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Contributing Editor Yardena (Denny) Arar is a San Francisco-based freelance writer, avid online shopper, media junkie, consummate foodie, and proud possessor of a private pilot's license.

HP Envy x360

HP Envy x360 review: This 360-degree laptop is about versatility, not power

This latest flippable Yoga clone delivers solid performance for the price, but it's too heavy for hardcore travelers.

Lenovo Flex 2

One-trick laptop: Lenovo’s Flex 2 is a bargain that bends backward

The Lenovo Flex 2’s touchscreen with a 300-degree hinge is a nice feature for the price. While it delivers decent benchmark results, however, its keyboard, display, and battery life disappoint.

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TiVo goes ginormous, with 24TB of storage and a $5K price tag

The TiVo Mega, capable of recording more than three year's worth of programs, is slated to ship early next year, so start saving now.

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Lenovo C260 all-in-one PC

Lenovo C260 review: This inexpensive all-in-one PC performs more like a tablet

You get what you pay for. Lenovo cut a lot of corners to produce a desktop PC for less than $500.

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Asana review: a full-featured task manager for iOS devices

The new mobile app for Asana's popular task management service lets iPhone and iPad users run their collaborative undertakings on the go.

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Asana brings its teamwork features to iPhones and iPads

Asana's new iOS app promises most of the functions in its browser-based service, plus extras to make things easy for people on the go.

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Acer Aspire AU5-620-U12 All-in-One PC review: Pretty, but ultimately underwhelming

Acer changed the look of its all-in-one line, but this machine's performance leaves much to be desired.

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Procorem organizes your work and play

Procorem's combination of project management and collaboration tools can help busy people track everything from work projects to family outings on PCs and mobile devices.

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Thrive Solo: business management for freelancers

Thrive Solo's slickly designed tools for busy freelancers help with everything from project management and time tracking to business analytics and invoicing.

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Deductr tracks expenses, activity with a strong tax focus

New web service helps self-employed people prepare for April 15

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Haiku Deck: a painless PowerPoint alternative that's fun to use

Even novices can create slick presentations in minutes with this free, browser-based service.

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Word’s secret design sizzle: Learn the built-in tools for better-looking documents

Word offers a trove of templates, color schemes and other handy tools to make your documents look surprisingly professional.

Need Wi-Fi access? Just reach out and touch your router

The Wi-Fi Alliance adds near-field communication to WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup), so that NFC-enabled devices can gain network access by simply tapping an access point.

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Tax guide 2014: The best online services for tackling your 1040

More than a dozen tax prep services promise to minimize hassles and maximize refunds. Here are our picks for every type of filer.

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ReVu.Me collects team input on the fly

A new free cloud offering empowers group members to annotate all sorts of documents while chatting or teleconferencing, with no software or registration required.