Jon L. JacobiFreelance Writer, PCWorld

Review: Free-OCR performs adequately on text docs

If your needs are modest, then this limited but free online OCR service will extract your text just fine. It supports 29 languages, including English.

Review: HP's Envy 120 e-All-in-One is a motorized luxury inkjet multifunction printer

The HP Envy 120 is for those who do only a little printing and a little scanning, but who want to do it in style.

Review: Canon Pixma MX922 has great small-office features and pricey ink

For a moderate-volume small or home office the Pixma MX922 shines, but its ink prices are a little higher than average.

Review: LibreOffice 4 liberates you from Microsoft Office

LibreOffice is a competitive alternative to Microsoft Office that is extensible, highly compatible, highly configurable, and free.

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Review: HP's OfficeJet Pro 276dw is a worthy inkjet alternative to small-office lasers

The OfficeJet Pro 276dw is expensive, but it's a Cadillac among inkjet MFPs—fast and capable—and a bargain compared to the laser competition.

Review: Seagate Laptop Ultrathin HDD brings big storage to tight spaces

The Laptop Ultrathin HDD's name says it all: Just 5mm thick, this hard drive with decent performance will allow thinner laptop form factors and could be used in tablets, too.

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Review: Apricorn's Aegis Bio makes securing your data finger-swipe simple

This 1TB USB hard drive secures your data with an onboard biometric finger scanner.

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Review: MuLab is a little-known gem of a digital audio workstation

MuLab offers all the audio and MIDI recording features the average musician needs, and few that they don't. Power without stressful visual overload (and they said it couldn't be done).

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Review: Dell C1760nw color printer has great output quality but pricey toner

The C1760nw’s impressive graphics quality makes it a stronger choice than other low-cost color lasers.

Review: HP LaserJet Pro 200 color Printer M251nw

Handsome, easy to use, and with nice output, the LaserJet Pro M251nw is a good deal for light-usage scenarios. The pricey toner and lack of automatic duplexing are drawbacks.

Review: Dell C1660w color printer

The Dell C1660w's low purchase price makes color-laser-class (LED) printing available to budget-minded small offices. Because the toner is expensive and there's no automatic duplexer, it’s best for light use only.

Review: Griffin Technology iTrip Auto

For car stereo systems stuck in the no-input dark ages, Griffin's iTrip Auto will broadcast your iOS devices music as an FM station.

Review: Supercharged HP Officejet Pro X576dw skewers inkjet stereotypes

The Officejet Pro X576dw is big, fast, and capable. But can it convert corporate laser lovers?

Review: Epson WorkForce WF-3540 All-in-One Printer

The Epson WorkForce WF-3540 offers a lot of paper capacity, speed, and ease of use for the price. Although ink costs are above-average, it's worth considering for being so well-equipped compared to the competition.

Review: Iomega px2-300d network-attached storage device

The px2-300d is a two-bay NAS box that delivers very good performance, excellent backup and surveillance features, and a helpful LCD that reports on the unit's status