CNET First Look (SD)
Summary: Get the first look at the hottest products from our expert CNET editors. They'll dive in deep and cover all of the hot features, as well as the flaws of the latest tech gadgets across every product category.
The Vizio XVT3D580CM is a unique widescreen television designed to appeal to videophiles but doesn't quite make it.
The Kodak EasyShare Z5010 is an easy-to-use 21x zoom camera that offers good snapshot quality and an excellent value.
With an agreeable $100 sticker price, the new Motorola Atrix HD offers fast dual-core power, a big and bright 4.5-inch screen, Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, plus 4G LTE in a very attractive package.
The ultrabook-like HP Envy Sleekbook 6 is the sharpest-looking $599 laptop you're likely to find, although you'll pay a performance premium.
They say you spend a third of your life sleeping. With Renew SleepClock, you'll not only get an audio dock, but you'll get the low-down stats on if you're getting a good night's rest as well.
The Lenovo IdeaTab S2109A seems like a good deal...that is, until you consider other tablets choices currently available.
For about $530 U.S., the Meizu MX 4-core serves up Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich plus quad-core computing, all with iPhone-like style.
As entry-level camcorders go, JVC's Everio GZ-EX250 is an OK option, especially if Wi-Fi functionality and a 40x zoom lens are at the top of want list.
The Google+ features announced at Google I/O are finally available for iOS, and perhaps even better, the app now has full iPad support.
The Sony STR-DN1030 is the only midrange AV receiver with built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, making it one of best receiver values this year.
The Acer Aspire S5 is an incredibly thin and light ultrabook that hides its ports, including Thunderbolt, behind a clever motorized door.
The Buffalo HD-PATU3 makes the most affordable and flexible Thunderbolt drive to date.
Although it hits plenty of high points, the Samsung UNES8000 LED TV cannot ultimately justify its high price.
The G-Connect is a concoction of many great ideas of which none is well executed.
Magellan's Switch series of GPS watches can help you track your lap time, pace, distance traveled, and even your heart rate while you run, bike, swim, or hike.