The oddly-named Best Covery is destined to be one of my regular shopping resources. At a glance it allows you to find the ‘best’ (most popular?) products in a large number of categories, such as Best HDTV Picture Quality for the Money, Best Earbud Headphones, and many more.
I’ve written previously on the troubles I encounter when making purchasing decisions:
I’m one of those people who will do their research on all prospective purchases – no matter how mundane the product – and [niche blogs/websites] are invaluable when it comes to this. Here, people who know what they’re talking about discuss and compare products on the features that actually matter and make choosing a reliable product that you have no idea about a breeze.