What an incredible year 2009 was for gadgets and technology. Here’s a countdown of our favorite posts from the year past:
We listed this as one of our favorite travel posts too. After months of comparison testing we picked the best camera for nine different types of travel photographers.
A remote town in Africa, an automobile manufacturing plant and the Smith family next door are among the entities that may soon be able to join the United States, Japan and France on the list of those who have a nuclear power plant.
The Ooma internet telephone system promises to forever put an end to your telephone bills. Does it? Find the answer in our 2009 review. And look out for our 2010 review of Ooma’s new Telo.
Our comparison of the internet telephony services offered by MagicJack, Skype and Vonage was our most popular tech posts in 2009. For those who decided Skype was best for them we offered our review of Skype phones.
We started the year with the Sennheiser PXC 450 as our preferred noise canceling headphones. We ended it partial to the Bose QuietComfort 15. Read why in this post.
Each of these three Nikon SLR cameras are excellent. But which (if any) is best for your circumstances? We compared the options. Plus, in a separate post, reviewed the best Nikon lenses.
Hydrogen and hybrid cars have received a lot of press for leading an eco-revolution among automobiles. But there’s been less about a similar trend among motorcycles. We reviewed eight models powered by electric, fuel cell and solar energy in various stages of production.
The international version of the Kindle 2 might be our favorite new gadget of 2009. Here’s a comparison of that to the Kindle DX. And a rundown of our wish list for the Kindle 3.
Coming in 2010
Posts on the docket for the next year include:
• a comparison of the Nook and Kindle e-reading devices;
• an update on our selection of best ultra-compact digital cameras;
• an in-depth looks at four in-dash car multimedia systems;
• our choice of the most fun and affordable cars that get over 40 MPG.
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