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Colour laser printer reviews

23 Feb 2010 | We bought 10 colour laser printers designed for the home and small office and tested for speed, print quality and their ongoing running costs.  More »

Paper shredders

Paper shredders review

19 Dec 2013 | You don’t need to pay a fortune for a good-quality shredder, but some very cheap shredders aren't worth the money.  More »

Surge protectors

Surge protector reviews

30 Apr 2009 | They say lightning doesn’t strike twice in the same place — but it doesn’t have to. A direct strike on your home can burn out every piece of electrical equipment you have connected.   More »

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PC backup software review

15 Sep 2014 | Have you backed up your important files? Our test breaks down the best backup software, so you can easily protect the contents of your precious PC from data loss.  More »

Mac or PC

Mac or PC - what's best for you?

11 Oct 2007 | Apple Computer fans are known worldwide as "Mac Evangelists" for their almost fanatical devotion to the brand, but is it just hype or should you really consider a Mac as your next computer?  More »

Office chairs

Choosing a computer chair

06 Apr 2005 | Furnishing your study or office may seem trivial in comparison to choosing a desktop but a hasty decision can lead to long-term physical problems.  More »

Speakers

PC speakers review

20 May 2008 | The PC speaker market is 'booming', driven by the growth in high quality multimedia — from music and DVD movies to games and even websites.   More »

Webcam reviews

Webcam reviews

30 Jul 2008 | They say a picture is worth a thousand words, so a moving picture must surely be even more valuable — which is probably why webcams have become so popular for personal communication.   More »

UPS

Uninterruptible power supplies (UPS) review

30 Apr 2009 | The power is gone and with it all your painstaking work - it won't occur if you use an Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS).  More »

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Pricing of computer products not all equal

20 May 2008 | It doesn’t take long for a net-savvy consumer to compare the cost of computer products here and overseas.   More »

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Colour Multifunction Printer

Multifunction printers review

16 Dec 2014 | We review 60 multifunction printers including inkjet, laser, colour and mono, priced from under $50 to over $800.  More »

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PC backup software review

15 Sep 2014 | Have you backed up your important files? Our test breaks down the best backup software, so you can easily protect the contents of your precious PC from data loss.  More »

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All-in-one desktop computer reviews

06 Aug 2014 | Not everybody wants a monster-sized computer on their desk. We compare nine ‘undersized’ all-in-ones from 21.5 to 23.6 inches.  More »

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Standard printers review

14 May 2014 | Find out how printers from Brother, Canon, Dell, Epson, HP and Samsung compare when it comes to print speed, quality and ease of installation.  More »

Paper shredders

Paper shredders review

19 Dec 2013 | You don’t need to pay a fortune for a good-quality shredder, but some very cheap shredders aren't worth the money.  More »

3D printed rabbit

Review: UP!Mini 3D Printer

11 Dec 2013 | The UP!Mini is a relatively inexpensive 3D printer aimed at the consumer market: we put it to the test, printing a miniature rabbit.  More »

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First look: Parallels for Mac and iPad

26 Nov 2013 | Find out how you can run Office and any other Windows program on your iPad almost anywhere you go.  More »

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First look: MakerBot Replicator 2 3D printer

21 Oct 2013 | The MakerBot Replicator 2 printer is an example of the latest “affordable” 3D printers - see it in action!  More »

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Multifunction printer reviews

06 Dec 2010 | The printers combine inkjet printing, copying and scanning functions (some have fax) into one device.   More »

Laser-printers

Laser printer reviews

30 Aug 2007 | As price comes down and quality improves, a laser printer is a good choice for small-scale print runs.   More »

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