10rate Editorial Staff

Explore 10rate’s very diverse group of writers who specialize in various sectors of the product world. Their combined knowledge assures visitors will find just the right information they are looking for. They strive to make 10rate the perfect place for someone searching for the best refrigerator, which camera would be the best for a beach vacation, or just shopping around for a new golf driver.

Brittany Rowland


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After graduating Summa Cum Laude in her Masters program, 10rate contributing editor Brittany Rowland started reviewing and writing about appliances and consumer electronics and never looked back. She reads and researches new developments (especially new product features)…


Top 10 Espresso Machines

Top 10 Espresso Machines

For the most variety, we included stovetop, steam, and pump-driven models. Each type of espresso maker has different capabilities and qualities, and by following the proper steps you can enjoy high-quality coffee with any of these models. See the espresso machine comparison and ratings below with a link to the full review of each…. [more]

Top 10 Wine Glasses

Top 10 Wine Glasses

You may think that there’s not much to consider when it comes to wine glasses, just as long as they hold wine, but you’d be surprised. We looked at a number of factors as we compiled our list of best 10 wine glasses: 1. Durability, 2. Ease of … [more]

Top 10 Stand Mixers

Top 10 Stand Mixers

The stand mixers that rated the highest with us possessed the following qualities: 1. A powerful motor capable of mixing light and heavy loads, 2. Multiple speeds that provide versatility, 3. A slow start that prevents food splatters, 4. Durable, sturdy … [more]


S. Dee Davis


As an avid golfer and tennis player for most of his life, he enjoys researching the latest in golf and tennis technology as well as analyzing his own game. He has been a writer and reviewer for a dozen years and his work has appeared in numerous publications…


Top 10 Golf Drivers

Top 10 Golf Drivers

We tested many of the drivers that are out there in the market today and came up with our top 10 list. There are a couple holdovers from last year. Testing and consideration were given based on distance and accuracy with the same neutral swing speed (110) in a controlled distance … [more]

Top 10 Golf Clubs

Top 10 Golf Clubs

Following are some of the factors that we felt are most important in evaluating the top 10 golf club iron selections. Clubs were tested at a testing facility and loosely measured for the below quality points: 1. Comfort at Setup (Instilling Confidence), 2. Solid Feel at Impact, 3. Workable Ball Flight … [more]

Top 10 Men’s Backpacks

Top 10 Men's Backpacks

Following are some of the primary factors we considered when selecting our top 10 backpacks (for men) list. Please see our complete backpack buying guide for more information on how we chose, and you should choose the right backpack for your hiking or camping adventure… [more]


Steve Holdgren


Steve Holdgren is an engineer by trade and has worked for some of the largest energy related engineering firms in the world with his latest stint in Switzerland. He holds a degree is mechanical engineering and has written extensively about the Televisions for more than 10 years. He practices a disciplined approach to testing and observation when reviewing TVs…


Top 10 HDTVs

Top 10 HDTVs

Our expert TV editors pull together the Top 10 most impressive best quality HDTVs for 2012. Editors noted several factors in helping them decide which HDTVs to include in the list including: 1. Black Level Depth 2. Side Angle Viewing Quality 3. Clarity and Clearness of Images on Screen…[more]

Top 10 Blu-ray Players

Top 10 Blu-ray Players

Blu-Ray players are becoming increasingly more advanced while not surging to ridiculously high prices. Several new models coming out in 2012 offer smart TV viewing options, with the ability to search for movies, apps, and entertainment sites. We selected 10 of the best Blu-Ray players that showed the greatest technological advances and connectivity options. Other features we considered…[more]

Top 10 Home Theater Systems

Top 10 Home Theater Systems

Today more and more families are picking up home theater systems, or “home theaters in a box.” It’s no wonder why—these systems conveniently link surround sound to the TV, sometimes with a built-in DVD or Blu-ray player. As we surveyed the vast selection of home theater systems, including some Panasonic models…. [more]


John E. Moore


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John E. Moore has been reviewing kitchen goods and refrigerators for 8 years as the leader of cookswarehouse.com. Cooks Warehouse sells more than 400 kitchen items and accessories. John is also a self-described computer tech geek so understands the more complicated issues surrounding high end appliances…


Top 10 Counter Depth Refrigerators

Top 10 Counter Depth Refrigerators

Looking for the best counter depth refrigerators? Below you will find the top 10 counter depth refrigerators as rated by our experts. We rate the units on effective storage (The usable amount of storage compared to the actual amount), temperature control, energy efficiency, price and convenience features. Taking these into account we think you will find the best refrigerator for you, see the counter depth … [more]

Top 10 French Door Refrigerators

Top 10 French Door Refrigerators

Refrigerators with French doors and bottom freezers combine style with function. While this style typically comes with a higher price tag, it also provides the advantage of arraying your food selection at eye-level. As we looked at various French door, bottom freezer … [more]

Top 10 Side by Side Refrigerators

Top 10 Side by Side Refrigerators

Looking for the best side by side fridges of 2012? Look no further, here is our top 10 side by side refrigerators list … [more]


Brian Jones


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Brian Jones has had a passion for photography and anything related for the majority of his life. One photography class in high school was all it took to get hooked on everything to do with the subject. He became more focused on learning about camera equipment as he experiemented with everything available to him….


