Melissa RiofrioExecutive Editor, PCWorld

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Melissa Riofrio spent her formative journalistic years reviewing some of the biggest iron at PCWorld--desktops, laptops, storage, printers--and she continued to focus on hardware testing during stints at Computer Currents and CNET. Currently, in addition to leading PCWorld’s content direction, she covers productivity laptops and Chromebooks, and car tech.

Inside the shadowy underground of 'anything, anywhere' cloud-based printing

Cloud-connected printers are everywhere, but how hard is it to collect your paperwork? We went to a private school and Twitter's corporate office to find out.

Review: Epson Expression Photo XP-850 Small-in-One Printer

The Epson Expression Photo XP-850 lives up to its name with super-nice photos that print speedily. It also has well-priced inks and enough efficiency features to make it useful in a home office.

Next-gen in-car infotainment: iPads and Wi-Fi on wheels

Is it a car or a rolling entertainment center? The latest rides are loaded with huge touchscreens and futuristic ways to keep the kids quiet.


Picture this: Cars with cameras, projectors, and 3D safety tech

This isn’t your SUV’s rear backup camera. At the Detroit Auto Show, we’ve seen everything from traffic-monitoring systems to cars that double as displays.


Volvo cars watch the road with camera, radar, laser

Who needs a backseat driver when this triad of detection equipment, built into the windshield of some new Volvo models, watches for pedestrians, blind spots, traffic jams, and more?


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.


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.


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.