If you're a home user, your printing needs might be very basic -- the occasional A4 or 6x4in photograph, maybe a school assignment or a quick scan of some personal documents. A cheap printer should be all you'll need for these simple tasks, so here is our round-up of the best low-cost inkjet multifunction and single-function models from Canon and HP.
If you're running a small business, chances are you'll want your printer to be chock-full of useful features like the ability to copy, scan and fax. Wired or wireless network connectivity is also a useful inclusion. We've rounded up a list of the top office inkjet printers from Canon, Epson, HP, Brother and Lexmark that offer plenty of features without being prohibitively expensive to purchase and operate.
There's nothing more satisfying after taking a great photo than printing it out on high quality paper and framing it on your wall. With these high-end photo printers, you can produce stunning prints in sizes from as small as 6x4in to as large as A3+.
If you're running a small business, keeping track of your costs is important. If you can't afford to spend frivolous amounts of money on a tricked-out, whiz-bang multifunction laser printer then take a look at our list of cheap monochrome laser printers. These units will do all the A4 document printing any small business could require, and their low running costs mean your bottom line won't be affected.
If you're running a small business that needs to print a lot of monochrome and colour documents, a colour laser printer may be your best bet. These aren't always cheap, though -- you can easily spend several thousand dollars on an enterprise-grade printer that is overkill for your needs. Check out our list of low-priced colour laser printers that should be well suited to a small or medium office's needs.
Interchangeable lens cameras are the middle road between an advanced compact digital camera and a full-blown digital SLR. However, because they give you the ability to change lenses, they are much more like a digital SLR than an advanced compact; the major benefit is that they are not as big and bulky as a digital SLR.
For the times when you don't want to lug around a digital SLR, yet still want to capture great quality images, you need to have an awesome compact camera -- preferably one with manual controls.
Five of the best professional digital SLRs on the market from Canon, Nikon and Sony
Although mobile phones aren't always as reliable as dedicated in-car sat navs for navigation, a GPS-enabled mobile phone has its own advantages -- namely they fit in your pocket and you generally carry them with you wherever you go.
The dominance of Apple's iPhone is largely thanks to its App Store, and some of the most useful third-party applications come in the form of fully fledged navigation software.