Don't-Miss Computer accessory Stories

BT-1 Bluetooth Webcam

Ecamm's BT-1 wireless Webcam works over the Bluetooth likely already built into your Mac, letting you bring your camera to your subject instead of vice versa. But it's not without its drawbacks.

Kerio Mail Server 6.7

Kerio Mail Serveris an e-mail, calendaring, contact, and to-do server that runs on three versions of the Mac OS.

Genius MousePen i608

The MousePen i608 graphics tablet's basic drawing functionality is good enough that it’s worth considering if you’re on a tight budget, want a spacious work surface, and don’t care about a mouse or bundled software.

Bamboo Fun and Bamboo Pen & Touch

We review and compare two new Wacom consumer pen tablets.

MCE 8X Blu-ray Disc External Recordable Drive

The MCE 8x Blu-ray Disc External Recordable Drive is a relatively speedy optical drive. If you intend to use the drive with USB, it’s worth a look.

Altec Lansing Expressionist Plus (FX3021)

Altec Lansing's affordable Expressionist Plus gives you a 2.1 speaker system that provides decent performance, an impressive-for-the-money design, and some nice features.

Knomo Prague laptop bag

Knomo's Prague is a slick, designer laptop bag for urban commuters.

Edifier E3350

Edifier's E3350 offers an eye-catching design and a nice set of features, but its sound quality reminds you that it's still a budget system.

FastMac External Slimline USB 2.0 BD-R 4X Optical Drive

Though it won’t set any speed records, the FastMac External Slimline USB 2.0 BD-R 4X Optical Drive is a dependable performer. Bus-powered and compact, this portable burner should appeal to mobile users interested in burning Blu-ray and other discs.

M-Audio Studiophile AV 40

If you've got room on your desk (or bookshelf), the AV 40 is an excellent set of compact studio monitors that out-performs the traditional 2.0 computer speakers we've tested, and even bests many 2.1 systems when it comes to overall sound quality.


JBL's Duet II can't pump out loads of bass or volume, and don't have many options, but if you want detailed audio without giving up much desk space, the Duet II is worth a look.

LaCie d2 Blu-ray Professional BD-R, BD-RE Drive

If you’re looking to add an external optical drive to your Mac, the LaCie d2 Blu-ray Professional BD-R, BD-RE Drive is worth considering, especially if you have other LaCie d2 drives on your desktop.

Creative GigaWorks T40 Series II

Creative's top-of-the-line 2.0 speaker system offers good sound quality, attractive appearance, and varied listening options.

Logitech Speaker System Z520

Logitech's latest two-piece computer speaker system offers convenient features and a unique design for listening from anywhere in the room.

Adesso CyberTablet 6400

If you've never used a tablet before and want to see what they're like, or you're looking for a tablet for light-duty photo retouching and illustration, the Adesso CyberTablet 6400 is a pretty good deal.