Brian Nadel

Contributing Writer

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

Acer's Chromebook 11 N7: Tough and economical

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.

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.

Better safe than sorry: 5 apps for encrypting and shredding files

Better safe than sorry: 5 apps for encrypting and shredding files

If you want to protect sensitive data -- especially if you’re sending it via email or via an online service -- one of these five encryption programs can help.

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.

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.

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.

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: 5 prepaid mobile hotspots fire up business travel

Review: 5 prepaid mobile hotspots fire up business travel

Fed up with mediocre Wi-Fi on the road? For not-so-frequent travelers, a pay-as-you-go personal hotspot might be the answer. We put five to the test.

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