Printer makers strong recommend you use inks specifically designed for their hardware. But third-party supplies cost a lot less. Can you save money on ink without losing too much on print quality? Lab director James Galbraith puts one third-party ink cartridge to the test.
Although Ion's Tape 2 PC is a relatively simple way to convert the audio on your cassette tapes to digital files for use on your computer, the process for editing those imported files can be either complicated or time consuming, depending on which provided Mac application you use.
Western Digital on Wednesday announced a new line of 2.5-inch solid state drives (SSDs) that use a SATA 3GBps interface. The SiliconEdge Blue SSD is a consumer focused drive meant for use in both portable and desktop computers
Ion's LP 2 CD makes it relatively easy bring your vinyl albums into the digital realm, but the software and tech support leave a little to be desired.
WD has introduced new Mac-formatted portable hard drives with FireWire 800 and e-label technology.
LaCie's new products offer small to medium businesses shared network storage options.
Last week, Apple rolled out an update for recent Mac Pro models that tackles a performance issue for users running multiple applications in Mac OS X 10.6.2. Our tests found that Mac Pro Audio Update 1.0 effectively removes the performance lag you might see if you're trying to perform a task while also playing a song in iTunes.
Here are a few storage devices that caught Lab Director James Galbraith's eye at Macworld Expo.
Document scanning made a big impression on the show floor at Macworld Expo. Many companies demonstrated scanning solutions that involved hardware scanners, software to capture the documents, document management software, and ways to share your scans.
Macworld Lab regulars James Galbraith, Chris Holt and Roman Loyola take a geekier look inside the happenings at Macworld 2010.
The Visioneer Strobe 500's clever docking station allows it to server as both a desktop document scanner and a portable scanner.
With respectable scan times, decent scan speeds, and the best looking color scans we’ve seen from a document scanner, the Workforce Pro GT S50 is one of the better document scanners available.
For those looking to reduce the amount of paper in their life, the space-saving, easy to use ScanSnap S1500m offers competitive price and solid performance.
If you're in the market for an affordable photo scanner with the ability to capture accurate color and detail, along with the occasional slide or film scan, the HP Scanjet G3110 is worth considering.
If you’re looking for a scanner to help pare down your paper pile, the imageFORMULA DR-2010M should be on your list.