After consideration of cleanliness, cutting speed and balance, the can openers were ranked in the following order:
• Sharper Image No-Hands Deluxe Auto Can Opener $25
• Hamilton Beach Compact Can Opener $20
• Cuisinart Deluxe Stainless Steel Can Opener $50
• Black & Decker Ergo Cordless Can Opener $28
For $25, maybe now is the time to upgrade.
-image Peter Samuels for Wired