Brian Nadel

Contributing Writer

Brian Nadel is a contributing writer for Computerworld and the former editor in chief of Mobile Computing & Communications magazine.

The wireless road warrior’s essential guide

IT buyer’s guide to business laptops

IT buyer’s guide to business laptops

Business-friendly notebooks come in all shapes, sizes and prices. Here's help picking the laptops best suited to your organization’s various employees.

Review: 3 digital whiteboard displays for business collaboration

Review: 3 digital whiteboard displays for business collaboration

Meetings are made more productive by interactive displays that you can write on and share with remote participants. We review the Google Jamboard, the Microsoft Surface Hub and the InFocus Mondopad.

Review: 4 online backup services keep your data safe

Review: 4 online backup services keep your data safe

We test cloud backup software from Mozy, Carbonite, Acronis and IDrive. Find out which offers the best security, speed, features, interface and price.

Review: Asus VivoBook W202 with Windows 10 S

Review: Asus VivoBook W202 with Windows 10 S

Although it's aimed at the education market, this sturdy laptop -- and the locked-down Windows 10 S operating system it runs on -- has potential for business as well.

Toshiba Portege X30 review: The clamshell strikes back

Toshiba Portege X30 review: The clamshell strikes back

The new Toshiba Portege X30 is a tough, top-performing Windows 10 laptop well-suited to demanding enterprise users.

How we test Windows system performance

How we test Windows system performance

A quick rundown of how we assess the performance of Windows computers.

Samsung Galaxy Book 12: A top 2-in-1 for the enterprise

Samsung Galaxy Book 12: A top 2-in-1 for the enterprise

Samsung’s new business-friendly tablet with detachable keyboard, the Galaxy Book 12, gives Microsoft's Surface Pro 4 a run for its money.

Got Alexa? 12 devices that extend its reach

Got Alexa? 12 devices that extend its reach

Got Alexa? Want Alexa? These 12 interesting devices work with Amazon's personal assistant to provide news, information and other services.

Acer's Chromebook 11 N7: Tough and economical

Acer's Chromebook 11 N7: Tough and economical

Acer's rugged Chromebook 11 N7 is a low-cost, touch-screen laptop that can handle being dropped, shaken and doused.

Shake, rattle and roll: We test 3 rugged tablets (with video)

Shake, rattle and roll: We test 3 rugged tablets (with video)

We dropped, sprayed and shook three ruggedized Windows 10 tablets from Getac, Panasonic and Xplore. Here's how they fared.

4 mini projectors: A show wherever you go

4 mini projectors: A show wherever you go

With one of these palm-sized LED projectors in your bag, you’re always ready to give a quick presentation or show a video.

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