As is the tendency at year's end, this week Crave has seen several "best of" lists, including the 10 best cell phones of the year. Not to be single-minded, we also put out the 10 worst cell phones of the year. But it's not just phones, we listed the 20 most notable tech products of the year, period.
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What so special about it? Well, it's actually a review sample that Editor David Katzmaier calibrated for his review of the product (bottom line: the Vizio VO320E offers decent picture quality for a rock-bottom price). So while it's slightly used, you do get a TV that's been tweaked by our video guru, which is definitely a nice bonus. (I'm still waiting for Mr. Katzmaier … Read more
Powerline network adapters, which let you create an ultrafast entertainment network through your home's existing electrical wiring, may not seem sexy to everyone, but we sure like them here at CNET because that's just the sort of people we are. Up for grabs today: Belkin's Gigabit Powerline HD Starter Kit, which is about as good as it gets when it comes to powerline adapters.
Here's what Belkin has to say about today's prize: "Because of its high Gigabit speeds and consistent connection, Gigabit Powerline reduces online gaming latency and provides large bandwidth, making it … Read more
Josh Goldman, CNET's point-and-shoot professor, says in his review that, "[a]ll things considered, the SD940 IS is one of the best ultracompacts available." (Read the full review).
In case you don't know what Newegg.com is, it made its name selling computer gear and accessories at really low prices. But now it sells not only computer stuff but tons of electronics, so you're looking … Read more
For today's giveaway, we have a grab bag of Energizer accessories. The prize pack includes a rugged flashlight; lightweight lithium batteries; rechargeable batteries; and the versatile Energi To Go XP4000 and AP1500 to double the charge of your iPhone. The total retail value of the prize pack is about $327.
Here are the details on each product, straight from Energizer:
Energizer Energi To Go XP4000 ($84.99): A rechargeable power pack for cell and Smart Phones, iPod and MP3 players, gaming devices, Bluetooth, digital cameras, and camcorders. It includes nine cell phone and camera tips with more tips available … Read more
I've personally had my eye on this one because it has Nvidia's Ion graphics, which give you HD video and basic gaming capabilities. And laptop guru Dan Ackerman says in his four-star review, "HP's Mini 311 adds a larger, high-definition display and advanced graphics to a basic Netbook, while keeping the price very appealing." (Read the full review). … Read more
For today's giveaway, we have the Netgear WNDR3700 wireless router. You may already have a router, the but the WNDR3700 offers a few state-of-the-art niceties, including simultaneous dual-band 802.11n operation (on both the 2.4GHz and 5GHz bands), gigabit Ethernet and guest networking, and support for add-on USB storage. CNET networking guru Dong Ngo awarded the Netgear WNDR3700 3.5 stars when he reviewed it earlier this year, and CNET users are also positively inclined toward this model.
So, how do you try to win this Netgear WNDR3700? Let me enumerate the basic rules. Please read them carefully; … Read more
Thanks to Best Buy and Shopper.com for putting together today's enticing prize, an Insignia NS-WBRDVD Blu-ray player that features Wi-Fi connectivity along with Netflix-streaming capabilities (yes, this is a BD-live ready player).
Normally, the Insignia NS-WBRDVD would cost you about $179, but you have the chance to get it gratis.
So, how do you try to win this Insignia Blu-ray player? Let … Read more