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Apple iPad
Apple iPad

The camera is better than the regular iPad, with 12 megapixels, digital zoom up to 5x, and panorama up to 63 megapixels. 4K video recording is possible with this tablet as well. The FaceTime HD camera is capable of 7-megapixel photos. It has four audio speakers, dual microphones, and you can use it to make FaceTime calls even if you do not choose the cellular option.

Buy Now! $722 on Amazon!
Our Favorite!
Apple iPad
Apple iPad

Access any of your files easily through the File app, whether they are located in iCloud or Dropbox. It has 8MP and FaceTime HD cameras. For security, the iPad has a Touch ID fingerprint sensor. Drag and Drop to move photos and more from one app to another. Multitasking lets you use two apps at once in a split view.  Use Siri just as you would with your iPhone: to ask questions, get a weather report, set an alarm, send messages, set reminders, and more.

Buy Now! $294 on Amazon!
Also Great!
Amazon Fire HD 8 Kids Edition
Amazon Fire HD 8 Kids Edition

The web browser excludes age-inappropriate content using Common Sense Media's expertise. Parents can also add any websites they want. You can set educational goals for your child to meet which results in blocked entertainment content until your kid meets his or her goals. It features 32 GB of storage that is expandable up to 256 GB.

Buy Now! $89 on Amazon!
For Kids
Lenovo Tab 4
Lenovo Tab 4

Up to 7 users can have their own account on the tablet, so it's great for families. There's even an option Kids' package that you can add on, which includes a shock-resistant bumper, a screen filter, and the ability to block age-inappropriate content and set time limits for usage. The Lenovo Tab 4 is available in slate black and polar white.

Buy Now! $129 on Amazon!
Budget Pick
Nikon D3400
Nikon D3400

This camera has 24.2 megapixel image quality, 1080/60p video quality and an ISO range from 100-25600. There is also snap-bridge Bluetooth connectivity (a new addition) meaning that you can transfer and share images on up to 5 devices all for under $500.

Buy now! $496.95 on Amazon!
Our Top Pick
Panasonic LX10
Panasonic LX10

Users can also enjoy high quality 4K videos and what's more, there is a feature that allows you to pull 4K frames at full HD resolution. It also comes fully equipped with USB mobile charging.

Buy now! $547.99 on Amazon!
Best Point+Shoot
Nikon W300
Nikon W300

The Nikon W300 comes armed with extra capabilities such as high-resolution photos, a 6- megapixel sensor, 24-120mm equivalent lens, 4K videos and more.  There are also a variety of extra features such as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS and eCompass.

Buy now! $336.95 on Amazon!
All-Weather Fave!
Nikon D3300
Nikon D3300

The camera also has 5 frames per second continuous shooting and a 3x optical zoom. The Nikon D3300 is easy to use, takes high quality images and has excellent battery life.

Buy now! $396.95 on Amazon!
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Cannon Powershot G9x
Cannon Powershot G9x

There is a built-in pop up flash, a 3.0-inch touch panel and a tilt screen making the Panasonic LX10 the best point and shoot in the market for less than $500.

Buy now! $379.00 on Amazon!
Budget-Friendly!
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

The Galaxy Tab S3 comes with the super responsive S Pen stylus. The S Pen feels like a regular pen in your hand, and it never requires charging. Use it to draw, paint, write notes, even magnify and translate. There is a fingerprint sensor on this tablet for extra security. You can use the split screen feature to keep your eye on two apps at once.

Buy Now! $547 on Amazon!
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Asus ZenPad 3S10
Asus ZenPad 3S10

This tablet runs on the Android Marshamellow operating system. A fingerprint sensor provides extra security, and can recognize up to five fingers. Battery life is approximately 10 hours. This tablet works well with most games. It is available in silver and gray.

Buy Now! $289 on Amazon!
Android Pick
Breville Quick Touch
Breville Quick Touch

There is an LCD screen that displays your setting selections. There is a "bit more" button for when you add a little more time at the end of the cooking cycle. You can choose between smart cook frozen vegetables, soft vegetables, potatoes, popcorn, hard vegetables, meat, fish, rice, oatmeal, soup, and more. There are also smart reheat and smart defrost features. There are even "melt chocolate" and "soften butter" settings.

