Brian Nadel

Contributing writer

Brian Nadel is a frequent contributor to Computerworld and the former editor in chief of Mobile Computing & Communications magazine.


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.

Review: 2 low-cost Windows 10 laptops challenge the Chromebooks

Review: 2 low-cost Windows 10 laptops challenge the Chromebooks

Two $200 systems from Lenovo and HP offer travelers a lightweight and low-cost way to work with Windows apps on the road.

Review: 4 powerline kits step in when Wi-Fi fails

Review: 4 powerline kits step in when Wi-Fi fails

Powerline devices route data through your electric cables, offering an alternative when Wi-Fi fails. We review 4 of the latest kits to see how well they work.

4 low-cost videoconferencing devices keep you connected

4 low-cost videoconferencing devices keep you connected

If you need to conduct meetings with remote colleagues or clients, these relatively low-cost videoconferencing devices can enhance the experience.

Review: 3 curved displays provide a new view

Review: 3 curved displays provide a new view

Juggling two or more monitors on your desktop? A curved screen can give you a wider view while taking up less room. We review three of the latest designs.

Review: The Intel Compute Stick -- the ultimate mobile PC

Review: The Intel Compute Stick -- the ultimate mobile PC

Stick PCs can turn any display into a fully operational computer. Intel's new Compute Stick does with Windows 8.1 for only $150.

Asus ZenBook UX305 vs. Dell XPS 13: Thin, light and powerful

Asus ZenBook UX305 vs. Dell XPS 13: Thin, light and powerful

The Asus ZenBook UX305 and the Dell XPS 13 and two new thin and light Windows laptops that offer a lot of power for a reasonable price. We test both to see which is the better buy

Break me if you can: 4 rugged tablets put to the test

Break me if you can: 4 rugged tablets put to the test

Tablets are useful, but can be fragile. These four tablets -- three Windows and one Android -- will take a licking and keep on ticking.

Pixel perfect: 12 innovative displays

Pixel perfect: 12 innovative displays

If an ordinary computer monitor isn't enough, see if one of these interesting (and possibly useful) displays will do the job.

Yoga 3 Pro review: Intel's Core M processor delivers for this hybrid laptop

Yoga 3 Pro review: Intel's Core M processor delivers for this hybrid laptop

Lenovo's versatile Yoga 3 Pro Windows tablet/laptop convertible offers a new low-power processor, many hours of battery life and a great display.

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