How To Make Working From Home More Comfortable & Beneficial

A Better Way to Work

5. Printers–Canon Pixma MX870 ($199.99; This wireless all-in-one (print, fax, copy, scan) features a built-in 35-sheet ADF (auto document feeder), auto-duplex printing, an easy scroll wheel to access functions, and printing via iPhone or iPod touch devices.

Also consider: Epson Workforce 610 All-in-One ($199; A quality workhorse for your workforce.

6. VoIP services–Skype ( Skype lets you make local and international phone calls, send messages, or make video and conference calls with ease. The app is easy to install; basic services are free. You can assign phone numbers to staff and manage calls and costs through the Business Control Panel (BCP).

Also consider: Cinch (free; In beta at press time, Cinch is a nifty app that lets you easily capture and share text, video, and audio.

7. HDTVs–Vizio’s 47-inch LED HDTV ($1,799; is the perfect complement to an ultramodern conference room. Whether you’re screening company videos or Tweeting (company info, of course), this nifty little device we affectionately call “SV472XVT,” will let you do it in style. Also features built-in wireless HDMI and Vizio Internet Apps.

Also consider: Best in Show CES winner Panasonic 50-inch 3D HDTV (TC-P50VT25 series), which ships with a pair of Panasonic 3D Eyewear. No pricing set at press time.