Buy Now! $249 on Amazon!
Love This!
Panasonic NN-SN651B
Panasonic NN-SN651B

With the sensor cook and reheat feature, power levels are automatically set and cooking, defrost, and reheat times adjusted based on the sensor's detection of moisture in the microwave. A keep warm feature can keep your food warm for up to 30 minutes after cooking.

Buy Now! $139 on Amazon!
Also Good!
GE JES1145SHSS 1.1 Cubic Foot Microwave
GE JES1145SHSS 1.1 Cubic Foot Microwave

This microwave features ten different power levels. You can press one of the Express Cook pads for 1-6 minutes of cooking at the highest power level. For the potato feature, press the potato pad repeatedly until the correct number of potatoes are shown on the display.

Buy Now! $106 on Amazon!
Runner Up!
microwave ovens over range, over the range microwave ovens
microwave ovens over range, over the range microwave ovens

This microwave's reheat option has six settings, including casserole, dinner plate, and soup/sauce.  The cook option has settings for frozen lasagna, casseroles, rice, and 10 other categories. For kids meal, you can choose mac and cheese, hot dog, or chicken nuggets. It has three defrost capabilities: auto, time, and rapid defrost.

Buy Now! $299 on Amazon!
Runner Up!
Samsung ME21F707MJT
Samsung ME21F707MJT

This microwave has Kids Meal buttons that allow you to choose between chicken nuggets, French fries, frozen sandwiches, and hot dogs. The soften/melt option can be set to melt butter, melt chocolate, soften butter, or soften cream cheese. The sensor cooking will adjust the cook time based on detected moisture in the microwave.

Buy Now! $535 on Amazon!
Our PIck!
Cuisinart CMW-200
Cuisinart CMW-200

This microwave has a grill feature and comes with a grill rack, offering users more cooking functions than the traditional microwave does. It has nine preset heating options to choose from including popcorn, potato, beverage, reheat, fresh vegetable, frozen vegetable, and (under the convection option) roast chicken, cake, and pizza. 

Buy Now! $175 on Amazon!
Best for Counters!
Nespresso CitiZ & Milk
Nespresso CitiZ & Milk

Each machine comes with a welcome set of 16 Nespresso capsules to get you started. The Nespresso capsules are made of recyclable aluminum. You can order more capsules online, in stores, on the mobile app, or by phone. The Nespresso CitiZ & Milk is available in black, red, silver, and white.

Buy Now! $234 on Amazon!
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De'Longhi EC155 15 Bar Pump Espresso and Cappuccino Maker
De'Longhi EC155 15 Bar Pump Espresso and Cappuccino Maker

This machine includes a cup warmer to prepare your cup for the espresso shots. This is a great starter machine for someone who doesn't want to invest in something more expensive. The ground coffee and pod capability is convenient.

Buy Now! $69 on Amazon!
Low Price Pick!
Gaggia Classic Semi-Automatic Espresso Maker
Gaggia Classic Semi-Automatic Espresso Maker

This classic machine that has been popular for years produces good quality espresso. It works best with the traditional small espresso cups you can imagine being used in cafes throughout Italy.

Buy Now! $369 on Amazon!
Also Great!
Breville BES920XL Dual Boiler Espresso Machine
Breville BES920XL Dual Boiler Espresso Machine

This machine comes with a 58mm razor dosing tool, 58mm stainless steel portafilter, 1 cup and 2 cup single and dual wall filter baskets, integrated tamper, 16-ounce stainless steel milk jug, cleaning kit, water hardness test strip, water filter holder and water filter. This machine is available in Stainless Steel, Cranberry Red, and Black Sesame.

