Melissa RiofrioExecutive Editor, PCWorld Follow me on Google+

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.

Printers: Best Places to Buy

If you're looking for a printer, we found Best Buy to be the best place to shop, followed by CDW and Staples.

Dell 3330dn

Dell's 3330dn monochrome laser printer may not look exceptional, with its compact footprint, low price, and rather basic feature set. But it offers impressive...

Oki C610dtn Color LED Printer Offers Fast Performance and Cheap Toner

Although the C610dtn’s color quality needs some tweaking, the printer's speed and economy advantages offset that drawback.

Dell 3330dn Monochrome Laser is Superfast, Superaffordable

Nearly perfect for a busy workgroup, this monochrome laser printer is speedy and offers automatic duplexing, along with modest (but upgradable) paper handling.

HP Officejet Pro 8000 Wireless

HP's Officejet Pro 8000 Wireless color inkjet printer could cure some small offices or workgroups of their color-laser envy. Even the lowest-end color lasers...

HP Officejet 6000 Wireless: Cheap Business Inkjet Delivers the Goods

A small-office bargain, this printer offers good performance and plentiful features for the price--and its inks are budget-friendly, too.

Canon Pixma iP2702 Starts as a Bargain, but Inks Aren’t Cheap

This inkjet printer may be cheap to buy, but its high ink costs and mediocre performance make it less of a deal than you’d think.

Canon Pixma iP4700: Bargain Inkjet Printer Offers Low-Cost Ink and Automatic Duplexing

A nice bargain, this low-cost printer offers good speed and print quality, plus unusually high paper capacity (300 sheets).

Best Office Inkjet Printer: HP's Officejet Pro 8000 Wireless Has Speed, Features to Spare

Packed with features and built for speed, this small-business inkjet printer is hard to beat. Ink costs are amazingly low.

Printer Shopping Tips

If you're about to go shopping for a printer, whether in person or online, keep the following tips in mind.

Printer Guide: Features You Need to Know

Ready to buy a printer? These are the specs you need to understand to make an informed choice.

Buying Guide: Major Printer Types Explained

Want to buy a new printer? You have some decisions to make. Do you need only monochrome printing, or color capability? Do you prefer laser, LED, inkjet, or...

Pandigital Portable Printer Uses Heat, Not Ink, for Photos

This snapshot printer’s thermal technology is interesting, but the results are disappointing.

Printer Buying Guide: Shopping Smart

Ready to buy a printer? You can navigate a store or Website with confidence by deciding on what you want before you get there. We’ll help you prepare.

Printer Buying Guide: Printer Specs You Need to Know

Printer specifications can go on forever. We guide you through them and show you what's important to consider for any printer.