Prizefight

10 must-see videos of the week

As the Sochi Winter Olympics officially kick off this week, we're checking out some of the same technology Olympic organizers are relying on to generate snow at a resort in Lake Tahoe. These automated snowmaking systems (some of which can even be operated from a mobile phone) are making it easier and more efficient to make snow when Mother Nature doesn't want to cooperate.

Prizefight is also back at it with an epic rematch between the Roku 3 and third-generation Apple TV. It's been a year since their previous duel and both Editors' Choice streaming boxes have … Read more

10 most watched videos of 2013

Before we head into the new year, let's take a moment to look back at some of the most epic videos of 2013. This list represents the top non-product-reviewed videos most watched by you, our CNET viewers!

Though it never did come to fruition in 2013, Apple's iWatch still managed to stir up quite the commotion throughout the year. In the most popular video of 2013, let's take a look back on the very early rumors and speculations spilled by Apple Byte.

The Samsung Galaxy S4 was one of the most viewed products of the year on … Read more

Apple iPad Mini Retina vs. the new Google Nexus 7

It's a Prizefight punchout between Apple and Google once again and both sides of this longstanding have brought their best 7-inch tablets to the table.

Apple's iPad Mini finally brings its Retina Display, the best-designed 7-inch tablet, and the power of its iTunes and App Store ecosystems.

The new Nexus 7, which is one of the most feature-packed 7-inch tablets on the market today, is pushing the 7-inch tablet into new territory with its full-HD display, and the Google Play store is no longer a weak spot for Android.

Which tablet will reign supreme? Apple's iPad Mini … Read more

Prizefight: Sony PS4 vs. Microsoft Xbox One

It's a prizefight punch out between Sony and Microsoft in a battle for bragging rights for the next generation of gaming!

Sony's PlayStation 4 is the sleekest console we've ever seen, with powerful hardware to boot, and has its sight set on the hardcore gamer.

Microsoft's Xbox One brings new innovations like HDMI pass-through and voice commands. Gaming is its heart, but it also hopes to rule your living room.

So which gaming console is your prizefight King of the Ring? It's the PS4 versus the Xbox One.

Cast your vote!

Prizefight: Sony Vaio Pro 13 vs. Apple's 13-inch MacBook Air

The 13-inch ultrabook has defined itself as the sweet spot for ultrathin and compact laptops that help you do everything you need and more. So we're facing off the new Sony Vaio Pro 13 against Apple's 13-inch MacBook Air (2013).

The Sony brings one of the freshest designs we've seen to date, has a touch screen, and runs Windows 8.

The Apple keeps the same iconic look, but feels more and more dated. But it packs something special under the hood: 14-hour battery life.

It seems that laptops are still bringing innovation, even with the significant rise … Read more

Prizefight: Google New Nexus 7 vs. Apple iPad Mini

The 7-inch tablet market just got even hotter with Google's new Nexus 7 so we're throwing it into the Prizefight ring with Apple's iPad Mini.

Apple's iPad Mini still brings some of the best level of design and the power of its iTunes and App Store ecosystems that can't be ignored.

The New Nexus 7 is pushing the 7-inch tablet into new territory with its full HD display. Plus, Google's Play store has transformed itself over the past year; it's no longer a weak spot for Android.

Which tablet will reign supreme? Google'… Read more

Prizefight: LG Optimus G Pro vs. Samsung Galaxy Note 2

It's another battle of the phablets in the Prizefight ring. LG's Optimus G Pro is the latest contender to try to take down the reigning champion, the Samsung Galaxy Note 2.

Smartphone meets tablet with these big screen behemoths. The Galaxy Note 2 brings its stylus to the fight while the Optimus G Pro uses your finger.

LG's blazing Snapdragon processor and a 1080p screen is unmatched right now and Samsung's one of the most versatile feature-rich phablets we've ever seen.

It's a face-off for Prizefight supremacy. Which phablet is your Prizefight champion? Cast … Read more

Nook HD vs. Kindle Fire HD

It's a Prizefight punch-out! The 7-inch tablet has established itself as the sweet spot for size and price, so we're facing off the recently updated Barnes & Noble Nook HD and the Amazon Kindle Fire HD!

The Nook HD gets a major software update and brings the entire Google Play ecosystem and Chrome as its primary browser.

Amazon has built a powerhouse ecosystem for content and Amazon Prime members get even more with the Kindle Fire, but will its more closed ecosystem hurt it?

Which is your pick to be the Prizefight King of the Ring? Barnes & … Read more

Prizefight: HTC One vs. Apple iPhone 5 (video)

The next generation of Android phones is coming, and you can't ignore the HTC One with its beautiful design that makes Apple fanboys drool. So we're taking the two of the best designed phones on the market and throwing them inside the Prizefight ring!

Does the iPhone 5 still have enough in the tank before its next refresh to hold off the hard-charging HTC One?

Or will the next generation of Android phones and HTC's cleaned-up Sense UI reign supreme in 2013?

Which is your Prizefight King of the Ring?

Prizefight: Roku 3 vs. third-generation Apple TV (video)

It's one of the best back-and-forth battles we've had between two gadgets in the Prizefight ring. Streaming-media boxes are here to stay, and they are only getting better.

The Roku 3 brings a new design, an all-new interface, and a boatload of new features including a unique private-listening mode.

The Apple TV still remains a favorite for any owner of an Apple device with its wireless-streaming capabilities and the power of its iTunes ecosystem.

Will the Roku 3 reclaim its top spot, or will Apple defend its title? Who is your Prizefight champion? Vote now!