Buy Now! $1099 on Amazon!
Great Quality!
Mr. Coffee ECM1000 Café Espresso/Cappuccino System
Mr. Coffee ECM1000 Café Espresso/Cappuccino System

This espresso maker comes with a measuring scoop/tamper and filter for single and double espresso. You can choose to purchase this machine in Stainless Steel or Red. A recipe book is included. This is a good machine for someone new to espresso makers and who may be intimidated by traditional machines.

Buy Now! $161 on Amazon!
Beginner-Friendly!
Breville BES840XL Infuser Espresso Machine
Breville BES840XL Infuser Espresso Machine

Turn on the machine, and once it heats the water to the optimal temperature, you can press the shot option that you want. This espresso machine comes with single and dual wall filter baskets, coffee scoop, stainless steel jug, cleaning disc and tablet, cleaning tool, and water filter with holder. It is available in Black Sesame, Stainless Steel, and Cranberry Red.

Buy Now! $399 on Amazon!
Our Fave!
Cuisinart, cuisinart pressure cooker, the cuisinart
Cuisinart, cuisinart pressure cooker, the cuisinart

At under $100, it's hard to beat the price for a decent, simple electric pressure cooker. This one was easy to figure out and operate.  Meat came out tender and perfectly cooked. The are 3 pressure release options with this cooker. You can purchase either a 3- or 4-year protection plan from Amazon for under $10.

Buy Now! $79 on Amazon!
Budget Pick!
Fagor Lux Multi-Cooker, 8 Quart
Fagor Lux Multi-Cooker, 8 Quart

This pressure cooker has four cooking programs: pressure cooking, slow cooking, rice cooking, and yogurt making. For rice cooking, you can specify white rice, brown rice, or risotto. You can use it to brown and sauté, simmer, steam, and keep warm.

Buy Now! $169 on Amazon!
Also Nice!
Breville The Fast Slow Pro Pressure Cooker
Breville The Fast Slow Pro Pressure Cooker

This cooker features an LCD screen as well as several knobs and buttons, and is generally intuitive to work.  You can also adjust for altitude. It also comes with a steamer basket and recipe book with 41 recipes. There is a warming function so you can keep your food warm for up to four hours (the default is two hours, but you can adjust it).

Buy Now! $239 on Amazon!
Also Great!
Instant Pot Mini 3 Quart DUO 7-in-1
Instant Pot Mini 3 Quart DUO 7-in-1

You can adjust the settings even after cooking has already started with this cooker. You also can delay cook start time by up to 24 hours. Download a beautiful recipe booklet from the site featuring dishes such as Ginger and Butternut Squash Soup, Lemony English Peas and Asparagus, Moroccan Lamb Tajine, and Chocolate, Orange, and Olive Oil Mini Lava Cake!

Buy Now! $79 on Amazon!
Runner Up
Instant Pot Ultra 6 Quart
Instant Pot Ultra 6 Quart

This electric pressure cooker features 16 smart programs: soup/broth, meat/stew, bean/chili, cake, egg, slow cook, sauté/searing, rice, multigrain, porridge, steam, sterilize, yogurt, warm, pressure cook, and ultra. The ultra option lets you adjust the parameters yourself. Some may actually find all of these options overwhelming, but we liked the versatility. Dishes can be cooked up to 70% faster than traditional cooking methods.

Buy Now! $149 on Amazon!
Our Favorite!
Samsung SEW-3043W BrightView Baby Monitoring System
Samsung SEW-3043W BrightView Baby Monitoring System

This monitor can support up to 4 cameras, and the color display is 1280 by 1024 pixels. It comes with 4 pre-programmed lullabies and two-way talk so you can comfort your baby from anywhere in the house. There is also a soft, calming nightlight feature.

Buy Now! $179 on Amazon!
Also Good!
IBaby Monitor M6T
IBaby Monitor M6T

You can connect this monitor to your iTunes library or add MP3 music to play for the baby. You can connect the monitor to the free IBaby app (available for iOS and Android) or PC software, so you can control it and monitor your baby right from your smartphone or computer. Testers loved how quick and easy it was to set up.

