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Chromebook Pixel (2015)

Chromebook Pixel

The new Chromebook Pixel is the latest high end Google made laptop running the Chrome OS. It weighs 3.3 lbs, and has a 12.85" multi touch display with an aspect ratio of 3:2. The screen is 2560 x 1700, at 239 PPI.

Chromebook Pixel comes with either a 2.2 Ghz Intel Core i5 processor with 8GB of memory, or a 2.4 Ghz Intel Core i7 processor with 16GB of memory. It has either 32GB or 64GB of internal storage, but Google also includes 1TB of cloud storage free for three years.

HP Stream 11

HP Stream 11

The HP Stream 11 is an inexpensive laptop running a full version of Windows 8.1. It has an 11.6 inch, 1366x768 WLED screen, and runs on a 2.16 Ghz Intel Celeron N2840 processor. It includes 1 USB 3.0 port, 1 USB 2.0 port, an HDMI port, and a headphone/microphone combo input and output. It has an SD media card reader, and a front facing webcam for video calling.

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge

Samsung revealed the Galaxy S6 and the Galaxy S6 Edge this week at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The Galaxy S6 Edge features a new dual-edge display that curves on both edges of the phone. It's a 5.1" Quad HD Super AMOLED screen with a resolution of 2560x1440 and 577 pixels per inch.

The camera of the Galaxy S6 Edge is 16MP, takes Auto HDR pictures, and can capture 4K video. It's also faster to activate the camera, at just 0.7 seconds. The selfie camera on the front is 5MP and has a wider 120 degree angle.

WinBook TW700 Tablet

WinBook TW700

The WinBook TW700 is a very inexpensive 7" tablet that runs a full version of Windows 8.1. It has 16GB of internal storage, with the option to expand that to 64GB of storage with an SD card. It has 1GB of RAM, an Intel BayTrail 1.33 Ghz Quad-Core CPU, and a 7 inch 1280x800 IPS display.

The WinBook TW700's full size USB 2.0 port and a micro USB port. This makes it possible to plug in a keyboard and mouse, and turn it into a more traditional Windows machine. It also features a micro HDMI port so you can connect it to a TV or monitor.

Tynker

Tynker

Tynker is an iPad app that teaches you to program your own games by using visual code blocks and solving puzzles. It features themed graphics, 10 game-kits, customizable characters and more. This is especially a great tool for getting kids interested in programming, and makes it accessible for them to get started.

YouMail Visual Voicemail

YouMail

YouMail is a visual voicemail service that works on your iPhone, Android, and on the web. You can also get to your voicemails right from your email inbox. Then you can easily reply to them, forward a message to someone else, save it, or archive it.

YouMail takes call blocking to the next level. Instead of just preventing unwanted callers from getting through, you can choose from a variety of pre-recorded messages that they'll hear. For instance, if you're having issues with telemarketers, you could have it play a message saying your phone has been disconnected.

Kill A Watt Electricity Usage Monitor

Kill A Watt

The P3 P4400 Kill A Watt is an electricity usage monitor that works with any device that plugs into AC power. It has an LCD screen that shows the power consumption by kilowatt-hour, and also calculates electricity expenses by the day, week, month, or year. It displays volts, amps, and wattage within 0.2 percent accuracy.

This is particularly useful if you're trying to find something in the house that's consuming a large amount of power. The Kill-A-Watt plugs into an AC outlet, and has an outlet on the front that other things can be plugged into.

Syma X5 RC Explorer Quad Copter

Syma X5 RC Explorer Quad Copter

The Syma X5 4 Channel 2.4Ghz RC Explorer Quad Copter is a durable and inexpensive option for anyone who wants to get started with drones. Even if you plan on buying a more expensive drone for aerial photography, it's important to learn how to fly it first. The Syma X5 quad copter has the same basic feel as the more expensive drones, making it great for training. It also isn't nearly as likely to break if you crash it.

Parrot Bebop Drone

Parrot Bebop Drone

A big product category shown at CES 2015 was drones and quadcopters, and one of the most exciting of these was the new Parrot Bebop drone. This is the same company that made the popular AR Drone, which was first revealed in 2010. Like the other Parrot drones, Bebop creates its own Wi-Fi hotspot and is controlled with an app on your mobile device.

OnePlus One

OnePlus One

OnePlus One is our smartphone pick of 2014. This is an inexpensive "flagship killer" Android phone, but it's only available for those who can get an invite. You can get invites from friends, or you can request an invite at the OnePlus One website. Once you get an invite, the phone starts at $299 contract-free and unlocked.