Melissa RiofrioExecutive Editor, Macworld

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Melissa Riofrio spent her formative journalistic years reviewing some of the biggest iron at PCWorld--desktops, laptops, storage, printers--and she continued to focus on hardware testing during stints at Computer Currents and CNET. Currently, in addition to leading PCWorld’s content direction, she covers productivity laptops and Chromebooks, and car tech.

Canon Pixma MG6120

A touch-sensitive control panel lifts the well-equipped, reasonably fast MG6120 over its midpriced competition.

Canon Pixma MG6120: High Style and Performance for a Midlevel Price

A touch-sensitive control panel lifts the well-equipped, reasonably fast MG6120 over its midpriced competition.

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HP Officejet 100 Mobile Printer

Designed for mobile-printing convenience, the Officejet 100 provides impressive print quality. It’s slow, however, and inks are expensive.

Epson WorkForce 635

Small office users get perks aplenty with this unit: Speedy text printing, automatic duplexing, and budget-friendly inks.

Dell V313w

Wireless capabilities come at the low purchase price; but expensive inks, nagging page alignment issues, exorbitant ink costs, and cheap construction make this MFP one to avoid.

Dell 1355cnw color MFP

Best suited for small, low-volume offices, this multifunction printer offers versatile connectivity, but provides limited features and uses expensive toner.

HP LaserJet Pro CM1415fnw

High toner costs and slow performance make this low-priced model a dubious bargain, even with wireless and Web capabilities.

Xerox Phaser 6010

Small, simple, and easy to use, this color printer produces nice-looking pages--for a dear price.

Xerox Phaser 6500DN

This workgroup-level printer imposes budget-breaking toner costs, making it unsuitable for high-volume use.

Canon Selphy CP800

The nice photos that the CP800 produces are overshadowed by the pricey, wasteful consumables it uses to create them.