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You want the best of the best—who doesn't? The Wirecutter's readers have spoken: Here are our most popular guides chosen by readers, researched and tested across hundreds of hours. Have a car, like listening to music, use Wi-Fi, work a job, need to rehydrate? Whatever your gear and gadget needs, we've got you covered.

The Best Cell Phone Plans Verizon Wireless
Verizon’s coverage makes it the best for most people who need just one line, but T-Mobile has the best unlimited data plan.   Read More >
The Best Rechargeable AA and AAA Batteries Energizer Recharge Universal
After 1,000 hours on our analyzer, the Energizer Recharge is our pick for the best rechargeable AA battery. AmazonBasics usually has the best deal on AAAs.   Read More >
The Best NAS for Most Home Users QNAP Turbo NAS TS-251
The speedy and powerful QNAP Turbo NAS TS-251 is our pick for those looking to add backups, storage, and streaming to a home network.   Read More >
The Best Standing Desks Fully Jarvis Bamboo
After 50 hours testing three new standing desks, the Fully Jarvis is our top pick; if you can’t get it, the Uplift offers similar options and stability.   Read More >
The Best Windows Ultrabook Dell XPS 13
The Dell XPS 13 is our top ultrabook pick; the HP Spectre x360 (late 2016) and Asus Zenbook UX330UA are our runner-up and budget picks, respectively.   Read More >
The Best 4K TV on a Budget Vizio E50u-D2
We tested 11 budget 4K TVs and found the Vizio E50u-D2 offers better picture quality than TVs that cost much more.   Read More >
The Best Wi-Fi Router (for Most People) TP-Link Archer C7 (v2)
After testing close to 30 routers over two years, the TP-Link Archer C7 (v2) is still our pick for most people, with phenomenal speed and range for its low price.   Read More >
The Best Carry-On Luggage Travelpro Platinum Magna 2
We’ve tested 31 bags over the past three years and found that the Travelpro Platinum Magna 2 22″ Expandable Rollaboard Suiter is the best carry-on roller bag for most people. It has the best balance of size, price, and durability out of all the bags we tested, and it offers the build-quality touches of a $500 bag for half the price. It even has a lifetime warranty that covers airline damage—a rarity at any price.   Read More >
The First Sony E-Mount Lenses You Should Buy
Here are the best fast prime, zoom, wide-angle, portrait, pancake, and macro lenses for Sony E-mount mirrorless camera owners looking to expand their photography.   Read More >
The Best Gear for Travel
We put in another year and tens of thousands more miles of travel to test the best travel gear—and we stand by last year's choices alongside a few new picks.   Read More >