The best gadget of 2011, Period – Part 6

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012 6:02:38 by

Although Apple has forever lasting marriage with NetFlix and Hulu, Roku boasts the wider pool of material to watch and listen.

Moreover, the device is also compatible with older televisions that sport colour picture tubes via RF cables.

8. Logitech Harmony 650

Powerful universal remote with great ergonomics; color LCD screen surrounded by five contextual buttons; Web programmable via Windows or Mac PCs; excellent button layout and overall design; supports custom sequences/macros; sub-$100 price tag.

Only controls five devices; requires Internet-connected PC to program; adding favorite channel icons is a bit more difficult than it should be; an additional $20 gets you the step-up model rechargeable batteries.

The Logitech Harmony 650 is one of the best universal remotes you can buy for less than $100.

9. Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime

Asus released the original Eee Pad Transformer earlier in 2011 but it failed to conjure any attention in the market. However, in less than a year, the Japanese company announced the next model with suffix of Prime attached to the name.

Asus has not a favourite in the market albeit its optical drives and chipset boards and in the start their tablet towed the same line. However, the Transformer Prime proved to be the exception. Though it is not selling in the market like hot cakes, it has managed to be the second favourite Android tablet, after Kindle Fire.

The super-thin slate has a 10-inch LED screen and houses pre-installed Android Honeycomb. However, the device recently released the update to Ice Cream Sandwich that will boost its sales in 2012.

Moreover, the Prime is the only tablet in the market that is centred around a quad-core NVIDIA processor chip. With 1 GB of RAM, it has capability of running desktop-based applications.

For gamers, the device is a sweat heart because of its faster processor. In addition, it has also proven to be an efficient device for professional applications.

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