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Competitive in speed and features, but not photo quality, the HL-4570CDW small-business laser printer is best for mainstream use.
DataViz's app for editing, creating, and viewing Word, Excel, and PowerPoint files on your mobile device remains a solid offering. But this universal app stumbles slightly on the iPad when compared to its more polished implementation on the iPhone or iPod touch.
If you’re looking for an inkjet all-in-one that supports Apple’s AirPrint and HP’s ePrint services, the HP Officejet 6500A is worth a look, if only because they are so few and far between. The 6500A was an average performer in both print speeds and quality, with noticeably fuzzy edges in its text printing.
Keypad PIN entry along with AES 256-bit hardware encryption make this flash drive a solid choice for keeping data protected on the go.
The IronKey Personal S200 secure flash drive uses hardware encryption, eliminating the need to run software on a PC and put your data at potential risk.
Dropbox is an amazingly useful combination of a Web service and a Mac OS X program that work together to make your data accessible from anywhere and to keep it synchronized between your computers.
DevonTechnologies’ note taking and data organization program handles text and URL quite well and for $25 that’s a good value. Users with more diverse items to organize will want to keep looking.
Aside from its compact design, the G-Drive Slim doesn’t visually set itself apart from the pack, and it carries a slightly stiff price tag. But although it’s marketed as a companion external hard drive for MacBook Air users, it’s nonetheless a sleek, speedy option for anyone needing ultraportable USB storage.
If Apple’s Mail is the affordable hatchback of e-mail clients, Postbox 2 is the category’s luxury sedan. Handsomely appointed with why-didn’t-anyone-think-of-this-sooner features, Postbox seems to anticipate and serve your every e-mail need.
Drive dock optimized for--but not limited to--Seagate's GoFlex portable drives offers syncing software, direct hooks into social networks, and file sharing.
MailHub is a Mail plug-in that adds powerful features for managing your e-mail messages.
If you’re looking for a speedy multifunction inkjet with wireless capabilities, the HP Photosmart Premium e-All-in-One is worth a look. Its text and photo printing quality are impressive, and its AirPrint support, touchscreen menus and printing apps are nice-to-have features that work well. If the unit’s remote printing via ePrint Center is your main attraction, however, know that the service is experiencing some growing pains.
Tom Bihn has tweaked the company's Ristretto messenger bag for Apple's 11-inch MacBook Air. Top-notch construction quality and room to bring along an iPad make this a great bag, though Tom Bihn's approach to storage pockets may not be for everyone.
Acrobat X Pro is a fantastic application with across the board function improvement, phenomenal content export capabilities, incredible task and document processing automation power, and the ability to create compelling document distribution packages.
Google and Samsung's collaboration nicely showcases the latest version of Android (Gingerbread), but the Nexus S has a few hardware oversights.