Barbara Krasnoff

Barbara Krasnoff is a freelance writer and editor who has spent more years as a tech journalist than she cares to admit. Samples of her work can be found at clippings.me; she's also on Twitter as @BarbaraKrasnoff.

Review: The Logitech Spotlight -- a new kind of presentation remote

Review: The Logitech Spotlight -- a new kind of presentation remote

The Logitech Spotlight is a new kind of presentation remote that offers an alternative to the current crop of laser pointers.

6 startups from CES to watch in 2017 (with video)

6 startups from CES to watch in 2017 (with video)

The Eureka Park area at the CES trade show offered startups a chance to show what they can do. We interview six hopeful entrepreneurs about their products.

CES 2017: Up-and-coming devices from the ShowStoppers event

CES 2017: Up-and-coming devices from the ShowStoppers event

At CES, not all the interesting gadgets were on the show floor -- some were on display at events such as ShowStoppers, which featured new devices that are useful, fun or just plain weird. Here is a small selection.

CES 2017: Samsung adds Android-capable Chromebooks to its mix

CES 2017: Samsung adds Android-capable Chromebooks to its mix

Samsung is still refining its line of Chromebooks, this time to optimize them for use with Android apps.

CES 2017: The future of home robotics is getting closer

CES 2017: The future of home robotics is getting closer

The science fiction of the 20th century often featured domestic robots, and from what's being introduced in CES 2017, it looks like we're finally getting close to making that a reality.

CES 2017: A few tech vendors jump the gun

CES 2017: A few tech vendors jump the gun

While the Las Vegas trade show CES used to begin with a press event called CES Unveiled, some vendors are pulling tech journalists in with earlier views of their new products.

Evernote changes its privacy policy -- and once again alarms its users

Evernote changes its privacy policy -- and once again alarms its users

Once considered a friendly and conscientious service, Evernote has caused consternation among its users twice this year -- once with a price hike and now with the suggestion that its employees could read your content.

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.

Review: Acer Chromebook R 13 -- a Chromebook with class

Review: Acer Chromebook R 13 -- a Chromebook with class

Acer's latest Chromebook is sleek, nicely designed, and offers a touch screen, convertible display and the ability to use Android apps.

Review: The Huawei Fit joins the crowd of fitness watches

Review: The Huawei Fit joins the crowd of fitness watches

The Huawei Fit is that company's latest entry into the U.S. market, and is a nicely-designed, lightweight fitness watch with a good range of features. But that may not be enough to compete.

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.

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