Barbara Krasnoff

Sr. Reviews Editor

Barbara Krasnoff is Senior Reviews Editor at Computerworld, covering hardware, software, gadgets, apps and other tech-related products.

Today's high-end smartphones: Too big for comfort?

ZTE Axon: A new flagship for the prepaid market

ZTE Axon: A new flagship for the prepaid market

ZTE is upping the ante with the Axon, a new high-end Android phone that comes with strong audio and visual features.

Hands on: The Huawei P8 lite -- unlocked, inexpensive, and not bad

Hands on: The Huawei P8 lite -- unlocked, inexpensive, and not bad

The Huawei P8 lite is a mid-level unlocked Android phone that offers good features for a reasonable price.

Review: 7 Android apps that track your expenses

Review: 7 Android apps that track your expenses

If you do any business travel, you know how important -- and annoying -- it is to track your spending. One of these 7 Android apps can help.

Disrupt NY: Meet the next generation of tech companies

Disrupt NY: Meet the next generation of tech companies

On May 4-6, 2015, hopeful tech entrepreneurs gathered at Disrupt NY 2015, looking for financial support and recognition. We talked to some to find out who they are and what they hope to do.

Will leather and a cool camera win the smartphone war for LG?

Will leather and a cool camera win the smartphone war for LG?

The LG G4 Android smartphone has a number of upgrades, but the company is emphasizing both its high-end camera technology and the elegance of a leather case. Is this enough to push LG ahead of competitors such as Samsung?

Hands on: Plantronics' Explorer 500 Bluetooth headset adds a new loop

Hands on: Plantronics' Explorer 500 Bluetooth headset adds a new loop

Plantronic's reasonably-priced Explorer 500 Bluetooth headset offers good quality audio and an innovative strap that acts as both a charging cable and carry loop.

The signs of spring: Birds, flowers and new tech

The signs of spring: Birds, flowers and new tech

As the winter snow melts, tech companies are starting to push their new smartphones, tablets and operating systems out into the public eye.

Singing the No-More-Swappable-Smartphone-Batteries blues

Singing the No-More-Swappable-Smartphone-Batteries blues

Smartphones such as the Samsung Galaxy S 6 are becoming even lighter and slimmer than before. To accommodate this, some features -- such as removable batteries -- are going the way of the hardware keypad. But is that necessarily a...

The smartphone race is on: HTC's One M9 vs. Samsung's Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge

The smartphone race is on: HTC's One M9 vs. Samsung's Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge

The first Android smartphones for 2015 are being introduced; HTC's One M9 and Samsung's Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge offer better cameras, more features and a great sense of style.

Bad with names? 2 Android apps try to help

Bad with names? 2 Android apps try to help

Many of us have trouble relating faces to names -- which can be disastrous in a business situation. Two Android apps -- Humin and Social Recall -- try to help with that.

First look: The new Moto E -- a better, still affordable phone

First look: The new Moto E -- a better, still affordable phone

Motorola's new Moto E, the discount version of its Moto X smartphone, adds a front-facing camera, additional storage, a larger display and Android Lollipop.

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