Melissa AparicioMultimedia Correspondent, PCWorld

Melissa Aparicio is multimedia correspondent for the IDG News Service, and is based in San Francisco.

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.

CTIA 2012 Preview: New Phones, More Debate Over Spectrum

CTIA 2012, the big U.S. mobile phone and tablet show, kicks off Monday. Will a few very hot LTE phones make their debut?

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.

Tablet Face-Off: Budget Models From Acer and Asus vs. Apple's iPad 2

The Apple iPad 2 and the Asus Transformer Pad TF300 are highly competitive, but the Acer Iconia Tab A200 falls behind.

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.

TechHive: Reality Check: How E-Readers Can Fight to Stay Alive

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The e-reader is one of those rare niche gadgets that can and should have a place in our tech lives.

Nook Simple Touch With GlowLight Ships Early

Barnes & Noble gets a jump start on shipping its illuminated new e-reader to customers who pre-ordered the device, and warns of strong demand.

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Barnes & Noble Nook Simple Touch With GlowLight Review: An E-Reader That Truly Lets You Read Anywhere

The addition of an LED light source turns the Nook Simple Touch into the must-have e-reader for bookworms.

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 Review: A Low-Cost, Full-Featured Android Tablet

Android 4.0 and useful features such as a built-in infrared port highlight this 7-inch value-tablet standout.

Asus Transformer Pad TF300 Review: Value Tablet Delivers A Solid, But Mixed, Experience

This Android 4.0 tablet packs plenty of storage, but it makes a few sacrifices to achieve its value price.

Toshiba Excite 10 LE Review: Lightweight Tablet, Unfortunate Display

This is the lightest 10-inch-size tablet on the market so far, but its sluggish performance and disappointing display mar the experience.

Microsoft Windows RT: An Unfortunate Name for Windows on ARM

The new Windows running on ARM-based PCs and tablets will be dubbed Windows RT, a departure from x86 Windows 8 nomenclature that’s bound to create more consumer confusion, not less.

Barnes & Noble Unveils Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight

New model will be the only E Ink e-reader for sale with an LED-based light built-in.

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Samsung Announces Lower-Cost Android 4.0 Tablets

Our first impressions of the new models, shipping soon, is that Samsung is on the right path, but there's still room for more evolution in tablets.