Buy Now! $109 on Amazon!
Budget Choice
Arlo Baby 
Arlo Baby 

All recordings from this monitor are encrypted for your security. The 2-way talk feature lets you talk to your baby from your smartphone. The Arlo Baby Monitor has night vision so you'll be able to clearly see your baby's movements and activity.  Testers found the video quality good, both in day and at night. You can adjust a multi-colored night light from your phone as well.

Buy Now! $225 on Amazon!
Cutest Choice
Infant Optics DXR-8
Infant Optics DXR-8

You can swap out the lenses, using a close-up lens for an infant who is not very mobile, and then panoramic lens for an active toddler. An intercom style button allows you to talk to your baby from another room. It is expandable up to four cameras. This monitor comes with a 1-year warranty, and you have the option to add additional 2-year or 3-year protection plans when buying on Amazon.

Buy Now! $165 on Amazon!
Another Favorite
Nanit Smart Baby Monitor
Nanit Smart Baby Monitor

We like that even though this baby monitor connects via Wi-Fi, it will continue to monitor even if your internet goes down. Instead of sending video to the cloud in this case, it would send it directly to your phone, so you can feel comfortable knowing that your baby monitor is reliable. It comes with a 30 Day Happiness Guarantee, so if you aren't in love with this product, you can return it for a full refund.

Buy Now! $279 on Amazon!
Our Favorite
LG V30
LG V30

The V30 comes with 64 GB memory capacity whereas the V30+ has 128 GB capacity. Both versions come with 4 GB RAM. MicroSD support is also available. It offers 50 percent charge within 30 minutes, and is compatible for wireless charging. It is available in aurora black or cloud silver. This phone operates on Android 7.1.2 Nougat. 

Buy Now! $669 on Amazon!
Great Sound!
OnePlus 5T
OnePlus 5T

The One Plus IT runs on Android's 7.1.1 Nougat and is available in black or sandstone white. You can choose 6 or 8 GB RAM, and 64 or 128 GB storage. We found it charged more than 50% in just half an hour.

Buy Now! $696 on Amazon!
Another Good Pick
iPhone X
iPhone X

We thought the Animoji feature was fun, where the TruDepth camera analyzes your face and facial movements to transform you into an Animoji to deliver messages in your voice. The battery life offers talk time up to 21 hours or internet use up to 12 hours, and can charge up to 50% in 30 minutes. Wireless charging is also available. You can choose 64 or 256 GB storage capacity, and the phone is available either in either a space gray or silver finish.

Buy Now! $1140 on Amazon!
Our iPhone Pick
Samsung Galaxy Note8
Samsung Galaxy Note8

The phone runs on Android 7.1.1 Nougat. This phone is available in midnight black, deepsea blue, orchid gray, and maple gold. This phone offers a 12-megapixel rear camera and 8-megapixel front camera, and can take 4K videos. It has 6 GB RAM and you can choose between 64, 128, or 256 GB storage. This phone's storage capacity is expandable up to 256 GB with a microSD card.

Buy Now! $946 on Amazon!
Great Android!
Google Pixel 2
Google Pixel 2

The phone runs on Android 8.1 Oreo, which is the newest version of the Android operating system. We love how fast the phone is!  It promises Android security updates for at least 3 years. Google Play Protect and a built-in security chip further help to protect your phone and data. The phone is available in three colors: just black, clearly white, and kinda blue. It comes with a 2-year warranty.

Buy Now! $704 on Amazon!
Great Pick
Amazon Echo Dot
Amazon Echo Dot

The Echo Dot comes with a 90-day limited warranty, and you can purchase an extended warranty for one, two, or three years. You can also get covers to customize your speaker to suit your style. Get all of the benefits of Alexa at a budget-friendly price!

Buy Now! $40 on Amazon!
Budget Choice
Amazon Echo Show
Amazon Echo Show

The Amazon Echo Show offers the best screen for making video calls, watching news clips, reading song lyrics, and more! It comes in black or white. A one year warranty is included with the option to extend for additional years of coverage.

Buy Now! $230 on Amazon!
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