Brian Nadel

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

10 mirroring devices let you present without wires

Beach tech: 11 gadgets for fun in the sun

Beach tech: 11 gadgets for fun in the sun

Spending a week at the beach? Or the summer sitting by your backyard pool? Here are some devices that can make your summer safer and more enjoyable.

15 Chrome OS productivity apps that work offline

15 Chrome OS productivity apps that work offline

Chromebooks are lightweight, inexpensive and efficient -- in other words, great for business travel. But can these cloud-based laptops operate when you're off Wi-Fi? Sure they can -- here are 15 productivity apps that can work with...

Put your NFC-enabled smartphone to work

Put your NFC-enabled smartphone to work

As NFC proliferates on new smartphones, we're entering the era of touch-and-go business.

Boost that battery: Tips and tricks for laptops

All laptops run on batteries and all batteries eventually run out -- especially when you use your device throughout the day. Here are some tips to help keep it going.

Top-hat tech: 11 high-class and high-price devices

Top-hat tech: 11 high-class and high-price devices

Curious how the 1% live? These 11 luxurious tech products come under the heading of "If you have to ask how much it costs..."

USB Type-C: Simpler, faster and more powerful

The next generation of USB cables will be easier to use and able to push more data faster.

Asus Chromebox review: A simple, inexpensive and unobtrusive desktop

This is the second desktop system to use Google's Chrome OS, and it's a good alternative for a low-cost home or office computer.

3 convertible Windows laptops try to be all devices to all people

We look at three Windows 8.1 convertibles that can transform into laptops, tablets or presentation devices, and try to discover how useful they really are.

14 steps to a better, faster Windows laptop

14 steps to a better, faster Windows laptop

After a couple of years, most laptops fall seriously behind the times. Here are several ways to upgrade your legacy laptop to meet today's standards.

20 steps to a lean, clean machine

20 steps to a lean, clean machine

If your legacy laptop is showing signs of age, it could simply need some basic maintenance. Here's a step-by-step guide to how to clean out your system.

2 Windows 8 touch-screen laptops for tight budgets

If you don't want to spend much on a new laptop, but need a touch screen, try one of these under-$600 systems.

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