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Contributing Editor Yardena (Denny) Arar is a San Francisco-based freelance writer, avid online shopper, media junkie, consummate foodie, and proud possessor of a private pilot's license.

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Tax guide 2014: The best online services for tackling your 1040

More than a dozen tax prep services promise to minimize hassles and maximize refunds. Here are our picks for every type of filer.

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Xero launches QuickBooks conversion service

Web-based small business accounting service promises easy migration from Intuit’s market-leading desktop software.

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Review: Logitech Harmony Hub brings universal remote control to the future

If you're looking to control your home entertainment system with your smartphone, you could do a lot worse than the Harmony Hub line.

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Small businesses are moving to cloud storage despite having significant reservations

Security concerns are on the rise as more businesses entrust sensitive data to the cloud. A cloud-security expert offers suggestions for small businesses seeking to minimize their exposure.

Will nVoy become the one home networking standard to rule them all?

The IEEE 1905 standard for hybrid home networks now has a name—nVoy—and a certification program. But what will it do for you, and how does it stack up against G.hn?

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Get text messages, voice calls, and chat on your company's landline

TextGen’s cloud-based service turns any phone number into a powerful and versatile customer communication platform.

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Review: Asus Cube is a capable, but flawed, Google TV set-top box

Asus' Cube set-top box delivers streaming media, Google apps, and cloud storage at a reasonable price, but has some usability issues.

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Hands on with the Slingbox 500's new SlingSync feature

New firmware and mobile app upgrades let you transfer video and photos from a smartphone to a USB drive connected to the Slingbox 500 for HDTV playback.

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Tax time! We name the best PC-based solutions for filing your returns

Web-based filing may tempt you, but more complex financial situations require full-fledged software.

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Review: Roku 3 offers more power, new interface

The Roku 3 is a worthy successor to the 2 XS, with faster Wi-Fi, a headphone jack on the remote, and other hardware tweaks. Plus, it ushers in a much-improved user interface.

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Review: TiVo Mini is a cheaper way to share (most of) the TiVo love around the house

The TiVo Mini lets you access live, recorded, and (some) streaming content from your TiVo Premiere on other TVs around the house. And it works pretty well for the most part.

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Microsoft Office 2013 is here: Hands-on impressions and buying advice

Office 2013—as both software and a service—is going on sale, but some new features don’t work perfectly.

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New Plantronics headsets answer calls for you

Plantronics' latest headsets for business use can answer calls as soon as you put them on--but they don't come cheap.

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Netgear adds Google TV streamer, Slingbox support, night-vision security camera

Netgear is shipping a NeoTV streamer with Google TV and a night-vision enabled webcam—but its Slingbox support across the NeoTV line may be its most interesting CES announcement.

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D-Link creates routers for work and play

D-Link’s CES lineup includes new routers for gamers, businesses, and travelers, plus additions to its line of security webcams.

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