H&R Block TaxCut is relatively affordable and well-designed tax-prep software, although we found TurboTax's interview to be more direct and thorough.
Sony's smart design, long battery life, and a big 16-inch screen, make the Vaio FW140--the first Centrino 2 laptop we've seen--an excellent, but still portable, media hub.
H&R Block TaxCut Online is a relatively affordable and well-designed Web-based tax-preparation software, although we found TurboTax more thorough.
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A do-it-yourself alternative to expensive tax accountants, TaxCut Premium 2004 is a must-have for longtime users. But it remains somewhat more difficult to use than Intuit TurboTax Premier 2004.