Tech & Office
Pound for pound, the Alesis CompactKit 7 is clearly the best electronic drum kit available today. Its ability to shift effortlessly between practice sessions and recording and beat creation will delight drumming purists and electronic lab-dwellers alike. The kit is a remarkable fusion of powerful beat generation and compact portability, sure to satisfy even the most discerning instrumentalists.
After comparing headphones for sleeping in the categories of noise cancellation, sound quality, comfort, durability, price/value, and reviews, we arrived at the Bose QuietComfort 20 as the best headphones on the market for those looking to get some shut-eye. The tips are soft and comfortable and the active noise cancellation circuitry works like a charm without disturbing those around you.
We studied headrest DVD players on key metrics such as picture quality, sound quality, speed, shock resistance, price/performance ratio, reliability, and ease of headrest mounting. With its true HD video and Blu-ray/DVD playback, the Sony BDP-SX910 is our top pick.
The Seagate FireCuda makes use of Flash and SSHD technology to offer a faster experience than any other gaming HDD. You get more space and top-notch performance, regardless of the games you play. The five-year manufacturer’s warranty is the best in the industry and you will struggle to find a more reliable gaming HDD on the market.
The Sennheiser HD 598SR is our favorite pair of headphones under $200 because they are super comfortable and produce excellent sound quality. We also like the fact that they come with two detachable leads and a microphone. We wouldn’t mind paying nearly twice as much as for the Sony because the sound and comfort of the Sennheiser are truly exceptional.
After comparing budget fountain pens for quality, ease of use, cartridge features, design, durability, and weight, we would recommend the Pilot Metropolitan Collection Fountain Pen, the best-selling fountain pen on Amazon and row in behind all the rave reviews.
After comparing electric toothbrushes in the key metrics of general cleaning effectiveness, plaque removal around braces, brushing features, price-to-performance ratio, and user feedback, we can say with complete confidence that the best electric toothbrush for braces is the Braun Oral-B Genius Pro 8000. It even comes with a 60-day full-refund satisfaction guarantee.
The Nespresso Citiz Espresso Maker with Aeroccino Milk Frother has everything you could want from an espresso maker. A host of options, one-touch operation, and customizability are only the tip of the iceberg. It also looks the part and will produce a great cup of coffee every time thanks to its specially designed capsules.
Having in mind the number of features and customization options, the Yamaha P115 88-Key Weighted Action Digital Piano comes out as a clear winner. It has good build quality, with quality keys, and the sound it produces is excellent. Furthermore, you can customize sounds with the smartphone app, which is a big advantage of this digital piano.
After careful comparisons in the key metrics of image quality, speed, user friendliness, value and reviews, we confer on the Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II the coveted title of the best mirrorless camera under $500. Fully 86% of all reviews on Amazon are 5 and 4 star, the best in its class.