Barbara Krasnoff

Sr. Reviews Editor

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

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

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.

Premier 100 IT Leader: Atish Banerjea

Premier 100 IT Leader: Atish Banerjea

The CIO at NBCUniversal knows how to attract, and retain, the best IT talent.

11 chic chargers: Portable power that's dressed to impress

11 chic chargers: Portable power that's dressed to impress

These days, mobile tech has to both work well and look good. These stylish portable battery chargers can keep your mobile devices running through the day -- and attract envious looks at your next power lunch.

Hands on: Joomla tries a CMS for non-developers

Hands on: Joomla tries a CMS for non-developers

Open-source CMS Joomla.com is now available as a hosting platform for new users. It offers a wide variety of options -- perhaps more than most newbies can handle.

Gadget watch: The HTC Re and the Narrative Clip track your life's images

Gadget watch: The HTC Re and the Narrative Clip track your life's images

A new category of camera is helping users to track their lives in images without having to pull out a smartphone -- or even manually take a photo.

Are you ready for a world with drones?

Are you ready for a world with drones?

Drones with cameras have taken to the skies, and the pilots will range from consumers and photographers through fire fighters and governments. How will we react?

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