Yardena ArarPCWorld

Contributing Editor Yardena (Denny) Arar is a San Francisco-based freelance writer, avid online shopper, media junkie, consummate foodie, and proud possessor of a private pilot's license.

Vizio XVT3SV Series LCD TV

Though the Vizio XVT3SV TVs aren't the best we've seen, they're consistently above average.

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Samsung UN46C8000 46-Inch LCD TV

The Samsung C8000 series delivers outstanding video and audio, plus a ton of well-designed Internet and media player features--for a hefty fee.

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LG Electronics 55LE8500 55-Inch LCD TV

The LG Infinia LE8500 Series looks good and delivers a slew of customization options, plus great Internet content--but image quality isn't great, and this HDTV is expensive.

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Samsung LN55C650 55-Inch LCD TV

The Samsung C650 Series is a dream come true for budget minded buyers who seek solid image quality in a connected HDTV with advanced features.

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Samsung C8000 Series LCD TV

The Samsung C8000 series delivers outstanding video and audio, plus a ton of well-designed Internet and media player features--for a hefty fee.

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Samsung C650 Series LCD TV

The Samsung C650 series is a dream come true for budget minded buyers who seek solid image quality in a connected HDTV with advanced features.

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Samsung LN40C650 40-Inch LCD TV

The Samsung C650 Series is a dream come true for budget minded buyers who seek solid image quality in a connected HDTV with advanced features.

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Special delivery: holiday shipping tips

Shopping is only half the battle. Getting your gifts to their recipients on time can be just as challenging. Here are a few tips to make sure your presents get where they're supposed to go.

How to shop safely online

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Shopping online is becoming the norm for many of us. But you do need to take some elementary precautions to keep your identity and financial info safe.

Holiday shopping: where the deals are

Looking to save some money on Black Friday and beyond? Here are some iPhone apps and Websites that can help.

Holidays: how to shop safely online

'Tis the season we all go online to shop. Here are the nine things security experts say we should do to keep our money and our identities safe.

Sharp LC-52LE820UN

The Sharp Aquos LC-52LE820UN offers good image quality, above-average audio, and energy efficiency, but it has serious shortcomings, and it's pricey for its screen-size class.

Samsung Series 8 UN55C8000

The Samsung UN55C8000 delivers excellent video and audio, plus a ton of well-designed Internet and media player features--for a hefty fee.

LG Infinia 47LE8500

The LG Infinia 47LE8500 looks good and delivers a slew of customization options, plus great Internet content--but image quality isn't great, and this HDTV is expensive.

Sony Bravia KDL-52NX800

The Bravia 52NX800 delivers respectable audio/video quality, integrated Wi-Fi and a ton of Internet features, but suffers from annoying design issues.