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The daughter of a mechanical engineer, Melissa grew up playing with machine parts and still loves getting into the nuts and bolts of how things work. She is never happier than when she is on a factory tour.

Tablet envy in a car: Tesla Model S boasts 17-inch touchscreen control panel

The huge touchscreen control panel in Tesla's Model S is even more eye-catching than the car itself. Melissa Riofrio takes a look at the panel (and the car) at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

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When Netflix goes down: streaming video alternatives

Netflix’s streaming service went down Christmas Eve, depriving thousands of their Christmas (or anything-but) video fix for about 20 hours. Our gift to you: video-streaming tips, tricks, and alternatives, so you’ll be ready next time.

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Review: Epson WorkForce WF-2540 All-in-One Printer

The WorkForce WF-2540 color inkjet multifunction has some nice features and good output quality, but ink costs are high, and it slows considerably when scanning, or when printing at higher-quality settings.

The best MFPs you can buy today

Multifunction printers come in every shape, size, and price point for home or student users to busy workgroups. Check out the best models reviewed this year.

The best photo printers you can buy today

Print vivid images on photo-friendly models for home, office, or enthusiast users.

Review: Samsung CLX-6260FW color laser multifunction printer

Impressive print quality is the highlight of this small workgroup unit. Speed and features are competent. Toner costs range from average to a little pricey.

How to print anything from anywhere: Your ultimate guide to mobile printing

Sometimes you need dead trees in hand to get the job done. A growing number of options are available to let you print away from the office. Here's what you need for printing on the go from your smartphone, tablet, or PC.

Kodak printers are gone, but the ink sells on

Kodak printers may be history, but the ink will be available for at least several more years. That's nice consolation for existing users--and a much-needed revenue stream for a company working hard to exit Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

Are printer companies gouging us on laser toner pricing?

We studied changes in monochrome laser toner pricing over the past three years and found hikes well beyond the rate of inflation for various Brother, Samsung and Xerox printers. Why are prices increasing—and why now?

Lexmark: Inkjet Printers Are Dead, Long Live Laser Printers

We talk with Marty Canning, Lexmark's printer czar, about how Lexmark will continue to support inkjet users--and how Lexmark's laser business is doing just fine, thank you.

Lexmark Exits the Inkjet Market: Are Printers Doomed?

When a major maker of inkjet printers says it's going to stop selling them, what does this mean for the future of the category, and for you?

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.

HP Photosmart 6520

HP Photosmart 6520 e-All-in-One Printer Review: Midpriced MFP for Home or Student Use

For a light-volume home or student user, this multifunction printer offers decent speed and features, and average-priced inks.

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.