Jon L. JacobiFreelance Writer, PCWorld

DriveImage XML An Effective, If Not Polished, Imaging Program

The interface is logical and easy to use, though the program stumbles in the operational error-checking.

TechieBot Removes Unnecessary Startup Items, But Goes Overboard

This Windows cleanup utility performs a few useful chores, but it's hard to feel good about any program that tells you it's your personal computer expert then tells you to install more software and buy expensive hardware.

Mercalli Easy Video Stabilizer Removes the Shakes and Jitters From Footage

Pros may need more control over the process, which can be found in proDAD's more expensive offerings, but the average user should be more than pleased with the results of this software.

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Dell V525W Review: Rough Edges, Nice Output

Excellent output makes up for this color inkjet multifunction's deficiencies, but its color ink is expensive.

Epson WorkForce Pro WP-4590 Review: Low-Cost Corporate Laser Alternative

The WP-4590 inkjet MFP is a competent, and considerably cheaper, alternative to color laser multifunctions for corporate workgroups.

Lenovo Thinkpad USB 3.0 Secure Hard Drive Review: A High-Flying Performer

Encryption and PIN key entry safeguards your data, without sacrificing performance.

Iomega StorCenter ix2-dl Review: Network-Attached Storage Can Be Used for Video Surveillance, Too

This NAS packs a solid punch and has a slew of features, but is unimpressive at writing small data sets.

RecImg Manager Makes Windows Disk Imaging Easier

RecImg Manager leverages Windows 8's disk imaging abilities to create a neat, super-lightweight backup solution. Microsoft should take note.

How to Add RAM to Your Laptop

You can significantly improve your laptop PC's performance by adding RAM, especially if you're running a 64-bit version of Windows.

Stellar Phoenix Windows Data Recovery Home Is Nice-Looking, But the Recovery Isn't Stellar

Though exceptionally easy to use, Stellar Phoenix Windows Data Recovery Home didn't work in more dire scenarios.

Lexmark C748de Review: Color Laser Boasts Speed, Capacity, Quality

Outstanding speed and output quality highlight this high-capacity, 1200-dpi color laser printer.

Boot-Optimizer RapidStart Does Little You Can't Do Yourself

Utility RapidStart does what it says it will do, and does it with a slick interface, but advanced users needn't bother with it.

HP Officejet 150 Mobile All-in-One review: premium-priced portability

The Officejet 150 Mobile squeezes print, scan, and copy into a portable package; however, HP has delayed shipment of this model until the fall.

Kodak ESP 3.2 review: Great Output Quality, Cheap Ink, Slow Delivery

Great photo output, nice documents (at best quality), and inexpensive ink more than compensate for this inkjet MFP's slow and slightly loud operation.

LogMeIn Hamachi Gives Small Businesses Most of the VPN They Need for Free

Free for up to five users, the Hamachi hosted VPN service is certainly worth a look.