December 19, 2011 by yogi2raj
After the eager anticipation of the new iPhone, iPhone 4S brought us voice activation Siri. iPhone 4S is the ultimate comeback kid. Despite showing up four months later than expected and in the wake of endless iPhone 5 rumors, the iPhone 4S continues to outsell any other phone in the U.S. We love this phone — the point-and-shoot-killing camera, and the iPhone 4S’ voice-activated digital assistant, Siri, is a breakout cultural phenomenon.
AMAZON KINDLE 2011:
We debated whether to include yet another Kindle in this coveted list of winners. But here’s the thing about the ad-supported $79 Kindle: Black-and-white though this entry-level e-reader may be, the Kindle wins by dint of its rock-bottom price and the fact that its subtle ads — mostly in the form of Amazon deals — are so targeted that they’re actually useful in and of themselves. Yep. There, we said it: We actually like these ads.
ROKU LT Box:
You’ve probably seen ads for the little, purple Roku LT box this holiday season. From looking at the Roku, you’d never guess that this tiny device — not much bigger than a stack of two iPhones — is one of CNET’s very favorite things. It costs a mere $49 and will change the way you watch TV (unless you’re one of the few who already own a streaming television). The Roku LT (and its more expensive brethren) stream Netfix.
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