HP Officejet Pro K5400 color printer

The HP Officejet Pro K5400’s affordability, speed, and ability to print decent-quality documents and very good photos make it a solid choice. However, businesses will likely be more attracted to this printer line’s midrange model.

StuffIt Deluxe 11

Whether you need StuffIt Deluxe 11.0.2 depends on what you do with your Mac. If you do a lot of archiving—for sharing photos, MP3s, or movie clips—this version is a worthwhile upgrade that will save time and space while keeping you organized.

HP Photosmart D5160 photo printer

Whether you’re looking to produce some attractive CDs or DVDs, print some photos to pin on your wall, or print essays every now and then, the low-cost, versatile Photosmart D5160 will do the trick.

Xerox Phaser 6115MFP/N printer

The decent quality of the Phaser 6115MFP/N’s color-print, copy, and text-document output makes this machine a welcome addition to the multifunction market. However, this MFP’s weak scanning capability may drive you away.

Sony DRX-830UL-T external burner

Fast, speedy and well-built, the DRX-830UL-T consistently produced reliable media even at its fastest burn rates. Whether you're backing up data or mass-producing your independent movie, you can't ask for much more from a CD/DVD burner.

Canon Pixma MP960 multifunction printer

The Canon Pixma MP960 is a multifunction printer that all levels of users will appreciate. Its convenient software, sturdy, well-thought-out design, and very good print quality make this printer a real contender for the photographically inclined.

Brother MFC-665CW multifunction printer

Though the features and connection options for this reasonably priced inkjet all-in-one are impressive, its slow print speeds and frustrating design quirks make it hard to recommend over other, more polished, competitors.

HP Photosmart C7180 multifunction printer

Although we ran into a few software quirks, the HP Photosmart C7180’s features, connection options, and solid print and scan quality make it a fine fit for those looking for a good all-around, fully featured, color inkjet MFP.

Lexmark X5470 multifunction printer

The Lexmark X5470 is an easy-to-use printer made for budget conscious users. But its lack of advanced controls, low-resolution scans, and sluggish print speeds will have the wealthier, pickier printer shopper looking elsewhere.

Epson Stylus Photo RX580 multifunction printer

The Epson Stylus Photo RX580 may not have all of the features that some multifunction printers offer, but if you’re looking for a great photo printer that happens to have a good quality copier and scanner built in, then consider the RX580.

Macworld Video: Expo spotlight

Almost 400 vendors have booths set up at Macworld Expo, showcasing some of the latest gadgets and software for Mac users. For those missing out on this intense experience, MacUser bloggers Dan Moren, Derik DeLong and Scott Silverman walked the show floor and picked some impressive new products to talk about.

Canon PIXMA mini260 photo inkjet printer

The Canon Pixma mini260 produced the best four-by-six borderless photos of all the portable printers we tested. Though it lacks a few desirable features, this straightforward printer does its job well.

The best of the best of 2006

As Apple continues to proliferate in the computer market, the amount of top-notch products and software for Mac users is ever increasing. The following list is a compilation of what we at Macworld and Playlist consider to be 2006's best of the best.

First Look: Cool down: Core 2 Duo switch drops MacBook temps

The move from the Core Duo chip to a next-generation Core 2 Duo processor decreased the MacBook's external temperature by about 5 degrees in Macworld Lab tests.

First Look: MacBook Core 2 Duo temperature tests (Celsius)

Macworld Lab test results of MacBook Core 2 Duo temperatures in Celsius.