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Five Best Cookbooks For Beginners

Whether you’re an old hand in the kitchen or attempting a home-cooked meal for the very first time, a good cookbook can prove extremely valuable. In addition to teaching you the culinary basics, they will get you familiar with some great recipes that can be used again and again. Here are five tomes that should be in every amateur chef’s pantry.


Five Best Action Cameras

Whether you’re looking for a sturdy camera you can strap to yourself while you go biking or climbing, or one you can attach to your car to capture the craziness of the road or protect yourself from fraud, a good action camera is a must. Long battery life, durability, ease of use, accessible storage — this week we’re looking at five cameras that have it all, based on reader nominations.


Five Best BitTorrent Clients

BitTorrent is a great way to transfer and share large files, but it’s only as convenient and efficient as the application you use to seed and download them. This week, we’re looking at five of the best BitTorrent clients, based on your nominations.


Five Best Streaming Music Services

If you’re looking for some good music to listen to, you have loads of services to choose from, both free and paid. With Grooveshark now sadly departed, it’s time to take a fresh look at the world of streaming music, and see who comes out on top. This week, we’re looking at five of the best services, based on your nominations.


Five Best Small Form Factor PCs

If you’re looking for a computer that can fit anywhere and do almost anything, a small form-factor PC is your best bet. The best ones offer power and portability, make the right compromises, and still come in at a good price. This week we’re looking at five of the best, based on your nominations and suggestions.


Five Best Ebook Readers

If you like taking your books on the go, you’ve never had more options. The best ereaders are slim, have batteries that last for weeks, have multiple screen sizes and types to suit you, and come at different price points. Let’s look at five of the best, based on your nominations.


Five Best Outdoor Speakers

Listening to music in your back yard is easier than ever thanks to the proliferation of outdoor speakers, but which ones offer the best sound and the most features? This week, we’re looking at five of the best, based on reader nominations.


Five Best Drones

Drones (unmanned aerial vehicles or UAVs if you’re being formal) are becoming increasingly affordable. Whether you’re getting into drones because you want to take awesome video of your community, do some neighbourhood mapping, or just fly something cool looking through the skies, you have lots of great options. This week we’re looking at five of the best, based on your nominations.


Five Best Headsets With Attached Microphones

Whether you’re gaming, taking video calls, listening to music or doing all three, a good headset makes a huge difference. There are lots of choices on the market, and this week we’re looking at five of the best, based on reader nominations.


Five Best Price Tracking Tools

Figuring out the best time to buy something requires constant watching over ever-fluctuating online prices, and some knowledge of how prices have changed in the past. Luckily, you don’t have to figure it all out yourself — there are great tools to help you do it. This week we’re looking at five of the best.