Top 10 Point and Shoot Cameras

Top 10 Point and Shoot Cameras

Digital point and shoot cameras have come a long way since their beginnings. These cameras combine extreme portability with the newest technologies, like image stabilization, to capture the best looking image easily. We selected the 10 best point and shoot cameras based on the … [more]

Top 10 Nikon Lenses

Top 10 Nikon Lenses

Digital SLR cameras are becoming much more of a consumer camera than they use to be. People are getting in touch with the photographer inside and want to step up their game. Cell phone cameras and smaller point and shoot cameras just aren’t going to do it anymore… [more]

Top 10 Camera Bags

Top 10 Camera Bags

Now that you have your camera in hand, it’s time to take it every where with you. You don’t want to be without your camera when that picture perfect moment occurs right before your eyes. The right camera bag will make all the difference in the world when it comes to lugging your camera gear around. That’s why it’s so important to choose the right one for your style of shooting… [more]


Lane Reid


After graduating from the International School of Skin and Nails esthetics program in Atlanta, Lane Reid has diversified herself in the beauty industry over the last 12 years. She is originally from Canada and has been living in Atlanta since 1994. She loves to travel and experience new places…


Best Mascara

Top 10 Refrigerators

I’ve compiled a list of my following Top 10 Mascaras that should appeal to everyone from the budget shopper to those wanting the highest quality mascara at any price. The criteria for my choices are as follows… [more]

Top 10 Fragrances

Top 10 Fragrances

Women’s fragrances are of course a huge matter of personal preference and with so many to choose from, selecting a mere 10 was challenging. We looked at a lot of different aspects involved in choosing the scents that make up our top 10 list: Consumer popularity speaks volumes. They don’t become best-sellers without a reason!… [more]


Jon Bannister


Jon Bannister has always had an interest in the latest technology and gadgetry. A graduate of the Georgia Tech computer science program, Jon has a very technical and working knowledge on how computers interact with and improve our lives. A recent discovery in his life is his love for fitness. This has meshed with his love for technology in a very interesting way….


Top 10 2012 Laptops for Students

Top 10 2012 Laptops for Students Backpacks

Whether your child is in high-school or college, these days some sort of computer is needed. Laptops are generally your best choice as it offers portability so your child can bring it with him to class to take notes, complete homework at a coffee shop…[more]

Best Protein Powder

Top 10 Gas Dryers

Protein Powder is a great supplement for someone looking to put on mass or even just get a good extra amount of protein in an easy to drink form. They’re tons of different protein powders on the market and we picked our favorite brands for you… [more]

Best Android Tablet

Top 10 iPad 2 Cases

The iPad is no longer the boss in the tablet arena – the increasing popular Android OS tablet is a huge competitor that is taking over the market. With a super sleek interface, frequent updates, a plethora of apps, unlimited customization, and more – this makes any tablet running Android a very good alternative the stale Apple OS on the iPad… [more]


Valerie Baldowski

Valerie Baldowski is passionate about writing about everything from childrens safety and juvenile products to gardening tools. She is the mother of a high energy 8 year old child so she is accustomed to researching childrens products and services. Her writing and researching began at an early age and she holds degrees in Communications and English from Rhode Island College. She has written for numerous publications over the years and her work has been published in FEMA documents as well as The Columbus Dispatch, CBS Moneywatch, and Boston.com.

Top 10 Baby Car Seats

Top 10 Baby Car Seats

Parents looking for a safe infant car seat have the daunting task of wading through dozens of brands and models to find the one seat right for their child. We compared the seats on the market and chose which ones are the best ones based on safety and … [more]

Best Booster Car Seats

Top 10 Booster Car Seats

Picking out the right booster seat involves making multiple decisions based on what you’re looking for in a child restraint system. We reviewed a number of boosters and selected our favorites based on what parents and caregivers value the most…. [more]

Best Baby Cribs

Top 10 Baby Cribs

There are oodles of infant cribs out on the market and the sheer number of brands and styles can boggle the mind. Many of them are fairly homogenous with similar or identical features, but close scrutiny reveals a few key differences which make some brands a better bargain than others…. [more]