The latest desktop printers — called all-in-ones, or AIOs— do a lot more than simply churn out documents and photos. They've combined and consolidated complementary technologies, like a scanner and fax machine, and added intuitive touch-screen controls. These new multifunction devices also provide a host of new services, including Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity, email capability, the ability to print directly from the Web, memory card and USB key slots and the ability to automatically order new ink or toner cartridges.
Because they vary so considerably in size, capabilities, speed and cost, there isn't a one-size-fits-all all-in-one. However, we've selected the best of the best for your specific needs, use and budget. Here are our top picks.
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