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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.

Netgear Pushes 10GB Network Gear for Midsize Businesses

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.

Aluratek Libre Air: Tiny, Cool, Affordable Ebook Reader

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.

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Aluratek Libre Touch Color E-Reader Has Usability Flaws

Aluratek's budget Android-based ebook reader bundles some useful extras, but falls flat in usability.

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Bookeen Cybook Orizon: Touchscreen Ebook Reader Needs Better Web Access

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.

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Bookeen Cybook Opus Still Sleek, but Lacks Integrated Store

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.

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Toshiba 55SL417U LED HDTV Review: An All-Around Average TV

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.

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Toshiba 42SL417U LED HDTV Review: An All-Around Average TV

The Toshiba 42SL417U 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.

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Toshiba 46SL417U LED HDTV Review: An All-Around Average TV

The Toshiba 46SL417U 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.

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Toshiba SL417U Series LED HDTV Review: An All-Around Average TV

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.

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Toshiba LED HDTV 55SL412U Review: Few Features, Great Price

The Toshiba 55SL412U delivers decent image quality on a big, energy-efficient, LED-backlit LCD screen at a reasonable price. It's a good choice--if you can live without connected-TV features, 3D support, good audio, and other amenities.

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Toshiba LED HDTV 42SL412U Review: Few Features, Great Price

The Toshiba 42SL412U delivers decent image quality on an energy-efficient, LED-backlit LCD screen at a reasonable price. It's a good choice--if you can live without connected-TV features, 3D support, good audio, and other amenities.

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Toshiba LED HDTV SL412U Series Review: Few Features, Great Price

The Toshiba SL412U Series delivers decent image quality on an energy-efficient, LED-backlit LCD screen at a reasonable price. It's a good choice--if you can live without connected-TV features, 3D support, good audio, and other amenities.

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Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E420: Lenovo Style in an Affordable Package

The ThinkPad Edge E420 won't win any performance awards, but it's a pleasure to use, reasonably portable, and affordably priced.

Boost Weak Cell Service at Home: Your Options

Do you have a Dead Zone in your home? Femtocells and repeaters will help, but they'll cost you.

Dell Vostro 3350 Balances Portability, Price, and Performance

The Vostro 3350's sub-5-pound weight, 13.3-inch display, and 8-hour battery life make it a great candidate for travelers on a budget, as long as raw computing power isn't a priority.