Brian Nadel

Contributing Writer

Brian Nadel is a contributing writer for TechHive and Computerworld and is the former editor-in-chief of Mobile Computing & Communications magazine.

Review: 4 online backup services keep your data safe

Review: 4 online backup services keep your data safe

We test cloud backup software from Mozy, Carbonite, Acronis and IDrive. Find out which offers the best security, speed, features, interface and price.

Review: Asus VivoBook W202 with Windows 10 S

Review: Asus VivoBook W202 with Windows 10 S

Although it's aimed at the education market, this sturdy laptop -- and the locked-down Windows 10 S operating system it runs on -- has potential for business as well.

Toshiba Portege X30 review: The clamshell strikes back

Toshiba Portege X30 review: The clamshell strikes back

The new Toshiba Portege X30 is a tough, top-performing Windows 10 laptop well-suited to demanding enterprise users.

How we test Windows system performance

How we test Windows system performance

A quick rundown of how we assess the performance of Windows computers.

Samsung Galaxy Book 12: A top 2-in-1 for the enterprise

Samsung Galaxy Book 12: A top 2-in-1 for the enterprise

Samsung’s new business-friendly tablet with detachable keyboard, the Galaxy Book 12, gives Microsoft's Surface Pro 4 a run for its money.

Got Alexa? 12 devices that extend its reach

Got Alexa? 12 devices that extend its reach

Got Alexa? Want Alexa? These 12 interesting devices work with Amazon's personal assistant to provide news, information and other services.

Acer's Chromebook 11 N7: Tough and economical

Acer's Chromebook 11 N7: Tough and economical

Acer's rugged Chromebook 11 N7 is a low-cost, touch-screen laptop that can handle being dropped, shaken and doused.

Shake, rattle and roll: We test 3 rugged tablets (with video)

Shake, rattle and roll: We test 3 rugged tablets (with video)

We dropped, sprayed and shook three ruggedized Windows 10 tablets from Getac, Panasonic and Xplore. Here's how they fared.

4 mini projectors: A show wherever you go

4 mini projectors: A show wherever you go

With one of these palm-sized LED projectors in your bag, you’re always ready to give a quick presentation or show a video.

Face-to-face without frustration: The HP Elite Slice for Meeting Rooms

Face-to-face without frustration: The HP Elite Slice for Meeting Rooms

The new HP Elite Slice for Meeting Rooms is a modular, compact Windows system that has been specially designed for conference communications. We review it to see how well it performs.

Review: 2 ultraportables from Acer and Dell add speed, efficiency

Review: 2 ultraportables from Acer and Dell add speed, efficiency

Acer's Swift 7 and Dell's XPS 13 ultraportables both take advantage of Intel's new Kaby Lake processor. We compare the two.

8 digital turntables give old records a modern spin

8 digital turntables give old records a modern spin

If you’ve got a pile of vinyl in your basement, these eight digital turntables can make the music live again.

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga: The shape of convertibles to come

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga: The shape of convertibles to come

ThinkPad X1 Yoga, Lenovo’s latest Windows convertible, offers an excellent 14-in. display, a pressure-sensitive stylus and the ability to take on a variety of forms.

7 finger-friendly keyboards for tablets and phones

7 finger-friendly keyboards for tablets and phones

You don’t have to carry a laptop to be productive. These seven portable keyboards let you get work done with your tablet or phone.

Review: 4 mini-PCs give you full power in a very small package

Review: 4 mini-PCs give you full power in a very small package

We review four mini-PCs that give you complete Windows computing power in extremely small form factors.

Review: HP EliteBook Folio G1 offers lightweight business computing

Review: HP EliteBook Folio G1 offers lightweight business computing

HP's latest Windows 10 laptop, the EliteBook Folio G1, comes in touch and non-touch versions; it offers a bright display, great keyboard and a variety of options.

Review: 4 mid-priced laptops that mean business

Review: 4 mid-priced laptops that mean business

You don't need the most expensive laptop available to get in a solid day's work. We evaluate four Windows laptops that cost about $600 or less.

Got a new USB-C device? 19 accessories that will help

Got a new USB-C device? 19 accessories that will help

If you've got a drawer full of micro-USB devices and a new USB Type-C laptop, tablet or phone, here are some accessories to help keep you connected.

Review: 3 Bluetooth headphones for travel, work and play

Review: 3 Bluetooth headphones for travel, work and play

Three lightweight Bluetooth headphones from Audio-Technica, Bose and Plantronics offer private listening and calling for a reasonable price.

The whiteboards of tomorrow: 3 interactive displays

The whiteboards of tomorrow: 3 interactive displays

Meetings are made more productive by digital 'whiteboards' that you can write on and interact with. We review three new displays by InFocus, Sharp and Smart Kapp.

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