The HP Photosmart 7520 e-All-in-One Printer is a well-rounded machine for a busy home or small office. It has speed and great output quality, and fun cloud-based apps for home as well as automatic duplexing and an automatic document feeder for serious work.
The Brother HL-6180DW monochrome laser printer boasts cheap toner, a 600-sheet standard input capacity, and sturdy construction, plus decent speed for a busy small office.
The Canon ImageClass LBP6670dn monochrome laser printer has the speed and paper handling that small- or medium-sized workgroups need. Unfortunately, its toner is expensive.
Beneath the Micro Express AL5100's average-looking exterior beats the heart of a high-performance system.
There's no arguing the power under Nero 8's hood, but the venerable multimedia creation and disc-burning suite could be easier to learn and use. For the price, you get a lot.
The vast majority will find all the features they need in this collection of linked photo and video editors. It shields you from the complexity of many tasks, but still manages to provide near pro-level power.
AOL Computer Checkup is one of the most complete diagnostic, optimization, and cleanup tools for Windows—if you really need such a thing. At least it's not expensive ($5 a month).
Though a very good registry cleaner, PC Fix Cleaner is pricey for the actual good it will do your system.
System tweaker and optimizer Powersuite 2013 performs many optimizing tasks, and it works, but it's pricey.
Ashampoo Music Studio 4 adds cataloging and a neater interface to an already nice suite of audio tools.
PrivaZer removes all the traces of your activities from your PC.
Performing a laptop hard-drive replacement can save you money on upgrades and costly repairs. Here's how to do it.
Equipped with USB 3.0, the latest Pogoplug provides a fast, easy way to share any hard drive over the Internet; but the Web portal for access needs some work.