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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.

Brother MFC-9125CN Review: Brisk, Affordable Color Laser MFP With Mediocre Color Output

Compared to other low-cost models, the MFC-9215CN stands out for having reasonably good speed and toner costs--but color quality is mediocre.

Ink-flation: Printer Cartridge Prices Are Climbing Quickly

Epson, Kodak, and Lexmark have raised prices on some of their inks--in many instances, faster than the rate of inflation. HP's prices also seem to inch upward when the company releases new models.

HP Officejet Pro 8100 ePrinter Review: Fast, Inexpensive Operation

Small workgroups looking at color lasers should note that this inkjet is faster and cheaper to operate, and that it can print crisp text as well as very nice photos.

Hot Ivy Bridge Chips, GeForce GTX 690, the True Cost of Printers, and Nook News on PCWorld Podcast #137

Are Ivy Bridge chips really hotter than Sandy Bridge? If you buy a cheap printer, will you pay more for ink? Is the new Nook with Glowlight the e-reader to beat?

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Canon Pixma MX892 Review: Nice Paper Handling, Good Speed, So-So Costs

This inkjet multifunction printer has good speed and appealing features for a small or home office, but some similarly priced competitors offer a better design or cheaper inks.

Ink-onomics: Can You Save Money By Spending More on Your Printer?

Should you buy a lower-priced printer whose inks cost more per page, or a higher-priced printer that uses more-economical supplies? Our printer comparison calculator will help you decide.

Kodak Hero 3.1 All-in-One Printer Review: Bargain Price, Cheap Ink, Great Photos

For a bargain price, this multifunction printer offers great photo quality and low-cost ink--with just a glitch or two.

Nokia Lumia 900, Printer Ink Prices, and Instagram for Android on PCWorld Podcast #135

Melissa Riofrio dishes out some interesting info about who's got horrible printer ink prices and who doesn't. Ginny rants and raves about Nokia's hot new Windows Phone, and we all shrug about the debut of Instagram on Android.

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The Best Deals on Printer Ink

Sick of getting gouged for ink? We did the math to figure out which printer manufacturers offer decent deals and which ones really stick it to you.

Epson Workforce Pro WP-4020 Review: Great Price, Great Output, Cheap Ink

Great output and performance complemented by inexpensive inks make this printer a small-office standout. The one-year warranty is one of its few disappointments.

HP Officejet 6700 Premium e-All-in-one Printer Review: Fast, Affordable Color

This is a well-balanced MFP for a small office: It's speedy, with nice text and photos, and a color touchscreen LCD. High-yield inks are affordable.

Epson WorkForce Pro WP-4540 Review: Fast, High-Capacity Business Inkjet

Speed, high paper capacity, and inexpensive inks make this full-featured MFP a nice fit for a busy small office or workgroup.

Samsung ML-2955DW Review: Cheap Laser Printer, Pricey Toner

Bargain laser printers don’t get much cheaper than this model, but watch the pricey toner--the cost is tolerable only if you print fairly little.

Canon Pixma MG3120 Wireless Inkjet Photo All-In-One Review: A Nice Bargain Sabotaged by Consumables Costs

Pricey black ink spoils the deal with this otherwise excellent budget MFP for home or school use.

Facebook IPO, Tons of New Cameras, and Inkjets for Business on PCWorld Podcast #131

Facebook makes a lot of money, and wants to make more by going public. Also, did you know that inkjet printers may be better than lasers for small business?

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