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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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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 Gaming and SharePoint routers

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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Review: Simple.TV DVR and placeshifter handles over-the-air signals, but needs work

Looking to cut the cable TV cord? Really Simple Software’s $149 Simple.TV DVR/placeshifter can record over-the-air or basic digital cable (unencrypted) TV programming and stream it over a local network or via the Internet.

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New web apps tackle business finance problems

Whether you're looking for a loan or help with everyday business chores, there's probably a web site that can help. Here are some of the newest products and services with a business spin.

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Web conferencing showdown: What's the best software for online meetings?

Web conferencing can power anything from a quick, two-person pow-wow to an all-hands assembly. We test-drive four services to find a crowd-pleaser.

TechHive: TiVo Stream sends TV to iPhone and iPad

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A new TiVo gadget lets you watch live or recorded TiVo content on a network-connected iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch -- without disrupting playback on the TiVo-connected TV set.

Aluratek Libre Air is a tiny, cool, affordable ebook reader

Exceptionally small and lightweight, the Libre Air offers Wi-Fi integration with Kobo books and a proprietary nonbacklit LCD that's as readable as E Ink and even more responsive.

Aluratek Libre Touch color e-reader has usability flaws

Aluratek's budget Android-based ebook reader bundles some useful extras, but falls flat in usability.

Bookeen Cybook Orizon: Touchscreen ebook reader needs better Web access

The Bookeen Cybook Orizon boasts a first-rate touchscreen e-paper display, but its Wi-Fi connectivity, browser, and integrated bookstore need a makeover for it to succeed.

Bookeen Cybook Opus still sleek, but lacks integrated store

This e-reader retains the pleasing design and generous font options of its predecessor, but it remains pricey for a reader that lacks now-standard features.

Vulkano Flow place-shifting streaming device

For $100, the latest addition to Monsoon Multimedia's line of place-shifting products lets you stream decent versions of live or recorded TV from your set-top box to any Internet-connected PC, Mac, or iPad, or to an Android, BlackBerry, or iPhone smartphone.