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The daughter of a mechanical engineer, Melissa grew up playing with machine parts and still loves getting into the nuts and bolts of how things work. She is never happier than when she is on a factory tour.

When Netflix goes down: streaming video alternatives

Netflix’s streaming service went down Christmas Eve, depriving thousands of their Christmas (or anything-but) video fix for about 20 hours. Our gift to you: video-streaming tips, tricks, and alternatives, so you’ll be ready next time.

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Review: Epson WorkForce WF-2540 All-in-One Printer

The WorkForce WF-2540 color inkjet multifunction has some nice features and good output quality, but ink costs are high, and it slows considerably when scanning, or when printing at higher-quality settings.

The best MFPs you can buy today

Multifunction printers come in every shape, size, and price point for home or student users to busy workgroups. Check out the best models reviewed this year.

The best photo printers you can buy today

Print vivid images on photo-friendly models for home, office, or enthusiast users.

Review: Samsung CLX-6260FW color laser multifunction printer

Impressive print quality is the highlight of this small workgroup unit. Speed and features are competent. Toner costs range from average to a little pricey.

Kodak printers are gone, but the ink sells on

Kodak printers may be history, but the ink will be available for at least several more years. That's nice consolation for existing users--and a much-needed revenue stream for a company working hard to exit Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

Are printer companies gouging us on laser toner pricing?

We studied changes in monochrome laser toner pricing over the past three years and found hikes well beyond the rate of inflation for various Brother, Samsung and Xerox printers. Why are prices increasing—and why now?

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KODAK ESP Office 2170 All-in-One: Affordable, but Minimal

This inexpensive model for home offices offers bare-bones capabilities and some below-average speeds; its low ink costs are offset by disappointing plain-paper print quality.

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HP LaserJet Pro 100 Color MFP M175nw is slow and limited

These days, color laser multifunction printers don't come at much lower prices than the HP LaserJet Pro 100 Color MFP M175nw.

Review: Canon Pixma MG5320 Wireless Inkjet Photo All-In-One Printer

CD/DVD printing distinguishes this mid priced multifunction printer in a crowded field. Inks are reasonably priced.

Xerox WorkCentre 6505/DN offers good speed and print quality

Workgroup multifunction printer offers good speed and print quality, but its positive attributes are overshadowed by expensive toner.

Dell V715w Review: Decent Inkjet MFP With Pricey Supplies

The V715w has good features for a low-volume small or home office, but take care to avoid the very expensive standard-size inks.

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Brother HL-2280DW

The included color scanning feature distinguishes this basic small-office monochrome laser, but its toner costs are higher than average.

Epson WorkForce 840

There's no skimping on this small-office MFP, which offers speed and paper capacity to spare, plus sharp output and affordable inks.

Epson WorkForce 840 All-in-One Printer Review: Capacity and Cheap Ink

There's no skimping on this small-office MFP, which offers speed and paper capacity to spare, plus sharp output and affordable inks.

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