While the latest iPhones and Samsung Galaxy are reportedly flailing, Google's Pixel 3 demonstrates how to make a phone that makes your life easier and better.
These products and technologies truly pushed the envelope this year in a wide range of categories, including phones, TVs, computing, gaming and smartwatches.
We took all of the top smartphones and dropped them onto wood, concrete (and even into a toilet) to see which handset is the toughest in the land.
We already know about the Apple HomePod and Sonos One, but Google's largest smart speaker also failed our test.
Between the National Security Agency (NSA) and Google's own overreaching terms of service, your files on Google Drive may be open to snooping from both organizations. What are the risks and how can you minimize them?