. Otherwise, it's a perfect app for tablet owners who want to get focused on their writing. Read the review.

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Scout by Telenav

Scout by Telenav

Scout by Telenav offers enough features and good performance to make it a more than worthwhile competitor to the truly free apps available, and the in-app purchase price is very reasonable. Read the review.

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Dell Inspiron 13z

Dell Inspiron 13z

With the same CPU as you find in ultrabooks that cost a lot more, the Dell Inspiron 13z is a budget laptop that holds its head up high. Read the review.

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