The Cacagoo CA03 is a bargain, offering impressive day video, good looks, and a nice out-of-box experience. But there's no GPS, and night video lacks detail.
The Bluesound Pulse Mini sounds great, will mesh with other Bluesound speakers, and plays music from a wide variety of sources. But its out-of-box experience and controls leave something to be desired.
The Cobra Drive HD Dash 2316D dual-camera dash cam is affordable and great during daylight hours, but night video isn't keeping up with the times.
Sony's G-Series SSDs offer good performance, a huge write rating, and an amazingly long warranty. But they also cost two to three times what a budget SATA SSD will.
The Q7FN doesn't offer quite the brightness or HDR impact that Samsung's higher-end QLEDs deliver, but its picture is still marvelous and the "disappearing" design is arguably the best in the business.
Though really designed for IT, the free version of CloudBerry Backup is super handy for backing up to, or syncing between online services. It does local backup as well, although the means may not be immediately obvious.
Network-attached storage has a place in the home, and this box covers all the basics in style, but it's missing a few features consumers will find essential.
Toshiba's RC100 PCIe 3.0 x2 NVMe SSD is small, thin, light, energy-efficient, and a nice upgrade for your laptop or other portable device.
For $90, the Z-Edge Z4 dash cam offers great basics, HDR, and a wide-aspect captures. It's also easy to use. The only thing missing is GPS.
MultCloud syncs data among multiple online services or even your local NAS box, for the low, low price of free.
Kingston's A1000 was considered a budget drive before faster drives showed up—for about the same price.
Windows is plagued by backup software that's difficult to understand and use. Where is the elegant three-step solution that's been offered by Apple for over a decade now?
The Sandisk Extreme Pro is targeted at creative types and power users with lots of big files to store. It offers top-tier performance for only a little more than an entry-level drive.
There's no faster NVMe SSD available to the mass market than Samsung's 970 Pro, but its extra 10 percent of performance costs quite a bit.