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The 11 best products of 2011

The GCN Lab picks the top 10 IT products of the year, plus one overall winner.

The top 10 products of 2010

The GCN Lab picks the best of the best from the products it reviewed this year. Any of these superstar products will serve well in the office, and do it better than other products in its class.

3M projector tries to be all things to all conference rooms

3M’s SCP716 projector falls short in ease of use; offers intuitive software but has a confusing setup.

Pocket-sized Joybee GP1 projector travels well, as long as your destination is dark

The Joybee GP1 Mini Projector might be small, but it performs adequately as long as you can control the room.

LCD monitors go big, with mostly good results

Six 24- and 27-inch LCDs try to break the law that states that as size increases, quality decreases. And a few of them succeed.

GCN Lab Review: NEC MultiSync EA241WM LCD monitor

The $455 price tag is tempting for a 24-inch LCD, but you can get more quality for not much more money.

GCN Lab Review: Dell UltraSharp 2709W LCD monitor

If you play a lot of video on a large screen, the 2709W is a good choice. But if color accuracy or more mundane tasks hold sway, a 24-inch panel might better suit your office needs.

GCN Lab Review: ViewSonic VG2427wm LCD monitor

The 24-inch widescreen LCD aced every performance and image quality test we threw at it, yet comes with a reasonable $499 price tag.

GCN Lab Review: HP LP2475w LCD monitor

The HP LP2475w is a good all-around 24-inch LCD with few flaws but little to offer in terms of major strengths. It should perform well in most office situations.

GCN Lab Review: Acer B273HU LCD monitor

The Acer B273HU, a 27-inch LCD with a surprisingly low price, did well enough at every task to make it a good value for anyone who wants to upgrade to a huge screen without breaking the bank.

Portable projectors that carry the load

The GCN Lab tested seven portable projectors for brightness, color accuracy, features and portability.

Toshiba TLP-X150U

GCN LAB REVIEW: The TLP-X150U is a good value at $899. It won’t blow you away with its performance but won’t disappoint you either.

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