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Five Best 4K Computer Monitors

Whether you’re building a super-high end gaming PC or you just enjoy the extra screen real estate that a 4K display offers, you have tons of options on the market that are big or small, affordable or top of the line. Here are five of the best.


Five Best Smarter Light Bulbs

You might think light bulbs are a commodity, and to many, they are. Still, they’re not all alike. Some have smart home features, some are super efficient, some change colour and some even have Wi-Fi! This week we’re looking at five of the best light bulbs to save you money around the house, or customise the lighting to your mood, based on your nominations.


Five Best Cheap Travel Booking Sites

Getting away for a little holiday shouldn’t have to be expensive. There are lots of great sites to help you plan your next trip, whether it’s for business or pleasure, and compare flights, hotels and train or bus tickets, all without breaking the bank. Here are five of the best.


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.