Reviews

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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.

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WifiInfoView is a great Wi-Fi utility for Windows

WifiInfoView from Nirsoft is a free, portable Windows app that provides a ton of useful information about your Wi-Fi environment.

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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.

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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.

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Windows users just got yet another reason to get a Mac

Parallels Desktop 13 offers MacBook Pro Touch Bar support and a host of performance enhancements that make it the go-to solution for running Windows on Mac.

From SharePoint to Yammer: What’s the best social software?

Read real users’ feedback on enterprise social software courtesy of IT Central Station

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Microsoft Excel vs. Google Sheets: Which works better for business?

As Google has added more sophisticated features to Sheets, Microsoft has been beefing up Excel’s collaboration abilities. See which spreadsheet app wins in today’s multiplatform environment.

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Review: How SharePoint, Confluence, IBM Connections and Yammer compare

Enterprise social software can deliver agile information sharing and help companies boost productivity, save time and collaborate more efficiently. Real-world users weigh in on four options for the workplace.

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Testing an AmpliFi mesh point as a Wi-Fi extender

Ubiquiti recently made their AmpliFi mesh points smarter, they can now work with any router. I kicked the tires on this, hoping it's a better way to extend an existing Wi-Fi network.

Slack vs. Yammer: Which is the best?

This IT Central Station report is based on real users’ feedback on each solution

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Review: In Office 2016 for Windows, collaboration takes center stage

Long available in rivals such as Google Docs, real-time collaborative editing finally comes to Microsoft Office, along with a handful of other useful improvements.

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MDM comparison: VMware AirWatch vs. IBM Maas360

Real-world users of mobile device management systems weigh in on two big players in the market: VMware AirWatch and IBM MaaS360.

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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.

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Review: 4 SaaS business-planning tools

These cloud-based tools can drop all the data for your business plan or product launch into one application and share it with your team.

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Review: Apple’s 21.5-in., 3.4GHz ‘Kaby Lake’ 2017 iMac

Apple’s 21.5-in., 3.4GHz ‘Kaby Lake’ 2017 iMac has a great display, powerful processor, excellent graphics performance and faster storage.

NetSuite ERP vs. Oracle ERP Cloud: Which should you use?

This IT Central Station report compares real users’ feedback on NetSuite ERP and Oracle ERP

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6 months using Office and a MacBook Pro with Touch Bar

I've been using Microsoft Office's Touch Bar integration on a new MacBook Pro for a few months, here's what I've found.

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8 business card apps for smartphones: Scan 'em and store 'em

If you can't keep track of your business cards, one of these 8 smartphone apps will help you scan and store all those new contacts.

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6 lesser-known browsers: Free, lightweight and low-maintenance

Popular browsers such as Edge, Firefox and Chrome have lots of features -- and can take up lots of memory. We look at 5 lesser-known browsers for simpler surfing.

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How to save on mobile plans: Look beyond the Big Four mobile carriers

If you’re fed up with AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon Wireless, there are plenty of smaller carriers to choose from. We look at some alternatives that can save money.

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