Fredric Paul

Fredric Paul is Editor in Chief for New Relic, Inc., and has held senior editorial positions at ReadWrite, InformationWeek, CNET, PCWorld and other publications. His opinions are his own.

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The 13 things the perfect laptop has to have

The 13 things the perfect laptop has to have

From Microsoft's Surface tablets to Apple's MacBooks and iPad Pro, laptops keep getting better and better. But we're still a long way from perfection.

8 reasons the Apple Watch is more trouble than it's worth

8 reasons the Apple Watch is more trouble than it's worth

Weeks of on-wrist testing reveal that the measly benefits don't outweigh a passel of hassles.

Why I won't write a requiem for Google+

To date, I’ve written requiems for Blackberry, AOL, and RadioShack, but when I sat down to write one for Google+, I just couldn’t do it.

Tour Target's new Internet of Things concept store

Tour Target's new Internet of Things concept store

The retail giant's connected-home concept store in San Francisco showcases dozens of cool IoT products for the home, but buyers are still on their own.

How Google Glass Set Wearable Computing Back 10 Years

The introduction of Google Glass at the Google I/O developers conference in June 2012 was one of the coolest technology debuts ever. Glass-wearing skydivers jumped out of an airplane high above San Francisco's Moscone Center, floated...

Mac and Windows Compatibility Through the Decades

A trip down memory lane: Macs and PCs haven't always gotten along, but the problem has largely gone away.

What Is an Entrepreneur in Residence and Why You Need One

Entrepreneurs in Residence were once found mostly at venture capital firms, but the role has expanded and you can now find them at a variety of companies -- including tech companies. But what exactly does one do?

11 Things Microsoft is Actually Doing Right

11 Things Microsoft is Actually Doing Right

From Office to Hyper-V to Azure, the much-maligned 'dying dinosaur' has a lot going for it as the Ballmer era winds down.

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