The D8000 line preserves Samsung's reputation for state-of-the-art technology in a full-featured 1080p set, but it does cost more than some very strong rivals.
Intuit's popular accounting software for small businesses beefs up reports, adds a sales-lead tool, and introduces batch invoicing and timesheets.
The latest version of QuickBooks offers new CRM, reports, inventory, and invoicing features.
The updated media streamer comes with a Bluetooth motion sensor remote for gaming, plus a free downloadable copy of Angry Birds; but it still doesn't support streaming personal content via your home network.
The IdeaPad Z370's strong audio and modest price tag should appeal to consumers looking for a budget portable for watching DVDs and Web video, as long as heavy-duty computing and serious gaming aren't major concerns.
Graced with Lenovo's first-rate ergonomics and a roomy hard drive, the IdeaPad S205 is a stylish traveling companion for routine computing.
These powerful and affordable cloud-based services work with Intuit's popular accounting software to address all sorts of small-business problems and needs.
With more people using cell phones and tablets, marketers are experimenting with new and more interactive ways to deliver advertising. Will their efforts make mobile products more fun, or more annoying?
Equipped with four 10GB uplinks, the new Smart Switch is designed to support virtualization, video on demand, and other high-bandwidth tasks, with a Web interface that shouldn't intimidate IT managers who aren't network experts.
Exceptionally small and lightweight, the Libre Air offers Wi-Fi integration with Kobo books and a proprietary nonbacklit LCD that's as readable as E Ink and even more responsive.
Aluratek's budget Android-based ebook reader bundles some useful extras, but falls flat in usability.
The Bookeen Cybook Orizon boasts a first-rate touchscreen e-paper display, but its Wi-Fi connectivity, browser, and integrated bookstore need a makeover for it to succeed.
This e-reader retains the pleasing design and generous font options of its predecessor, but it remains pricey for a reader that lacks now-standard features.
The Toshiba 55SL417U offers decent image quality, several top-tier Web features, and lots of user controls, but suffers from mediocre audio and some unfortunate design decisions--and it's not supercheap.
The Toshiba SL417U Series offers decent image quality, several top-tier Web features, and lots of user controls, but suffers from mediocre audio and some unfortunate design decisions--and it's not supercheap.