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Visioneer Strobe 500: Top-Performing Scanner Offers Easy Operation

This versatile sheetfed scanner runs swiftly, produces good quality images, and offers simple-to-use features.

Fujitsu ScanSnap S1100: Slim Mobile Scanner Offers Workhorse Performance

The sleek ScanSnap S1100 delivers sharp, colorful images and includes easy scan-to-cloud options.

Swiftpoint Mouse Offers Easy Scrolling

The Swiftpoint Mouse boasts an innovative design and one of the most versatile scrolling mechanisms we've seen, but the required finger position--similar to the grip of a pen--may be uncomfortable for long-term use.

2011 Innovations Awards Honorees: Home Entertainment

Looking to transform your home into an entertainment multiplex? Get to know some of the best HDTVs, games, media streamers, home-networking products, and entertainment gear that earned high honors in the 2011 CES Innovations Awards.


PlanOn DocuPen Xtreme X05: Scanner Pen Doesn't Live Up to Its Price

This portable scanner does a serviceable job of scanning documents on the go, but its $300 price is high for its level of performance and its iffy build quality.

Livescribe Echo Smartpen Gets Slicker, With a Few New Tricks

The latest addition to the Livescribe digital pen family is better-looking and more comfortable than its predecessor, and it enlarges its range of smartpen skills.


A First Look at Internet Explorer 9 Beta

Microsoft has released a beta of the next version of Internet Explorer 9 for Windows 7, and so far we like what we've seen.

Which Android Smartphone is Right for You?

There's a huge number of Android phones on the market, but how can you know which one is right for you? Smartphone expert Ginny Mies takes a look at five of the most popular models.


Stars of SkyMall, Part Two

We take some of the most bewildering gadgets from the popular airline catalog and put them to the test.


Lenovo Mini Wireless Keyboard N5901: Couch Potatoes, Your Keyboard-Mouse Is Here

It's not perfect, but this compact keyboard makes a useful addition to any media center PC.


Nikon Coolpix S8000 Pocket Megazoom Helps Casual Users Take Great Photos

With automated controls and simple operation, the Nikon Coolpix S8000 is an ideal high-zoom camera for beginners. It's hard to take a bad photo with this model, but you get no manual controls.


Cintiq 21UX

The Apple iPad ( Macworld rated 4 out of 5 mice ) may be this spring's most talked about touch-sensitive device, but for digital artists, the Wacom Cintiq 21UX...

B&W P5 Mobile Hi-Fi Headphones

British high-end-audio manufacturer Bowers & Wilkins (B&W) has been making speakers for over 40 years, but it's only with the P5 Mobile Hi-Fi Headphones...