Reviews

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Review: 5 digital whiteboard displays for business collaboration

Meetings are made more productive by interactive displays that you can write on and share with remote participants. We review five devices from Google, Microsoft, Cisco, Samsung and InFocus.

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Apple's VP of education writes on the future of teaching

In his new book, Apple's vice president of education, John Couch, says we must change how we teach in order to meet the needs of our changing world.

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Review: 6 data recovery tools for USB flash drives and more

Accidentally deleted an important document, picture or other file on a thumb drive or memory card? These tools can help you get it back.

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Why two Apple HomePods really are better than one

A review of a paired HomePod system, music playback quality and what it tells us about tomorrow.

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Review: The BlackBerry KEY2 gets things done

The hard keyboard is back on BlackBerry’s latest phone, with tweaks and updates for serious grown-up users who care about productivity and security.

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Review: Windows 10 April 2018 Update shows promise, but ultimately disappoints

Much-vaunted features such as Timeline and the Diagnostic Data Viewer sound highly useful in theory but come up short in the new Windows 10 release.

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Apple’s 2018 iPad, a review

If the fast, powerful 2016 iPad Pro was the tablet equivalent of a Koenigsegg, the 2018 iPad is a similar car with a faster engine at half the price.

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Microsoft PowerPoint vs. Google Slides: Which works better for business?

PowerPoint has long been the tool of choice for creating business presentations, but Google Slides is worth a second look. We compare their strengths and weaknesses.

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Review: Samsung's new Galaxy S9 phones make excellence routine

The new Galaxy S9 smartphones may not be exciting, but some exclusive enterprise features do make them stand out among other Android rivals.

Which project management software solution would be best for you?

Discover what real users think of the current batch of project management software options

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Review: The iPhone X is the best phone for business, period.

Apple's new iPhone X sets the scene for the next decade of iPhone development with a host of futuristic technologies. While expensive, it is the best smartphone available today.

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OneNote vs. Evernote: A personal take on two great note-taking apps

Evernote and Microsoft OneNote have taken different approaches in their quest to be the best note-taking app. Here’s where each one shines.

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Review: Google’s Pixel 2 phone is the smart (and safe) choice for biz

The new Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL offer a perfect showcase for Android Oreo and the Google Assistant — and for businesses, the peace of mind that comes with prompt OS updates.

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Review: Windows 10 Fall Creators Update from A to Zzzzzzzz

The latest version of Windows 10 won’t shake your world, and that’s okay. The good news? Security, OneDrive and Cortana all get useful enhancements.

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My first week with Apple Watch Series 3

When the only real criticism of the Apple Watch Series 3 is the existence of a red dot, then you know Apple's doing well.

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WifiInfoView is a great Wi-Fi utility for Windows

WifiInfoView from Nirsoft is a free, portable Windows app that provides a ton of useful information about your Wi-Fi environment.

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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.

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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.

Windows users just got yet another reason to get a Mac

Parallels Desktop 13 offers MacBook Pro Touch Bar support and a host of performance enhancements that make it the go-to solution for running Windows on Mac.

From SharePoint to Yammer: What’s the best social software?

Read real users’ feedback on enterprise social software courtesy of IT Central Station

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