The S22 QLC 2.5-inch SSD sidesteps 4-bit QLC NAND's normal slow sustained writing, and it costs less than 9 cents per gigabyte. That makes it a budget drive worth buying.
Though the methodology can be confusing at times, Iperius Backup is arguably the most versatile, comprehensive and compatible backup program available. It's also free if all you need is local plain file backup.
The Enhanced Audio Return channel delivers higher-quality movie soundtracks and music, too—and you won't need a new cable. What's not to like?
SK Hynix's Gold S31 2.5-inch SSD performs on a par with or better than just about any other drive on the market. A sterling effort from a longtime manufacturer.
Vizio's M-Series Quantum delivers outstanding color and decent HDR for not a whole lot of cash. But there's no motion compensation, native DLNA streaming, or Bluetooth output.
Though not as fast as some pricier competition, WD's My Passport external USB 3.2 hard drive is attractive, affordable, and available in 5TB capacity.
With dual 190-degree cameras, the Soliom G1 380° dash cam will cover more of the front and side action than other products, but poor video quality and obstructions make night and rear coverage problematic.
The NAD M10 streaming amplifier sounds great, is extremely versatile and offers Dirac so you can tune it to your acoustical space. But despite a large colorful touch display, setup and some other functions rely on a phone app or web browser.
Samsung's Q80R is a bargain in the land of top-tier TVs. It has a great picture, but saves you money by omitting unnecessary (albeit nifty) top-of-the-line design flourishes.
There's a lot to like about Sony's 950G 4K UHD TV: It has that Sony style, a new more lux remote, and good video processing. But the dated color palette and blacks can't match that of TVs costing significantly less.
The finger-sized Orico M.2 NVMe USB 3.1 10Gbps enclosure is the least expensive we've seen, and performs as well as anything else we've tested.
Polk's Legend L100 speakers deliver well-rounded sound with generally precise renderings.
The Samsung Q90R offers excellent color and puts out tons of peak brightness for dramatic HDR. New smart home features and image tweaks are a plus, but this top of the line 4K UHD model now plays second fiddle to the company's 8K UHD Q900.
Roku has announced the October availability of a soundbar that doubles as a streaming device, as well as a subwoofer that pairs with it and the company's existing wireless speakers.
This venerable backup program has gotten better with age. Backup4All supports a variety of destinations such as online storage and optical media, and is most importantly super-reliable.