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Review: The Plantronics Voyager 5200 -- a Bluetooth headset for business class

The Plantronics Voyager 5200 Bluetooth headset features excellent voice quality and a variety of useful controls for professionals who spend theirs days on the phone.

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Review: The Starry Station Wi-Fi router sticks with simplicity (+video)

The stylish new Starry Station Wi-Fi router is so simple to use that your friends and relatives may no longer need to call you for help.

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WWDC: Let's explore what's inside Apple's new Photos app

Apple’s Photos improvements will certainly impact almost every Mac or iOS user, so let's take a look at what's inside

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Review: ClustrixDB scales out -- way out

Clustered relational database outperforms Amazon Aurora for low-latency, high-transaction-rate scenarios.

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First look: A week with macOS Sierra

Apple has created a connected operating system across all is platforms, one that no one else can quite claim to match.

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Software-defined storage: Users reveal the best (and worst) features

Enterprise IT managers identify the most valuable features -- and areas needing improvement -- in four leading products for software-defined storage.

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Review: SQL Server 2016 boosts speed, analytics

SQL Server 2016 shines with stretch database to Azure, queries against Hadoop, internal R, better security, and higher performance

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Review: New Matter’s MOD-t 3D printer is ingeniously simple (with video)

The MOD-t is a low-cost 3D printer that isn’t capable of building detailed, high-resolution objects, but will satisfy entry-level makers with its minimalist looks and ease of use.

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Invasion of the tabtops: The new hybrid tablets reviewed

The Surface Pro, iPad Pro, Pixel-C, and Galaxy TabPro S all seek to merge the tablet and the laptop with mixed success.

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5 trends shaking up multi-factor authentication

Perhaps the biggest surprise in our review of nine multi-factor authentication products is that physical tokens are making a comeback. Many IT managers were hoping that software-based tokens, which are easier to deploy and manage,...

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Review: Microsoft masters microservices

Azure Service Fabric has the right stuff for massively scaling reliable microservices, but cluster installation is a bear.

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Review: New tools to fight insider threats

An entire industry has sprung up to provide a defense against insider threats. We tested products from Fortscale, Avanan, and PFU Systems, with each one concentrating on a different aspect of the problem.

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Review: DJI’s Phantom 4 drone makes high-flying tech easier (video)

DJI’s new Phantom 4 drone makes high-flying tech easier with a variety of new features that will attract both experts and beginners.

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Hands on: What's new and noteworthy with Android N

A detailed look at the most meaningful changes coming to Android via this year's yet-to-be-named N release.

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Microsoft PowerApps first look: Create mobile apps without coding

Microsoft’s nascent no-code development tool is limited and limiting, but also promising.

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Call on line 2! Six ways to add a second line to your smartphone

Whether you're running a small business or just looking to improve your BYOD situation, there's an app that can help.

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Review: 3 financial tracking apps for busy contractors

Independent workers and contractors often find themselves unprepared when it comes to tracking the time, costs and invoicing for projects. We review three apps that could help.

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Review: DeepSQL outruns Amazon Aurora

DeepSQL makes index-heavy ingestion and queries go really fast, outperforming Aurora by twofold in our benchmarks.

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