The Brother HL-3170CDW color laser-class (LED) printer offers good speed and adequate print quality for an inexpensive purchase price, plus, its toner costs are reasonable. However, users seeking better output quality should look at a business inkjet.
If your needs are modest, then this limited but free online OCR service will extract your text just fine. It supports 29 languages, including English.
The HP Envy 120 is for those who do only a little printing and a little scanning, but who want to do it in style.
For a moderate-volume small or home office the Pixma MX922 shines, but its ink prices are a little higher than average.
LibreOffice is a competitive alternative to Microsoft Office that is extensible, highly compatible, highly configurable, and free.
The OfficeJet Pro 276dw is expensive, but it's a Cadillac among inkjet MFPs—fast and capable—and a bargain compared to the laser competition.
The Laptop Ultrathin HDD's name says it all: Just 5mm thick, this hard drive with decent performance will allow thinner laptop form factors and could be used in tablets, too.
Articles by Jon L. Jacobi