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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.

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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.

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Next-gen mobile bill pay: No data entry required

Mitek, a pioneer in the use of smartphone cameras for financial transactions, introduces technology that lets you pay paper bills by photographing the bill and a check or credit card.

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FileThis: A better file cabinet for the digital age

FileThis emerges from beta with a sleek redesign and powerful automated tools for retrieving, filing, and searching all manner of electronic documents.

Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 14 review: A consumer-oriented convertible laptop

This thin-and-light comes with a feature few of its ilk offer: A removable battery.

Ultrabook Buying Guide 2013: How to find the right Ultrabook

Don't know what specs a laptop has to sport to bear Intel's Ultrabook seal of approval? Don't worry: We'll tell you everything you need to know about this ultra-portable line of laptops.

Laptop buying guide 2013: How to find the right notebook for you

It’s been a good year for laptops. We can help you find the best one for your needs.

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Glip: IM-centric cloud collaboration

A new online collaboration service combines group chat, content sharing, and calendaring

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Dell Inspiron 2350 review: Haswell CPU plus AMD discrete graphics equals one strong AIO

Dell shows that that all-in-ones can deliver both looks and strong performance.

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Xero launches QuickBooks conversion service

Web-based small business accounting service promises easy migration from Intuit’s market-leading desktop software.

gDoc Creator Review: Word to PDF conversions made easy and inexpensive

Global Graphics’ $10 GDoc Creator lets you turn a wide range of documents and images into PDF files, either by dragging and dropping them onto its postage-stamp-sized interface or by using its printer driver.

PayPal launches small-business loan program

PayPal Working Capital—initially available to merchants who already use PayPal to collect payments--lets borrowers pay out of their PayPal sales revenue.

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New services tackle small business finance challenges

Whether you’re looking for a loan, streamlined payments, or help with the books, new Web and mobile services are here to help.

Acer Aspire M5 review: A big display, terrific battery life, and a moderate price tag

We dig the 15.6-inch display and 7-plus hours of battery life, but the 1366 by 768 resolution is a letdown.

Review: Logitech Harmony Hub brings universal remote control to the future

If you're looking to control your home entertainment system with your smartphone, you could do a lot worse than the Harmony Hub line.

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HP Envy Rove: A movable (if underpowered) all-in-one PC

This portable all-in-one isn't a benchmark champion, but it will let you take your computing fun to any room in the house.