Jon L. JacobiJon Jacobi, PCWorld

Jon L. Jacobi has worked with computers since you flipped switches and punched cards to program them. He studied music at Juilliard, and now he power-mods his car for kicks.

Netgear ReadyNAS NV+ v2 (RND4000) Review: Plenty of Functionality, but Slow Performance

Four bays and USB 3.0 highlight a NAS box that is a bit shy on software features and performance, but easier than many on the wallet.

Synology DiskStation DS712+ Review: Speedy Two-Bay NAS Box Is Built for Expansion

Expandable and outfitted with a great operating system and tons of features, this two-bay NAS unit also moves data rapidly.

Western Digital My Book Live Duo 4TB Review: Limited Features, Lots of Capacity

This two-bay NAS box offers plenty of capacity for the buck, and it streams large files very well, but in other respects its features are limited.

Buffalo LinkStation Pro Duo 2TB Review: An Affordable, Solid Performer

This two-bay NAS box offers some advanced software features and streams media well.

QNAP TS-459 Pro II Review: High-Performance, Four-Bay NAS Drive Has a High Price to Match

Super performance, four bays, USB 3.0, and a wealth of software features make this box a dream for small and medium-size businesses, albeit a very expensive one.

Synology DiskStation DS212+ Review: A Fast Two-Bay NAS Box

This nonexpandable, two-bay consumer NAS box is fast and has a useful, feature-packed operating system.

QNAP TS-879 Pro Review: Massive NAS Box Offers Terrific Capacity and Performance, for a Price

Eight drive bays and lightning speed highlight this unit, which is easily the fastest--and most expensive--network-attached storage box we’ve tested to date.

Iomega StorCenter PX6-300d Review: Great Performance, Great Features

This NAS box has six bays and excellent software features, and it’s a strong performer, too.

Western Digital Sentinel DX4000: An Easy-to-Configure NAS Box

A beefy, well-designed piece of hardware, the Sentinel DX4000 constitutes a good effort by Western Digital, but it doesn't deliver on its promise in performance or features.

LaCie 2Big Network 2 2TB Review: Attractive Design, Basic Function

This box looks great on your desk, attaches via USB or ethernet, and handles all the basics well--at a very basic pace.

Magix Audio Cleaning Lab MX Removes Clicks and Pops

"Friendly" is the key word for audio editing and restoration utility Magix Audio Cleaning Lab, which delivers average results.

Canon Pixma MG4120 Review: All the Basics, Expensive Black Ink

Although the black ink is pricey, this inexpensive MFP's nice output will appeal to home or student users who print at low volume.

Canon Pixma MG2120 Color Inkjet MFP: Basic With Pricey Black Ink and a Short Warranty

On the surface, it’s a nice bargain for home users who print infrequently, but the pricey black ink and all-too-brief 90-day warranty make it a meager long-term deal.

HP LaserJet Pro 400 Color M451nw Review: Nice Laser Printer Is Duplex-Deprived

Expensive toner and the lack of automatic duplexing make this small-office printer less appealing than it could be.

CyberLink PowerDVD 12 Ultra Review: An All-Purpose Media Player

The best DVD/Blu-ray player software available is morphing into an organizer/player for all types of media--but it is also becoming more resource-hungry.