The Best Surround Sound Speakers of 2016

by Brant David •

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The Andrew Jones-designed Pioneer SP-EBS73-LR bookshelf speakers are designed to look graceful and classy, and their “virtual surround sound” qualities of clarity and power seem unable to be matched by any other speakers in their price range.

The Best Waterproof Portable Charger

by Patrick Hyde •

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The best waterproof portable charger is the Unifun Waterproof External Battery. This charger has enough capacity to charge an iPhone 6 about 4 times. It has two USB ports to charge two devices simultaneously. One port has a higher amperage for charging tablets.

The Best Large LED Monitor of 2016

by Patrick Hyde •

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The Dell UltraSharp U3415W 34-Inch Curved LED-Lit Monitor is the best LED monitor of 2016. This behemoth of a monitor delivers very high resolution images in one of the world’s first 34 inch 21:9 curved monitors. It comes with a 3-year warranty.

The Thinnest Laptop of 2016

by Patrick Hyde •

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The Microsoft Surface Book is the thinnest laptop of 2016 that runs Windows 10. This powerful machine is just half an inch wide and has a 13.5-inch screen. The MacBook Pro is the thinnest Apple laptop. It is just as thin as the Surface Book, measuring .51″ at its thickest point.