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Best action camcorders

GoPro Hero5 Black Cnet rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 The good: The Hero5 Black is a true flagship camera with all the shooting [Read entire story]

Best action camcorders

GoPro Hero5 Black Cnet rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 The good: The Hero5 Black is a true flagship camera with all the shooting [Read entire story]

Back-to-school dorm essentials

Echo products still can’t offer audio that syncs across multiple devices in multiple rooms. The new and improved Dot takes Amazon’s best-in-class smart home speaker and wraps it in an ultra-affordable [Read entire story]

These are the best Wi-Fi speakers

Cnet rating: 5.0 stars out of 5 Echo products still can’t offer audio that syncs across multiple devices in multiple rooms. The bottom line: The new and improved Dot takes Amazon’s best-in-class smart home speaker [Read entire story]

Thinnest (and lightest) large tablets

iPad Pro (10.5-inch) Cnet rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 The good: Excellent display, upgraded storage options, faster processor, [Read entire story]

These phones can make (and take) a splash

Samsung Galaxy S8 Cnet rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 The best-looking phone around crushes it in performance, battery life, water-resistance and wireless charging. An external storage slot lets you keep more photos, [Read entire story]

These doorbells show their smarts

SkyBell Video Doorbell Cnet rating: 4.0 stars out of 5 SkyBell’s latest Wi-Fi doorbell has a 1080p high-definition resolution, on-demand clip recording and free video storage, as well as an IFTTT channel and [Read entire story]

Best home security cameras

Cnet rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 From setup to shutdown, the Piper NV all-in-one security device was an absolute delight. The bottom line: For easy, seamless to-it-yourself home security and automation integration, [Read entire story]

Top tablets with keyboards

The Pixel C has a slim, compact aluminum build that feels sturdy. The tablet runs the latest version of Android, and its performance is lightning fast. The screen is sharp, bright and colorful, and gaming graphics look [Read entire story]

Phones with the best battery life

Cnet rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 The OnePlus 3T’s battery lasts way longer, takes sharper selfies and has a 128-GB storage option. The bottom line: Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus Cnet rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 The S8 Plus [Read entire story]

Father’s Day tech gifts for $100 or less

Echo products still can’t offer audio that syncs across multiple devices in different rooms. The new and improved Dot takes Amazon’s best-in-class smart home speaker and wraps it in an ultra-affordable package. The [Read entire story]

Best home video and TV gifts for Father’s Day

The Roku Streaming Stick is one of the least expensive devices to stream video from Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, HBO, Sling TV and other services. Roku’s system offers more apps, better search and more customization than [Read entire story]

The best tablets money can buy

The Surface Pro 4 fits a larger screen with a higher resolution into a slightly slimmer body than last year’s model. The pen and keyboard cover are also improved, and this is one of the first mobile systems that [Read entire story]

Best audio gifts for young graduates

Google’s budget audio dongle pipes music to any stereo from the most popular streaming apps on your phone. It’s simple and works well, with direct compatibility for most major music services, and even more are [Read entire story]

Best headphones for grads

Cnet rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 The QuietComfort 35 combines top-of-the-line active-noise canceling with wireless Bluetooth operation in an extra-comfortable, fold-up design. The sound is excellent for Bluetooth, and [Read entire story]

Smart gadgets to make you Mom’s favorite

Roost Water Leak and Freeze Detector Cnet rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 The Roost Smart Water Leak and Freeze Detector boasts killer design, reliable performance and a reasonable price. The bottom line: The Roost is one [Read entire story]

Our favorite smart thermostats

Nest Learning Thermostat The next-gen Nest Learning Thermostat has a larger display, a better resolution and a new far-field sensor for viewing time and temperature information from a distance. Nest is behind in the [Read entire story]

Four cheap phones we love

Cnet rating: 4 stars out of 5 The latest ZenFone 3 packs a premium design and materials into a brilliant, affordable phone. The bottom line: The ZenFone 3’s beautiful looks, premium construction and satisfying [Read entire story]

These laptops rank on top

The inventive Touch Bar streamlines work and saves clicks, and Apple has improved almost every part of the thinner, lighter MacBook Pro, including a larger touch-pad, faster components and a flatter keyboard. The [Read entire story]

Best sound bars under $300

Cnet rating: 4 stars out of 5 The Yamaha offers a wide-open sound that is great for movies and surprisingly good with music. The connectivity is up there with some of the best sound bars, regardless of price. The [Read entire story]