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 $479.99 Sony Xperia P is even more fashionable than the Xperia S, is more comfortable to hold and operate, and connects to Sony's big entertainment library.
Hold on to your hats, Windows fans: there's a new operating system in town. Windows 8 lives way out on the frontier of touch screens and apps, and it hasn't forgotten how to interact with legacy software. But there's some trickiness to figuring out how it all fits together. We show you what's what in this First Look at Microsoft's future-forward Windows 8.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 supports Stylus touch, a quad-core processor, and expandable memory, but should you care?
If you're restricted to an $80 budget but don't want to sacrifice performance to save cash, the Canon Pixma MG3220 is a worthwhile investment.
Dell's Inspiron 17R SE packs reasonably high-end parts into a budget-feeling chassis, saving a few hundred dollars or more over similarly configured laptops.
Harman's $199.95 on-ear headphones combine good looks and excellent performance to create an enticing package.
HP's $679 14-inch laptop is an awfully good value for a slim and somewhat stylish laptop, but be forewarned that that includes an older Intel Core i3 processor.
Despite some issues, Parrot can make a case for its Ziks being the Porsche of Bluetooth headphones.
The LaCie RuggedKey drives easily trumps a beer opener on a key ring
The ThinkPad Tablet 2 runs a full Windows 8 Professional OS, but does so on a next-gen Intel Atom processor.
The D-Link DIR-865L cloud router makes a decent investment for its price.
The LG 32CS460 is a budget TV which offers some usability tweaks but even for the money its picture is not very good.
A speedy little camera with a long lens, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ7 performs beyond its tiny price tag.
The IdeaCentre A720 has some enticing touch capabilities and design elements, but not enough meat in its apps or its core features to justify its cost.
Canon's Pixma MG2220 earns a recommendation for its expansive software offering and excellent photo image quality.