Howard Wen

Howard Wen reports for several technology publications. His website can be found at www.howardwen.com.

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10 free, must-have  tools for network admins that are Windows 10 apps

10 free, must-have tools for network admins that are Windows 10 apps

Easy-access network tools are simple but essential and can be downloaded from the online Microsoft Store and pinned to the Windows 10 Start menu

802.11ax preview: Access points and routers that support the Wi-Fi 6 protocol on tap

802.11ax preview: Access points and routers that support the Wi-Fi 6 protocol on tap

Aerohive, ASUS and D-Link are among vendors readying 802.11ax access points and routers that take advantage of 802.11ax speed. The latest update to the Wi-Fi protocol standard, 802.11ax has been designed to transmit data even faster,...

Alternatives to Nmap: from simple to advanced network scanning

Alternatives to Nmap: from simple to advanced network scanning

Nmap has established itself as a premier, free, open-source network mapping tool. There are alternatives that are also free, though they vary in their sophistication and ease of use.

10 classic but essential (and free!) utilities for Windows 10

10 classic but essential (and free!) utilities for Windows 10

You can get more from Win10 by adding these useful tools.

What is Telegram and is it secure?

What is Telegram and is it secure?

The Telegram messaging app has grown in popularity since its launch in 2013, but not without controversy.

10 travel apps to smooth your next business trip

10 travel apps to smooth your next business trip

These business-friendly travel apps for iOS and Android can help you leave the stress at home.

8 Chrome extensions that supercharge Google Drive

8 Chrome extensions that supercharge Google Drive

Google Drive, Docs, Sheets and Slides can be powerful business tools. These extensions for the Chrome browser help you work smarter with Google Drive and its companion apps so you can get more done.

How to use Google Drive for collaboration

How to use Google Drive for collaboration

Sharing files in Google Docs, Sheets and Slides is an easy and effective way to collaborate with others. Here’s how to do it.

Can these tools help you write more good? Maybe even better.

Can these tools help you write more good? Maybe even better.

4 writing guides take different approaches to streamlining, improving and honing your style.

7 ways Android and Windows 10 can work well together

7 ways Android and Windows 10 can work well together

You can sync reminders between an Android device and a Windows 10 PC, share files and more – if you have the right apps. We’ll tell you how to make it work.

10 hidden features of Google office apps

10 hidden features of Google office apps

Google’s cloud-based office apps, officially called Google Apps for Work, are frequently updated with necessary improvements to their feature set and UI. Here are 10 useful elements that have been added recently which may have been...

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