The Kodak EasyShare 5300's impressive performance in printing, scanning, and copying adds up to a solid all-around device, and the low cost to refill it with ink adds extra value. Despite the flaws in its scanner software, the EasyShare 5300 is an impressive MFP that represents a strong start for Kodak in the consumer ink-jet printer market.
Brian Chen thought he was doing his lungs a favor by trying to kick his smoking habit. Then he read news reports about laser printers doing pretty much the same thing to his lungs. And now, he figures he's pretty much doomed.
Though you won’t get premium color or image quality, the 6180/DN’s generous set of features won’t leave you asking for much more from a sub-$1,000 color laser printer.
Wireless dock cradle for dockable iPods.
As a device that offers new, never-before-seen technology, the WiDock works well and is, hopefully, a sign of even better things to come.
Macworld sent its assistant editor, Brian Chen, to an AT&T store in Colma, Calif. to obtain an iPhone. In this edition of Macworld Video, Chen documents his 10-hour experience of waiting in line with a group of iPhone fanatics.
Small offices and workgroups will appreciate that the CL3500N is priced reasonably for what it offers: excellent prints at relatively fast speeds and PostScript 3 compatibility.
Brian Chen's Lab testing duties have taken him into the realm of tapeless camcorders -- hardware with a spotty history of Mac support. But his experiment uncovers some good news for Mac video auteurs -- as well as plenty of bad news.
The iP1800 exceeded our expectations of how well a $50 printer could perform. Though shadow detail was lacking and blacks appeared too light, the iP1800’s ability to produce very good photos was impressive for a printer at this price.
Brian Chen is as excited as the next person about Apple’s upcoming iPhone. He just isn’t planning to get one.
The GR-D796 is a humble point-and-shoot camcorder equipped with a few advanced features that make it appealing. However, the performance of this camcorder, in terms of its video and still-image quality, leaves much to be desired.
The Web 2.0 world offers a lot of freedom to users. But Brian Chen worries about the consequences if those freedoms aren't exercised responsibly.
Though this camcorder’s image quality pales in comparison to other models we’ve tested, the ZR850 offers a fine assortment of features and capabilities for its price.
The iP6700D printed some of the best photos we’ve seen out of all the midrange ink-jet printers we’ve tested. This printer’s flexibility, ease of use, affordability, and excellent photo-print quality make it a no-brainer purchase for photographers of every skill level.
The HV10 is capable of shooting superb video and still images, but its microphone placement and lack of a microphone jack—among other flaws—are difficult to accept.