The 100 Best Products of 2008

Reader's Top Choices, by Category

Games

  • Halo 3

Gaming Consoles

  • Nintendo Wii

Gaming Accessories

  • Wii Remote

Broadband Services (Wired)

  • Verizon FiOS

Mobile Broadband Services

  • Verizon EvDO

VoIP Services

  • Skype

19-Inch LCD Monitors

  • Dell UltraSharp 1908WFP

23-Inch LCD Monitors

  • Apple Cinema Display

Wireless Routers

  • Linksys - WRT54G

Color Laser Printers

  • Xerox Phaser 6180MFP

Multifunction Printers

  • Canon ImageClass MF 5750

Inkjet Multifunction Printers

  • Canon Pixma MX700

Inkjet Photo Printers

  • Canon Pixma iP4500

Snapshot Printers

  • HP Photosmart A526

Scanners

  • Fujitsu ScanSnap s500

External Hard Drives

  • Apple Time Capsule

NAS Devices

  • Netgear ReadyNAS Duo

Desktop PCs

  • iMac

Laptop PCs

  • MacBook

Power Laptops

  • Alienware

Ultraportable Laptops

  • Lenovo X300

Motherboards

  • Asus

Processors

  • Penryn Quad-Core (w/SSE4)

Hard Drives

  • Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 SATA

Graphics Boards

  • Nvidia GeForce 8800 Ultra

Media Players

  • Apple iPod Touch

Headphones

  • Sony MDR7506 Professional

Cell Phones

  • iPhone

Smart Phones

  • Blackberry Curve 8300

Personal Navigation Devices

  • Garmin Nuvi 660

Digital SLRs

  • Canon Digital Rebel Xsi

Digital Cameras

  • Canon SD750

High-Definition Camcorders

  • Sony HDR-HC3

Viral Video Camcorders

  • Casio Exilim EX-S880

Advanced Digital Cameras

  • Canon EOS 40D

Audio Editing Software

  • Audacity

Antivirus Software

  • Kaspersky

Project Management Software

  • Microsoft Project

Image Editing Software

  • Photoshop CS3

E-Mail (PC-based)

  • Mozilla Thunderbird

Desktop Search Software

  • Google

Office Suites

  • OpenOffice.org

System Utilities

  • CCleaner

Virtualization Software

  • VMWare Fusion

Security Software

  • Kaspersky Internet Security 7.0

Operating Systems

  • Apple Mac OS 10.5 Leopard

Web Browsers

  • Mozilla Firefox 3

Video Editing Software

  • Final Cut Studio

Photo Sharing Software

  • Flickr

File Sharing Software

  • YouSendIt

Instant Messaging Software

  • Pidgin

Videoconferencing Software

  • Skype 3.6

News Readers

  • Firefox

E-Mail (Hosted)

  • Gmail

Office Suites (Hosted)

  • Google Docs & Spreadsheets

Mobile Mapping Software

  • Google Maps

Mobile Operating Systems

  • iPhone

Mobile Browsers

  • Safari

Mobile Social Networking Services

  • Twitter

Mobile TVs

  • Slingbox AV

GPS Applications

  • TomTom Plus traffic and data

Plasma TVs

  • Panasonic 1080p Plasmas TH Line

LCD TVs

  • Sony KDL-52XBR4

High-Definition Video Players

  • PlayStation 3

Media Servers

  • Windows XP Media Center 2005

Media Streamers

  • Apple TV Take 2

Media Center Extenders

  • PS3

Digital Video Recorders

  • Tivo HD Series 3

Universal Remotes

  • Logitech Harmony 1000 Touchscreen

Travel Sites

  • Kayak

Digital Music Sites

  • iTunes

Video Sites

  • YouTube

Security Sites

  • BitDefender Online Scanner

News Sites

  • Engadget

Community/Social Networking Sites

  • Wikipedia

Financial Sites

  • Yahoo Finance

Entertainment and Reference Sites

  • Wikipedia

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