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12 Top Spy Gadgets

From power strips that spy on you, to ballpoint pens that double as document scanners, here are 12 snoopy gadgets that capture voice, video, or data, and can track you down surreptitiously.

Lexmark Pinnacle Pro901 Boasts a Touchscreen and Supercheap Black Ink

You pay more for the machine but less for its ink, which is a reasonable trade-off--especially considering the plentiful features that accompany this MFP.

Archive Project Will Digitize WWII Enigma Messages

HP has donated some of its latest scanning equipment to help preserve archived material at Britain's WWII code-cracking facility at Bletchley Park.

Canon Pixma MX350 Offers Good Features for the Price, but Ink Costs Are High

Higher-than-average ink costs mar an otherwise versatile and affordable MFP.

Canon Pixma MX340 Inkjet MFP Fits a Low-Price, Low-Volume Lifestyle

Speed and print quality are decent, but the pricey black ink limits this unit to low-volume home use.

Canon Pixma MX870: Well-Balanced Multifunction Printer Performs Well, Offers Inexpensive Ink

This well-balanced MFP offers excellent output, good performance, and low ink costs, making it a good match for a small office or a busy family.

Kodak ESP 7250 Inkjet Multifunction Printer: Easy and Fun, but Not Fast

Kodak continues to shine with photos prints and low ink costs, but this unit's plain-paper output is a bit on the light side.

Printers and Scanners of Tomorrow (and Beyond)

Four ultra-futuristic printers and scanners hint of the possibilities of future tech.

Grabbag: CarMD for Checking Car Problems, Date Check Smartphone App, and the DocuPen Scanner

A diagnostic device to analyze your car troubles, a smartphone dating app that lets you check other people's marital and criminal status, and a handheld scanning device that fits in your pocket.

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Paperless Office Solution Rescues Ambulance Service

Georgia-based IT pros create a streamlined document solution for first responders.