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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 Google Nexus 7 with mobile data changes connected tablets

The first mainstream tablet with an unlocked SIM card slot catapults Nexus 7 to the top of the list for jet-setting travelers.

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Today's best-performing tablets

We've seen about two dozen tablets in our labs over the past few months. Here are the best of the best on our benchmarks.

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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.

Six key messages Microsoft is sending to Windows 8 developers

Microsoft made its pitch to Windows 8 developers -- and by extension, consumers -- during the opening session of its Build conference Tuesday. Sitting in the audience, Melissa Perenson spotted five trends surrounding the company's efforts to promote its new operating system.

Review: Barnes & Noble Nook HD wows with stellar display

Barnes & Noble's latest 7-inch tablet, the Nook HD, packs a high-resolution display—and the results are a visual delight.

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How Microsoft blew its Windows 8 launch keynote

One day before Microsoft's new operating system goes on sale, the company hosted an event to launch its newest OS in style, but said little about it that we didn't already know.

Review: Asus VivoTab RT has thoughtful design, but brings a mixed tablet experience

Asus' latest tablet is stylish and benefits from Microsoft Windows RT's strengths, but also trips up on some tablet basics.

How Microsoft Surface stacks up against competing tablets

We now know most of the specs of Microsoft's Surface with Windows RT. So how does Microsoft's flagship tablet stand up against its iPad and Android competition?

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.

Review: Amazon Kindle Paperwhite really shines

The new Kindle Paperwhite is a dramatic update inside and out, one with fully redesigned software and an appealing built-in light that makes the Kindle more usable in any environment.

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