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.
Google Play and 100 GB of cloud storage comes to Chrome OS, following an overhaul earlier this year that gave the browser-based operating system a Desktop look. Here's a taste of the latest Chrome OS update.
The new Chromebook from Samsung and Google integrates Google Play and offers much lighter hardware, but it's that low $250 price tag that will have you clapping.
The Jabra Solemate has a few small shortcomings, but overall it's a very solid compact Bluetooth speaker with a unique design.
It looks like it escaped from a mutant NES, but the 8-bitty works with a variety of old-school games on the iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, and even Android a little bit. This isn't the true game controller of our dreams, but it has its charms.
Though both the AT&T and Sprint LG Optimus Gs have quad-core processors and a 4.7-inch screen, only the latter is equipped with a hefty 13-megapixel camera.
It's not the prettiest laptop out there, but the Digital Storm x17 is ahead of the competition at providing maximum power at a minimum (but still significant) price.
The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90 is a decent choice for those wanting a compact 16x zoom lens at a reasonable price.
The new second-generation revision to the Razer Blade has the same 0.88-inch-thin, 6.6-pound design; crisp, matte 17.3-inch 1,920x1,080-pixel display; and experimental touch-screen Switchblade UI touch pad, but a vastly different set of specs under the hood, as well as a lower price.
Motorola's Droid Razr lacks the long-lasting battery of the Razr Maxx HD, but its sharp design and strong features more than hold their own.
Apple's iPod Shuffle is still a great choice for music fans who want an inexpensive, nearly-invisible MP3 player that can go with them anywhere.
The LG Optimus G from AT&T has an 8-megapixel camera, a zippy quad-core CPU, and a gorgeous 4.7-inch display.
If you like the idea of having a touch screen on your Windows 8 laptop, the Sony Vaio T13 Touch isn't a bad way to go.
While there are certainly things to like about the Sony Vaio Duo 11, the design gets in the way of enjoying it.
Sony may have the interesting Windows 8 launch PC in its battery-equipped, 20-inch Vaio Tap 20 all-in-one desktop.
The TCL L40FHDP60 is a cut above most budget TVs with performance which belies its bargain bin price