Barbara Krasnoff

Sr. Reviews Editor

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


Review: The CoWatch -- a smartwatch with the voice of Alexa

Review: The CoWatch -- a smartwatch with the voice of Alexa

With its Android-based OS, along with Amazon's Alexa voice control, the CoWatch has a lot of potential -- if it can get past a few issues.

Presenting the iPhone of the future!

Presenting the iPhone of the future!

The iPhone 7 is divesting itself of outmoded technologies such as the headphone jack. But why stop there?

First look: The LG V20 keeps the good stuff and improves the rest

First look: The LG V20 keeps the good stuff and improves the rest

Shipping with Android 7.0, LG's high-end V20 offers features being dropped by its competitors, like an SD-card slot, removable battery and headphone jack, while concentrating on sophisticated audio and visual technology.

Hands on: The Moto Z Play -- Moto Mods plus a headphone jack

Hands on: The Moto Z Play -- Moto Mods plus a headphone jack

The Moto Z Play may be slightly less bleeding-edge than he Moto Z and Moto Z Force, but this is a solid midrange phone that uses the same useful snap-on modules.

Braven 105 vs. Jam Rewind: Portable speakers with good sound

Braven 105 vs. Jam Rewind: Portable speakers with good sound

The Jam Rewind and Braven 105 are two small, durable Bluetooth speakers that offer good sound and several distinctive features.

First look: Samsung Galaxy Note7 adds enterprise features to a consumer phone

First look: Samsung Galaxy Note7 adds enterprise features to a consumer phone

Samsung's new Galaxy Note7 smartphone offers some impressive new security features along with an great new design and impressive specs.

Review: 3 Bluetooth headsets for stereo sound

Review: 3 Bluetooth headsets for stereo sound

We review three sets of Bluetooth earbuds from Jabra, Jaybird and Plantronics for music listening and phone talking.

Review: The new Moto G/G Plus phones add size, features and cost

Review: The new Moto G/G Plus phones add size, features and cost

Motorola's latest unlocked smartphones, the Moto G and Moto G Plus, offer features and prices that pull the line out of the low end.

The new Moto G and Moto Z smartphones: Same size display but very different features

The new Moto G and Moto Z smartphones: Same size display but very different features

Motorola's new line of lower-end and flagship phones -- the Moto G and the Moto Z -- have the same size display, but are otherwise very different indeed.

Evernote changes its pricing plans and users worry

Evernote changes its pricing plans and users worry

Evernote, the popular note-taking app, has raised its prices and limited its free service. Users can bail, or simply shrug and accept it as a cost of doing business.

Review: The Huawei MateBook has class, but lacks a few features

Review: The Huawei MateBook has class, but lacks a few features

Huawei's new 2-in-1 MateBook has an excellent display and a good selection of hardware, but the design of its keyboard cover could use some tweaking.

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